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VinDiego Wine & Food Festival 2015

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VinDiego Wine & Food Festival 2015

The Third Annual VinDiego Wine & Food Festival takes over NTC Liberty Station in Point Loma Friday, April 10, and Saturday, April 11. Wine and food enthusiasts can savor more than 300 unique tastes of unlimited award-winning wine from more than 75 wineries, and delectable food and appetizers from more than 20 of San Diego’s finest restaurants while enjoying live music in an upbeat atmosphere.

“VinDiego is now in its third year and we have selected only the best wineries and restaurants to team up this April,” says David Fraschetti, executive producer of VinDiego Wine & Food Festival. “We created this event to bring together those who want to enjoy award-winning wine, delicious food, live music, and tons of fun in a high-class environment.”

 

The VinDiego Grand Tasting will be held on Saturday, April 11, from 4-7pm, at NTC Promenade in Liberty Station. In addition to unique tastes, the festival will feature elite wineries from California and Oregon as well as exclusive Paso Robles CAB Collective Member wineries. This elite group of 18 top-tier wineries from the Paso Robles area is known for making high-quality Cabernet and Bordeaux blend wines. Grand Tasting tickets are $95 each and provide access to all wineries and restaurants. General admission access begins at 4pm. VIP admission includes a 3pm entry and access to the VIP tent. VIP tickets are $125 each, and are limited to 300.

The VinDiego Special Sunset Rare and Reserve Tasting will take place Friday, April 10, from 6-8:30pm at Corky McMillin Companies Event Center. Guests will be greeted with a champagne reception at this intimate event featuring up to 30 wineries that will provide rare and reserve-level wines. Some wines that will be poured are no longer in distribution, while others are proprietors’ reserves and end-of-vintage wines. Wines may include Napa trophy Cabernets; rare bottles from Sonoma, Santa Cruz, Lodi, and the Central Coast’s Paso Robles region; Pinots from Oregon and Santa Barbara County, and more. Guests are invited to enjoy appetizers including charcuterie, artisan cheeses, and bread, while enjoying live jazz music. The Rare and Reserve Tasting will feature a silent auction with items including large format luxury bottles of wine. One hundred percent of proceeds from the silent auction will be donated to the non-profit San Diego Food Bank, the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County. Tickets are limited to 350 guests.

A portion of event proceeds will benefit the San Diego Food Bank. For a complete list of participating wineries and restaurants or to purchase tickets, visit the event Web site. (www.vindiego.com)

 

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