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Saturday, June 8, 2019

Session General Admission VIP Winemakers’ Tasting


June 8, 2019: 1PM – 3:30PM

General Admission: $67

June 8, 2019: 11:30AM – 3:30PM

VIP: $115


June 8, 2019: 4PM – 6:30PM

General Admission: $67

June 8, 2019: 2:30PM – 6:30PM

VIP: $115

VIP Winemakers’ Tasting

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.

2019 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

  • Avocado “Bruschetta” | Cherry Heirlooms | Micro Basil
  • Rainbow Beet Spoon | Goat Cheese | Apple Balsamic | Caramelized Pistachios
  • Smoked Salmon “Pastrami” | Jalapeno Corn Cake | Lemon Chive Crème Fraiche | Caviar
  • Crispy Asiago Asparagus Spears in Phyllo
  • Selection of California Bellwether Farms Artisan Cheeses | Bread & Cie Baguettes
  • Selection of California Cypress Grove Artisan Cheeses | Artisan Flatbreads

First Course

Grilled Spanish Octopus | Fava Bean Salad | Italian Parsley Gremolata

Second Course

Crispy Sweet Breads | Mountain Meadow Mushroom Farms Blazei Mushrooms | English Peas | Merlot Sauce

Third Course

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

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: $77.50 for General Admission, $125.50 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: $20 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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