16th Annual Newport Beach Wine Festival

Spend the weekend kicking off summer at the Newport Beach Wine Festival at Balboa Bay Resort. Enjoy three days of winemaker dinners, tastings, and more!

2019-05-24T18:00:00-07:00

Fri, May 24 - Sun, May 26

Balboa Bay Resort

1221 West Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, CA 92663
May 24May 26
16th Annual Newport Beach Wine Festival
Balboa Bay Resort
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    • General Winemaker Dinner

      $175.00
      +$57.39

      General Winemaker Dinner

      Item Amount
      General Winemaker Dinner $175.00
      Tax & Gratuity $47.50 (per ticket)
      Non-Refundable Service Fee $9.89
      Total $232.39
      Details

      General Winemaker Dinner

      Friday, May 24
      6:00 – 10:00 pm
      Waterline Newport Beach

      Featuring the iconic Napa Valley vineyards and a five-course dinner expertly prepared by Executive Chef Vic Casanova and Chef de Cuisine Josh Shapiro.

    • Sold out
    • General Wine Blending Experience

      $60.00
      +$22.11

      General Wine Blending Experience

      Item Amount
      General Wine Blending Experience $60.00
      Tax and Gratuity $18.00 (per ticket)
      Non-Refundable Service Fee $4.11
      Total $82.11
      Details

      General Wine Blending Experience

      Sunday, May 26
      2:00 - 4:00 pm
      Library Room

      Create your own blend of your favorite wines and learn what makes a perfect blend. Take home your own bottle and label to share your creation.

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    • Grand Wine and Food Tasting

      $125.00
      +$38.75

      Grand Wine and Food Tasting

      Item Amount
      Grand Wine and Food Tasting $125.00
      Tax and Gratuity $31.50 (per ticket)
      Non-Refundable Service Fee $7.25
      Total $163.75
      Details

      Grand Wine and Food Tasting

      Saturday, May 25
      2:00 – 5:30 pm
      Waterline Newport Beach and Commodore Room

      From California’s Napa Valley to France’s Champagne valley, enjoy 25 premium and award-winning wineries, 100+ varietals, an array of food stations, live entertainment, and waterfront views.

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    • Grand Wine and Food Tasting Designated Driver

      $94.00
      +$33.35

      Grand Wine and Food Tasting Designated Driver

      Item Amount
      Grand Wine and Food Tasting Designated Driver $94.00
      Tax and Gratuity $27.50 (per ticket)
      Non-Refundable Service Fee $5.85
      Total $127.35
      Details

      Grand Wine and Food Tasting Designated Driver

      Saturday, May 25
      Waterline Newport Beach and Commodore Room
      2:00 - 5:30 pm

      Designated Driver tickets do not include alcoholic beverages or wine pours. Ticket holders will be provided a designated wristband upon checking in. From California’s Napa Valley to France’s Champagne valley, enjoy 25 premium and award-winning wineries, 100+ varietals, an array of food stations, live entertainment, and waterfront views.

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    • General Taittinger Brunch

      $90.00
      +$30.07

      General Taittinger Brunch

      Item Amount
      General Taittinger Brunch $90.00
      Tax and Gratuity $24.50 (per ticket)
      Non-Refundable Service Fee $5.57
      Total $120.07
      Details

      General Taittinger Brunch

      Sunday, May 26
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm
      Waterline Newport Beach

      Start the morning off in the best way with a delicious brunch with your favorite classic options, a few new favorites, and of course, Taittinger champagne.

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    • General Mac(allan) & Cheese Whisky Tasting

      $90.00
      +$27.99

      General Mac(allan) & Cheese Whisky Tasting

      Item Amount
      General Mac(allan) & Cheese Whisky Tasting $90.00
      Tax and Gratuity $22.50 (per ticket)
      Non-Refundable Service Fee $5.49
      Total $117.99
      Details

      General Mac(allan) & Cheese Whisky Tasting

      Saturday, May 25
      12:00 - 2:00 pm
      Library Room

      Savor a selection of fine whiskys from The Macallan, while learning about what makes each pour unique, all with perfect cheese pairings.

    • Sold out
    • General A&O Patio Party

      $60.00
      +$20.55

      General A&O Patio Party

      Item Amount
      General A&O Patio Party $60.00
      Tax $16.50 (per ticket)
      Non-Refundable Service Fee $4.05
      Total $80.55
      Details

      General A&O Patio Party

      Saturday, May 25
      6:00 - 9:00 pm
      A&O Kitchen+Bar

      Relish in an evening of hand-crafted cocktails, coastal California bites and live music, all with unrivaled views of Balboa Bay.

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    • General Culinary Showcase

      $75.00
      +$23.75

      General Culinary Showcase

      Item Amount
      General Culinary Showcase $75.00
      Tax and Gratuity $19.00 (per ticket)
      Non-Refundable Service Fee $4.75
      Total $98.75
      Details

      General Culinary Showcase

      Sunday, May 26
      12:00 - 2:00 pm
      Commodore Room

      Learn from the Resort's culinary team, including Executive Chef Vic Casanova, Balboa Bay Club Executive Chef Jacob Davis, Chef de Cuisine Josh Shapiro, Banquet Chef Tom Tobin and Pastry Chef Saree Musick, as they create fresh summer fare perfect for friends and family. Guest will have their own set of ingredients to follow along with the demonstration and then get to enjoy the dishes they learned how to make – created by our chefs.

    • Sale Ended
    • Festival Pass

      $245.00
      +$79.95

      Festival Pass

      Item Amount
      Festival Pass $245.00
      Tax and Gratuity $66.50 (per ticket)
      Non-Refundable Service Fee $13.45
      Total $324.95
      Details

      Festival Pass

      Enjoy the weekend of wine to the fullest. Select any three (3) events taking place on Saturday or Sunday and create your own festival pass, saving on your favorite events.

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The festival begins Friday evening with a waterfront Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel winemaker dinner and continues Saturday with a Mac(allan) & Cheese Whisky Tasting with The Macallan, Grand Wine and Food Tasting, and Patio Party at A&O Kitchen+Bar. On Sunday, enjoy a seafood and champagne brunch with Taittinger, Culinary Showcase or Wine Blending Event. 


Festival Pass and individual event tickets are available.

Balboa Bay Club and Newport Beach Country Club Member discounts do apply.


Schedule of Events
 
Friday, May 24
Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel Winemaker Dinner and Reception - 6:00 pm

Featuring the iconic Napa Valley vineyards and a five-course dinner expertly prepared by Executive Chef Vic Casanova and Chef de Cuisine Josh Shapiro.
 
 
Saturday, May 25
Mac(allan) & Cheese Whisky Tasting - 12:00 pm

Savor a selection of The Macallan's finest expressions, while learning about what makes each pour unique, all with perfect cheese pairings. 
 
Afternoon Grand Wine and Food Festival - 2:00 - 5:30 pm

From California's Napa Valley to France's Champagne valley, enjoy 25 premium and award-winning wineries, 100+ varietals, spirit selections, an array of food stations, live entertainment and waterfront views. 
 
Patio Party at A&O Kitchen+Bar - 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Relish in an evening of hand-crafted cocktails, coastal California bites and live music, all with unrivaled views of Balboa Bay. 
 
 
Sunday, May 26

Taittinger Brunch at Waterline - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Start the morning off in the best way with a delicious brunch with your favorite classic options, new favorites, and of course, Taittinger champagne.  

Culinary Showcase - 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Learn from the Resort's culinary team, including Balboa Bay Resort Executive Chef Vic Casanova, Chef de Cuisine Josh Shapiro Banquet Chef Tom Tobin, Pastry Chef Saree Musick, and Balboa Bay Club Executive Chef Jacob Davis, as they create fresh summer fare perfect for friends and family. Guests will receive their own set of ingredients to follow along with the demonstration and will enjoy the dishes they learned to cook -- created by our chefs.  

Wine Blending Event - 2:00 – 4:00 pm 

Create your own blend of your favorite wines and learn what makes a perfect blend. Take home your own bottle and label to share your creation. 

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend.
  • Balboa Bay Resort

    1221 West Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, CA 92663

Fri, May 24 - Sun, May 26

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