WEEK O' TASTINGS: Get your taste buds ready for Thanksgiving with a four day festival featuring dishes from celebrity chefs, dozens of San Diego's top chefs and more than 800 wines. The San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival kicks off Nov. 12 with an all-day cooking class and ends with a Celebrity Chef Luncheon and Big Bottle Auction on Nov. 20.
SAVORY SAMPLES: Sure the Grand Tasting event is a foodie fav every year, but have you checked out the other events? From the Mixologist Afterparty to a class featuring a cheese and wine pairing that will make any mac & cheese lover swoon.
SIP AND STAY: Grand Tasting tickets begin at $65 for the non-alcohol ticket to $175 for VIP passes. If you want to take part but at a more modest level, try the classes or the mid-week Wine Rave. Prices range from $45 - $65 a ticket. There are also hotel packages if you want to imbibe and stay awhile.
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