Beer, Wine & Spirits in Birdland

$55 VIP Tickets to San Diego Beer and Music Festival for Two on October 25 ($100 Value)

San Diego Beer and Music Festival

Waterfront Park

$100 $55

Sample more than 65 craft beers and access the Stone VIP Park while grooving to live music and fueling up from food trucks

Walking Downtown Brewery Tour for One or Two from San Diego Brewery & Beer Tours (Up to 44% Off)

San Diego Brewery & Beer Tours

San Diego

$49 $29

Walking tour goes behind the scenes at Karl Strauss, Beer Co., and Yard House with tastings and light appetizers

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at The Wine Bank (Up to 56% Off)

The Wine Bank

Gaslamp

$40 $20

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Taste five wines from noteworthy vineyards selected from a temperature-controlled wine cellar

Wine Flights for Two or Four at Orfila Vineyards & Winery (38% Off)

Orfila Vineyards & Winery

Escondido

$24 $15

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Visitors enjoy samples of award-winning red and white wines in a tasting room that overlooks the winery's 70-acre estate

Wine and Meat and Cheese for Two or Four at The Wine Loft (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

The Wine Loft

Carlsbad

$48 $28

Deep reds and crisp whites pair with wine-friendly trays of cheese and meats

Beer Tasting for Two or Four People at On The Tracks Brewery (Up to 50% Off)

On The Tracks Brewery

Carlsbad

$26 $15

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Sample house-brewed stouts, porters, and IPAs in tasting room

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Lenora Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Lenora Winery

Ramona

$24 $13

Join the winemaker and sample wines made from grapes grown at the vineyard and enjoy stunning views of the vineyard and rolling hills

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Mattucci Winery (Up to 57% Off)

Mattucci Winery

Oceanside

$70 $30

Each patron samples four wines; wines spend between 15 months and two years aging in oak barrels

Four-Hour Temecula Valley Wine Tour for One or Two from Uncorked Tours (57% Off)

Uncorked Tours

Multiple Locations

$179 $79

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Four-hour tour of 3 wineries aboard a limo coach includes 5-6 tastings, 50 digital photos, and complimentary champagne and appetizers.

Tour and Tasting for Two or Four with Logo Glasses at Estate d'Iacobelli Winery (Up to 53% Off)

Estate d'Iacobelli Winery

Fallbrook

$40 $19

Hilltop estate with small-batch boutique wines influenced by Italy

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Lorimar Loft Old Town (Up to 50% Off)

Lorimar Vineyards and Winery

Old Town Temecula

$24 $12

At the Old Town tasting room, visitors choose six wines which vary based on season

Wine Tour with Tastings for Six from A Vineyard Tour of Temecula (Half Off)

A Vineyard Tour of Temecula

Old Town Temecula

$1,159 $579

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Up to four wine tastings include chocolate and gourmet cheese on a five-hour wine tour in a limo van with surround-sound and satellite radio

$48 for Wine Tasting for Two with Souvenir Glasses and Bottle of Wine at Fazeli Cellars ($96 Value)

Fazeli Cellars

Old Town Temecula

$96 $48

Visitors each enjoy five samples of Fazeli Cellars' wines before taking home souvenir glasses, wine key, and bottle of Shiraz

$11 Off Beer-Tasting for Two at Panini & Hops ($17.98 Value)

Panini & Hops

Temecula

$17.98 $11

Samples drawn from multiple varieties of Belgian beers and 35 local craft beers

Four-Hour Group Wine Tour for One or Two from VIP Temecula (60% Off)

VIP Temecula

Temecula

$199 $79

Petite or Standard Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Briar Rose Winery (50% Off)

Briar Rose Winery

Temecula

$22 $11

Vintners describe the flavors of house varietals as they pour samples of reds and whites made from grapes grown onsite

Wine Country Safari for One or Two from Legendary Tours of Temecula (Up to 42% Off)

Legendary Tours of Temecula

Frangipani Estate Winery

$119 $69

A prototype jeep-style Hummer limo transports visitors to two area wineries to sample 10-12 wines and enjoy a picnic lunch

$60 for a Wine Tasting and Tour Experience for Two at Keyways Vineyard & Winery ($246 Value)

Keyways Vineyard & Winery

Temecula

$246 $60

After touring the vineyard, guests can sample pours of wine in the barrel room, then select 12 samples of wine paired with gourmet snacks

Four-Hour Temecula Valley Wine Tour for One or Two from Uncorked Tours (66% Off)

Uncorked Tours

Temecula Wine Country

$229 $79

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Four-hour tour of 3 wineries aboard a limo coach includes 5-6 tastings, 50 digital photos, and complimentary champagne and appetizers.

Winery Tour, Tastings, and Class for One, Two, or Four at Europa Village (Up to 75% Off)

Europa Village

Murrieta

$108 $29

More than 30 acres of vineyard nourish French, Spanish, and Italian grapes; a vineyard tour guide leads each guest through 12 tastings

Private Wine Tasting for Two with Take-Home Bottle at Bel Vino Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Bel Vino Winery

Murrieta

$77.85 $35

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Private tastings highlight award-winning and rare wines; guests are treated to domestic and imported cheeses or chef-prepared tapas

VIP Winery Tour and Tasting Experience for One, Two, or Four at Miramonte Winery (Up to 77% Off)

Miramonte Winery

Temecula

$75 $20

VIP winery package includes winery tour, tasting of 10 wines, and a wine appreciation and food-pairing class

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Oak Mountain Winery (Half Off)

Oak Mountain Winery

Murrieta

$30 $15

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Taste six wines and get a 15% discount on any wine purchased that day

Tasting Package for Two or Four at Bulldog Brewery (43% Off)

Bulldog Brewery

Murrieta

$35 $20

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Award-winning craft brews served in a rustic tap room with slatted-wood walls, high ceilings, and NFL football games playing on TVs

$37 for a Signature Winery Tour and Wine Tasting at Leoness Cellars in Temecula ($75 Value)

Leoness Cellars

Temecula

$75 $37

On a two-hour tour, guests learn the processes of traditional winemaking while sampling its fruits

Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Credit Toward Wine at Longshadow Ranch Vineyard and Winery (Up to 53% Off)

Longshadow Ranch Vineyard and Winery

Murrieta

$40 $19

Tasting of five premium wines is enhanced by panoramic views of Temecula Valley at a rustic, Western-influenced winery

Wine Tour and Tasting for One, Two, or Four on a Weekday or Weekend at Danza del Sol Winery (Up to 63% Off)

Danza del Sol Winery

Temecula

$55 $25

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Winery tour and wine class with tastings and appetizer pairings on a 35-acre estate with a Spanish-mission-style clubhouse

Horse-Drawn Trolley Winery Shuttle for One, Two, or Four from Temecula Carriage Company (Up to 62% Off)

The Temecula Carriage Company

Temecula

$75 $30

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Vintage horse-drawn trolleys roll down wine-country roads, pausing for tours at four wineries and vineyards

Wine Tasting with Meat and Cheese plate and Take-Home Bottles of Wine at Frangipani Estate Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Frangipani Estate Winery

Temecula

$70 $35

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Sip on six wine samples and savor complementary meat and cheese amid rural views of the De Portola Wine Trail and surrounding foothills

Barrel Tasting Package for One or Two with Meat and Cheese Platter at Frangipani Estate Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Frangipani Estate Winery

Murrieta

$110 $55

Try three reds and one dessert wine in the barrel room, accompanied by paired meats, cheeses, and chocolate, then try two tasting-room pours

Chauffeured Wine Tour for One, Two, or Four with Tastings from DeVine Tours (Up to 47% Off)

DeVine Tours

Temecula

$140 $79

All options include a chauffeur and tastings

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Masia de Yabar Vineyard and Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Masia de Yabar Vineyard and Winery

Temecula

$24 $12

Guests taste five wines in an earth-toned tasting room with a stone fireplace and wine-barrel tables

Boutique-Wine Tasting and Winery Tour for Two or Four at Doffo Winery (Up to 38% Off)

Doffo Winery

Temecula Wine Country

$130 $80

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Guests learn about the vineyards' farming methods and see the property's vintage-motorcycle collection; tour ends with premium-wine tastings

Wine-Tasting for Two or Four at Hamilton Oaks Winery (Half Off)

Hamilton Oaks Winery

Hamilton Oaks Winery

$30 $15

Winemaking duo presents guests with five naturally produced varietals

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Frisby Cellars Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Frisby Cellars Winery

Lake Forest

$30 $15

Local grapes meet their full potential in these wines, which show off the unique notes of the area's terroir

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Rancho Las Lomas (Up to 53% Off)

Rancho Las Lomas

Silverado

$80 $39

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Guests gather in the Barn Bar to enjoy five flights of wine, plus cheese tastings, then take a stroll in the wildlife zoo afterward

Seated Luxury Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Optional Take-Home Bottles at Orange Coast Winery (Up to 62% Off)

Orange Coast Winery

Orange Coast Winery Ocean Cellar

$60 $29

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Soft leather chairs hug guests as they sample limited-production wines paired with gourmet cheese bites

Beer Flights and Pints for Two or Four at Kat Daddy Brewery (Up to 64% Off)

Kat Daddy Brewery

Moreno Valley

$18 $8

Former U.S. Air Force sergeant serves flights and pints of his small-batch craft beers, including cask and nitro brews

Wine-Club Membership with Tasting, Glasses, and Credit Toward Wine at Orange Coast Winery (Up to 63% Off)

Orange Coast Winery

Newport Beach

$135 $59

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Month-long memberships let tipplers sample urban microwinery's rich vintages, made from California grapes, and take home souvenir glasses

Bottle Your Own Wine Vintage Plus Custom Labels or Wine Tasting at Canyon Crest Winery (Up to 40% Off)

Canyon Crest Winery

Riverside

$149 $99

Create your own vintage and custom labels or head to the wine bar to sip everything from a California Cabernet to an Italian Pinot Grigio

In-Home Wine-Tasting Event for Up to 12 from PRP Wine International (Up to 73% Off). Two Options Available.

PRP Wine International Wine Tasting

Redeem from Home

$168.69 $45

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Experienced wine consultants reveal grapes' backgrounds and regions and lead guests through the qualities of six varietals

Take-Home Dry Growler with Four Pints of Beer for One or Two at Packinghouse Brewing Co. (50% Off)

Packinghouse Brewing Co.

Riverside

$40 $20

Take home a growler to use later; sip four pints at brewery with offerings such as Black Beauty Cream Stout and Heritage Pale Ale

$29 for One Admission and 15 Tasting Tickets to BierBuzz Masquerade on Saturday, October 18 ($55 Value)

BierBuzz Masquerade

Inland Empire Brewing Company's Business Park

$55 $29

Tons of local and faraway breweries sling more than 40 brews, many of them one-of-a-kind, as costumed guests mingle and dance to live music

Props & Hops Craft Beer Fest on Saturday, November 22, at Palm Springs Air Museum (50% Off)

Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs

$80 $40

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Sample 4-oz. beers from 40+ breweries while listening to DJs and live bands and wandering among a hangar's worth of vintage planes

Select Local Merchants

Established: 2000

Reservations/Appointments: Optional

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Average Duration of Services: 2?4 hours

Pro Tip: RSVP and text us first.

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Parking: Free street parking

Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Happy hours and camping

Recommended Age Group: Adults

2423 Camino Del Rio South #202
San Diego,
CA
US

Holy Smokes For Less empowers smokers to create their own cigarettes using Kentucky-grown tobacco and accentuates smoking experiences with lighters, incense, pipes, and fine cigars. First, guests take a sample of one of the shop's all-natural tobacco blends, which match the flavor of name-brand cigarettes without any additives or preservatives. Cigarette artisans fine-tune each blend based on the client's individual tastes, then guide guests through the rolling process, where an automated apparatus turns loose particles and paper into 200 consistent, machine-made smokes in as fast as eight minutes. Customers watch the hypnotizing mechanical process in awe, adjusting the amount of tobacco and tightness of each tube with helpful touch screens. As visitors sample the shop's finest burning leaves, they can lounge inside the studio puffing away to perfect their impersonation of a donut factory.

1080 University Ave
San Diego,
CA
US

At Wine Steals, a casual wine bar and market the bar?s barrels and shelves are filled with more than 40 international wines. The executive chef, a former US Navy galley cook, arranges artisanal meat and cheese boards and crafts wine-themed international flavor combinations that either spread onto pizzas or curl up into sandwiches. For example, the pinot noir combo mixes Italian flavors of prosciutto, asiago, mozzarella, and white truffle oil.

Servers suggest ideal pairings to novice and experienced oenophiles as they pass drinks and plates across a 14-seat stone bar topped with European-style zinc. Above the bar, a chalkboard framed by wine barrels lists 40 vintages available by the half glass, glass, or bottle. Throughout the space, plush couches and chairs gather around wine barrels with wooden tabletops for more intimate gatherings or heated staring-contest championships. Wine Steals? casual approach to wine and eclectic food has earned it the title of Best Wine Bar in the San Diego Union-Tribune's 2012 readers' poll.

1243 University Ave
San Diego,
CA
US

With room for only 20 oenophiles within its tasting quarters, Proprietor’s Reserve Wine Bar crafts a menu of regional dishes designed to complement the establishment's colossal selection of wines. The next tasting event, the Best of France meal, features six Franco-influenced dishes and six carefully matched wines, with each bite and sip enhancing the other in a flavorsome tag-team taste-bud assault. Past dinners have highlighted the cuisine of other regions, including South Africa, a meal that boasted unique small plates and entrees such as diced chicken slathered in apricot-ginger sauce and wine-braised short ribs with crème fraiche smashed potatoes, and a gathering dedicated to Moffett Vineyards' wines featured epicurean cameos by risotto studded with spicy sausage, garlic, chive, and leek paired with a selection of C&T Cellars sauvignon blanc and pinot noir.

4711 34th St
San Diego,
CA
US

Olivetto Ristorante and its owner Angelo Fiore welcome patrons with homey ambiance and selection of modern Italian fare influence by classic recipes. In 2008, the San Diego Reader claimed "it has all the virtues of a 'neighborhood Italian joint' ? warmth, spirit, informality, prices not too bad ? but the food is better than most," and Zagat's menu rating of "very good to excellent" supports this assertion. They make their own ravioli and pesto in-house and bake fresh loaves of bread. To accompany meals, the caf? also features a wine selection with refreshing whites and heartier reds from around the world, including authentic Italian offerings. Olivetto welcomes any meeting, from business get-togethers to romantic dinners.

860 W Washington St.
San Diego,
CA
US

Since graduating from cosmetology school in 2001, Brooklyn Peralta has gone on to do some great things in her industry. She began working for L'Oreal Professional Canada in 2004, teaching other stylists her techniques, and in 2006, she moved from Canada to New York, where she worked at celebrity stylist Roy Teeluck's salon and did the styling for various photo shoots and runway shows. In 2011, she attended a one-month training course at Arrojo in New York taught by What Not to Wear's hairstylist Nick Arrojo.

Now at Say Lula Salon, she stands out with her precision cuts and hand-painted balayage highlights, which look as natural as a can of Tang in an astronaut's hand.

811 W Washington St
San Diego,
CA
US