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By Miriam Raftery

May 7, 2019 (Escondido) – Over 25 San Diego County wineries including national and international award-winners will participate in the 2019 Wine Festival.  Hosted by the San Diego County Vintner’s Association, this year’s event will be at Sikes Adobe, a historic farmstead in Escondido (12655 Sunset Dr.) on Saturday, May 18 from 1 to 4 p.m.

The festival also includes live music, a silent auction and opportunities to buy wines. Food wil be available from the Quick Stop Grill food truck.  Attendees will discover the array of varietals produced county wide and connect with the wine makers, learn more about their craft and San Diego County’s thriving wine community.

“Our annual wine festival is the perfect environment to showcase the unique and varied varietals produced throughout the region,” said San Diego County Vintners Association President Ed Embly, owner of Hungry Hawk Vineyards in Escondido.  “The festival gives our wineries the opportunity to showcase their best wines to fellow wine enthusiasts who are eager to learn more about our growing wine region.”

Festival wineries and exhibitors will include:

  • Bernardo Winery
  • BK Cellars Urban Winery
  • Campo Creek Vineyards
  • Charlie and Echo
  • Coyote Oaks Vineyards
  • Fallbrook Winery
  • Forgotten Barrel
  • Gianni Buonomo Vintners
  • Highland Valley Vineyards
  • Hill Top Winery
  • Hungry Hawk Vineyards and Winery
  • Koi Zen Cellars Craft Winery
  • La Finquita Winery
  • Milagro Farm Winery
  • Orfila Vineyards 
  • Principe di Tricase Winery
  • San Diego Beer, Wine and Spirits Tours
  • San Diego State University Business of Wine  
  • San Pasqual Winery
  • Shadow Mountain Vineyards and Winery
  • Sierra Roble Winery 
  • Speckle Rock Winery
  • Valentina Vineyards
  • Woof ‘n Rose Winery and Vineyard
  • ZXQ Vineyards

Proceeds will benefit educational programs and marketing for the San Diego County Vintners Association.


Cost is $55 a person.  For tickets, click here.


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