Laguna Beach, CA – March 4 , 2013 – Would you like to spend a month along the glorious coastline of world famous Laguna Beach, dine at 20 outstanding restaurants, visit 30 different wineries spanning California and globally -- but can’t get the month off work or don’t have the vacation budget to cover it all?
You’re in luck. Yes, you really can have it all -- in just one afternoon – but only on this Saturday, March 9.
That is when the Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau presents its second annual Laguna Beach Uncorked! An International Wine & Food Fest, Saturday, March 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event features tastings from 20 renowned Laguna Beach restaurants and 30 top wineries from around the world along with live music. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit CHOC Children’s Hospital.
If you’ve never been to Laguna Beach, or are not a culinary connoisseur, no worries, you won’t have to spend hours pouring over guidebooks or researching online. The finest restaurants and vineyards have been carefully selected to tantalize your taste buds. Devoted or aspiring enologists will be delighted to know master sommelier Michael A. Jordan of THE RANCH will be hosting an intimate, private seminar with 200 VIP guests (tickets are limited).
Take advantage of hotel packages with special rates for advanced ticket purchase. Laguna Beach Uncorked! officially expands Laguna’s artistic history into the culinary arts. Laguna Beach boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in California. The city's seven miles of picturesque Pacific coastline features plenty of pristine sandy beaches. TripAdvisor.com recently named Laguna Beach one of the top ten beaches in the United States.
Additionally, car enthusiasts and the eco-conscious, will be treated to a next generation automobile being shown at Laguna Beach Uncorked!. Fiat will showcase its not-yet released model 500e. It offers: Industry-best 108 MPGe Highway Rating;
Unsurpassed frugality with EPA-estimated annual fuel-equivalent cost of $500;
EPA-estimated fuel consumption of just 29 kilowatt hours (kWh) per 100 miles;
Coming Spring 2013
Laguna Beach Uncorked! An International Wine & Food Fest is the signature event of Laguna Beach a la Carte – A Food & Wine Experience, happening March 7-March 10, 2013. For more information on the four-day experience, visit www.LagunaBeachAlaCarte.com.
Laguna Beach Uncorked! Details
Who: 2nd Annual Laguna Beach Uncorked
What: International Wine and Food Fest
Where: Festival of Arts grounds, 650 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651.
When: Saturday, March 9th 12:30-3:30pm / VIP entry for the Seminar begins at 9:30 a.m. and early entry into the tastings begins at 11:30 a.m.(only 200 tickets to be sold)
Why: Enjoy the taste and spirit of Laguna Beach and benefit the CHOC Children’s Hospital.
How: To purchase advance tickets visit http://lagunabeachuncorked.eventbrite.com/
$90/per person thru 3/8/2013, $115/per person on 3/9/2013 (day of event)
$145/per person- VIP Admission (limited quantity available)
Margot Black /Black Ink PR
(323)876-5006 desk, (323)376-6787 cell
About CHOC Children's Hospital
Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2012-2013), CHOC Children's is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients. Affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, CHOC’s regional healthcare network includes two state-of-the-art hospitals in Orange and Mission Viejo, several primary and specialty care clinics, a pediatric residency program, and four centers of excellence - The CHOC Children’s Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Hyundai Cancer Institutes.
Get your Laguna Beach Uncorked tickets for $40 OFF the full price! Ticket prices rise after January 31! http://lagunabeachuncorked.com/
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Laguna Beach Uncorked! An International Wine & Food Fest Saturday March 9, 2013 Food & Wine Tasting Event Features Master Sommelier Michael A. Jordan
Laguna Beach, CA – January 28, 2013 – The Laguna Beach Visitors & Conference Bureau is proud to announce the second annual Laguna Beach Uncorked! An International Wine & FoodFest to be held Saturday, March 9, 2013. The ever popular Laguna Beach Uncorked! features an afternoon of tastings from 20 renowned Laguna Beach restaurants and 30 top wineries from around the world.
Hundreds of food and wine enthusiasts will converge at the beautiful Festival of Arts grounds in Laguna Beach from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now, at a special Early Bird price through Thursday, Jan. 31 of just $75. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit the CHOC Children’s Hospital in Orange County.
Wine lovers may opt for a limited number of VIP Tickets to the morning wine seminar with Michael A. Jordan, MS, CWE, held at 9:30 a.m. Widely known as the, “Sommelier for the People,” Jordan is one of only 15 people in the world to hold both the Master Sommelier and the Certified Wine Educator Diplomas. VIP ticket holders will also get early access to the private tasting portion of the event at 11:30 a.m., before the gates open to general admission ticket holders (only 200 VIP tickets will be sold).
Commenting on Laguna Beach Uncorked! , Karyn Philippsen, event chair said, “This is a special event that has been gaining popularity as each year we strive to make it more memorable and fun than the last. At this year’s event, on March 9, guests will enjoy food tastings from twenty world-class Laguna Beach restaurants, wines from 30 wineries globally to include Italy, Spain, and New Zealand, as well as a fun mix of live music and socializing with a friendly crowd of like-minded food and wine aficionados. Devoted and aspiring wine connoisseurs will be able to attend a special morning seminar with Michael A. Jordan, one of the world’s foremost wine experts.”
“The Laguna Beach Festival of Arts grounds is a terrific venue, and we expect a record turnout,” Philippsen added, saying she encourages guests to purchase their tickets early. “In addition to the large selection of gourmet food and wine tastings, our guests’ hearts will be further warmed knowing a portion of ticket sales will benefit the CHOC Children’s Hospital.”
Laguna Beach Uncorked! is the signature event of Laguna Beach A La Carte – a four day wine and food experience filled with special restaurant offers, daily events, cooking demonstrations, prix fixe menus and more. Hotel packages are be available at select hotels.
What: Second Annual Toast & Taste at Laguna Beach Uncorked!
When: Saturday, March 9, 2013.
Where: Laguna Beach Festival of the Arts grounds
650 Laguna Canyon Rd.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Event Details: http://lagunabeachuncorked.com/
To Purchase Tickets: http://lagunabeachuncorked.eventbrite.com/#
More about Laguna Beach A La Carte: http://www.lagunabeachinfo.com/foodies/alacarte/
About CHOC Children's Hospital Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2012-2013), CHOC Children's is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients. Affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, CHOC’s regional healthcare network includes two state-of-the-art hospitals in Orange and Mission Viejo, several primary and specialty care clinics, a pediatric residency program, and four centers of excellence - The CHOC Children’s Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Hyundai Cancer Institutes.
CHOC earned the Gold Level CAPE Award from the California Council of Excellence, the only children’s hospital in California to ever earn this distinction, and was awarded Magnet designation, the highest honor bestowed to hospitals for nursing excellence. Recognized for extraordinary commitment to high-quality critical care standards, CHOC’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is the first in the United States to earn the Pediatric Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence.
Margot Black, President
Black Ink PR
T: (323) 876-5006