usatoday.com – Winter’s food and beverage events offer escapes from the cold in California, Florida and the Caribbean. Combine food, wine and sunshine at South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami, Charleston Wine + Food in South Carolina, or Palm Desert Food & Wine in California.
Loyal foodies can celebrate anniversaries at the 10th annual Cayman Cookout or the 35th annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival; and fans of winter can embrace the cold at the Pennsylvania Maple Festival or Winter Wine Festival in New Castle, N.H.
Browse the photos above for a festival to suit your tastes, from seafood to bacon to bourbon, and beyond. And get a sneak peek at Cayman Cookout from last year’s event, below.