The First Annual Pacific Wine & Food Classic (August 19 & 20, 2017) is positioned to become a signature Southern California culinary event. This two-day celebration brings together more than 50 prominent chefs, premium spirits and 100 wines and distinguished winemakers to Orange County for a first-class epicurean experience. The Pacific Wine & Food Classic guests will enjoy the picturesque atmosphere surrounded by spirited jazzy music and soft ocean breezes at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.

Guests will delight in a series of summer inspired dishes from the region’s most talented chefs, wines from the best winemakers and hand crafted cocktails. In addition, there will be live culinary entertainment by local celebrity chefs on the Fisher & Paykel / DCS Culinary Stage hosted by Food Network Star, Simon Majumdar. This elevated wine and food festival invites culinary enthusiasts and wine lovers to experience over 100 stations with plenty of room to spread out and enjoy. The event has a limited number of tickets to ensure a premium experience.


Restaurants include Adya, Asian Box, Bluewater Grill, Chelas Mexican Restaurant, Chianina Steakhouse, Clay Oven, Cucina Enoteca, Fig and Olive, Filomenas Italian Kitchen & Market, Haven Gastropub & Provisions Market, Hook & Spear, Island Hotel Newport Beach & Coastal Catering, James Republic, Lighthouse Bayview Café, Mangiamo Gelato, Michael’s on Naples, Mixed Bakery, North Italia, Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge, Old Vine Café, Orange Hill Restaurant, Panxa Cocina, Pascal Restaurant, Pete’s Sunset Grille, Provenance Restaurant, Puesto, Quenelle, Red O, Restauration, Roe, SeaLegs Wine Bar, SeaSalt Woodfire Grill, Sip Bar and Lounge, Skyloft, Sol Agave, SOL Cocina, Solita Tacos, Sundried Tomato, Tackle Box, Taco Rosa, TAPS, Texas de Brazil, Tru Grits, Twenty Eight, Urbana, Villa Roma.


Featured wineries include some of our favorites like, Atlas Peak, Banfi, Barossa Valley Estate, Beaudieu Vineyard, Belleruche, Benzinger Family Wines, Beringer, Bouchaine, Brassfield Estate Winery, Chateau Ste Michelle, Champagne Pommery, Cherry Pie, Chloe Wine Collection, Concannon Vineyard, Conundrum, Da Luca, Deutsch Family Wines & Spirits, Farm Napa Valley by John Anthony, The Federalist, Ferrari, Ferrari-Carano Vinyards and Winery, Fleurs de Prairie, Franciscan Estate, Francis Ford, Coppola Winery, Geyser Park Winery, If You See Kay, Imagery, Jam Cellars, Jean-Luc Colombo, JLC Rose, John Anthony Family of Wines, Joseph Carr, Josh Cellars, Landmark Vineyards, Layer Cake Wines, Matua, Markham Vineyards, Meiomi Coastal California Wines, Mer Soleil, Mionetto, Mud House, Oyster Bay, Palm Bay International, Robert Mondavi Winery, Roederer Estate, Rutherford Hill, Sacha Lichine Selection, Sanford Winery & Vineyards, Seven Daughter Wines, Slow Press, Stags Leap, Stave & Steel, Sterling Vineyards, Tenet Wines, The Calling, The Crossings, The Keaton by Diane Keaton, The Prisoner Wine Company, Trapiche Argentina, Treasury Wine Estates, Tyku Sake, Villa San-Juliette Vineyard and Winery, Virginia Dare Winery, We Believe, Wilson Creek Winery.

Cocktail lovers can enjoy premium summer cocktails by Absolut Elyx, Bacardi, Maker’s Mark and Patron (VIP only). 


Single-day tickets: $150 GA, $200 VIP

Two-day tickets: $250 GA, $350 VIP

Purchase of VIP ticket grants 1-hour early admission, access to the Patron The Summer activation and the Grassy VIP lounge overlooking the bay that will serve special bites and champagnes by Pommery and Roederer Estates.


Pacific Wine & Food Classic is an incredible world-class culinary experience. Taste bites from local top chefs, explore over 100 wines and hand crafted premium cocktails. Enjoy celebrity chef demonstrations, master sommelier discussions and summer mixology demos.  Taste the flavors of summer as the region’s top chefs and mixologists create dishes from their favorite summer memories. The Pacific Wine & Food Classic is a fantastic gourmet experience on the beautiful soft sand in Newport Beach, you’ll be surrounded by music and ocean breezes while enjoying the region’s top chefs.

Partners include Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Fisher & Paykel, DCS, Infiniti, Melissa’s Produce, Sunset Magazine, IHeartRadio, The Fork Report with Neil Saavedra, LA Times, 95.5 KLOS, Orange Coast Magazine, The Clever Root, GoVino, The Ace Agency, OCfoodies, LA Specialty, Celebrity Cruises, Patron, Maker’s Mark, Absolut Elyx, Bacardi, Fashion Island, Marriott Newport Beach, Greers OC, LA Travel Magazine, Viele & Sons, Gelson’s, Kind Bar, Baja Shellfish Farms, Anderson’s Seafood, LA Specialty, Thermomix, Inspiro Brands, Area 51 and Red Bull.

The success of this great event depends on our wonderful culinary community. Net proceeds will be given to Golden Rule charity as the beneficiary of the Pacific Wine and Food Classic in order to give back to the restaurant industry that works so hard.  Golden Rule is a local charity founded to give back and support those in need IN the restaurant industry. Golden Rule Charity administers grants and acts as a liaison between the community and those faced with an unanticipated crisis. Big or small.

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