May 29-31 The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival will host its 32nd annual event at Lake Skinner Recreation Area in Winchester, CA. Guests can purchase beverage tickets to try samples from local wineries and breweries. There will also be a food court, concerts, balloon rides and more. For more information, visit www.tvbwf.com
November 15-22 The 12th 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 www.sandiegowineclassic.com
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.