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Food & Wine Festival runs Nov. 18 - 21, 2009

 

 

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Valid until: Nov 18, 2009

A wine tasting event like no other, the San Diego Wine Rave kicks off the 2009 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival by hosting 25 of the edgiest wine and spirits on the market today. Sip on exceptional vino, and chow down on some of the most “make-your-mouth-drool” food you can find. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Location: W Hotel
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Sake & Sushi Tasting
Thursday, November 19, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $55.00

Valid until: Nov 19, 2009

Hosted by Chef Yoshi Kojima of Jai by Wolfgang Puck and Liloa Papa of Sake One In this class you will learn a basic understanding of Japan’s heralded libation, sake. You will taste through a variety of different types of sake and learn how it is made, what makes this drink so unique, learn the culture and origins of sake, and more! While sipping your way through the class, Chef Yoshi Kojima will teach you how to identify different types of sushi, how to order sushi, and demonstrate some of his favorite sushi specialties. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - The Bubbly Girl's Ultimate Party Plan
Thursday, November 19, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
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Adult (ages 21+ only) $45.00

Valid until: Nov 19, 2009

Hosted by Maria Hunt
The key to throwing a great party with style and sanity is having some delicious and simple appetizer and drink recipes in your repertoire that you can put together in a flash. Let entertaining expert Maria Hunt, aka The Bubbly Girl, guide you to entertaining nirvana with her fool-proof Ultimate Party Plan. Hunt will share recipes for creative sparkling wine cocktails, clever garnishes and wine-friendly appetizers that are sure to impress and satisfy your guests. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Holiday Brunch with Sam The Cooking Guy
Thursday, November 19, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $75.00

Valid until: Nov 19, 2009

Sam the Cooking Guy is about an everyday guy who has found a way to make cooking casually understandable. With no fancy equipment and by speaking English instead of ‘chef-speak,' I'm sort of the everyman of television cooking. Joining me for a cooking class is just like watching the show - but you get to eat and drink everything I make. In this class, we take the stress out of hosting a holiday brunch, teach you how to make some truly great food and have a blast while doing it. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Location: Macy's School of Cooking
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Totally Truffles with Chef Gary Thompson of Viejas Casino
Thursday, November 19, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $50.00

Valid until: Nov 19, 2009

In this class, learn about the three types of truffles, its history and mystique, how they are grown and “hunted". Chef Gary Thompson will prepare a series of mouthwatering dishes all utilizing the truffle and truffle products such as truffle oil and truffle salt. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Brandt Beef & Big Red Wines
Thursday, November 19, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $55.00

Valid until: Nov 19, 2009

Hosted by John Alonge, founder of the San Diego Wine & Culinary Center Do you know tenderloin from a tri tip, a flat iron from a flank steak, a beef cheek from a brisket? Do you know which wines best complement the various cuts of meat? Join Brandt Beef culinarian Cathy Shank and San Diego Wine & Culinary Center founder John Along? for this epicurean adventure. You’ll learn all about the different cuts of beef – where they come from, what they taste like, how to prepare them. You’ll experience perfect pairings with wines selected to enhance the qualities of each of them. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - For the Love of Risotto
Thursday, November 19, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
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Adult (ages 21+ only) $50.00

Valid until: Nov 19, 2009

Hosted by Chef David McIntyre
With the help of the 2008 “Chef of the Fest” winner David McIntyre, attendees will walk away feeling like a risotto pro, ready to conquer and add to its many layers of flavor. You’ll find that with proper technique, and a little love, risotto can be turned into an elegant, upscale dish that will wow any foodie. Join Chef McIntyre for a start to finish journey through the wonderful world of risotto. You’ll learn how to take this traditional comfort food, and turn it into a gourmet dish suitable for the world’s finest restaurants. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Cooking Light Exclusive: Get Modern & Creative with Seafood
Friday, November 20, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $75.00

Valid until: Nov 20, 2009

Hosted by Chef Billy Strynkowski, Cooking Light Magazine
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed at the fish counter. Partly because of all the confusion, more than half of Americans seldom, if ever, eat fish, and if they do, it’s usually at a restaurant. That’s unfortunate because fish, particularly those high in a type of healthful fat called omega-3 fatty acids, can confer substantial health benefits. Moreover, fish is easy to cook at home. Here you’ll learn the essentials so you can choose the tastiest, healthiest, and most sustainable fish at the market and enjoy it at your table. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Top Chef All Stars
Friday, November 20, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $75.00

Valid until: Nov 20, 2009

Hosted by Chef Brian Malarkey & Panel of Bravo's Top Chefs Contestants
"Foodies" and reality show addicts alike tune in each week to watch chefs from all walks of life battle it out in the Top Chef kitchen. If you are a Top Chef fan, or just love really great food, this class is for you! The Challenge: Three former Top Chef contestants have collaborated to prepare a mouth-watering wine paired tasting menu exclusively for you. They each have 20 minutes to teach you the techniques to prepare their recipes at home, and then wow your taste buds with a sampling of the dish prepared during the class. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Location: Macy’s School of Cooking
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Charles Krug Vertical Tasting
Friday, November 20, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $60.00

Valid until: Nov 20, 2009

Hosted by Peter Mondavi Jr
Join Peter Mondavi Jr. as he traces the evolution of Charles Krug-Peter Mondavi Family wines and Napa Valley cabernet sauvignons through this compelling vertical tasting of the winery’s Vintage Selection Cabernet Sauvignon. As you taste through the wines, Mr. Mondavi will discuss how his family's sustainable vineyard practices, improved winemaking techniques, public demand and other factors have all helped shape this special wine over the last 60 years. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Paso Robles Blends Panel
Friday, November 20, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $60.00

Valid until: Nov 20, 2009

Discussion with Panel of Paso Robles Winemakers
Halfway between the two main California metropolises of Los Angeles and San Francisco is Paso Robles Wine Country. Located along California's famed Central Coast, the Paso Robles winegrape growing region's climate is perfect for the production of award-winning premium wines. A long growing season of warm days and cool evenings give rise to vibrantly ripened fruit with dynamic flavor profiles that translate beautifully in your glass of Paso Robles wine. Join a panel of six Paso Robles winemakers as you taste from their blends, learn rationale behind the blending of wines, and the philosophies of these winemakers that shape their winemaking process. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Making Fresh Pasta
Friday, November 20, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $75.00

Valid until: Nov 20, 2009

Hosted by Celebrity Chef Alex Stratta
Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Seafood, Vegetables and Olive Oil
Friday, November 20, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $75.00

Valid until: Nov 20, 2009

Hosted by Celebrity Chef Paul Bartolotta
Discover the impact of seafood, vegetables, and olive oil on the Mediterranean diet and specifically traditional Italian Coastal Cuisine. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Location: Macy’s School of Cooking
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Master Sommelier Blind Tasting
Friday, November 20, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $75.00

Valid until: Nov 20, 2009

Hosted by Master Sommelier Joseph Spellman
Join Master Sommelier Joe Spellman as walks you through how to determine varietal, vintage and AVA utilizing classic techniques involving sight, smell and taste. Hear what professionals look for and learn how to identify different varietals and styles of wine following the Master Sommelier technique of wine identification. The blind tasting will be conducted in the Court of Master Sommeliers' tasting format. Taste from six exceptional wines along with our expert panel and test your ability to determine the grape varietal, AVA and age. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Location: San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Date: Saturday, November 21, 2009
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North -Behind Seaport Village
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Reserve & New Release Tasting
Friday, November 20, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
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Adult (ages 21+ only) $100.00



An exclusive and elegant evening for collectors of fine wine, the Reserve & New Release Tasting sets the stage for wine enthusiasts to taste the pride of the vine from 160 wineries and spirits producers. Guests will also enjoy cuisine from 10 gourmet food companies and can take part in the exciting silent auction. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
Location: Wonderhaus (Wonderbread) Building at 14th and L Street.
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Wine Rave
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
Ticket Type Your Price Qty
Adult (ages 21+ only) $45.00

 

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival - Grand Tasting Event
Saturday, November 21, 2009 Print at Home Tickets Available!
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Adult (ages 21+ only) $125.00

Valid until: Nov 21, 2009

The Grand Finale of the sizzling five-day festival is the star-studded Grand Tasting Event. Take in the beautiful San Diego Bay and enjoy the ocean breeze as you partake in the largest, most talked about wine and food festival in Southern California. This year you will enjoy 170 wine & spirit purveyors, 70 of San Diego’s top chefs, gourmet foods, “Chef of the Fest” competition, cookbook author signing tent, and live entertainment. Must be 21 years or older to attend. No infants admitted.

Date: Saturday, November 21, 2009
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North -Behind Seaport Village
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.