BUBBLYFEST is announced its annual BUBBLYFEST By The Sea will be held October 6—8. Tickets are now on sale online. 

This third-annual celebration of Champagne and sparkling wine will include a slew of new events, an exclusive winery tour, seminars, parties and, of course, the ever-popular Grand Tasting to be held at the Avila Beach Golf Resort. 

“BUBBLYFEST By The Sea is our marquee celebration and one of California’s most popular wine events,” says BUBBLYFEST Event Producer Holly Holliday. “Whether you’re a wine industry insider or simply a fan of bubbles, BUBBLYFEST provides an upscale and fun way for wine lovers to learn more about Champagne and sparkling wine and party with some of the best wines and winemakers on the planet—all with the stunning Pacific Ocean coastline as the backdrop.” 

The 2016 BUBBLYFEST By The Sea events include: 

Bubbly at Sunset: Sparkling Wine Dinner

Join us for an epic four-course meal paired with non-traditional sparkling wine varieties from four different winemakers.

Second-Annual “Excursionar” Presented by Laetitia Vineyard & Winery

California’s preeminent sparkling wine producer, Laetitia Vineyard & Winery, will host this intimate excursion-cum-seminar at its vineyards and cellars. Led by Sparkling Winemaker Dave Hickey, the daylong event will include learning about the winery’s methods, its prized Coquard Presses (one of two in North America), a tour of the Laetitia Cellar, and culminate with an exclusive tasting of Laetitia’s award-winning sparkling wines. 

VIP Grand Tasting Experience

This one-hour tasting at the Avila Beach Golf Resort's Beach House will feature four highlighted wineries pouring an exclusive bottle from their collection. 

San Francisco Wine School Winemaker Seminar

A distinctive panel of winemakers and industry insiders will lead a tasting and discuss sparkling wine production, style and current trends.

Cocktails & Corks

Our popular Gatsby-inspired party returns for another magical evening of jazz, cocktails and bubbles. This year’s gala will be held on the cliffs of the Pacific Ocean at the Seacrest Oceanfront Hotel. Jazz Era attire is strongly encouraged.

Riedel Master Class Seminar

Join Riedel before the BUBBLYFEST By The Sea Grand Tasting for a tasting journey that explores the art and science of wine glass shapes, from Pinot Noir glasses to sparkling flutes.

Grand Tasting

Experience Champagne and sparkling wine from more than 60 American and international producers while soaking in the gorgeous coastal views at Avila Beach Golf Resort. Guests will enjoy unlimited tastings, light appetizers, and be able to participate in several seminars, including a sabering class and a mixology workshop on crafting Champagne cocktails at home. 

BUBBLYFEST Accommodation Discounts

Book in any hotel or vacation rental within the Avila Beach community for the BUBBLYFEST 2016 weekend and you’ll receive a 20-percent discount on events with proof of confirmation. Also, the Seacrest OceanFront Hotel is offering a 15 percent discount on all rooms during BUBBLYFEST 2016. 

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