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Vesper Vineyards Barrel Tasting & a Greek Food Festival

Plus, a California sour beer fest.

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ESCONDIDO— It's San Diego's first Urban Wine Week, with the main event, Sip the City, scheduled at The Headquarters tomorrow at 6 p.m. In addition, wineries all over San Diego are doing their own wine week events, including the much-admired Vesper Vineyards, which is planning a special day of cellar tours and barrel/tank tastings at their urban winemaking facility and tasting room on Saturday, June 6, when it'll be open from noon to 6 p.m. Learn about Vesper's winemaking process and how the cellar runs; tours will start on the half hour. [EaterWire]

PARK NORTH— Loads of homemade Greek specialties, from pastitsio to moussaka, are on the menu for the return of the annual Greek Festival, held at the St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church (3655 Park Blvd.) near Balboa Park. Running Friday, June 5 to Sunday, June 7, the fest is free to attend, with food available for purchase at multiple food stations. There will also be a beer garden, as well as a wine lounge, plus live Greek music and dance performances. [EaterWire]

POINT LOMA— On Tuesday, June 9, Modern Times Beer is hosting a California Sour Jamboree at The Lomaland Fermatorium, aka their main production facility and tasting room. The brewery will be pouring some house sours, along with sour beers from The Lost Abbey, The Brewery, Sante Adairius, Almanac, Council and more; two ticketed sessions (noon to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.) each include ten four-ounce pours, plus a keeper glass. [EaterWire]

Vesper Vineyards

298 Enterprise St Ste D, Escondido, CA 92029 Visit Website

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