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Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival Grand Tasting

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    Sat, May 25, 2024 (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

Balboa Bay Resort
1221 West Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Spend the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend exploring our favorite beverages, exquisite coastal bites, waterfront views, and live music!

Kick off the summer at Balboa Bay Resort's Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival Grand Tasting- a celebration of wine, spirits and coastal cuisine on Memorial Day Weekend. Sip and mingle while enjoying music, tasty bites and beautiful southern California sunshine by the bay. Featured partners include Justin, Daou, Macallan, Casamigos, Belvedere, Don Julio, Bulleit, Ketel One, Empress Gin, and more! Proceeds from the Wine and Spirits Festival benefit the Balboa Bay Club Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3) charity providing scholarships to exceptional graduating high school students in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.

This event is part of the Newport Beach Wine Festival weekend taking place at Balboa Bay Resort. Tickets for the Justin Wine Dinner and the Veueve Clicquot Champagne Brunch sold separately.

Saturday, May 25

Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival Grand Tasting

  • 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Explore a collection of our favorite wines and spirits, featuring a display of our favorite distributors, lite bites, live music, and entertainment by the bay.
  • $150 per person plus tax, service charge, and fees. 21+ only. Tickets are final sale. Eventbrite fees are nonrefundable.

Parking is limited. Ride share highly recommended. Alternate off-site parking and shuttle will be available. To avoid the shuttle service, arrive to the Grand Tasting in style with a complimentary chauffeured ride in a luxury Lucid Air from Fashion Island! Select the complimentary ticket at time of purchase. One Lucid ticket required per party. Limited availability.

Learn more about the additonal events of the Newport Beach Wine Festival weekend!

Friday, May 24

Justin Winery Limited Release Wines Dinner

  • Click here to learn more and purchase tickets

Sunday, May 26

Veuve Clicquot Champagne Brunch

  • Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.

Newport Beach Wine Festival + Overnight Stay: Make it a weekend of wine and spirits with an overnight stay along the water’s edge. Reserve a guest room and purchase a festival ticket to receive 10% off your room accommodations and 10% off tickets to the Newport Beach Wine Festival. Restrictions apply.

  • Visit balboabayresort.com to make a room reservation and add on tickets for purchase at checkout.

Tickets include valet parking.

Balboa Bay Club Members and Hotel Guests staying overnight May 24, 25, or 26 enjoy special pricing. Please call 949.645.5000 or email reservations@balboabayresort.com with your Member or Room Reservation number to reserve tickets.

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