2017 Food & Beverage Vendors

2017 Beverage Vendors

The Taste of Rancho Santa Fe features award-winning wines proudly poured by vintners adorning the California Coast and Wine Country – from Temecula to Sonoma and Napa.

2 Plank Vineyards

Fallbrook based Artisan winery and vineyard featuring Tasting Rooms in Vista and Sorrento Valley, custom crush services and award winning wines.

Fess Parker Winery

National award-winning winery based on the Foxen Canyon Road estate in Los Olivos, California, which produces more small-lot, vineyard-designated wines made from high quality Rhone and Burgundian varietals.

Inside the Cellar

A pioneer in the artisan beverage industry, Inside the Cellar is the premiere online destination for artisan crafted drinks and food – Founded in 2013 near the City of Angels.

Optima Winery

Optima is a family owned and operated winery that specializes in making limited-production wines. Located in the heart of Healdsburg, we are blessed to be in the center of some of the best appellation in the world.

PRP Wine International

Providing high quality, exclusive wines from around the world – PRP Wine International is the pioneer of in home wine samplings since 1989. Our goal is to entertain and educate our clients on the world of fine wines.

Navarro Vineyards

Family owned winery that’s been growing grapes, making wine and non-alcoholic grape juices in the Anderson Valley in coastal Mendocino since 1974. Small, exclusive and offering products sold online and in the tasting room.

Oakville Ranch

A rugged 330 acre estate in the Napa Valley, Oakville Ranch is where distinctive wines reflect extraordinary vineyards – Dedicated to organic farming, sustainability, crafting singular wines expressive of its distinctive terroir.

La Jolla Brewing Company

The premiere craft brewing destination in La Jolla, meant to feel like your local neighborhood bar and restaurant where anyone can go for a cold beer and good meal. 24 Tap rotating selection of the best craft beverages available.

Epiphany Cellars

Epiphany finds its identity and passion in the production of esoteric Phone-based varietals and blends from some of the finest vineyard designates in California.

PEGASUS Estate Winery

Gold Medal Award Winning wines – PEGASUS Estate Winery is centrally located in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley in the town of Solvang. Founded by two horse and wine loving free spirited people who had their first date in Del Mar.

Specialty Cellars

Handcrafted artisan wines, Specialty Cellars is a purveyor, importer and distributor of world class premium wines, craft beers and specialty foods – Featuring wines from Argentic, Chile, Canada, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and the US.

Susie Bynum Wines

Susie Bynum Wines continues the family legacy with a line of handcrafted, small lot, ultra-premium wines made in the true Bynum family tradition. Our company is based in Healdsburg, California, where it all began over 45 years ago. Owner Susie Bynum is the daughter of famed Russian River Pinot Noir pioneer Davis Bynum, and is picking up where her father left off.

Quigley Fine Wines

With respect to the environment, it is our mission to select wines from the vineyards and wineries which practice sustainable farming. We seek winemakers who use biodynamic and organic methods of producing wine, with grapes harvested by hard and carefully pressed to extract the best wine with minimal intervention.

Fog Crest Vineyard

Fog Crest Vineyard was established in 1998 in the Russian River Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA) of Sonoma County, California. The rolling hills with a south/east exposure provide for both excellent drainage and the full morning sun so necessary for the production of premium wine grapes in the cool Russian River Valley.

Gagnon Cellars

Gagnon Cellars is a hybrid winery that specializes in award winning single vineyard wines from the Alexander Valley of Sonoma County. Their wines are bottled locally in Temecula. We are proud to have Gagnon Cellars pouring at the Taste of Rancho Santa Fe for the fourth year in a row.

Williams & Heim

Inspired by an age-old process, Williams & Heim keeps it simple in an old-world style. Winemaker, Duncan Williams is often found at the vineyard sites at first light, overseeing the hand picking. No detail is too small to ensure our wines are exceptional.

Pochteca Spirits

All natural flavored Liqueurs made with 100 % Agave Tequila, including Chef MSR Tequila – an ultra premium sipping Tequila.

Fallbrook Winery

Fallbrook Winery is one of the largest producers in California’s emerging South Coast wine region, making quality wines from estate grown grapes.  Creating award-winning wines since 1981, Fallbrook Winery specializes in varietals that grow well in the local climate

Trinitas Cellars

Located in Napa Valley, Trinitas Cellars is a family business that combines quality, purity and care.   Wine Maker Kevin Mill’s  emphasis is to mainstream Trinitas with top tier Bordeaux and Burgundy varietals. Kevin has introduced Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet, and Meritage programs to the Trinitas Portfolio.

Darms Lane Winery

In 2005, the first estate grown Darms Lane Cabernet Sauvignon was produced. Today, Darms Lane produces around 3,000 cases per year.

Fortune 1621 Winery

Named after the ship Fortune which entered the Plymouth Harbor bringing the second wave of settlers to the New World, just a year after the Mayflower. Fortune 1621 is based on a heritage of quality – nestled in the hills of Napa Valley.


St. Petersburg Vodka

There’s 300 years of history distilled in every sip of ST PETERSBURG® VODKA. It is a legacy handed down over generations for an authentic Russian vodka worthy of a tsar and tsarina. The Taste of Russia is here!



Grgich Hills Estate

Grgich Hills Estate is an iconic Napa Valley winery, consistently producing world-class winesCommitted to natural wine growing and sustainability, we farm five estate vineyards without artificial pesticides or herbicides, rely on wild yeast fermentation and use our passion and art to handcraft food-friendly, balanced and elegant wines. Our portfolio of wines consist of three distinct tiers.


Holiday Wine Cellar

Holiday Wine Cellar, based in Escondido, specializes in collectible Napa Valley wine, French wine, vintage Port and more. On the craft beer side, we have a large selection of IPA’s and sour beers in addition to San Diego craft beer and West Coast craft beer. Our specialty in spirits includes TequilaMezcalBourbon WhiskeyScotch WhiskyCognacs and Liqueurs. We also build custom Gift Baskets for any occasion, including corporate gifting and holiday gifts.

Sin Rival Tequila

Tequila Sin Rival Silver is an Ultra-Premium Tequila produced with age-old artisan methods. This is how a traditional silver Tequila should be …

2017 Food Vendors

The Taste of Rancho Santa Fe features varied tastes of scrumptious bites from some of San Diego’s finest restaurants.

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe

The centerpiece of beautiful Rancho Santa Fe, the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe offers fresh contemporary cuisine in a modern setting at Morada.  Fresh ingredients, elegant atmosphere, plus live entertainment on weekends – Sponsor of the Taste of RSF since 2014.

067 Eatery

Located in Fairbanks Ranch, 067 Eatery is a casual restaurant where good friends gather for good food.  Casual, comfortable, always fun.  Sandwiches, salads, wine, daily specials and drinks.

Il Divino Olive Oil

IL DIVINO Extra Virgin Olive Oil was born in the hills of Tuscany. In the village of Caprese Michelangelo, the birthplace of the great artist, Michelangelo, we first experienced the wonder of freshly pressed Italian Olive Oil. The taste and appearance of this oil was truly like nothing we had ever experienced.

Isabelle Briens French Pastry Cafe

Isabelle Briens, French Pastry Cafe a local family business that cater your Crepe party! Savory AND sweet, we come to your location, Home or Office for a shower, a birthday or a business meeting. We make our crepes in front of your guests. A fun evening for you and everyone!

Mille Fleurs

Mille Fleurs offers both elegant and casual dining; a great place to celebrate a special occasion, or to relax and enjoy a bottle of wine and appetizers with friends. Our menu changes daily with respect to the availability of the freshest ingredients, which we source locally whenever possible.

Luna Grill

Luna Grill offers wholesome, fresh Mediterranean cuisine such as signature kabob plates, gourmet salads, appetizers including hummus and falafel, wraps, desserts, craft beer and wine in a contemporary setting.

Nick & G’s

Fresh Mediterranean food with a family friendly atmosphere in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe.  Formerly Ponsaty’s, Nick & G’s features a full bar along with fresh fish, steak and poultry specials along with pasta and chicken tenders for the younger guests.  We are also a beverage sponsor for Taste of Rancho Santa Fe.

Ignite Bistro and Wine Spot

We are Ignite Bistro, Your Neighborhood Spot, a place for the locals, casual, friendly with great food and awesome drinksn – Open 7 days a week with happy hour from 3-6:30pm everyday. Weekend Brunch 10am-3pm with bottomless mimosas and live music Sundays. Come enjoy the beautiful patio or join us inside with floor to ceiling windows and an amazing view of La Costa Hills

Urban Plates

Ingredients with a purpose, sustain-ably sourced protein, made from scratch – we offer fresh quality meals with the best ingredients for eat-in or delivery to your home.  Our hand tossed salads are vibrant and nourishing, we offer sandwiches, organic plates and sides, piz-ettes and kids’ meals, desserts and gluten free options, always fresh and delicious.

Thyme in the Ranch

Delicious fresh baked pastries and pies, from holiday favorites to seasonal specialties, Thyme in the Ranch uses only the freshest ingredients and time honored traditions for it’s restaurant and catering options.  Featuring salads, entrees and sweets, we are open for breakfast and brunch Tuesdays through Saturdays, 7;00 am to 3:00 pm.  Thyme in the Ranch has provided delicious sweets to the Taste of Rancho Santa Fe since 2013.

The Chef from Casa Aldea Senior Living

Experience the utmost in dining with a wide variety of menu items emphasizing a healthy, local farm to table approach to selections.  Freshly prepared meals are served restaurant style throughout the day. From signature dishes created with fresh, nutritional food choices, to exemplary customer service under the supervision of our on-site Dining Services Coordinator and Culinary Services Director, residents and their guests can look forward to time spent in the beautifully appointed indoor and outdoor dining areas at Casa Aldea.

The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

Every detail of The Bridges experience is designed to be exquisite—and the dining choices are no exception. Whether it’s a snack or fine dining you seek, we think you’ll be impressed with the variety of meal options available. Our accomplished chefs customize meals to the preferences of our members and guests, and are happy to serve fresh organic produce. Looking for the perfect pairing of wine and food? We happily serve an exclusive selection of wine.

Pacific Coast Grill

Pacific Coast Grill’s oceanfront venue features unique “Pacific Coast” cuisine, an oyster bar as well as select sushi rolls, black mussels, baked oysters and a plethora of seafood choices & more! Since 1995, PCG has used fresh, local, free range ingredients to produce delicious food at friendly prices.

Urbn Coal Fired Pizza

With several locations including Encinitas and North Park, plus catering services, Urbn Restaurants please the palate and your budget. Our thin-crust pizza includes everything from traditional pepperoni pizza to signature toppings like fried eggplant, Gorgonzola-stuffed peppers, fresh little neck clams and the famed garlic mashed potato & bacon.

Chef Damaso Lee

Chef Damaso graduated from CIA Napa Napa Valley he has traveled to Italy, France, and Spain where he mastered his cooking techniques. He was invited as a guest Chef in some of the finest wineries like Castello Banfi, Sartori, and Antinori  in Italy and Chateau De Bazoches in Burgundy.Chef Damaso also has worked at The French Laundry in Napa Valley. Chef Lee started his own catering and private chef company in 2010.


Southern California’s source for quality groceries and catering…Offering gourmet prepared meals, local organic produce, and a superior beer and wine selection,Gelson’s is SoCal’s upscale haven for specialty foods.

The Flavor Chef Catering

The Flavor Chef is committed to serving the freshest food available and our Passion is connecting with People through our love of Food.

Second Nature Catering by Chef Drew

Second Nature is San Diego’s full service elite caterer, specializing in weddings, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, and corporate events. Any special occasion can turn your home into your favorite new restaurant.

Alfonso’s of La Jolla

Offering San Diego the finest Mexican dining since 1971 Alfonso’s of La Jolla is a family owned & operated establishment. Years of tradition, family recipes handed down from generation to generation, & the finest ingredients make Alfonso’s a San Diego staple for fine Mexican dining.

Viewpoint Brewing Co. 

Del Mar, CA’s first brewery, overlooking the San Dieguito Lagoon. Serving delicious food and good beer for all.

Tasting Room Hours with Small Bites Menu
Tuesday through Sunday 12-4:30 p.m.
Dinner Service
Monday through Sunday 5-10 p.m.

Dolce Pan e Vino – Dolce at the Highlands

Farm-to-table seasonal Italian Californian cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Located in the new Highlands center and also our original location in Rancho Santa Fe.