Coming Soon – Kick-Off Summer at Save Mart Grape Escape!

One of Sacramento’s most popular wine events is just around the corner. Foodies and oenophiles alike are sure to get their fill at Save Mart’s Grape Escape, coming to downtown’s Cesar Chavez Park on June 7.Logo

The annual celebration of local flavors features more than 200 wines for the tasting from Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin and Yolo counties. While sipping their favorite varietals, guests can nibble on treats from some of the region’s hottest restaurants and food trucks, as well as Save Mart’s popular ”Sampling Kitchen.” Complementing the night’s festivities will be live music from favorite local bands and DJs.

The evening really heats up during the Chefs’ Challenge, featuring longtime and up-and-coming area chefs battling at the stove and using surprise ingredients in real-time competition. Guests at the event can watch the drama unfold as the event progresses. The Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau is looking for new and exciting chefs to join the challenge – if you are interested in stepping into the culinary ring, please contact Stefanie Hansen at SHansen@visitsacramento.com.

Already thirsty? Tickets are available now for one of the season’s best food and wine celebrations. Don’t miss out!