|Session||General Admission||VIP Winemakers’ Tasting|
|June 8, 2019: 1PM – 3:30PM
|June 8, 2019: 11:30AM – 3:30PM
|June 8, 2019: 4PM – 6:30PM
|June 8, 2019: 2:30PM – 6:30PM
Start your experience with early access to the VIP Winemakers Tasting Lounge. During the first 2 hours (Session 1: 11:30am-1:30pm; Session 2: 2:30pm-4:30pm) you will enjoy award-winning wine and food pairings presented by winemakers and chefs. After your VIP tasting, join the festival floor for unlimited samplings until the end of the festival session.
Your VIP Winemakers’ Tasting ticket includes a souvenir tasting glass and admission to the San Diego County Fair presented by Albertsons | Vons.
All courses are paired with award-winning wines from The Toast of The Coast Wine Competition
Grilled Spanish Octopus | Fava Bean Salad | Italian Parsley Gremolata
Crispy Sweet Breads | Mountain Meadow Mushroom Farms Blazei Mushrooms | English Peas | Merlot Sauce
Grilled All Natural Brandt Beef Rib Eye Cap | Smoked Sea Salt | Truffled Potatoes “Dauphinoise” | Green & White Asparagus | Sauce Choron
So Rich Awesome Chocolates by Johna
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.
You can purchase tickets online at TicketMaster.
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.
Let us be your designated driver! Adding a Fair Tripper ticket includes round-trip transportation using the COASTER, SPRINTER, or BREEZE.
Ticket Price: $77.50 for General Admission, $125.50 for VIP Winemakers’ Tasting.
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: $20 for Fair Admission.
Taste more than 130 award-winning wines from our Wine Competition. This year’s Festival highlights the best wines around the world.
Treat yourself with featured artisanal small plates and wine pairings in our VIP Winemakers Tasting area.
Space is limited.
View VIP Tasting Menu
This year’s Festival vendors offer unique wine gifts, private tastings, educational courses, custom wine barrels, artisanal chocolates and more for the wine lover!
New this year! Enjoy 5 specialty cheese stations featuring 20+ award-winning cheeses from across the globe. Cheese experts will be on hand to educate and help festival attendees pair their wine with the perfect cheese.
Do you make products that wine enthusiasts can’t live without? Showcase your offerings to Southern California vino lovers…
Be a Vendor!
Be a Vendor
We give you an opportunity to sell your award-winning wine. We buy your wine to serve at the Festival and at other events hosted at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, including the legendary Del Mar Thoroughbred Horse Races.
We’re proud to present the 2019 winners of our The Toast of the Coast Wine Competition.
|1/4/19||Early Bird entry deadline|
|1/25/19||Final entry deadline|
|6/8/19||The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival|
Judging this year’s Competition are a wide range of industry experts across several professions.
Award levels are Silver, Gold and Double Gold. We also select the best wine from each State county and/or region as merited with one extremely awesome wine selected as the The Toast of the Coast, our Best of Show award.
Go ahead, brag a little. We make it easy for you to promote your award-winning wine.
The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival takes place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, in Del Mar, CA. Take the Via de la Valle exit from Interstate 5.
The Del Mar area has several nearby hotels in a variety of price ranges. Visit the Del Mar Fairgrounds Vacation Planner for a handy list of accommodations.
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