Sunday, October 22, 2017 | 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Finca Altozano, Valle de Guadalupe, MX
Visit the Valle for the most exciting (and delicious!) day of the year. Be a part of this day-into-evening food and drinks festival under the sun and stars of the magical Valle de Guadalupe, featuring a start-studded line-up of California and Baja California’s best chefs, local wineries, and breweries, celebrated DJs Chucuchu and Lord Valle, artisan vendors, and as well as live auction, live music, and dancing, kids activities, and more.
Admission includes all food, including tasting portions from strolling stations of over 20 chefs. Each chef will have their own station. In rustic, Valle style, chefs will be cooking over Caja Chinas, barrel smokers, Santa Maria-style grills, and authentic copper vessels.
In addition to Baja wine, we will have a beer garden, and will be serving house-made aguas frescas made with ingredients from our gardens. Included with each adult admission is one glass of Baja wine and one beer or non-alcoholic beverage. Additional drink tickets can be purchased the day of the event.
We have curated a selection of artisan vendors who will be selling their Baja-made products.
We will have children’s activities, including a tour of our garden and farm animals, a coloring area, and more.
The VIP Experience
Our VIP Experience, by acclaimed event designer Marianna Idirin, will be a masterpiece in rustic Valle chic. In addition to all that comes with regular admission, VIPs will have access to the lounge, with a private bar and mixologist, unlimited drinks including premium and reserve Baja wines, tray-passed hors d'oeuvres, and all-access to the exclusive Chefs and Artisans After Party under a 100 year-old oak tree.
Celebrity Auctioneer Billy Harris to host a live auction. Live auction items will include everything from VIP restaurant experiences to a Guided Valle Winery Weekend, A Private Dinner in Your Home cooked by participating chefs (line-up to be announced), and a Tijuana Taco Crawl. Smaller ticket items, such as signed books, signed aprons, local restaurant gift certificates, and more, will be available for Silent Auction.
The festival is proud to donate all proceeds to its private foundation, Fundación Campesinos, an organization founded by Plascencia, Silverton, and Carreño to improve the lives of the farm workers of the region and their families. The foundation will provide shoes, clothing, and blankets to these hard working people, as well as help to improve living conditions and introducing vocational education for the children. This year, the foundation will share the proceeds with organizations in Oaxaca needing assistance due to the recent earthquakes.
Transportation to the Valle and Accommodations
Our event partner, Baja Wine + Food is providing roundtrip transportation, packages and group deals from San Diego starting at $50/person.
Shuttle from San Diego:
14-passenger vans depart at 12pm from Old Town Transit Center and return at 8pm from Valle de Guadalupe (ETA to Old Town: 11pm)
VIP Transportation (ONLY for VIP ticket holders)
7 passenger luxury SUV departs at 12pm from Old Town Transit Center and return at the end of the after the VIP party.
To book a private festival experience, which can include transportation, accommodations, festival admission, exclusive winery visits, adventure activities, and restaurant experiences, contact Baja Wine + Food’s concierge team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What to wear
Woman are suggested to wear dresses in Valle de Guadalupe and man button up shirts. Since the temperature varies throughout the day, layering is best for staying comfortable.