March 31
Passport to Wine
April 7, 2019
Passport to Chefs

Passport to Wine ~ Sunday, March 31, 2019


The premier wine tasting celebration in Orange County, in a truly a beautiful Country Club setting. Wineries, Spirits, Wine Worthy Food, Desserts, Lifestyle Vendors, Music and a Fun Vibe!   
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  • Sunday, March 31, 2019
  • VIP early entry 1pm  
  • General Admission 2pm-5pm  
  • Old Ranch Country Club
    3901 Lampson Ave.,
    Seal Beach

  • $125 VIP  ($95 Pre-Sale ends Dec 31, 2018)
    1 hour Early Entry,   
    1pm-5pm entry, includes  all wine and food  samples and 12 oz keepsake wine glass.
  • $95 General Admission   
    ($70 Pre-Sale ends Dec 31, 2018)
    2pm-5pm entry includes all wine and food  samples and 12 oz keepsake wine glass. 
  • $25 Designated Driver  
    (no Alcohol, no wine glass)
  • No Refunds

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PARKING: NO onsite parking, (handicap ok) 

  • shuttle service will be provided. 
  • Please drive directly to shuttle stop.
  • Shuttle Parking lot is located at West Ed Offices 4665 Lampson Ave, Los Alamitos. Click Here for directions to Shuttle parking lot
  • Do not park in the Tennis Courts lot, you will be towed.
  • Carpooling or car service is encouraged. We encourage you to carpool with a designated driver and/or use a ride service such as Lyft or Uber.  

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Sip, Swirl, Buy wine

Sample premium wines from over 50 wineries, and meet passionate winemakers and winery representatives, offering practical knowledge and sharing their delicious wine.

Taste a wide variety of delectable wine-worthy hot & cold hors d’oeuvres and delicious desserts.  

Sip, swirl, order wine, and bid on auction items. 

Musical entertainment by Grammy nominated, QUATTROSOUND... an innovative acoustic ensemble that skillfully blends their classical and jazz training with a wide-range of personal music influences to create a uniquely engaging sound.  Quattrosound raises the bar of originality with clever compositions and arrangements that "pay homage to the classics" yet forge a new contemporary sound. Their music and playful passion capture enthusiasm from audiences of all ages.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Alaska Airlines, Andaz Resort

2018 Vendors

A Total Diva Designs
Color Glam Love -Long lasting color for your Lips not your Wine Glass!
Fun 4 Events - Boomerang Photo Fun
Gourmet Blends - Olive Oils & Balsamics 

Last Word -Wine themed Trucker hats and Apparel
Vino Buddy - Handless Wine Drinking necklace


Most wineries will be selling from their websites, and many will be offering special deals just for  attendees. Wines are not legally allowed to be sold on-premise, and security guards will confiscate any bottles being walked out. Sorry, those are the laws.

· Silent Auction closes at 4pm  
•  Event ends at 5:00 PM

 Event rules:

NO TICKET REFUNDS. Tickets are transferable prior to event with advanced planning.

Alcoholic beverages are not allowed out of the event area. All commemorative glasses must be empty when exiting. No bottles are allowed to be carried out of the event. Wineries at the event are only permitted ONLINE SALES with delivery. 

Bartender rules apply; Disorderly guests WILL be escorted off the premises by security. 

Guests with designated driver wristbands caught drinking will also be escorted off the premises by security.


Featuring our  2018 Participating Food Purveyors & Restaurants:

Delicious hot & cold hors d’oeuvres provided by: 


Above All Catering 

Bracken's Kitchen & "Old Betsy"

Marrakesh Restaurant

Melissa’s/World Variety Produce
Meritage Restaurant  

Morton's Steakhouse 

Old Vine Café 

Three Seventy Common Kitchen + Drink  


Featuring our  
2018 Participating Wineries and Spirits (listing as of March 15, 2018

**New this year!

A Stone's Throw
Cowboy Canyon Winery
Finley Family Wines
Frisby Cellars
Giracci Vineyards & Farms
Orange Coast Winery
Trabuco Creek Winery

Aether Wines
Ampelos Cellars
Arndt Cellars
Ascension Cellars

Bellante Family Winery**
Bianchi Winery
Boisset Collection

Byron Blatty Wines**

Calcareous Vineyard**

Cass Wines**
Cavaletti Vineyards**
Cutruzzola Vineyards **
Dark Horse Wines**
Dierberg Vineyard**
Double Bond Wines
E & J Gallo Wine Company**
Edna Valley**
Fleur de Mer**

Grgich Cellars **
Kieu Hoang Winery**
Luna Hart Wines **
March Wines ** 
Navarro Vineyards
Opolo Vineyards
PRP International
Prophecy wines - Rose portfolio**

Provence Rose Group**
Quigley Fine Wines
Random Path / Rozak  
St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery  
San Antonio Winery
Shadow Run Vineyards**

Sodaro Estate Winery
SoMa Cellars  

Star Lane Vineyard**
Tenuta di Ferragamo
The Original Wine Club
Trinitas Cellars Winery**
Turiya Wines
Velvet Bee Wines**
Vina Sympatica Sparkling Wines

Zaca Mesa Winery**
Zotovich Vineyards      

Spirits • Beer • Other   

Duke Bourbon**
Four Sons Brewing**
Yacht Club Vodka

Passport to Chefs ~April 7, 2019


  • Sunday, April 7, 2019
  • 4:30 pm
  • Old Ranch Country Club
    3901 Lampson Ave.,
    Seal Beach
  • Ticket: $395 pp
  • Table for 12:  $4,740
  • Gold Sponsor for 12: $6,420

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 We invite you to participate in an evening that will both delight your palate with great food and wine, while providing an uplifting experience focused on creating a community of care for children in need. In addition to supporting many worthwhile children’s charities, this 2-day celebration highlights the best in food and wine.     

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Delight your palate with delicious food & wine

This extraordinary experience offers guests a sumptuous five-course meal paired with fine wines in an unforgettable setting. Sunday evening’s focal point is our 15 premier Orange County chefs & restaurants preparing their signature dishes tableside for their exclusive table. 

The evening also includes musical entertainment, an extensive upscale live and silent auction and an after party with the chefs, cocktails crafted by our chef honoree, music and dancing. 

  • Attire: black tie optional. 
  • This event will sell out! 
  •  Don’t miss out on a delicious evening! 

With appreciation and thanks to our 2017 Chefs & Restaurants:

  • Chef Eddie Meza  
    Anaheim White House 
  • Chef Daniel Godinez  
    Anepalco Restaurant 
  • Chef Ron Lee  -  AnQi 
  • Chef Ross  Pangilinan
    Mix Mix Kitchen Bar 
  • Chef Jason Elder  
    Mr. G’s Bistro  
  • Chef Umberto Rubelli
    Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria 
  • Chef Michael  Nirtaut
    Old Ranch Country Club 
  • Chef Mark McDonald  
    Old Vine Café 
  • Chef Katy Smith  - Puesto 
  • Chef Hector Zamora  
    Silver Trumpet Restaurant & Bar 
  • Chef Phil Tangonan
    The Cannery 
  • Chef David B. Martin  
    The Pacific Club  
  • Chef Michael  Rossi  
    The Ranch Restaurant & Saloon 
  • Chef Ryan Adams   
    Three Seventy Common Kitchen + Drink  
  • Chef Leo Razo  
    Villa Roma 

Participating Chefs & Restaurants

2018 Passport to Chefs Featured Chefs & Restaurants

Roosters Foundation Helping Children in Need


In addition to celebrating the best in food and wine,  proceeds from the 2018 Food & Wine Celebration allow the Roosters to award grants to various children’s charities and fund the Roosters Foundation Annual Food Drive, which will feed up to 3000 families with needy and at-risk children living below the poverty line in Orange County. 

For sponsorship information contact:
Randy Fine, Chairman 949-230-5009 

Contact Us

Orange County Food & Wine Celebration

For inquiries including Winery Participation, Individual Ticket Sales and Table Reservations, please contact  

Penny Strenger, Events Director
Roosters Foundation of Orange County
Cell: 949.677.3404


For inquiries about Chef & Restaurant Participation and Sponsorships, please  contact

Randy Fine, Chairman 949-230-5009    

 John Trapani, Vice Chairman  714-815-5385

Rich Morin, Deputy Vice Chairman 949-981-0800

Orange County Food & Wine Celebration

(949) 677-3404

The Roosters Foundation of Orange County

a 501(c)(3) charitable organization

Benefiting Children’s Charities in Orange County