January 13 -15, 2012 Santa Cruz Fungus Fair
Over 200 local mushrooms on display. Educational classes, art, vendors, kid's room, cooking demos. Bring in your mushrooms for identification. Santa Cruz, CA Call: (831) 684-2275.
January 14-15, 2012 Asian American Expo
The largest Asian Trade Show. Celebrating the Lunar New Year festivities, building dialogue between the booming Asian and U.S. markets, offering joy, fun and happiness to all!
January 15 - 17, 2012 NASFT Winter Fancy Food Show
San Francisco, California
Each year the 17,000+ Winter Fancy Food Show attendees discover more than 80,000 products featuring the world's finest foods and beverages from more than 1,300 exhibitors representing 35+ countries. Produced by the NASFT since 1955, the Fancy Food Shows are North America's largest specialty food and beverage marketplace.
January 15-2o, 2012 San Diego Restaurant Week
San Diego, California
Extraordinary 3 course menus from San Diego's best restaurants. Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in San Diego. Choose from over 180 of San Diego's best restaurants and enjoy a 3 course meal for $20, $30 or $40 per person, depending on the restaurant. Now is your chance to discover new restaurants and enjoy all your favorites at a discounted price!
January 20 -29, 2012 Annual Mendocino Crab and Wine Days
Top 10 Seafood & Wine Festivals features two of Mendocino County's most highly prized commodities: Dungeness Crab and Premier Wines! Every January, Mendocino County celebrates this delightful crustacean and locally grown and produced wines with a Festival that delights foodies and oenophiles alike!
January 24 - 26, 2012 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium
By combining a trade show with a broad spectrum of seminars, the Unified Symposium provides attendees direct access to all the latest information - held annually in Sacramento, California and is the largest event of its kind in the western hemisphere. Serving as a clearinghouse for practical information important to wine and grape industry professionals, the Unified Symposium also hosts a trade show with over 650 suppliers displaying their products and services to the more than 12,000 people who attend annually.
January 26-28, 2012 ZAP Annual Zinfandel Festival
San Francisco, California
Zinfandel Festival is an internationally recognized series of tastings that are the premier single-varietal events in the world. With an estimated 275 wineries and 10,000 attendees. Early entrance at 1:00 pm (before the general public!) at Festival Grand Tasting
Enjoy the exclusive members' lounge with special seminars at Festival Grand Tasting
Interactive website with Members' Only offers and features
Special pricing to ZAP's Festival, events, tours, cruises, tastings, and partner events
Exclusive invitations to tastings and events that encourage interaction with the winemakers
Discounts and special offers at selected wineries.
Epicuria Food & Zin Pairings
January 28, 2012 Annual Holtville Rib Cook-Off
Hosted by the Holtville Athletic Club, this event is scheduled one weekend prior to the Super Bowl and is expected to draw a crowd of 15,000 people. 21st Holtville Rib Cook-off Scheduled for January 28th 2012
Holtville Rib Cook-off BBQ Teams, Pie Contest and more
January 28, 2012 3rd Annual Pinot Days Southern
California Grand Festival Public Tasting
Saturday, January 28, 2012 1:00pm-5:00pm Barker Hangar, Santa Monica - 3021 Airport Avenue, Suite 203, Santa Monica, CA. Cost: $60
January 28, 2012 5 - 10 p.m. 24th Annual Winter Wine and Food Fest
Sacramento Convention Center Exhibit Hall 1400 J St Sacramento, CA
$85 general admission
Sacramento's premiere wine and food fest is celebrating its 23rd anniversary. Wineries, restaurants, and microbrews will serve their specialties. Benefitting Make-A-Wish Foundation. This exclusive event - which draws over 1,500 people and features over 120 of the area's best local restaurants and wineries - raises funds to grant wishes for local children with life-threatening medical conditions.
January 29, 2012, 2 - 5 p.m. Loyola Marymount University Wine Classic
Los Angeles, California
Featuring more than 150 wines from 46 boutique California wineries. Silent auction includes specialty wines and products. Proceeds benefit LMU student scholarships.nforgettable wine tasting event, featuring more than 150 wines. Meet with owners and vintners from 46 prestigious boutique California wineries. Enter our silent auction of specialty wines and products. Tickets are $95 per person
January 31-Feb. 1, 2012 Expo & Showcase Processed Foods
California League of Food Processing. The Expo is a perfect venue for food industry members to gather and discuss a wide range of subjects including productivity, health and safety, regulatory issues, energy, innovation and new technologies. Industry recognized experts, a great variety of exhibiting suppliers and educational sessions represent valuable resources for your food business.