The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Returns in November

The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, one of Southern California’s most anticipated luxury wine and epicurean classics, returns November 15-22, 2015, for a seven-day feast of the senses. With over 25 events throughout the week, the 12th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is a unique opportunity to share in the love of all things culinary with Southern California’s collection of foodies, wine connoisseurs, members of the wine trade, bloggers, and media.

San Diego Image1

The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, one of Southern California’s most anticipated luxury wine and epicurean classics, returns November 15-22, 2015, for a seven-day feast of the senses. With over 25 events throughout the week, the 12th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is a unique opportunity to share in the love of all things culinary with Southern California’s collection of foodies, wine connoisseurs, members of the wine trade, bloggers, and media.

From wine tasting seminars and cooking classes by James Beard award-winning chefs, to elegant reserve wine events and tastemakers dinners, the Festival’s sponsorship and exhibitor options are endless.

You can celebrate twelve years of decadence at one the West Coast’s most talked about wine and culinary celebrations. This year’s action-packed line-up features cooking classes, tasting panels, celebrity chef dinners, and multiple tasting events showcasing San Diego’s fresh and flavorful food scene and the chefs that make it happen.

As one of the largest wine and food festivals in the nation, the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival has helped shine the light on San Diego’s thriving food scene. The magnitude of culinary talent in San Diego—combined with an international showcase of the world’s premiere wines and spirits, and the nation’s trendsetting culinary masters—makes attendance at the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival a mouthwatering feast and precursor to the Thanksgiving holiday. Every year the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival partners with the American Institute of Wine & Food and the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs to raise scholarship funds for continuing education in the culinary arts and enology/viticulture.

Last year’s statistics include the following facts.

  • The entire week’s Festival drew over 10,000 affluent wine and food aficionados into San Diego.
  • Over 150 wineries from wine growing regions around the world take part in the event.
  • Over 700 different types of wines are poured at The Vault: Reserve + New Release Tasting and Grand Tasting Event.
  • 60 of San Diego’s top restaurants and celebrated chefs along with gourmet food companies took part in the Grand Tasting Event.

* Celebrities such as Chef Gale Gand, Chef Bernard Guillas, Chef Suzette Gresham, Chef RJ Cooper, Master Sommelier Joseph Spellman, Food Network’s The Hearty Boys, and many others are flown in to San Diego to lead a line-up of exciting and informative cooking and wine demonstrations. For information on this must attend culinary event: go to http://www.sandiegowineclassic.com/

San Diego Image2

By Diane Sukiennik and Michael Reiss Courtesy www.foodandwineaccess.com “Photos by Michael Reiss”

Leave a Reply

Shares