Enjoy UNLIMITED samplings of award-winning wines from California and Baja California, and special access to the Baja Food and Wine Pavilion featuring free tastes from world-famous Baja chefs. Buy an upgraded ticket to the Winemakers Tasting Area for an exclusive experience in a special lounge area featuring wine and food pairings led by double-gold- and special-award-winning winemakers. Refer to website for admission information.
1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., San Diego Botanic Garden
This annual food and wine pairing class features local wines and mouthwatering menu items such as Tuscan-spiced chicken wings with a glaze of balsamic vinegar and tamales with a twist filled with potatoes and cilantro, topped with two salsas. For desert, Chef Elizabeth will present Mexican brownies made with Ibarra and dark bakers’ chocolates, spices and pine nuts. By the way, singing during each course is included in this fun food event. Tickets are $35 for San Diego Botanic Garden members and $42 for non-members.
For more information: www.sdbgarden.org