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JA World Uncorked Wine Tasting Event Returns to South Florida

The ultimate epicurean experience is in its 13th year.

JA World Uncorked, an annual food and wine event, is set to return from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27. The event is hosted by Junior Achievement of South Florida‘s Circle of Wise Women and is sponsored by CITY Furniture, presented by Breakthru Beverage Florida, and amped up by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Over 700 guests are expected to attend this extravaganza, which will be held at the Lilian S. Wells Pavilion within JA World Huizenga Center, 1130 Coconut Creek Blvd. in Coconut Creek.

Food and spirits enthusiasts are invited to an indoor festival at JA World Uncorked, which promises delectable bites and luscious desserts from South Florida’s top culinary creators. Attendees can delight their senses with an expansive array of premier wines, champagne, spirits, and craft beers.

“JA World Uncorked transcends the joy of wine and food; it embodies our mission to empower young minds,” Laurie Sallarulo says, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of South Florida. “Each facet of this experience is crafted to offer every attendee a taste of our commitment to shaping a brighter future through education and empowerment.”

General admission tickets are available for $250 at JASouthFlorida.org/Uncorked, providing attendees with an abundance of treats, drinks, live music, dancing, and the opportunity to win exciting raffle prizes.

JA World Uncorked is dedicated to raising funds for Junior Achievement’s educational initiatives that annually empower over 80,000 K-12 students in Broward and South Palm Beach counties. These programs teach essential lessons in financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness, ensuring that young students are well-prepared for future challenges.

For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, contact Robyn Harper at Robyn@JASouthFlorida.org or (954) 979-7100.

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

Editor-in-Chief

BIOGRAPHY

Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.