The biggest wine festival under the sun, the Orange County California Wine Festival is just around the corner, promising a blend of wines, food, music, sun, and sea.
Wine and food enthusiasts can experience the quintessential California wine tasting on April 21 and 22 in Dana Point, CA, where they will discover new wines and learn how to pair them with a dizzying variety of fresh gourmet appetizers like cheeses, olive oils, artisan bread and much more.
If you are looking to enjoy an afternoon of unlimited fun, food, and music, then this event is surely the one for you.
Event Schedule and Ticket Information
On Friday, April 21st, the event kicks off at 6:30 pm with the Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting, in the quaint coastal town of Dana Point. The wine tasting will be limited to 500 guests and will take place at the 4-diamond Laguna Cliffs Marriott-Richard Henry Dana Ballroom. It will feature rare and reserve level bottles that winemakers will dust off and pour at this event. There will be a champagne reception greeting guests to Napa trophy cabs, rare bottles from Sonoma County, Santa Cruz, and Sierra Mountain areas, Pinots from Santa Barbara County and much more. As for food and entertainment, top regional chefs will serve hot and cold appetizers, while live bluesy jazz bands will play on stage.
Advance Ticket Price - $99
Gate Price - $125
Online Price - $99
Ticket price includes all wine and food samples and an 18 oz keepsake wine glass.
The event culminates at Lantern Bay Park when the Beachside Wine Festival takes over a peaceful palm-lined park. Over 2,500 wine-loving guests are expected to sip and savor nearly 300 wines and a wide range of gourmet food samplings. Craft brews will also be available at the event, along with artisan cheeses, olive oils, and much more. The event closes at 4 pm.
VIP Beachside Wine Festival Info
Ticket holders can sip on their favorite wines and savor all the gourmet food for an additional 60 minutes, as they will be allowed to enter at 12 pm before the general public is admitted at 1 pm. Apart from the advance admission, VIP tickets also include exclusive admission to VIP Pavilion, reserve level wines, cheeses, appetizers, tables, chairs, shade, all wine and food samples and an 18 oz keepsake wine glass. Only 300 tickets available!
Advance Ticket Price - $89
Gate Price - $105
Early Entrance Beachside Wine Festival
Ticket holders are allowed to enter into uncrowded Festival grounds at 12 pm, where they can enjoy extra time to talk and sample with the winemakers and restauranteurs. These tickets do not include admission to VIP Pavilion but include all wine and food samples and an 18 oz keepsake wine glass. Only 500 tickets available!
Advance Ticket Price - $69
Gate Price - $80
Multi- Event Pass
The Pass includes one Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting ticket and one VIP Beachside Wine Festival ticket, with 60-minute advance admission to Beachside Wine Fest, appetizers, reserve level wines, cheeses, tables, chairs, shade and exclusive admission to VIP Pavilion.
Online Price - $109
Gate Price - $125
This year, the 2017 California Wine Festival – Orange County will benefit the Surfrider Foundation, a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves, and beaches for everybody, through conservation, activism, research, and education.
Why Worry about Transportation to This Event?
We got you covered! We highly recommend having a designated driver for this event, as the law is very strict on drinking and driving. By choosing us as your designated driver, you and your friends can fully enjoy the wine tastings without having to worry about parking and driving to and from Dana Point.
Our limos are equipped with everything you need for a safe, comfortable and fun ride. Depending on your group size, you can choose one of our limos that best fits your group size and needs. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions about our limos and company! Call us at 858-336-1894 and book a limo today!