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Wine Festival Tickets

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Session General Admission VIP Winemakers’ Tasting
Saturday, June 10, 2017: 12 NOON – 3PM
$65 $105
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Saturday, June 10, 2017: 4PM – 7PM
$65 $105
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VIP Winemakers’ Tasting

Includes half-hour early session admission, souvenir tasting glass with UNLIMITED samplings of award-winning wines, VIP Winemakers Tasting lounge with Award-winning wine and food pairings presented by winemakers and chefs, and admission to the San Diego County Fair presented by Albertsons | Vons.

VIP Winemakers’ Tasting Menu

All courses are paired with award-winning wines from The Toast of The Coast Wine Competition

Welcome Station

  • Grilled Garlic Ciabatta
  • Green Goddess Hummus and Bay Shrimp & Asparagus
  • Bellwether Farms California Artisan Cheeses | Tasting of Temecula Olives | Fig Jam | Dried Fruits | Flatbreads | Bread & Cie Sliced Baguettes

Wine Pairings: South Coast Winery Sparkling Pinot Grigio, Temecula Valley | 2016 Don Ernesto’s Beret Rose, Napa Valley

Amuse Bouche

Seared Yellowtail | Pickled Shiitakes | Tobiko | Scallion Nuac Chum

Wine Pairing: 2016 South Coast Winery Verdelho, California

First Course

Chilled Maine Lobster | Shaved Fennel | Ruby Grapefruit | Avocado | Micro Herbs

Wine Pairing: 2016 Volcan Mountain Sauvignon Blanc, South Coast

Second Course

Grilled Garlic Naan | Zaatar Crusted Mary’s Organic Chicken | Laura Chenel Goat Cheese | Roasted Sweet Peppers | Artichokes | Harissa | Petite Greens

Wine Pairings: 2015 Noble Vines Chardonnay, San Bernabe | 2013 Graton Ridge Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley

Third Course

Slow Cooked All Natural Brandt Beef Short Rib | Roasted Sweet Corn Polenta | Black Garlic & Cipollini Onion Marmalade

Wine Pairing: 2007 Sodaro Estate Winery Estate Blend, Napa Valley

Dessert Course

So Rich Assorted Chocolates by Johna Nilson

Wine Pairing: 2014 Vinemark Cellars Petite Sirah Dessert Wine

General Admission

Includes session admission, souvenir tasting glass with UNLIMITED samplings of award-winning wines from the United States and Mexico, complimentary cheese from Cypress Grove, and admission to the San Diego County Fair presented by Albertsons | Vons.

buy tickets online

You can purchase tickets online at TicketMaster.

buy tickets in person

Save on ticketing fees by purchasing in person at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office. The Box Office is located at the main entrance to the Fair and is open Tuesdays through Saturdays 10am-6pm.

Fair Tripper

fair-tripperLet us be your designated driver! Adding a Fair Tripper ticket includes round-trip transportation using the COASTER, SPRINTER, or BREEZE.
Ticket Price: $75 for General Admission, $115 for VIP Winemakers’ Tasting.

non-drinking admission

Designated drivers, family members and friends can all visit The Toast of the Coast for free with admission to the San Diego County Fair!
Ticket Price: $18 for Fair Admission.

“Beer is made by men.

Wine, by God.”

—Martin Luther

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At The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival

Raising the Bar

The Toast of the Coast Wine Competition

“In victory, you deserve wine.

In defeat, you need it.”

—Napoleon Bonaparte

The Journey is the Reward.


“It is good for people to eat well,

and drink a good glass of wine.”

—King Solomon (Ecclesiastes 5:18)

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