21022 Beach Boulevard
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
SeaLegs Wine Bar is doubling down for its second whirl at its annual celebrity “winetenders” week during the 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing being held in Surf City USA. This year, pro surfers and other action sports daredevils, powered by Group Y, will face a new kind of entry line: serving wine and beer from SeaLegs’ award-winning selection to thirsty spectators without wiping out.
This year’s line up of winetenders includes pro surfers Cory Lopez, the Roxy team, former world surfing champion Lisa Anderson, as well as others from the action sports industry, FMF’s marketing director, Donny Emler, Jr., freestyle motocross rider Robbie Maddison and professional skateboarder Greg Lutzka, Omar Salazar and the Townend family.
SeaLegs will pair its weeklong action sports guest bartender event with clothing and spirits brands, including giveaways from each clothing sponsor and discounts on all liquor. The schedule of events includes:
Tuesday, July 28 – Locale magazine will host its launch party to kick off SeaLegs Wine Bar’s winetender series during the week of the US Open with pro surfer Corey Lopez and pro skater Greg Lutzka appearing as winetenders. Towne Park Brew Co. will hold a Tap Take Over, while Rockstar Energy provides fuel for the night. Gift bag giveaways will include items from Tavik Clothing.
Wednesday, July 29 – On Wine Wednesday, the Roxy Girls Surf Team will take over SeaLegs with four-time world surfing champion Lisa Anderson. Rabble Wine Co. will provide the wine selections, and guests will take home goodie bags with Roxy gear.
Thursday, July 30 – Skateboarder Omar Salazar will try his hand as winetender, with the Tap Take Over spot snared by Saint Archer Beer. The Blackout’s DJs will provide the sound for the upcoming weekend jam. And, Doomsayer Club as well as Saint Archer Beer will offer giveaways.
Friday, July 31 – Pro surfer Bryan Doonan will take the tap as Pacifico provides its signature lager for thirsty US Open spectators and locals. Plus, Constellation Brands will provide its brand of wine, beer and spirits and 12 AM RUN will offer giveaways.
Saturday, Aug. 1 – Guest winetender and former pro motocross rider Donny Emler Jr. will transform SeaLegs into FMF central. Plus, pro motocross racer Jimmy Button and pro motorcycle freestyler Robbie Maddision will serve up libations from Boyd & Blair Vodka, Casa Noble Tequila and Modela Beer.
Sunday, Aug. 2 – SeaLegs’ celebrity winetender week “wines down” with a Corona party during brunch. During SeaLegs last hoorah, attendees can expect to see Australian surfer Peter Townend whipping up Australian specials and handing out giveaways sponsored by SURFER Magazine.
The athletes-turned-winetenders will be serving up libations from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on July 28 through Aug. 1, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the Aug. 2 brunch