California Festivals October Wine Festivals


October Wine Festivals

NEWPORT BEACH: Pacific Wine and Food Classic October 1, 2022 at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, Ca 92660 $200-250,
Oceanfront setting, unrivaled culinary experience, 100 premium wines, decadent cocktails made with Licor 43, and sumptuous bites from more than 30 restaurants and food purveyors. Cuban and Spanish classic Nuevo Latino cuisine from Habana, fresh-caught seafood from Hook & Anchor, locally sourced and seasonally inspired fare from Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, authentic Central Mexican street-inspired cuisine from Descanso, award-winning giant paella from Villa Roma and Cambalache and more. Live music will provide the ultimate soundtrack to an idyllic weekend enjoying great vibes and beautiful coastal California vistas.


Past events

TUSTIN: Tustin Food & Wine Festival October 27, 2019, 6-9 p.m. featuring Gourmet Chefs 
Tustin Blimp Hangar
2525 E. Warner Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780
Taste incredible Cuisine from top Tustin restaurants, sip on fine wines, ravel the night away to live music.

SIMI VALLEY: Cowboys and Cabernet October 3, 2019, 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Hummingbird Nest Ranch
2940 Kuehner Drive
Simi Valley, California 93063
Amazing wines, tasty micro brews, lip-smackin' grub, country Music and fun at the beautiful at Simi Valley's Premier Country Music Festival. Admission includes unlimited wine, brews and food tastings along with LIVE Country Music, Line Dancing & Lessons and games. Also on tap are a Wine Pull, Shopping and Much More! Headliner: Country Nation Rocks the Country!
The Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley Foundation is a charitable organization with tax-exempt status granted under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal ID# is 75-3114651. 

PASO ROBLES: Harvest Festival Wine Weekend October 18-20, 2019
Vineyard Hayride and Wine
Doce Robles Winery
Paso Robles, CA
Come join the fun and enjoy beautiful vineyard views as we take in the sunset with wine and friends on the Doce Robles estate.

NEWPORT BEACH:  5th Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food 
Newport Beach Civic Center
100 Civic Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Four days packed with VIP events ranging from private chef dinners to yacht parties, as well as opportunities for all guests to rub elbows with Food Network & Top Chef stars, James Beard award winners, and celebrity chefs like Duff Goldman, Richard Blais, Nobu Matsuhisa, and Hubert Keller.
The Grand Tasting  
Small plates from over 40 of Orange County's top restaurants, generous pours of world-class wines, celebrity chef cooking demos, live music, and more. 

LIVERMORE: Airport Open House and Wine Tasting
Livermore Valley wineries in California

TRUCKEE: Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop
Historic Downtown Truckee
Downtown Truckee Wine Walk & Shop
A Weekend of Harvest Mischief
 Fiddlehead Cellars
Get cozy with Fiddlehead and Dive into Harvest Fun - it only happens this time of year!
The Great Grape Stomp at Kalyra Winery
October 13
Kalyra Winery
Santa Ynez
Central Coast's Best Grape Stomp! Stomp Grapes on a real vineyard, listen to great music, enjoy a variety of food trucks.
Iron Hub Tunes with ShecallshimWilson

CHICO: Sierra Oro Farm Trail Association Passport Weekend  $32.50-37.50,
Wine enthusiasts looking for a weekend getaway or a chance to explore an off-the-beaten trail, should attend this event. This annual agri-tourism adventure showcases participating wineries and specialty farms throughout Butte County and provides trail goers with a once-a-year chance to savor the amazing farm fresh bounty produced locally.
map with all of the tasting locations. 

CULVER CITY: Los Angeles Westside Food & Wine Festival  Featuring an abundance of Food, Beverages, Wine, Craft Beer, Spirits Tastings and Live Entertainment Location: Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside, 6333 Bristol Pkwy. Culver City, CA 90230. $75-95 

FAIR OAKS: Fair Oaks Uncorked 
St. Mel's Parish Hall Fair Oaks, CA. $,

PLYMOUTH: Harvest Festival Winemaker Dinner 
Iron Hub Winery
Bring your friends and family for a relaxing afternoon of great wine and live music (fresh rock & roll and oldies) on our patio.
in the Caves at Eberle Winery
 Eberle Winery
Paso Robles
Celebrate Harvest Festival at Eberle Winery in Paso! The three-day festival kicks off with dinner by Top Chef Dakota Weiss. Events continue Saturday and Sunday.

PASO ROBLES:  The Fishing Pig Party 
Robert Hall Winery
3443 Mill Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446
$95, reservations required:
Winemaker Don Brady is hosting a feast with Central Coast's briny seafood, luscious pork goodness and fruit-forward Paso Robles wines. Freshly caught seafood including oysters, shrimp, crab cakes, as well as smoked ribs, pork tacos, pulled pork sliders, and sausages, plus a vast array Robert Hall award-winning wines at specialty tasting bars.

IMPERIAL: 1st Annual Food & Wine Festival 
Cheval Farms
Imperial, CA
$, (760) 352-6010

SAN FRANCISCO: Union Street Wine Walk 
Union Street from Gough to Steiner and Fillmore Street from Union to Lombard
San Francisco, CA
Restaurants and merchants offer hors d'oeuvres and wine
samples. Participants will receive a wine glass and

ESCONDIDO: Grape  Day Festival & Stomp
Grape Day Park in downtown Escondido, 321 N. Broadway, Escondido CA

AMADOR COUNTY: Big Crush Harvest Festival 
Big Crush 25th Anniversary BBQ and Grape Stomp  Amador County Fairgrounds, Plymouth, CA
Weekend events held at 40 participating winery locations. Choose your starting point to see the Crush in full swing. Scenes of teeming vineyards, trudging tractors, bustling crush pads are accompanied by incomparable non-stop Amador wine region hospitality! 

CLOVIS: Fall Wine Walk  approx.
Stroll the streets of Old Town Clovis and enjoy wine and food tastings from wineries and local restaurants. Shop, sip and taste your way through Old Town Clovis and then purchase the wines you love in Wine Shop, located at the corner of 5th & Pollasky.

PLEASANT HILL: Art, Jazz & Wine Fest
Free Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Family Entertainment, a Premium Wine Pavilion and a Beer Garden. You're invited!

LA JOLLA: Art & Wine Festival 
Free admission,
Saturday 10am-7pm Sunday 10am-6pm
Girard Avenue between Prospect Street & Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA
Free and open to the public.
Free art festival is home to over 150 artists who have been hand selected for their superb talent and unique artwork that will be featured across mile of beautiful La Jolla Village.  festival in the heart of the village.  LJAWF features something for everyone including a silent auction, roving entertainment, a gourmet marketplace, the family art center and a wine and beer garden with premier wineries and San Diego's top breweries.

SANTA CLARA COUNTY: Santa Clara Fall Passport Weekend  Tickets:$40 approx., 
(408) 607-2491
Santa Clara Valley Wineries Fall Passport Weekend guests experience live music, barrel tastings, winery tours, new blend releases, special discounts, and souvenir wine glasses as they meander along Santa Clara Valley's Wine Trail. Passports include access to all 25+ participating Wineries of Santa Clara Valley in Gilroy, Morgan Hill, and San Martin, CA

LOS ANGELES: San Antonio Winery Celebrates 100 Years   San Antonio Winery
737 Lamar Street
Los Angeles CA 90031
L.A. Secretary of State Alex Padilla L.A. City Councilmember Jose Huizar L.A. City Councilmember Gil Cedillo Representatives From Mayor Garcetti's Office Members of The Riboli Family Of San Antonio Winery  celebrate the 100th anniversary with a community event featuring Live music/dance performances, wine, and beer garden Food from some of L.A.'s most popular restaurants/food trucks: Trejo's Tacos Vaka Burgers The Chairman Homeboy Industries. Grape stomp for charity

LOS GATOS: Pinot Paradise Taste of the Mountains October 13-15
20+ wineriers

OAKHURST: Oakhurst Fall Festival - Wine, Beer & More
Oakhurst Community Park
49074 Civic Circle Drive
Oakhurst, CA 93644
Oakhurst Area Chamber
$2 admission,
Celebrate the best of the mountains at the annual Oakhurst Fall Festival -- Purchase samples of Wine, Chocolate and Beer. Local restaurants, Children's Fun Faire, Art & Craft booths, Car Show, gourmet food items, entertainment

FORT ROSS: Fort Ross-Seaview Wine Festival 
Fort Ross State Historic Park
19005 Coast Hwy. One
Jenner, CA 95450
(707) 847-3437
The Fort Ross-Seaview Wine Festival features local wines from its AVA. Meet local producers, sample cheeses, and indulge in a four-course Grand Luncheon served on a marine terrace overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Renowned coastal chefs create each course and expertly pair it with a wine from the appellation, giving guests indulgent insight to the distinctive profile of Fort Ross-Seaview wines and seasonal local produce.

RIVERBANK: Riverbank Cheese & Wine Exposition,
Free admission,

HOPLAND: Hopland Passport 
Your passport will provide you entrance to taste wines at all 12 participating wineries including newly released wines with incredible dishes at each stop. This year your two-day wristband will get you free admission to the McKenna Faith & Highway Poets Concert at Campovida Winery Saturday evening from 5-8pm.  

KELSEYVILLE: Harvest Festival
Free admission,
Wine tasting is $5 for 5 tasting tickets and a commemorative glass
(707) 279-9475 
Wine tasting, grape stomping, pie eating contest, music, great food and over 50 vendors selling amazing handmade items. Run for Literacy takes place Saturday. 

CAMARILLO: Old Town Wine Walk 
Old Town Wine Walk along Ventura Boulevard in beautiful Old Town Camarillo. Sip on great local wine and craft beer while browsing through participating local businesses.

FAIR OAKS: Fair Oaks Uncorked
St. Mel's Parish Hall
4748 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

YUBA CITY: California Wine and Beer Festival
Yuba City Town Center
Plumas Street
Yuba City, CA
Unlimited tasting.

PLACERVILLE: Art & Wine Festival 
Placerville Downtown Association
(530) 672-3436
$34.09-40 approx.
Over 30 foothill wineries on Historic Main Street in Placerville plus the works of many local artists will be featured in the galleries and the Banners On Parade community art project will be displayed. Music at the Bell Tower, art demonstrations & hors d'oeuvres, too. Sample award-winning wines in one convenient location without driving to all the wineries!

HEALDSBURG: Pinot on the River 
Downtown Healdsburg Square
Healdsburg, CA
Grand Tasting current releases, special bottlings and library wines from 100 top Pinot producers from up and down the West Coast at this full immersion walkaround tasting.

CARMEL: Celebrate Harvest 
Carmel Valley Ranch
One Old Ranch Road
Carmel, CA
Celebrate the fruits of harvest and raise scholarship funds for the children of our local wine industry! Great music and exclusive Monterey County wines in the beautiful Santa Lucia Highlands. Carmel Valley's Food & Wine Festival showcases gastronomic delights - featuring over a dozen local wineries and  local restaurants. 

PASO ROBLES: Harvest Wine Weekend
The Harvest Wine Weekend allows you to design your own Paso Robles Wine Country getaway with more than 120 winery activities. There is no marquee ticketed event for Harvest Wine Weekend. Costs to participate vary by winery, and are often listed in their event descriptions.

SANTA BARBARA: Celebration of Harvest Weekend 
September 29 Grand Tasting $95-125
September 30-October 1 Harvest Experience Passport $50
Vintners and grapegrowers celebrate a successful vintage over a four day Harvest Weekend. Special events will be taking place throughout Santa Barbara County, with the Harvest Festival Grand Tasting held on Friday at Fess Parker Inn Santa Barbara.  

Past events

  • SANTA CRUZ: Passport Days
  • AUBURN: Wine & Food Festival
  • SAN ANDREAS: Wines on Main
  • LONG BEACH: Promenade Beer & Wine Festival
  • WHEATLAND: Golden Autumn Wine Festival   11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    By Bishop's Pumpkin Farm
    1415 Pumpkin Lane
    Wheatland, CA
  • ALAMO: Wine & Equine


Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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