Cancun is widening its reach into gastronomy with an array of culinary activities, news and festivals that include: The 2013 Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival, Karisma Hotels & Resorts’ partnership with Jackson Family Wines, Secrets The Vine’s extensive wine collection, The Little Mexican Cooking School in Puerto Morelos and Cancun’s three AAA Five Diamond Award restaurants, the most awarded city out of any international destination this year.

The Second Annual Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival will take place March 14 through 17 and will celebrate this year’s theme of “Europe Meets the Americas.” Over 35 events will take place during this four day festival with a list of top international chefs and sommeliers from all over the world.  For information or to purchase tickets, click here.

With Cancun’s abundance of wine and dining options, it is no surprise why the first Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival had such success in bringing together extraordinary chefs, sommeliers and fans from all over the world in a celebration of food, wine and simple pleasures.