For Immediate Release; Contact: Michelle Geller, (760) 839-4587

Celebrating Grape Day has been a festive tradition honoring Escondido’s history for many years. For this year’s event, 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 new tasting pavilion featuring local wineries and craft beer. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Escondido History Center.

Following is a list of local wineries that will be offering wine tasting at the event, with more to be added:

Belle Marie Winery, Escondido

Bernardo Winery, Rancho Bernardo

Casa Tiene Vista Vineyards, Fallbrook

Coyote Oaks Vineyards, Escondido

Deer Park Escondido

Orfila Vineyards, Escondido

2Plank Vineyards, San Diego

Tickets are $20 if purchased online prior to the event or $25 on the day of the event and include a logo wine glass and tickets good toward wine and craft beer tastings. More information, including a full schedule of Grape Day festivities and ticket purchase options, is at www.escondido.org/grapeday.aspx .