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Uncorked Wine Festival

A Festival at Ghirardelli Square
Wine Tasting at Ghirardelli Square
Stage at Ghirardelli Square Wine Festival
Stage at Ghirardelli Square Wine Festival
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General Information: 

May 17th | 1-6pm

The 9th Annual UnCorked Wine Festival kicks off on May 17th from 1-6pm, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. Come to Ghirardelli Square for a day of fun and excitement. Uncorked is a unique event, focused on giving back to the community by bringing over 50 of the best wines from all over the Bay Area and wine country to one central location – San Francisco’s favorite historic landmark. We pair outstanding wines with live entertainment and food from some of the best food trucks throughout the Bay Area for a truly one-of-a-kind event. More information about Save the Bay www.savesfbay.org


GENERAL ADMISSION: $55.00

  • Unlimited tastings at all booth's on Beach Street + Beer Garden
  • 1:00pm - 6:00pm - Please check in at the Beach/Larkin Street ticket booth.


SAN FRANCISCO MAGAZINE/ INFINITI VIP LOUNGE: $85.00

  • Unlimited tastings at all booth's on Beach Street + Beer Garden
  • Access to the VIP Lounge. Premium cocktails from Brown Forman & Chambord. Wines from Chateau St. Jean Winery, Concannon Vineyards and Bluxome Street Winery. Bites from Le Colonial, Jake Reichart, Twenty Five Lusk & Cafe Claude.
  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm - Please check in at the VIP entrance inside Ghiardelli Square.


TASTING WORKSHOP: $25.00

  • Tasting Workshop with Master Sommelier David Glancy of the San Francisco Wine School. 2 classes available, please see eventbrite.com ticket page.
  • Join Master Sommelier David Glancy of the San Francisco Wine School for a 1-hour Blind Wine Tasting Workshop. Explore the basic structural elements of wine through blind tasting techniques used by professional sommeliers.  Learn how to evaluate acidity, tannin, residual sugar (RS) and other structural elements of wine. Start building your wine description vocabulary. Attend this fun session to gain confidence in knowing what kind of wines you like and how to describe them. Along the way, you will also learn some fun party tricks to impress your friends.

 

Please have your ID and ticket ready to show volunteers - in exchange you will get your wrist band and wine glass. This year we have streamlined the check in process and will be using scanners from Eventbrite.

Tickets must be purchased to participate in wine tasting.
All ticket holders must be 21+. Valid Proof of Identification is required at Ticket Booth and Will Call.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES PLEASE CONTACT NICK CATTANEO nick.cattaneo@cbre.com 415.321.1537

Schedule: 

VIP ticket holders: Your VIP event opens at 12pm in the West Plaza of Ghirardelli Square. Your ticket allows you access to the festivities on Beach Street which start at 1:00pm.
General Admission ticket holders: Event opens at 1pm sharp. Ticket booth is located at the intersection of Larkin & Beach Street. Please have your ID and ticket ready to show volunteers - in exchange you will get your wrist band and wine glass.
Tasting Workshop: 1:30pm & 3:30pm. Join Master Sommelier David Glancy of the San Francisco Wine School for a 1-hour Blind Wine Tasting Workshop. Explore the basic structural elements of wine through blind tasting techniques used by professional sommeliers.  Learn how to evaluate acidity, tannin, residual sugar (RS) and other structural elements of wine. Start building your wine description vocabulary. Attend this fun session to gain confidence in knowing what kind of wines you like and how to describe them. Along the way, you will also learn some fun party tricks to impress your friends!

**This year we have streamlined the check in process and will be using scanners from Eventbrite.

Vendors: 

WINE + BEER: Azari Vineyards, Alexander Valley Vineyards, Aridus Wine Company, Buena Vista Winery, Chambord, Cannonball Winery, Cellars 33, Cupcake, Carlsberg, Darms Lane Vineyard, DeLoach Vineyards, D & L Carinalli Vineyards, Dogwood Cellars, Don & Sons, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, First Crush Restaurant and Wine Bar, Gloria Ferrer, Highway 12 Winery, JCB Wines, Jaxon Keys Winery & Distillery, Longboard Vineyards, Pezzi King, Picayune Cellars, PRP Wine International, Pushback Wines, Quady Winery, R&B Cellars, Raymond Vineyards, Robert Mondavi Winery, Rosa D’oro Vineyards, Rosenblum Cellars, Rockwall Wine Company, Selvarey Rum, Somerston Wine Company (Highflyer Wines), Speakeasy, Spicy Vines, St. Anne’s Crossing, Terra Sávia winery, Art+Farm Wine (The Girls in the Vineyard, The Messenger, 11*18, Circadia), The Wine Group - Save me San Francisco, Trinchero Family Estate, Trumer Pills, Wattle Creek, Winery SF

FOOD: Off the Grid; Little Green Cyclo, Sanguchon, J-Shack, Tres Truck, Fuki

VENDORS: Naked Juice, Ultimate Grater from Italy, 3g Designs, Kindred Cooks, Pasta Promodoro, Lola Toy Stop, Gabriel Glass (beautiful wine glasses for purchase), EAT24, J. Fein Design, Vom Fass

MUSIC: April & the Paradigm, Matt Jaffe & the Distractions, Mitchell Lujan

SAN FRANCISCO MAGAZINE/ INFINITI VIP LOUNGE: Premium cocktails from Brown Forman & Chambord. Wines from Chateau St. Jean Winery, Concannon Vineyards and Bluxome Street Winery. Bites from Le Colonial, Jake Reichart, Twenty Five Lusk & Cafe Claude

TASTING WORKSHOP WITH MASTER SOMMELIER: Join Master Sommelier David Glancy of the San Francisco Wine School for a 1-hour Blind Wine Tasting Workshop. Explore the basic structural elements of wine through blind tasting techniques used by professional sommeliers.  Learn how to evaluate acidity, tannin, residual sugar (RS) and other structural elements of wine. Start building your wine description vocabulary. Attend this fun session to gain confidence in knowing what kind of wines you like and how to describe them. Along the way, you will also learn some fun party tricks to impress your friends!