Shake it up at the San Diego Spirits Festival the preeminent West Coast cocktail culinary and cultural event where the world of craft spirits high profile liquors and fine foods converge on the sunny San Diego bay and make a splash! The San Diego Spirits Festival brings Top Rated Chefs Brand Ambassadors Mixologists and surprise celebrity guests from around the Country with a one of a kind weekend held each year at the spacious Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier. Attendees enjoy thrilling competitions breathtaking demonstrations entertainment and much more served up with some of the best cocktails ever made … igniting the senses of attendees all in one festival! The San Diego Spirits Festival offers a multi-faceted event which merges the three elements Cocktails Culinary and Culture the two-day festival is sure to please the palates of everyone from the serious mixologist professional chef to the novice culinary enthusiast and the sophisticated cocktail drinker. The stunning venue on the waterfront at the Port Pier Pavilion on Broadway offers an absolutely beautiful backdrop of the luminous San Diego Bay. Did we mention the expanded entertainment the performing artists as well as mixology competitions from top talent and executive chefs from leading local restaurants making the San Diego Spirits Festival a true multi-facet event merging the three elements Cocktails Culinary and Culture on the beautiful San Diego Bay! Mix mingle and Shake it up JOIN US!!
The San Diego County Vintners Association is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015 with its expanded annual wine festival. The SDCVA Wine & Food Festival will exclusively feature San Diego County wineries along with educational winemaking and food demonstrations a silent auction and live music. The festival will take place in the charming village-like central courtyard of the historic Bernardo Winery in San Diego on Sunday May 17 from 1- 4 PM (wine sales continue until 5 PM). Tickets are $50 in advance/$65 at the door and include unlimited wine tasting and a selection of gourmet foods. Designated driver tickets which include food tasting and bottled water are $25 in advance/$30 at the door. Media passes are also available. This is the one and only fundraising event benefiting the San Diego County wine industry to support educational seminars and marketing for all SDCVA member wineries and vineyards.