Events & Festivals

Eat and drink at Laguna Beach Uncorked! An International Wine & Food Fest

Saturday, March 10 from 1 - 4 PM

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Uncorked! An International Wine & Food Fest is heading to the Festival of Arts grounds in Laguna Beach on March 10, from 1 – 4 PM. This event, part of the four-day Laguna Beach a la Carte – A Food & Wine Experience, will allow attendees to taste samples from 25 international wineries and 24 local restaurants. General admission is $75 pre-sale (by 3/9/12) or $95 at the door. VIP tickets ($125) include a 10 AM wine seminar with Master Sommelier, Peter Neptune, and early admission to the Uncorked tasting event. For tickets call 800-595-4849 or purchase online. A portion of the proceeds benefits CHOC Children’s Hospital.

Special hotel rates are available for Laguna Beach a la Carte attendees at the following lodging properties:

Aliso Creek Inn: 949-499-2271
Attend Laguna Beach a la Carte and receive a 20% rate discount. Valid 3/8-3/11/12.

Casa Laguna Inn and Spa: 949-494-2996
Laguna Beach a la Carte attendees will receive 20% off any room type. This offer is good on new reservations only and cannot be retroactive to existing reservations.Valid 3/8-3/11/12.

Hotel Laguna: 949-494-1151
Mention Laguna Beach a la Carte at newly renovated Hotel Laguna for 10% off regular room rates from March 8-12, subject to availability.

Inn at Laguna Beach: 949-497-9722
Rates starting at $149 night plus complimentary parking. Be sure to mention Laguna Beach a la Carte.

La Casa del Camino: 949-497-2446
Book any room and receive two complimentary Mojitos and one appetizer from The Rooftop Lounge or K’ya Bistro Bar. Valid March 8-11, 2012. No cash value not valid with any other special offer.

Pacific Edge Hotel: 949-281-5709

Pacific Edge a La Carte VIP Package:
Four-night stay in a waterfront room (check-in 3/8, check-out 3/12), free entry into Sunday’s Snack, Sip, and Surf event, free prix-fixe dinner at The Deck or Beach House, surf cabana for 10 guests (on 3/8 or 3/9), Massage in Spa Cabana ($1,199). Restrictions Apply. Based on availability.

A la Carte Long Weekender’s Package:
Three-night stay in a waterfront room (check-in 3/9, check-out 3/12), free entry into Sunday’s Snack, Sip, and Surf event, free prix-fixe dinner at The Deck or Beach House ($799). Restrictions Apply. Based on availability.

A la Carte Package:
Two-night stay in a waterfront room (check-in 3/10, check-out 3/12), free entry into Sunday’s Snack, Sip, and Surf event or free prix-fixe dinner at The Deck, Free appetizer or cocktail at The Deck ($599). Restrictions Apply. Based on availability.

Snack, Sip, and Stay Sunday Package:
One-night stay in a waterfront room (check-in 3/11, check-out 3/12), free entry into Sunday’s Snack, Sip, and Surf event, free cabana on 3/12 ($350). Restrictions Apply. Based on availability.

Locals Discounts:
10% off of your stay if you live in Orange County; 10% discount on room if you purchase a ticket to Sunday’s Snack, Sip, and Surf Event; 10% off regular menu with room at Pacific Edge Hotel. Restrictions Apply. Based on availability.

Surf & Sand Resort: 949-497-4477
Stay in a Sea View Room for $425 on Thursday or Sunday; $499 Friday or Saturday. Book by mid-February; based on availability. Some restrictions apply; Savings up to $50 off rack rate.

Laguna Beach restaurant samplings will be provided by:

230 Forest Avenue
The Beach House
Broadway
Claes Ovation
The Deck
Dizz’s As Is
Eva’s Caribbean Kitchen
French 75
House of Big Fish & Ice Cold Beer
Katsuya
K’ya Bistro Bar
Laguna Culinary Arts
Las Brisas
Mosaic Bar & Grille
Mozambique Steakhouse
Nirvana Grille
Royal Hawaiian
Sapphire Restaurant & Pantry
Splashes Restaurant
Starfish Laguna
Sundried Tomato
Tabu Grill
Three Seventy Common Kitchen + Drink
Tommy Bahama
Watermarc Restaurant.

Participating wineries include:

Axel
Beacon Hill
Belasco de Baquedano
Bernardus
Boekenhoutskloof
Chateau Montelena
Domaine Serene
Fairview
Famille Perrin
Frank Family Vineyards
Fuedo Maccari
Hedges Family Estate
La Playa
Louis Michel & Fils
Marques de Murrieta
Michele Chiarlo
Neil Ellis
Pazo de Barrantes
Penfolds
Retour
Tenute di Nozzole
Thompkin Cellars
Tres Sabores
Vincent Delaporte

Beer tastings provided by Cismontane Brewing Company.
Saki tastings provided by TyKu Sake.