May 2015


May 9, 2015 Annual Uncorked! Wine Festival

San Francisco

Uncorked! is a public event to taste, learn and experience wine from throughout Northern Cali. Tasting tickets are $55 for general admission. Activities include demonstrations by renown Bay Area chefs, seminars and musical entertainment. 


May 14-17, 2015  Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival 2015

Paso Robles

Paso Robles Wine Festival is the marquee tasting event held along California's Central Coast. Always the third weekend in May. The delicious wine of Paso Robles is complemented by local epicurean delights, featured throughout the weekend.  Winemaker dinners, live music and open house festivities at area wineries throughout Paso Robles Wine Country.


May 15-17, 2015  18th annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival


This unique festival invites wineries from around the country to pour their Pinot Noir produced with 100% Anderson Valley fruit. The Event has programs over the course of four days and includes a full day Technical Conference, BBQ in the vineyard, Grand Tasting and multiple Open Houses throughout the valley. Open House events will be held at participating local wineries and will include tastings, seminars, food and wine pairings, and more (a list of winery open houses can be found on the website above).  Open House events are FREE. Tickets to all of the events listed above are now on sale.


May 16, 2015  West Coast Invitational 


The West Coast Invitational, a Craft Brewing Experience, is the natural evolution of the traditional beer festival. Organized by the group that created the world famous West Coast Brew Fest and the Northern California Blues Festival, the West Coast Invitational brings together the best brewers of the West Coast including California, Oregon, and Washington, together in one amazing location along the Sacramento River just outside of Downtown Sacramento. Featuring TOKENLESS tasting of over 120 craft brews from more than 50 Breweries, live music from local bands and incredible food, the WCI promises to be a day you will never forget. Proceeds benefit the Robla Education Foundation. Designated Driver discounts available.


May 17, 2015  California Jazz & Wine Fest 

Thousand Oaks

Live jazz on two stages and unlimited sampling of wine, craft brews and boutique spirits are part of the 4th Annual California Jazz & Wine Fest. Food trucks will be on hand to sell food and artisans will display their wares. Headlining the live entertainment is Grammy-award winner Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band. Presented by Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise, proceeds support school music programs and other nonprofits. Tickets: $50/$100. For 10 percent ticket discount, type in promo code 15CJWFPR when ordering online.


May 23, 2015  1st Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest


The Fremont Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the 1st Annual Fremont Burger & Brew Fest from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM!  The event will feature beer sampling from Bay Area craft breweries, wine, burgers and sliders from local food vendors and restaurants, live entertainment, a kid zone, bistro style seating areas and a cooking demonstration.  Attendance is free. If attendees would like to participate in beer sampling, they will pay a small fee. Tickets will be available on our website for a pre-sale early bird discount rate and onsite the day of the event. Ticket sales on the day of the event will be "Cash Only."  Don’t miss this great opportunity to participate in one of the Bay Area’s newest and delicious events!


May 29-31, 2015  Horse Town Brew n' Que Festival 


Food, Competition Barbecue, Live Entertainment and Craft Beer. Over 60 barbecue teams, micro and craft brewers from California, Nevada and Arizona compete for $10,000 in cash, prizes and bragging rights. Both beer and barbeque will be available to sample and attendees may cast a vote for their favorite craft beer or barbecue. Food lectures, brewing demonstrations and other activities will also be featured.


May 30, 2015  Davis Beer and Cider Festival 


The Davis Beer and Cider Festival (formerly the Davis BeerFest), now in its 11th year, features food, live music, brewery tours, a commemorative tasting cup, and the opportunity to sample some of the 100 handcrafted beers and ciders available for tasting.  Proceeds benefit Citizens Who Care for the Elderly, a nonprofit organization that strives to improve the quality of life of the frail elderly and their families through social support programs and respite services.

See you there!  

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