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Wine Festival Tickets

Saturday, June 12, 2021

General Admission VIP Winemakers’ Tasting VIP Winemakers’ Tasting

General Admission


VIP Session 1

VIP Winemakers’ Tasting from NOON-2PM
followed by General Tasting on the Festival floor from 2PM-5PM

VIP Session 2

General Tasting on the Festival floor from NOON-3PM
followed by the VIP Winemaker’s Tasting from 3PM-5PM

VIP Winemakers’ Tasting

VIP Sessions are limited to 125 people, and take place in the private VIP Winemakers’ Lounge. Ticket includes:

  • Admission to the San Diego County Fair
  • Unlimited samplings of the festival’s award-winning wines
  • Four course food pairing, presented by winemakers and chefs
  • A souvenir tasting glass

VIP Winemakers’ Tasting Menu

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

Welcome Bites at Pouring Stations

  • Ricotta Bruschetta | Jamon Serrano | Lavender Honey | Black Mission Figs
  • Baba Ganoush | Fattoush Salsa | Tzatziki | Naan Crisp
  • Santa Barbara Smokehouse Oak Roasted Salmon “Latke” | Chive Crème Fraiche
  • Selection of San Diego’s CheeseSmith Artisan Cheeses | Bread & Cie Baguettes

First Course

Hickory Smoked Local White Seabass | Sweet Summer Corn |
Dassi Farms Cherry Heirloom Tomatoes | Romescu Sauce

Wine Pairing: TBD

Second Course

“Lollipop” Lamb Chop | Pearl Cous Cous | Roasted Carrot “Gremolata” | Pomegranate Merlot Sauce

Wine Pairing: TBD

Third Course

Chile & Coffee Crusted All Natural Brandt Beef Prime Skirt Steak | Jalapeno Mashed Potatoes | Cotija | “Barbacoa” Demi-Glace

Wine Pairing: TBD


So Rich Awesome Chocolates by Johna

Wine Pairing: TBD

General Admission

  • Admission to the San Diego County Fair
  • A 10-tab wristband, each tab good for a 2-oz pour of award-winning wines
  • A souvenir tasting glass

Ticket Price: $36

buy tickets online

You can purchase tickets online at TicketMaster.

Fair Tripper

fair-tripperLet us be your designated driver! In addition to the Toast of the Coast ticket benefits, you also get a round-trip fare on the North County Transit District’s trains and buses (COASTER, SPRINTER and BREEZE), plus a shuttle from the Solana Beach station to the Fair.
General Admission Ticket Price: $46.50
VIP Winemakers’ Tasting Ticket Price: $135.50.

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: $20 for Fair Admission.

“Beer is made by men.

Wine, by God.”

—Martin Luther

Uncork the Fun

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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