This weekend marks the 11th annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival, and we're en route to check in on the scene as you read this.
You may know that the festival offers an exciting mix of celebrity chefs, culinary demos, and of course, wine and food — but there's plenty more that goes on behind the scenes. We thought it'd be fun to offer a glimpse of the event by the numbers. Let's begin with the biggest one: the festival will see 57,000 ticketed attendees over the course of this weekend. For more surprising facts, keep reading.
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