San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival was named to BizBash Media’s 2015 list of Southern California’s Top 100 Events, an exclusive group that includes glitzy award shows, crowded food festivals, colorful parades and celebrity benefits.
To select and rank these events, BizBash considers various aspects including economic impact, buzz, innovation, and the event’s influence within respective communities.
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is an international showcase of the world’s wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities, and gourmet foods. The event benefits culinary arts and enology scholarships awarded by The American Institute of Wine & Food and the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Now in its 12th year of production, the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival maintains a commitment to delivering a high-quality culinary experience that focuses on top industry trends and talent, said Michelle Metter, producer of the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival.
“We are thrilled to once again be recognized as one of Southern California’s Top 100 Events, and for the recognition of San Diego as a thriving culinary destination,” continued Metter. “The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is committed to offering a luxury food and wine classic that offers attendees an unparalled culinary experience in one of the country’s most beautiful settings, and providing a new and exciting experience year-after-year.”
Over 200 wineries, breweries and spirit companies, 70 of San Diego’s top fine dining
restaurants and 30 gourmet food companies will participate in the 2015 Festival held Nov. 15-22. The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is produced by Fast Forward, San Diego-based event production and experiential marketing agency.
“Southern California may be best known for the Oscars, Comic-Con, and E3, but the region is also home to many other influential events,” said Anna Sekula, editor-in-chief, BizBash. “Events like The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival demonstrate how important live experiences are even in a digitally driven age.”
The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival and the rest of Southern California’s Top 100 Events list can be found here.