Food & Wine Event
Newport Beach, CA
This 8th annual weekend will include 8 events --- including a winemaker luncheon, evening events, seminars, brunch, afternoon barbeque, and of course The Grand Tasting held on Saturday night. Master Sommeliers, Ron Mumford and Ira Harmon will be with us throughout the weekend to share their knowledge of wines and wine pairings. Over 60 wineries will be with us as well.
Friday- The Festival will begin Friday evening with an outdoor venue on the bay. The evening will be celebrating wines and cuisine from the famed "Rivers of Europe" including the Loire, Rhine, Rhone, Douro and the Danube. Live entertainment will be the backdrop to this opening event under the stars.
Saturday- Luncheon will be artfully prepared by our BBC&R Chefs Josef Lageder and Krisztian Karkus, and two Guest Chefs--- Frederic Castan from St. Regis and Pierre Albaladejo of Park Hyatt Aviara. The menu will be built around succulent lobsters from various regions with wine pairings to complement the menu. There will be two afternoon Seminars including: 1) The Pinot Noir Challenge, and 2) a Cocktail Class with celebrity Mixologist,David Nepove. The pinnacle will be Saturday night with The Grand Tasting in the Resort's elegant ballroom. The event features over 60 wineries, live entertainment and dining stations offering the finest cuisine, cheeses, desserts, and more!
Sunday- Guests will enjoy a bayside Brunch, and in the afternoon a casual Barbeque celebrating Big Red Wines, rustic cuisine and entertainment. As the weekend comes to a close, what better send off than a bevy of hand-rolled cigars, cognacs and desserts. The proceeds from the wine auction and a portion of the ticket sales are benefiting two charities, the Balboa Bay Club's 1221 Scholarship Fund and the Share Our Wine Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 charity.
Pricing for the Seminars, Events and Gala range from $55 to $135 (inclusive). Special pricing will be available for Members of the Balboa Bay Club. Guest room accommodations are available with starting rates of $195 per night.
Please visit our web site for weekly updates at: www.balboabayclub.com .
Balboa Bay Club and Resort 1221 W Coast Hwy Newport Beach , CA
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