Sun, Wind & Wine Gala


May 18, 2019
11:00 AM until 03:00 PM


Join more than forty member wineries pouring some of the world's best Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Syrah - all from the Santa Lucia Highlands at the 13th annual Santa Lucia Highlands Wine Artisans Sun, Wind & Wine Gala. For many of our artisan vintners, this is their one public tasting of the year.

Meet the winemakers and taste 90+ point limited-release gems from the likes of Caraccioli Cellars, Morgan, Siduri, Hahn, Belle Glos, McIntyre, ROAR and Pisoni. The setting is dramatic: Mer Soleil Winery, a venue not normally open to the public.

Enjoy gourmet bites from the region's best chefs and restaurants such as Aquaterra Culinary, Basil Seasonal Dining, Carmel Valley Ranch, Cheesecake Dreamations, Chef's Palette Spice Rubs, Colectivo Felix, Dolly Cakes, Folktale Winery & Vineyards,  jeninni kitchen & wine bar, La Balena, Lucia Restaurant at Bernardus Lodge, Luigi's, Marich Chocolates, Ocean Sushi, Schoch Family Creamery, Schooners Coastal Kitchen and Bar, Star Market, Tarpy's Roadhouse, The "C" Restaurant at the Intercontinental Monterey, Trio Carmel, Village Corner Bistro and Zio Sausage.

Shop our rare, big bottle silent auction, enjoy live music, and other surprises. 

Early admission tickets secure entrance to a special advance entry to tasting and auction featuring guaranteed access to rare wines, library releases and new gems from all of our vintners.


$120-$150 plus fees


View map Mer Soleil Winery
1290 River Road
Salinas, CA

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Santa Lucia Highlands Wine Artisans



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Gwen McGill

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