Wine lovers: VinDiego Festival is upon us


Premiere wines and delicious gourmet food come together at VinDiego, the two-day wine and food festival returning to San Diego’s Liberty Station on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2.

The wine-lover’s festival will feature over 300 wines from top wineries across California and beyond. The event will kick off on Friday evening at 6 p.m. with a sunset tasting at A Passion for Pinot and Reserve Chardonnay event. The evening will feature select Pinot Noir and Chardonnay specialties both new and old. Wines will be brought from Santa Barbara, Oregon’s Wlliamette Valley, Sonoma, Napa Paso Robles and Monterey County.

Continue sipping on vino on Saturday at the Grand Tasting Event from 4 to 7 p.m. which will offer attendees access to a stellar food and wine experience, featuring wines from France, Italy, Oregon, Lodi, Santa Barabara, Paso Robles, Napa, Sonoma and Temecula. This event will provide food samples from world-class chefs including small bites, meat dishes, artisanal cheeses and breads to pair perfectly with the vino. Groove to live music entertainment on deck throughout the event.

All event proceeds, including the silent auction, will benefit The Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank.

Tickets are $85 for A Passion for Pinot and Reserve Chardonay; $105 for general admission to the Grand Tasting Event; $135 for VIP to Grand Tasting Event, which provides early admission at 3 p.m. All tickets include unlimited wine samples, food samples and a souvenir crystal wine glass. Tickets can be purchased at

A Passion for Pinot and Reserve Chardonnay will take place at the McMillin Event Center, 2875 Dewey Rd., Liberty Station. The Grand Tasting Event will take place at Liberty Station Navel Training Center, 2460 Historic Decatur, Liberty Station.

This event is 21-and-up and requires valid identification for entry. For more information, visit

Source: DiscoverSD