Laguna Beach Tempts Taste Buds with Food & Wine Festival

Laguna Beach is the quintessential sophisticated beach town with its upscale restaurants, carefully curated boutiques and proliferation of fine art. And a city with such good taste also boasts a discerning palate.  From March 7-10, Laguna will celebrate the 3rd annual Laguna Beach a la Carte®—A Food & Wine Experience. Participants will enjoy four days of special restaurant offers, daily events, chef & winemaker dinners, educational seminars, prix fixe menus and more.

The weekend’s signature event, Laguna Beach Uncorked!—An International Wine & Food Fest, takes place on Saturday, March 9th on the Festival of Arts grounds from 9:30am—3:30pm (VIP entry at 9:30am; general admission at 12:30pm). Guests will enjoy an afternoon of live music, and tastings from 20 Laguna Beach restaurants and 30 wineries from around the world. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit CHOC Children’s Hospital. General admission is $115 and VIP admission is $145 (only 200 total tickets available). The VIP experience includes entrance to Michael Jordan’s wine seminar at 9:30am. Click here to purchase tickets. For additional event information call (949) 497-9229.

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Located near many of the event locations and just one block from the beach and beautiful Heisler Park, Laguna Cliffs Inn is a peaceful retreat with proximity to the best of Laguna. When not partaking in the gluttonous festival, visitors can explore the protected marine reserve and Catalina Barrier Reef, witness the sea lion colonies and passing schools of dolphins, enjoy aquatic activities like kayaking, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, explore with the self guided Public Art Tour or the Historic Homes Tour featuring 28 one-of-a kind residences, and hop on the free trolley just around the corner from Laguna Cliffs Inn, which travels all the way to Dana Point while stopping at local pubs and cafes. For more information or to book a stay call 949.497.6645 or toll free 800.297.0007, or visit

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