August 27-28 Sample and learn about all things wine, beer and craft cocktails at the 8th Annual San Diego Spirits Festival. The two-day festivities include tastings, competitions and seminars for countless brands across the country. In addition, attendees will be able to taste restaurant offerings by celebrity chefs and enjoy live music and dance performances. For more information, visit the official website. Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, 1000 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, 858-551-1605.
November 13-19 The 13th annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is one of the the largest wine and food festivals on the West Coast. Participants can take part in wine tasting seminars, cooking classes, wine dinners, auctions, a celebrity chef events, Grand Tasting Event and more. The event will showcase the food from 70 San Diego restaurants and more than 200 wineries, breweries and spirit purveyors. For more information, visit the official website
Ongoing Vintana Wine + Dine's happy hour in the Vintana Vodka Lounge + Lanai is served daily from 2:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. It includes seven appetizers for $7 dollars and $7 martinis. Vintana Wine + Dine, Lexus Centre, 1205 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA 92029, 760-745-7777.
Monday through Friday Set in the lovely grounds ofEstancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, Mustangs & Burrosoffers happy hour Monday through Friday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Specials vary each day of the week. Mustangs & Burros, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, 9700 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037, 858-550-1000.