SAN DIEGO – March 29, 2018 – San Diego County’s best wine makers – many are set to pour national and international award-winning wines at the 23rd Annual San Diego County Vintners Association (SDCVA) Wine & Food Festival Sunday, April 29 from 1 – 4 p.m. at Bernardo Winery at 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, San Diego, CA 92128. Tickets available here and are $55 for unlimited wine tasting and a selection of gourmet bites. Designated driver tickets include food tasting and bottled water and are $25.

San Diego County wineries and vineyards will be pouring their favorite wines at the only wine festival to exclusively feature San Diego County wineries. Attendees will discover the array of varietals produced county wide. In addition to unlimited wine tastings, there will be gourmet food parings, silent auction, live music and the opportunity for attendees to purchase their favorite wines. Funds raised will support association education and marketing programs for SDCVA member wineries and vineyards.

The festival will be held at the village-like Bernardo Winery and will provide the perfect setting for wine enthusiasts to connect with their favorite wine makers, learn more about their craft and San Diego County’s rapidly expanding wine scene.

“Our annual festival gives the San Diego County wine community a chance to showcase the award-winning wines being produced throughout our region,” says Izaac Villalobos, SDCVA president and Fallbrook Winery general manager. “San Diego was the first county in California to produce wine, and the historic Bernardo Winery is a perfect venue to celebrate that rich heritage.”

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About the San Diego County Vintners Association

The San Diego County Vintners Association (SDCVA) is a membership organization that supports and promotes the extensive winemaking community throughout San Diego County (south of Temecula).

With 116 artisan and family-owned wineries and vineyards throughout the County, the only way to describe the wine region we represent is diverse.

The wide range of microclimates allows for cultivation of a wide variety of grape types. Varietals range from Albariño and Chardonnay, to Sangiovese and Zinfandel – and almost every varietal in between. The ways to enjoy San Diego wine are diverse, too. From stylish urban wineries, to charming winery tasting rooms and picturesque vineyards, San Diego provides an array of ways to discover local, artisanal wines. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram.

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