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Eleventh Annual San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival 2014

A tower in Balboa Park, San Diego.

A tower in Balboa Park, San Diego. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I must confess, my house is adorned with San Diego Wine and Food Festival Posters. One of my favorite Southern California events is the week-long culinary feast known as the San Diego Wine and Food Festival.

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At San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival.

At San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Who doesn’t love San Diego? Every year the Festival posters get better and so does the annual 5 day, star-studded San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival line-up.

For more information and to buy tickets tickets visit: http://www.sandiegowineclassic.com/

Look who’s Cooking: http://www.sandiegowineclassic.com/about.html

San Diego Mardi Gras 2014 062Check out this event: 100 Years of Inspiration & Innovation: Trailblazing Cuisine Throughout The Century
Featuring Chefs Sam Burman, RJ Cooper, Katsuya Fukushima and Bodega Numanthia Estate Director Manuel Louzada

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Location: US Grant Hotel – The Palm Court
Attire: Upscale Chic

WHEN: November 16-23, 2014San Diego Mardi Gras 2014 060

To purchase tickets and learn about all of the festivities visit http://www.sandiegowineclassic.com/

Chef prepaing glazed shrimp in San Diego

Chef prepaing glazed shrimp in San Diego

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Twitter Feed

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Twitter Feed

Live Entertainment at San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event

Live Entertainment at San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Tasting Event

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Tasting Event

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Tasting Event

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Tasting Event

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Tasting Event

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Tasting Event

Silent Auction Items at Taste San Diego 2012

Silent Auction Items at Taste San Diego 2012

Silent Auction Items at Taste San Diego 2012

Silent Auction Items at Taste San Diego 2012

Silent Auction Items at Taste San Diego 2012

Silent Auction Items at Taste San Diego 2012

Silent Auction Items at Taste San Diego 2012

Silent Auction Items at Taste San Diego 2012

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Tasting Event

San Diego Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event Tasting Event

Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event in San Diego 2012

Restaurant Week Kick-Off Event in San Diego 2012

Creator/Artist of 2012 San Diego Wine Festival Poster

Creator/Artist of 2012 San Diego Wine Festival Poster

San Diego Food and Wine Festival 2012

San Diego Food and Wine Festival 2012

San Diego Wine Festival 2012 Chefs

San Diego Wine Festival 2012 Chefs

San Diego Food and Wine Festival 2011

San Diego Food and Wine Festival 2011

Chef at the San Diego Wine Festival 2012

Chef at the San Diego Wine Festival 2012

San Diego Food and Wine Festival 2011

San Diego Food and Wine Festival 2011

San Diego Wine Festival 2012

San Diego Wine Festival 2012

Join over 9,000 fellow wine and food enthusiasts, along with winemakers, brewmasters, 70 of San Diego’s top chefs, gourmet food producers, authors, media personalities and celebrity chefs during this celebration of all things gourmet.

Don’t miss the action-packed week of festivities sure to please your inner foodie and wine lover!

Here’s the event schedule:

http://www.sandiegowineclassic.com/events.html

English: Southeastern part of the Marina Distr...

English: Southeastern part of the Marina District of Downtown San Diego viewed from Marina Park. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For more information visit www.sandiegowineclassic.com

The Museum of Man in Balboa Park, San Diego.

The Museum of Man in Balboa Park, San Diego. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I love to attend the wine auction on the day after the festival where you can meet the artist that creates the wine poster. Here’s the artist and the poster from the 2011 festival:

Creator/Artist of 2012 San Diego Wine Festival Poster

Plan to attend the incredible  Annual Grand Tasting Event held in November at the Embarcadero Park North behind Seaport Village.  This is the largest wine and food festival in Southern California and celebrates the bounty of local chefs, brews and wines.

English: Ocean Beach Pier at sunset.

English: Ocean Beach Pier at sunset. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

San Diego Food and Wine Festival 2012

San Diego Wine Festival 2012 Chefs

San Diego Wine Festival 2012

For a preview of this year’s week-long extravaganza, CLICK HERE.

Purchase Tickets > >  here!!

Chef at the San Diego Wine Festival 2012

Enjoy classic San Diego cuisine from 70 of the city’s most talented chefs. Taste over 700 wines from 200 wine and spirit perveyors. There will be legendary California and international wineries as well as spirits and exceptional craft beers.

Wine at the San Diego Wine Festival

There will be 30 gourmet food companies and a “Chef of the Fest” competition with $50,000 in cash and prizes. Musical performances will take place on both ends of the Festival.

San Diego Food and Wine Festival 2011

The venue is sublime. How can you possibly beat San Diego’s cuisine, weather and ocean breezes? There will also be an All-Star Mixologist “After Party” and a Special Luncheon/Wine Auction at the Marriott where you can mingle with the Wine Poster Artist and bid on his original work!

Plan to attend the winter San Diego Restaurant Week from January 13-18, 2013

www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com

For additional events and attractions visit www.sandiego.org

Watch this video for a flavor of the festival: http://savorsd.com/articles/editors-corner/san-diego-food-and-wine-festival/

San Diego Food and Wine Festival 2011

Moon over San Diego.

Image via Wikipedia

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

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