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Celebrating Grape Day has been a festive tradition honoring Escondido’s history for many years. Once again, the City of Escondido is partnering with the Escondido History Center, the Escondido Sunrise Rotary and the California Center for the Arts, Escondido to present a local wine and craft beer tasting experience concurrent with the Grape Day Festival. Inside the pavilion, multi-instrumentalist Adrienne Nims will perform, the California Center for the Arts will lead an interactive art project and San Diego Zoo Global Conservation’s cork recycling team will have fun games and prizes. A portion of the tasting pavilion proceeds will benefit the Escondido History Center.

Featured local wineries* and craft breweries include:

Bernardo Winery

2Plank Vineyards

Orfila Vineyards

California Fruit Wine Company

Cordiano Winery

Vesper Vineyards, Escondido

Offbeat Brewing Company

Plan 9 Alehouse

Stone Brewing Co.

*More wineries to be added

Tickets are $20 prior to the event, or $25 day of the event, and include a commemorative wine glass and tickets good toward wine and craft beer tastings. The Grape Day Festival is free and family-friendly, adjacent tasting pavilion is age 21+. For more information and to purchase tickets go to .