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2015 CALIFORNIA JANUARY 2015
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events
(see also: 2014 - 2012)

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January 9-11, 2015
Riverside Home & Garden Show 2015
Riverside, California

January 10-25, 2015
International Restaurant Week - Oxnard, California
Dine out and enjoy fabulous meals at restaurants you've been waiting to try during Oxnard's International Restaurant Week.

January 16-19, 2015  Napa Truffle Festival - Napa, California
World class cuisine meets cutting edge truffle science!  Featuring black truffles, cultivation and culinary programs, leading truffle scientists, a truffle orchard excursion and epicurean marketplace, fabulous food and wine pairings, and world-famous Michelin Star chefs.

 

January 16-25, 2015  16th annual Crab, Wine & Beer Festival 2015
Mendocino, California
Mendocino County’s rugged coastline has been home to generations of fishermen who harvest the bounties of our cold, clear Pacific Ocean—and this includes delicious Dungeness crab. And, every January, Mendocino County celebrates this delightful crustacean and locally grown and produced wines and beers with a Festival that delights foodies, oenophiles, and beer lovers alike!

January 17-18, 2015  23rd Anniversary Winter Wineland 2015
Sonoma County, California
140+ wineries offer wine, art, and education. Some wineries will have food pairings and others will have tours.

January 24, 2015  Winter Wine Classic 2015 - Santa Barbara, California
One of the largest gatherings ever of the California’s ultra-elite winemaking masters will assemble for the 4th annual “Winter Wine Classic” presented at the luxurious Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort.  Tasting nearly 100 classic California wines of this legendary stature at one event is truly a rare chance for fine wine lovers to taste the very best all in one place. The event will include famous names from the wine world like Bernardus, Charles Krug, Heitz Wine Cellars, Chateau St. Jean, and  Peju  as well as artisan gold-medal producers such as Ahnfeldt, Beckmen, Grassini, and Tablas Creek who will pour their ultra-premium wines and delight of the hundreds of oenophiles in attendance.   A wide variety of delectable wine-worthy gourmet morsels will be paired and offered by some of the region’s most notable chefs in this luxuriant wine and food celebration. Top Santa Barbara restaurants include Blush, The Lark, Cielito,  Olio e Limone, Finch & Fork, Enterprise Fish Company and much more!

 

2014 CALIFORNIA JANUARY 2014
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events
these events are waiting for new dates

January 10-12, 2014  Santa Cruz Fungus Fair 2014
Santa Cruz, California
The 40th annual event will be sponsored by the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz, expanding the understanding and appreciation of mycology (study of mushrooms). The Fair is a popular event for the entire community.

 

January 16-18, 2014  The Good Food Awards - San Francisco, California
The Good Food Awards celebrate the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. We grant awards to outstanding American food producers and the farmers who provide their ingredients. We host an annual Awards Ceremony and Marketplace at the iconic Ferry Building in San Francisco to honor the Good Food Award recipients who push their industries towards craftsmanship and sustainability while enhancing our agricultural landscape and building strong communities.  In its 4th year, Good Food Awards will be given to winners in 10 categories: beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, coffee, confections, pickles, preserve, spirits and our newest category, oil. Awards will be given to producers and their food communities from each of 5 regions of the US. The Good Food Awards seal, found on winning products, assures consumers they have found something exceptionally delicious that also supports sustainability and social good.

January 18-19, 2014  Los Angeles Times Travel Show
Los Angeles, California
The West’s Largest Travel Show For Consumers And Travel Professionals.

January 18-19, 2014  33rd Asian American Expo - Pomona, California
The largest Asian Trade Show. Celebrating the Lunar New Year festivities, building dialogue between the booming Asian and U.S. markets, offering joy, fun and happiness to all!

January 18-19, 2014
Nevada County's Sustainable Food and Farm Conference 2014
Grass Valley, California
Nevada County's Sustainable Food and Farm Conference will once again bring together a diverse panel of speakers, farming related businesses and organizations, for a weekend full of informative lectures, a food and farming exposition, plus numerous workshops for all levels of farming and ranching.

January 19-21, 2014  Winter Fancy Food Show - San Francisco, California
Produced by the NASFT since 1955, the Fancy Food Shows are North America's largest specialty food and beverage marketplace. Attendance: 17,000.

January 22-23, 2014  Sustainable Foods Summit
San Francisco, California
North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit. Focal themes of this new edition are food security & waste, marketing best-practices and new technologies.  The Sustainable Foods Summit is a series of international summits that focuses on the leading issues the food industry faces concerning sustainability and eco-labels, such as Organic, Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance, UTZ Certified, etc. The aim of the Sustainable Foods Summit is to explore new horizons for eco-labels and sustainability in the food industry by discussing key industry issues.

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January 23-25, 2014  Zinfandel Experience 2014
San Francisco, California
We’ve taken the best loved aspects of the long-revered Zinfandel Festival and reimagined it with a revolutionary new format for you to taste and experience America’s heritage wine. Set at both the historic Presidio overlooking the San Francisco Bay and the iconic Four Seasons Hotel, the All New Zinfandel Experience delivers casual enjoyment along with luxurious style.  The All New Zinfandel Experience has been redesigned with you in mind. Four innovative events over three days allow you to experience Zinfandel in an environment of pleasing and intimate camaraderie. This one-of-a-kind gathering offers a range of different experiences where you can mingle with winemakers and wine-lovers alike in an atmosphere of pure Zin immersion.

January 25, 2014  23rd Annual Holtville Rib Cook-Off - Holtville, California
Hosted by the Holtville Athletic Club, this year”s event is scheduled one weekend prior to the Super Bowl and is expected to draw a crowd of 15,000 people.

January 26, 2014  33rd Annual Wine Classic - Los Angeles, California
Loyola Marymount University 33rd Annual Wine Classic.  Featuring more than 150 wines from 45 boutique California wineries. Silent auction includes specialty wines and products. Proceeds benefit LMU student scholarships.

January 28-30, 2014  Unified Wine & Grape Symposium - Sacramento, CA
By combining a trade show with a broad spectrum of seminars, the Unified Symposium provides attendees direct access to all the latest information.

January 31-Feb 9, 2014  67th Annual Holtville Carrot Festival
Holtville, California
Fun for everyone--parade, carnival, food, and cooking contest in the 'Carrot Capital of the World'.

 

CALIFORNIA JANUARY 2012
Food Shows and Local Food, Beer and Wine Events
these events are waiting for new dates

January 28-29, 2012  Bring Out the Barrel 2012: Good Wine Hunting
Placerville, CA
Come out and be the first to taste El Dorado’s finest wines straight from the barrel! You will be treated to a special preview of extraordinary vintages before they are blended or bottled. Each vineyard will be offering wine tastings, light hors d'oeuvres, and the opportunity to learn more about wine and wine making. As you’re discovering great wines, be on the hunt for other items as part of the winery scavenger hunt. Prizes will be awarded to the first 10 to participants to finish.

 

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