|Session||General Admission||VIP Winemakers’ Tasting|
Saturday, June 9, 2018: 12 NOON – 3PM
|General Admission: $65||VIP: $110|
Saturday, June 9, 2018: 4PM – 7PM
|General Admission: $65||VIP: $110|
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.
All courses are paired with award-winning wines from The Toast of The Coast Wine Competition
Alaskan King Crab | Cucamelon | Avocado | Radish | Passion fruit vinaigrette
Wine Pairing: NV Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Blancs
Smoked local white seabass | Pee wee potato salad | Pepperonata | Micro hearts on fire
Wine Pairing: 2016 Frei Brothers Chardonnay, Sonoma Reserve, Russian River Valley
Foie Gras “Torchon” | Pickled Green Strawberries | Roasted Hazelnuts | Balsamic Caramel | Toasted Brioche
Wine Pairings: NV Hart Angelica, Temecula Valley
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
So Rich Assorted Chocolates by Johna Nilson
Wine Pairing: 2014 Ascension Cellars Rapture, Frankel Vineyard, Paso Robles
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: $75 for General Admission, $120 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: $19 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.
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Treat yourself with featured artisanal small plates and wine pairings in our VIP Winemakers Tasting area.
Space is limited.
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This year’s Festival vendors offer unique wine gifts, private tastings, educational courses, custom wine barrels, artisanal chocolates and more for the wine lover!
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The Paul Ecke Jr. Garden Show offers a serene setting for tastings at the Toast of the Coast Wine Festival. Designed by master gardeners and landscape architects, the Garden Show features many ideas and features you can incorporate into your home garden.
Visit our sister event, the San Diego International Beer Festival. With over 150 breweries represented from around the world, beer aficionados will enjoy hard-to-find specialty craft brews alongside favorites from our local brewing scene.
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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.
|1/5/18||Early Bird entry deadline|
|1/26/18||Final entry deadline|
|3/2/18||Competition Results Posted|
|6/9/18||The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival|
Judging this year’s Competition are a wide range of industry experts across several professions.
We’re proud to present the 2018 winners of our The Toast of the Coast Wine Competition.
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.
Parking in nearby lots is $13. Or, park off-site in free lots and take the free shuttle. Or, take the COASTER train. Get transportation details on the San Diego County Fair website.
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.
Why yes, I’d like you to send me infrequent emails about wine festival happenings and generally cool things.