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Oh For the Love of Wine

An upcoming savory wine event in downtown San Diego



    Oh For the Love of Wine
    Cheers! One upcoming event is sure to satisfy your senses.

    Looking for a fun weekend event to share with some fellow winos?  Imagine yourself sitting on a rooftop deck soaking up the gorgeous downtown San Diego sights and sipping on some exclusive vino and mouth-watering food. Sounds delicious, and if you love wine as much as I do, this upcoming event is right up our alley!

    It's a wine release party with Chrispopher Cameron and Costa Azul Wines. It'll be Sunday, July 12 from 5-8 p.m. at the Porto Vista Hotel in Little Italy.

    Tickets are a little on the pricey side -- $45, but will get you five skillfully paired food and wine pairings (paired by Chef Robert Conaway from "The Glass Door" restaurant:

    • Costa Azul, Lake County - Sauvignon Blanc 2008 paired with Humboldt fog chevre mousse & paddlefish caviar
    • CCV, Dry Creek Valley - Chardonnay 2008 paired with mini crab cakes and tropical fruit emulsion
    • CCV, Dry Creek Valley - Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 paired with duck prosciutto, melon and cherry balsamic vinegar
    • CCV, Dry Creek Valley - Petite Sirah 2007 paired with braised angus short ribs, mashed fingerling potatoes and Lambert Bridge Demi
    • Costa Azul , "Mariani Ranch" Alexander Valley - Late Harvest Zinfandel 2008 paired with petite chocolate decadence with raspberry coulis -- yum!

    For more information about this event and other upcoming events visit their website: OffTheVineSD.org. The deadline to purchase your tickets for this event is July 5. Cheers!