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Picture Malibu, Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, and this is exactly what you see: blue skies, surf, sunshine—maybe even a movie star or two. The stars of southern California wine share the blue skies and sunshine of our famous beaches, but the lifestyle is more serene, with quiet vineyards tucked into rolling valleys and foothills. Picture this: one San Diego vineyard grows their Cabernet Sauvignon at 1,300 meters (4,400 feet) above sea level, the highest vineyard elevation in California.
Southern California wineries

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Events in Southern California

Drink “728”on 7/28

Sunday, July 28

Soho Restaurant & Music Club, Santa Barbara

Join us for the Fiddlehead party of the year, it’s going to be a Lollapalooza!

Cost: General Admission ticket price $100.00 General Admissions Couples Price $180.00 (for 2 tickets), Designated Driver Tickets: $50.00

Address & Location:
Soho Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State St #205, Santa Barbara, CA

Phone: (805) 735-7728

Email: info@fiddleheadcellars.com

Website: www.fiddleheadcellars.com

Details: This year on Sunday, July 28 (12-4pm), we take our “Drink 728 on 7/28” celebration on the road to SOHO Restaurant & Music Club, Santa Barbara. We will eat, drink and be merry… all in the name of our famed Fiddlestix Vineyard, located in the heart of the famous Sta. Rita Hills, at mile marker 7.28. We will be pouring verticals and horizontals of Fiddlestix Vineyard Pinot Noir. After all, it’s all about the place! Early-bird tickets are now on sale! www.fiddleheadcellars.com

AVV Harvest Party

Saturday, September 14

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Healdsburg

Experience the 2019 harvest season at AVV first-hand!

Cost: $95 - $110

Address & Location:
Alexander Valley Vineyards, 8644 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA

Phone: (707) 433-7209

Email: kristy@avvwine.com

Website: avvharvestparty2019.eventbrite.com

Details: Experience the 2019 harvest season at AVV first-hand! We’ll be celebrating the harvest with our biggest all-day party of the year! Join us for some grape picking & stomping, bocce ball and all around fun on the historic Wetzel Family Estate.

Temecula Valley Crush

Saturday, September 28

Monte De Oro Winery, Temecula

The ONE and ONLY event showcasing the wines of 30+ member wineries in one location! Culinary creations from over fifteen winery and local restaurants and caterers. Mix and mingle with winery owners and winemakers at this most anticipated walk-about tasting of culinary delights and award-winning Temecula wines along with live entertainment!

Cost: $89-$109

Address & Location:
Monte De Oro Winery, 35820 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Website: www.temeculawines.org

Details: The ONE and ONLY event showcasing the wines of 30+ member wineries in one location! Culinary creations from over fifteen winery and local restaurants and caterers. Mix and mingle with winery owners and winemakers at this most anticipated walk-about tasting of culinary delights and award-winning Temecula wines along with live entertainment!

Trefethen’s Harvest Bootcamp

Saturday, September 28

Trefethen Family Vineyards, Napa

Join us for our annual hands-on harvest experience.

Cost: $200

Address & Location:
Trefethen Family Vineyards, 1160 Oak Knoll Ave, Napa, CA

Phone: (707) 255-7700

Email: visit@trefethen.com

Website: www.trefethen.com

Details: Join us for our annual hands-on harvest experience. Start the morning with an in-depth vineyard tour and the opportunity to try your hand at picking grapes. Follow the freshly harvested grapes to the winery and learn about our winemaking practices as the grapes start the journey to becoming wine. Sample future vintages before they have even been bottled. Includes an al fresco lunch with Trefethen wines under the canopy of the ancient walnut tree in Katie’s Acre.

California Wine Festival Huntington Beach-Beachside Wine Festival

Sunday, October 27

Paséa Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach

The quintessential California wine tasting experience – sun, sea, food, wine and mu-sic – all come together at this sun-splashed wine festival.

Cost: $75.00-$115.00

Address & Location:
Paséa Hotel & Spa, 21080 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA

Website: www.californiawinefestival.com

Details: The quintessential California wine tasting experience – sun, sea, food, wine and mu-sic – all come together at this sun-splashed wine festival overlooking the award-winning beaches of Huntington Beach. This event gets under way at noon for VIP holders – and 1:00pm for regular ticket holders. Thousands of wine lovers will hit the sun-splashed beachside location for a day of sun, wine, food and music. Hundreds of premium California wines are served up along with the best of the regional craft brews and a dizzying variety of foods to sample. Artisanal cheeses, breads, olive oil, as well as shellfish, salads, chocolates, cakes, and more! A live band keeps the beat for this all-day feast for the senses where wine and food are king and queen.