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It’s More Than a Wine Tasting
The Public Tasting of the largest competition of American wines in the world is much more than just a wine tasting – it’s a wine and food experience. Featured at this event will be a sampling of hand crafted creations from premier artisan food purveyors, which will include award winning artisan breads, savory meats, exotic oils, hand crafted cheeses, delicious desserts, sumptuous sauces, and other exquisite delicacies.
Regional gourmet website SavorCalifornia.com, specializing in specialty foods and beverages, has arranged for many of its partners to provide, and sell, their exclusive fare. Staff and students from the Le Cordon Blue College of Culinary Arts San Francisco will be preparing mouthwatering morsels utilizing the finest quality ingredients donated by California Lamb, & Niman Ranch. The Clover Stornetta Farms is also a generous contributor to the event.
Online showcase featuring the best gourmet specialty food and beverage producers in the Golden State. An easy and enjoyable way to find out what’s good, who’s making it and where to find it. The following SavorCalifornia.com partners will sample at this years event, and starred companies will have products for sale.
Aglio di Mirabella Original Roasted Garlic, Roasted Garlic with Jalapeno Peppers, Honey-Dijon Roasted Garlic, and Lemon Butter Roasted Garlic.
Alice’s Stick Cookies *
Hand baked, award-winning! An irresistible, all natural, buttery treat: Vanilla, Lemon, Orange-Chocolate, Ginger-Cinnamon.
Arawak Farm Products *
The founder's Arawak Indian heritage of flavoring and curing food with spices and peppers creates unique flavors in all-natural products: Pepper Sauces, Spicy Fruit Spreads and Dry Rub/Spice.
Bella Chi-Cha *
Bella Chi-Cha’s creamy tortas are inspired by Sicily’s sun-kissed apricots and figs and Naples’s subtle cheeses. They are made in Santa Cruz and locally distributed.
California Endive Farms
California-grown, Belgian- style endive: the Queen of Vegetables. Tasty cooked or raw, in salads or as a dipper. Only 1 calorie per leaf. Available year round.
Multiple award-winning cheeses, including their signature, Humboldt Fog, with a ribbon of edible vegetable ash through the center.
D’Vine Crush *
Delicious Crush Bars and Bites. Made from repurposed varietal grape crush. Striving to help reduce the wine industries carbon footprint one snack at a time
Dang Foods *
Original Toasted Coconut Chips, Caramel Sea Salt Coconut Chips. Coated coconut chips: Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate and Greek Yogurt Coated Coconut Chips.
Fava beans are good for you! FavaLife makes hummus with fava beans: Classic Tahini, Roasted Red Pepper, Roasted Garlic, and Fava Gannoush (Fire Roasted Eggplant).
Hottie Biscotti *
Handmade delights made with local California almonds to create unique and exciting flavors.
Judy’s Breadsticks, aka Lovesticks
Lovesticks, Twigs, Crackers and Bites handmade with organic whole grains, olive oil, barley malt, sea salt.
La Tourangelle *
Artisan oils handcrafted in La Tourangelle’s California mill in the spirit of the traditional oil-making methods they developed 150 years ago in France.
McEvoy Ranch Olive Oil *
Producing a boldly Californian olive oil with certified organic growing methods, early harvest, and skillful blending of varietals creates a richly complex award-winning extra virgin olive oil.
Opa Helmut’s German Specialty Spices *
Gluten and MSG free, all natural, made in USA. Updated recipes from 4th generation master butchers. Delicious, healthy and easy.
A fresh take on a favorite Brazilian snack, P*DE*Q is naturally gluten-free, wholesome, and it comes in 5 flavors.
Sauce Goddess Gourmet Sauces & Spices *
For grilling and more! Sauces with big flavor, pleasant heat. Spice Rubs give meat, veggies, seafood, and dips a flavor boost.
Shelley’s Biscotti *
Ultra crunchy Almond Dark Chocolate Chunk Biscotti is amazing with a Meritage. Try Gluten Free Cornmeal Cranberry Biscotti with a crisp glass of Riesling.
Top quality Northern California artisan olives oils since 1999, such as gold medal Rosemary or Basil, or their newest Everyday Extra Virgin.
100% sustainably caught wild seafood with awarding winning taste and texture. High Omega 3 tuna, sardines, and white anchovies.
Zena’s SASS *
Perfectly flavor-balanced nut-based finishing sauces. Think smooth and rich, sweet, tart and salty, with a little sassy zing! Gluten-free, low-glycemic, vegan.
* These companies have products for sale.