Monterey Wine Festival
Wine connoisseurs and gourmands delight in the culinary experience that awaits them at this annual weekend festival.
The VIP Party Kickoff for the 41st annual event starts at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 11, featuring decadent meals including lamb rack and lobster, all paired with luxurious wines. Saturday is a celebration of the coastal cities' seafood offerings with a chowder challenge while Sunday is all about dishes that showcase mussels and calamari as well as cheese and charcuterie.
Expect to enjoy offerings from a variety of wineries along with distilleries and beer companies that will keep your glass filled with samples throughout the event. And don't forget the other important ingredient for any fun festival — live music! The weekend-long celebration promises to be one that visitors will want to toast again and again.