Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The 28th Annual Ojai Wine Festival coming June 8 to Lake Casitas in Ventura County, California

Time is growing short to register for the twenty-eighth annual Ojai Wine Festival, taking

place Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm on the scenic shores of Lake Casitas,

Ojai, California.  Over 60 wineries and 250 wines take the headline spot for the afternoon.




From its humble beginnings in 1987 the event has grown into a leading regional event

attracting nearly 5000 people from throughout the Central Coast and Southern California.

The annual event is a major fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Ojai West Foundation -

a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps fund many humanitarian and community

projects, including the environmental science based educational Lake Casitas Boat Tours

for public schools.


 “You can’t beat the combination of fantastic wine, beer, food, live music,

dancing and fun in such a beautiful shady setting on the shores of Lake Casitas.” boasted

Wine Festival Executive Director, Angela May. “Our selection of wineries and breweries

is looking impressive for this year.  Tickets are limited and we advise buying tickets

online now.”



Select from ten of Ojai’s best restaurants to buy a delicious meal. Guests may dine and

drink wine on tables throughout the site or picnic on a grassy knoll overlooking the stage

and Lake Casitas.


Displaying NPR Web 300x600.jpgNot a wine lover? Beer lovers can enjoy tasting a great selection of

over 20 domestic and import beers. Purchase a V.I.P. ticket for the exclusive V.I.P.

Lounge to enjoy early 11:30 am entry, fine wines by the glass or three craft Belgian beers

by the glass sponsored by Anheuser-Busch: Stella Artois, Hoegaarden or Leffe with

free hors d’oeuvres served by Sakura Ojai Japanese Restaurant and La Piu Bella Tavola

Italian Catering & Whole Foods Market in a lovely shaded setting by the lakefront.



VIP patrons can sample a glass of wine from Bonny Doon Vineyard, Bianchi Winery,

Vino Vargas, Nobelle Wines or Barefoot Wine & Bubbly or sample award winning 100

percent blue agave Tequila Los Tres ToƱos and Tequila El TrueQue.


Visitors can look forward to listening, dancing, and singing along to the music of

Beatles tribute band, Sgt. Pepper, plus Captain Cardiac and the Coronaries, a 1950’s –

1960’s rock and roll show band. The festival will also

feature an assortment of arts and crafts vendors selling

their wares.



Full ticket price information is available at the festival’s website - www.ojaiwinefestival.com


 Small children can play in the park’s play area and

free boat rides on Lake Casitas will again be available to all attendees. More than 100

volunteers guarantee a well run and safe festival.

Calendar Details

28th Annual Ojai Wine Festival

Wine & beer tasting, food, craft vendors, silent auction and entertainment by the lakeside

June 8, 2014 at Lake Casitas Recreational Area Event Site,  12 to 4 PM

Tickets online at www.ojaiwinefestival.com

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