EventsFood & Wine EventsBig Sur Food and Wine Festival


November 7 - 9, 2019

This page has all the events that took place in 2018. Bookmark this page and return to get information about 2019's events!

Indulge in fantastic food, great wines and exquisite scenery at the 2018 Big Sur Food and Wine Festival. Local and visiting restaurateurs, resorts and wineries from all over will team up for dinners and tastings at unique Big Sur locations. Proceeds from the event benefit health, safety, art and educational programs in the area.

Tickets are on sale at the official Big Sur Food and Wine Festival website.

Wine Tastings and Special Events

The Big Sur Food and Wine Festival kicks off on Thursday with a stellar Opening Night Reception at Ventana Big Sur. The event will include an array of sips and tastes from local chefs and wineries including dishes from Carmel Valley Ranch, Bernardus, Salt Wood Kitchen and Folktale Winery.

Friday offers a "Pinot Walkabout" where guests will enjoy spectacular views at the luxurious Post Ranch Inn alongside tastes from 20 wineries and 6 chefs. There will also be a panel discussion about the Chalone wine growing region and a hiking with stemware activity. 

The ever-popular Wine & Swine dining event takes place on Saturday at the Hentry Miller Library. Chefs will prepare pork inspired dishes that will be served with plenty of wine, of course!

On Sunday, Big Sur Food & Wine closes with the Walkabout Marketplace at Loma Vista Gardens near Big Sur Bakery. Here you can enjoy a delightful afternoon with winemakers, chefs and other special guests from 12pm-3pm.

Other events throughout the weekend include an auction, sommelier and winemaker dinners and more. Click here for the official schedule. 

Big Sur Food & Wine Tickets

Please visit the official Big Sur Food and Wine Festival website for tickets and more information.

Big Sur Food & Wine Hotels

Several hotels in Big Sur and Carmel are all within a drive of the festival's events.

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