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It’s Festival Season This Summer at the 2016 San Diego County Fair

Get Your Tickets Before They Fall Down the Rabbit Hole

Purchase tickets online or in person at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office for the

The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival, San Diego International Beer Festival and

Distilled: Spirit & Cocktail Competition and Festival

Del Mar CA—  Tickets for this year’s Fair Wine, Beer and Spirits Festivals are going FAST! Fairgoers interested in attending the Festivals at the 2016 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons, should not hesitate to purchase their tickets.

The wine event of the season is The Toast of the Coast Wine Festival on Saturday, June 11, in the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower and Garden Show, presented by Think Blue. Visit www.thetoastofthecoast.com to purchase tickets. The San Diego International Beer Festival in the Del Mar Arena from Friday, June 17, through Sunday, June 19, is one of the largest in the country. To purchase tickets, visit www.sandiegobeerfestival.com. Distilled: Spirit and Cocktail Festival the newest Fair festival in the Paddock and surrounding areas on Saturday, June 25, is all the rage. Get your tickets at www.distilledsandiego.com.

The 5th Annual Toast of the Coast Wine Festival will feature and pour award winning wines, which are among the finest in the world. At the Festival, more than 100 of the best-of-the-best wines from The Toast of the Coast Competition will be served in as many 1-oz. pours as you wish to try during each 3-hour session.  More than 80 wineries from across the U.S. and Mexico will be represented. You can also discover award-winning wine and food pairings. So Rich Chocolates, Venissimo Cheese and Brandt Beef have paired up with winemakers to create a special wine and food pairing that Festival attendees will be able to enjoy. Every 30 minutes, a new pairing will take place at the winery table where both the food connoisseur and winemaker will guide guests through this feature experience. Pairings will be limited to the first 30 guests who participate. Additionally, Cypress Grove Chevre will be in attendance with samples of their Humboldt Fog, Truffle Tremor, Midnight Moon and Purple Haze artisan cheeses.

For wine connoisseurs looking for an unforgettable experience, upgrade to the VIP Winemakers’ Tasting, which includes a half-hour early admission to the VIP Winemakers’ Tasting lounge with award-winning wine and food pairings presented by winemakers and chefs. This year’s feature courses include a bruschetta station, artisan cheeses, garlic salami, oak roasted salmon, chilled rock shrimp salad, all-natural Brandt Beef chipotle short rib sope and more!

Wine Festival Pricing:

Ticket Type Cost Includes
VIP Winemakers’ Tasting

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Fair Tripper

$100 Festival and Fair admission + early festival entry, food and wine pairings and exclusive lounge

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Round-trip fare on the COASTER and SPRINTER trains and BREEZE buses and a two-way shuttle from/to the station/Fair

VIP Winemakers’ Tasting $94 Festival and Fair admission + early festival entry, food and wine pairings and exclusive demonstrations
General Admission

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Fair Tripper

$68 Festival and Fair admission and

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Round-trip fare on the COASTER and SPRINTER trains and BREEZE buses and a two-way shuttle from/to the station/Fair

General Admission $61 Festival and Fair admission

Wine Festival Tickets are available at www.thetoastofthecoast.com and at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office.
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