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Wine Festival Tickets

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Session General Admission VIP Winemakers’ Tasting
SESSION 1:
Saturday, June 9, 2018: 12 NOON – 3PM
General Admission: $65 VIP: $110
SOLD OUT!
SESSION 2:
Saturday, June 9, 2018: 4PM – 7PM
General Admission: $65 VIP: $110
SOLD OUT!

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.

2018 VIP Winemakers’ Tasting Menu

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

Welcome Station

  • Grilled garlic bruschetta trio:
    • Roasted beet, laura chenel, goat cheese, basil, balsamic
    • Grilled octopus and bay shrimp “salpicon,” Jerez Sherry, smoked paprika vinaigrette
    • All-natural Brandt beef “tartare,” shallots, grated egg, cornichons, capers, dijon
  • California artisan cheeses, a tasting of Temecula olives, fig jam, dried fruits, flatbreads, sliced Bread & Cie baguettes

Amuse Bouche

Alaskan King Crab | Cucamelon | Avocado | Radish | Passion fruit vinaigrette

Wine Pairing: NV Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Blancs

First Course

Smoked local white seabass | Pee wee potato salad | Pepperonata | Micro hearts on fire

Wine Pairing: 2016 Frei Brothers Chardonnay, Sonoma Reserve, Russian River Valley

Second Course

Foie Gras “Torchon” | Pickled Green Strawberries | Roasted Hazelnuts | Balsamic Caramel | Toasted Brioche

Wine Pairings: NV Hart Angelica, Temecula Valley

Third Course

Morrocan spiced lamb chop | Israeli cous cous | Preserved lemon | Charred eggplant salad |Pomegranate cabernet sauce

Wine Pairing: 2015 Pedroncelli Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate, Block 007, Dry Creek Valley

Dessert

So Rich Assorted Chocolates by Johna Nilson

Wine Pairing: 2014 Ascension Cellars Rapture, Frankel Vineyard, Paso Robles

General Admission

Includes session admission, souvenir tasting glass with UNLIMITED samplings of award-winning wines 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, $120 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: $19 for Fair Admission.

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