Thursday October 7, 2010
Join over 10,000 wine and food enthusiasts, cookbook authors, culinary personalities and celebrity chefs, 170 world-class winemakers, 70 of San Diego’s top chefs, and gourmet food purveyors during the week-long lifestyle celebration of gourmet wine and food. Held November 17-21, 2010, the fiveday festival features wine tasting seminars and cooking classes, a WineRave, the elegant Reserve & New Release Tasting, Wine Dinners, an AIWF Big Bottle Auction & Celebrity Chef Luncheon, VIP Party and the unforgettable star-studded Grand Tasting Event.
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is the largest wine and culinary event in Southern California and is nationally recognized by wine and food enthusiasts, media, chefs and winemakers alike.
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is produced by World of Wine Events, LLC. Festival Highlights:
Also featured at this year’s Grand Tasting:
Celebrity Chef Luncheon & AIWF Big Bottle Auction: The Celebrity Chef Luncheon & AIWF Big Bottle Auction will take place on November 21 during the weeklong San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival. The luncheon features 15 celebrity winemakers and a world-class menu filled with palate-pleasing cuisine prepared by nationally acclaimed celebrity chefs. Guests will dine at tables of 10, each table featuring one winemaker pouring favorites from their portfolio. The luncheon will culminate in a spirited live auction with jet-setting vacation packages, large format bottles, and oneof- a-kind items that are perfect for the serious wine and food enthusiast. Proceeds from the event’s auctions benefit The American Institute of Wine & Food Culinary and Enology Scholarship program. Each year, thousands of dollars are awarded to professionals and students in San Diego to further their careers in culinary and enology arts. To date, over $150,000 has been awarded to deserving students from proceeds raised at auctions during the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival. Tickets start at $150.
Proceeds from auctions at the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival benefit the American Institute of Wine & Food culinary arts scholarship programs.
About World of Wine Events, LLC:
World of Wine Events, LLC is an event management and festival production company specializing in the creation of world-class wine and culinary trade and consumer events. World of Wine Events provides strategic guidance, logistics, operations, marketing, public relations, and industry insights for winery and spirits road shows, distributor trade tastings, as well as large format tasting and lifestyle festivals. World of Wine Events is the producer of the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, Southern California's largest wine and culinary extravaganza.
More information on World of Wine Events and the San Diego Bay Wine &
Food Festival may be found by contacting Michelle Metter at 858-578-9463 or by visiting www.worldofwineevents.com.