Del Mar CA— It’s time to uncork the savings to The Toast of the Coast, Distilled and the San Diego International Beer Festival at the San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons.
Hop to it and buy your tickets now through April 6 to save $10 on admission to taste your way through some of the world’s best brews, wines and spirits at the Fair’s popular sampling festivals!
Festivals to Make Your Spirits Soar
The Toast of the Coast – June 8
Treat your palate to pours from around the globe at southern California’s premier international wine festival, The Toast of the Coast. Choose from two wine tasting sessions on June 8: 1-3:30 p.m. or 4-6:30 p.m. Early bird pricing for general admission is $57 and includes a souvenir tasting glass with unlimited wine samplings.
The VIP Winemakers’ Tastings are from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or 2:30-6:30 p.m. for $105 if purchased by April 6. VIP access includes general admission offerings in addition to early access to the VIP Winemakers’ Tasting Lounge which will feature award-winning wine and food pairings.
The Toast of the Coast takes place on National Rosé Day, so be sure to try a pink pour. What’s more, 20+ artisan cheeses will be available for tasting. Check out the 2019 Toast of the Coast competition winners here. Tickets are available at: thetoastofthecoast.com.
San Diego International Beer Festival – June 14-16
Pick your favorite tasting session (or two!) for $10 off – $50 for general admission, $105 for VIP tasting by April 6: sandiegobeerfestival.com.
Each session offers three hours of unlimited sampling of hundreds of beers, including many from San Diego’s renowned craft brewing community. VIP tickets will include extra perks such as food pairings by local brewery chefs from Ballast Point and O’Brien’s Pub and a souvenir sampling glass. The Gold Medal Beer Pairing Dinner on June 13 ($78) will give beer lovers a taste of the festival a day before opening and features a one-hour reception and four-course plated dinner perfectly paired with gold medal award-winning beers from the San Diego International Beer Competition.
Distilled Spirit and Cocktail Festival – June 22
Raise a glass and taste finely-crafted tequilas, vodkas, whiskeys and more at the Distilled Spirit and Cocktail Festival from noon-5 p.m. June 22. Imbibers will be delighted with a vast selection of 100+ spirits, mixers and craft cocktails. Check out this year’s winners here. The festival will also feature VIP food and cocktail pairings and a live mixology competition.
Early bird pricing is $25 for general admission and $120 for the VIP experience if purchased by April 6. Tickets are available at: distilledsandiego.com.