Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival

September 29, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Civic Center - Newport Beach
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

New Port Beach Wine & Food Festival

New VIP experiences

Enjoy all-new VIP Daytime Festival tasting events at the Newport Beach Civic Center before doors open for General Admission guests. There are two VIP ticket options per day which also grants VIP guests early entrance into the Daytime Festival.

Saturday, October 1

VIP Events: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Includes Daytime Festival: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Hundred Acre 100-point Wine-Tasting: led by Proprietor of Hundred Acre and Founder of Duke Spirits Chris Radomski and Master Sommeliers Chris Miller and Steven Poe. Charcuterie and imported cheeses served.

Live Cooking Demo with Rick Bayless: Bites paired with a wine tasting led by Master Sommelier Michael Jordan. Signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from RED O plus intimate meet-and-greet with both masters.

Sunday, October 2

VIP Events: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Includes Daytime Festival: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Champagne & Caviar Tasting: Master Sommeliers Michael Jordan and Chris Miller will lead a tasting of five high-end champagnes such as Dom Pérignon. Champagnes will be paired with Petrossian Caviar and small plates prepared by OC Golden Truffle Chef Alan Greeley.


Live Cooking Demo & Tasting with Hubert Keller plus champagne pairings led by Master Sommelier Peter Neptune. Guests will enjoy an intimate meet-and-greet with both masters.


General Admission Tickets

Saturday, Oct. 1 & Sunday, October 2

Daytime Festival at Newport Beach Civic Center

2:00 – 6:00 p.m. each day

Taste, sip and learn the day away at the Daytime Festival at the beautiful Newport Beach Civic Center. One ticket grants guests access to all Festival programming including gourmet tastings from 20 restaurants each day, 60 wineries pouring over 200 varietals, live cooking demos with celebrity chefs, master sommelier wine tasting panels, beer and spirits tastings, and live jazz.

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