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The Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association presents the 24th Annual Vintners' Festival "Roots That Rock." Come sip, sample and enjoy wine, food, art and live entertainment at this years' Vintners' Festival held on June 1 & 2 and 8 & 9, 2013.
The first weekend, June 1 & 2, the festival will be hosted at participating wineries in Santa Clara/San Mateo Counties.
The second weekend, June 8 & 9, the festival will be hosted at participating wineries in Santa Cruz County with a Festival location in Downtown Santa Cruz on Pacific Avenue between Locust and Walnut Streets on June 9.
Participating wineries will be open for tastings and other activities all four days from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Wineries will also be pouring at the Sunday street faire from 11:00am to 3:00pm.
The Downtown Santa Cruz street faire will host wine tasting, food trucks, live music, artists and street performers. Edible delights will be on hand and available for purchase.
Visiting the Wineries during Vintners' Festival
Participants may take part in barrel tastings, meet the winemakers and enjoy live music, art and good food. Visitors are also invited to wander through many of the winery gardens, and welcome to picnic in the picturesque surroundings.
Combined Winery and Downtown Santa Cruz location tickets will be $40 online and $50 at the winery, per person. Ticket price includes: 4 days of wine tasting at wineries, 10 tasting tickets and a commemorative glass. Tasting tickets and glass to be picked up at downtown Santa Cruz street faire.
Downtown Street Faire only tickets are $8.00 and include admission and a commemorative wine glass. Tasting tickets will be $1 each.
Tickets and the official brochure listing participating wineries along with a map to help guide you to the locations will be emailed to all ticket holders and are available by calling the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association at (831)685-VINE (8463).