The Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival Is Here—Grab Your Tickets Today!
After a two-year hiatus, the Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival is set to return to the beautiful Balboa Bay Resort this Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-29)! Whether you’re looking to enjoy a day by the bay or simply want to sip and savor a variety of world-class wines and spirits, this annual event is the perfect way to welcome summer. Come enjoy everything from live music to tasty bites and breathtaking views of Newport’s harbor! Here are five exciting reasons to attend this year’s event.
Stunning Venue + Views
Recently named the No. 1 Resort in Newport Beach by U.S. News & World Report, the Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond property, Balboa Bay Resort is the location to pour up! The property features 159 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool, a celebrated on-site restaurant (A+O Restaurant | Bar) and sweeping views of the sparkling bay. And guests of the festival will be able to sip, mingle and explore this stunning property while enjoying live music, tasty bites and SoCal sunshine.
Over 50 Different Varieties
Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur, a spirits savant or you’re eager to learn more about both, this year’s event is sure to impress! The 2022 Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival will feature an array of wineries and distributors representing over 50 different labels. From Crescere Wines and Angeline Vineyards to Casamigos, Spritz, and dozens more, the festival’s wide range of vendors is destined to please your palate!
Daou Winery Reception and Dinner
The festival kicks off on Friday, May 27 at 6 p.m. with a special dinner and reception featuring DAOU Vineyards, the renowned Paso Robles winery known for its Bordeaux varieties. To accompany the tasting, a curated five-course dinner, courtesy of Balboa Bay Resort’s Executive Chef Prabeen Prathapan, will also be served. This intimate dinner and reception will take place in the resort’s Lighthouse Room, framed with oversized accordion glass doors that offer tranquil ocean breezes and breathtaking harbor views.
The VIP Experience
For $350 per person ($425 value), guests can get the complete Newport Beach Wine & Spirits Festival experience by purchasing a VIP Pass. This pass includes the Friday Winemaker Dinner and Saturday and Sunday admission to the festival. Don’t miss out on this exclusive deal!
Make it a weekend to remember by booking an overnight stay along the water’s edge at Balboa Bay Resort! The best part? When you purchase a minimum two-night stay and two festival tickets, you’ll receive 15% off your room accommodations and 15% off tickets to the Wine and Spirits Festival. Visit www.balboabayresort.com to make a room reservation today!
Written by: Kaylin Waizinger