In its ninth year, Shade Hotel’s Ultimate Wine Festival is returning to Manhattan Beach on Sunday, April 6, with more than 50 wineries. Among the list of wineries showcasing their latest vintages are: Opus One, Ceja Vineyards, Silver Oak, Grgich Hills Estates, Trefethen, Alpha Omega, Quintessa, Trinchero, and Terra Valentine.
In addition to enjoying the wineries, munch on tray-passed hors d’oeuvres and bid on a number of auction items. Auction items range from a 50-person party under the stars on Shade’s Skydeck to a Terra Valentine package including a signed three liter bottle of wine, an exclusive vineyard tour and picnic on Spring Mountain at the Wurtele Vineyard hosted by the wine maker, and a private library tasting in their new tasting room in St. Helena.
$125/general admission, $200 for the Reserve Magnum Tasting between 2-6 pm (A percentage of proceeds will benefit Manhattan Beach Middle School); Sunday, 3-6 pm; 1221 N. Valley Dr., Manhattan Beach; 310.546.4995