The Family Winemakers of California Association, an association of family-owned wineries in California, has launched ticket sales for its annual tasting in Southern California.Taking place in Del Mar, California at the Del Mar Fairgrounds’ Exhibit Hall on Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, March 10, the two-day tasting features 150 of California’s small, family-owned wineries showcasing over 750 wines.
Wines from Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Paso Robles, Santa Rita Hills, and many other California wine regions will be represented at this year’s tasting. Local wineries in the San Diego/Temecula area will also be present, including Wiens Family Cellars, Baily Vineyard & Winery, Falkner Winery, and Gershon Bachus Vintners, to name a few.
The consumer tasting takes place on Saturday, March 9 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm.Additionally, a limited number of tickets are available for early admission during the trade segment on Saturday from 1:00 – 6:00 pm or during the trade-only tasting on Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 pm.This year’s tasting also offers a new Reserve Area only open to consumers.For an additional fee, fine wine lovers can purchase the “Reserve Area Access” ticket, where wineries will be pouring wines that retail at $75.00 or more.
Early Bird ticket prices are available from now through February 22 and save attendees $10 off the value of a single ticket.To view prices and purchase tickets visit fwcconsumertickets.eventbrite.com.
For more details on the Family Winemakers Tasting, including a list of participating wineries and a varietal map, visit www.familywinemakers.org.
posted by Anna Nguyen