Napa Valley wines featured at tasting, dinner Sept. 6 in Olivenhain


Wine lovers of all levels will get a chance to experience a palette of different vintages on Saturday, Sept. 6, at a Napa Valley Vintners Grand Tasting.

The event starts at 3 p.m. at Meritage Wine Market at the Rancho Santa Fe Plaza, at Encinitas Boulevard and Manchester in the Olivenhain community of Encinitas. That will be followed from 6-9 p.m. by a VIP four-course wine-pairing dinner at Bentley’s Steak and Chop House in Encinitas.

The event is sponsored by Encinitas Chamber of Commerce and Meritage Wine Market.

The tasting will feature David Arthur, Thirteen Appellations, Hiatus, Arkenstone, Bouoncristiani, The Grade Cellers, Reynolds Family Winery, Terra Valentine and St. Supery. These wineries are some of the best on the market. Delicious samples will be provided by Coco Savvy, Bentley’s Steak and Chop House, Champagne Bakery, French Grocery Store, Aura Catering and Sublime Tavern.

Admission ranges from $65 for a regular ticket, $120 for couples, to $220 for a group of four. VIP tickets are $200 per person, which includes a ticket to the wine tasting from 3-6 p.m. and the four-course wine dinner at Bentley’s.

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