This Weekend: Oakland Wine Festival and Broctacular, and Half-Off Wine at One Market


Broc wines. Photo from Facebook.

Winos, we have some events for your radar. Coming up on Saturday July 18th is the first Oakland Wine Festival, featuring more than 100 winemakers from Napa Valley, Sonoma County, and beyond, with creative pairings from 10 Oakland chefs. The all-day schedule includes winemaker panels, seminars, master classes, a luncheon, and grand tasting, plus a reception and dinners. Full-day packages and half-day packages are available, as well as à la carte tickets. Starts at 10am. Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland.

Then on Sunday July 19th, Broc Cellars is hosting their annual Broctacular summer party, with a live band (Marco Peris and His Brass Band), Broc’s sparkling cabernet franc, and food by Naked Lunch. $30 at the door. 1pm-5pm. 1310 5th St. at Gilman, Berkeley.

If you head on over to ~ONE MARKET~ during the month of July, you’ll discover every bottle is half off, whether you come in for lunch or dinner. We’re talking more than 500 bottles, people. Cin cin!