2019 VIP Lounge

Situated on the stunning Casitas lakefront, the VIP Lounge canopy tent caters to wine and beer connoisseurs featuring an exclusive selection of fine wines, spirits and craft beer accompanied by a delectable selection of hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages. Tickets are limited in this select area of the festival. VIP Admission includes special entry into the VIP Lounge, a fine crystal souvenir wine glass, unlimited tastes of wine and beer in the Main Tasting Area plus early entry beginning at 11:30 am. For designated drivers, VIP Non-Drinking tickets, which include all the benefits of VIP drinking admission except alcohol consumption, are available. You must be 21 years old to enter the VIP Lounge. Seating is limited and shared by all VIP guests.

 More Hors D’Oeuvres Sponsors, Wineries and Breweries to be announced soon.

VIP Lounge Hors D’oeuvres Sponsor

Sakura Ojai

Sakura Ojai

219 E Matilija Street Ojai, CA 93023, (805) 646-877

Sakura Ojai offers Japanese and Korean fare. The menu has an excellent selection of over 20+ appetizers, numerous salad options, along with fresh, tempura, vegetable, baked, & regular rolls. Also, Sushi Bar Special Entrees with individual sushi and sashimi options, along with soups & ramen. Korean options include bibimbap, bulgogi, and teriyaki. Voted “Best of Ojai” from 2010 through 2018.

Serving Sushi, Special Rolls, Teriyaki, Edamame, Tempura and other Japanese and Korean Food.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

461 W Esplanade Drive Oxnard, CA 93030, (805) 485-1124

At BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse in Oxnard, we believe in being the best without compromise, which means serving amazing food and beverages and using only top-quality ingredients. We’re constantly Pursuing Amazing™ in everything we do from our signature pizzas, pasta favorites, snacks and small bites, shareable appetizers, handcrafted sodas, burgers, craft beers and more. Whether you’re looking to enjoy some wings and beers with your pals or want to have a relaxing meal out with the entire family, BJ’s has you covered. We’re pleased to feature an extensive kid’s menu, house-made soups, garden fresh salads, many lower-calorie EnLIGHTened Entrees®, several gluten-free menu options and much more.

Serving tri-tip sliders and coleslaw

Ojai Deer Lodge

2261 Maricopa Hwy Ojai, CA 93023, (805) 646-4256

As the oldest restaurant and tavern in Ojai, the Deer Lodge has long served as a meeting place where weary adventurers from all walks of life come together to fill their bellies and lift their spirits. Today, we are proud to be the newest caretakers of this home away from home for both locals and travelers alike. With classic Californian cuisine, a wide selection of craft beers and cocktails and live music on the weekends, this is a place where you can bring the whole family during the day or dance with your friends into the night. This is where memories are made, where the blacktop ends and paradise begins… this is where time stands still.

Serving House made IPA Chili with ground beef, tri-tip, pinto, and black beans, 7 dried chilies and IPA

Westridge Family Markets

131 West Ojai Ave Ojai, CA 93023, (805) 646-4082

Westridge Family Markets are located in beautiful Ojai, CA. We carry a wide variety of conventional and Natural/Organic products. Our newly opened expansion features full-service meat counter, deli with wood-fired pizza oven, bakery, produce, sushi, salad bar, coffee and juice bar. Come by and order one of our famous Westridge 2/3lb burgers, custom deli sandwiches, or delicious create your own masterpiece pizza. We cater too!

Serving House made Pork Chorizo w/ Mexican Street Corn Salad served with Fresh Housemade Tortilla Chips and Fresh Cucumber-Cilantro Jalapeno Lemonade

STONEFIRE Grill

A fast-casual dining concept founded nearly 20 years ago in Valencia California.  We are most notable for our freshly prepared and simply delicious meals – served at our 13 restaurant locations by Happy to Serve friendly professionals. In addition to our Dine In and Takeout, we are considered one of the region’s most popular Catering and Delivery services  Today, our Teams happily serve the greater Southern California community with locations in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Ventura, and Orange counties. Much more than food, STONEFIRE is a part of the community in the truest sense. As a Company with values based in loyalty, teamwork and mutual support, each STONEFIRE Team, as well as the entire STONEFIRE Family, actively seeks opportunities to support those around them and to WOW our neighbors with our unique brand of hospitality! Looking forward to some deliciousness seasoned with lots of FUN!!

Serving: Mesquite BBQ Tri-Tip, Quinoa Keen Green Salad, Hummus Trio with fresh vegetables and Jerusalem Pita, House-made Tortilla Chips and Salsa and Guacamole and Our signature spicy BBQ Meatballs

Hippy Pop Popcorn

2122 Mountain Ave. Santa Barbara, CA 93101, (805) 708-9972

Our homemade recipe dates back to a trick they learned from their hippy friends in the ’70s… kettle cook your popcorn in good oil (we like organic coconut), sprinkle with magical hippy dust (aka nutritional yeast), and voila, you have a big bowl of hippy popcorn! Add a few fancy herbs and spices, and this best-kept hippy secret is now lovingly presented to you. From my family to yours, we hope you enjoy!

Serving 4 flavors of popcorn: Truffle Herb, Snickerdoodle, Spicy Original & Hope Ranch

Seoul Sausage

The Annex Food Hall 550 Collection Blvd Suite 170, Oxnard, CA 93036

Seoul Sausage has made it their mission to be the ambassadors of Korean-American cuisine. In an ever-changing food landscape, Seoul Sausage has always been unique in their approach & presentation of their food to the masses. Whether it is out of their Food Truck that they won from Food Network, or a decked out Scion xB grilling machine straight out of Pimp my Ride, to catering office lunches with their signature sausage rice bowls, or simply grabbing a sausage at the newest #LAFC Soccer Stadium or #LARams #USC stands, Seoul Sausage has become synonymous with Los Angeles food culture and the way a food brand connects with its audience. Their mission has and always will be to change the world, One Sausage at a time.

Serving: Kalbi Sausage Crostini a delectable combination of Korean BBQ Pork Sausage, Garlic Jalapeno Aioli, and Kimchi Relish served on a toasted bread crisp.

Lorraine Lim Catering

Lorraine Lim Catering is comprised of a wife-and-husband team backed by a team of dozens of professional culinary, service, and bar staff. We bring to you 25 years of experience in catering and event planning. We source locally for our organic salad ingredients, vegetables, and fresh fish, but are equally comfortable using artisan products from around the world to bring unique flavors to your event.

Serving: Organic greens salad

2019 VIP Lounge Wineries, Spirits and Beers and Cider

VIP Grand Entrance Sparkling California Champagne

Barefoot Wine & Bubbly

Barefoot is in the business of making great wine that has something for everyone, from our sweet reds and refreshing whites to our delicious bubbly. We believe in bringing something better to the table. Barefoot is honored to be the most awarded wine brand in the world for its innovative approach to winemaking and diverse collection of delicious, refreshing wines that are constantly making new friends around the globe.

VIP Lounge Wineries

Gainey Vineyard

Gainey Vineyard

Gainey Vineyard owns 3 ranches that are located in 2 of Santa Barbara County’s most esteemed appellations: Santa Ynez Valley & Sta. Rita Hills. Each ranch offers a unique combination of soil types, microclimate, sun exposure & grape varieties, ensuring great complexity in our wines.  We grow warm climate varieties at our Home Ranch in the warmer, eastern end of Santa Ynez Valley & cool climate varieties at our Evan’s Ranch & Rancho Esperanza in the cool Sta. Rita Hills appellation. All 3 ranches yield grapes of exceptional character, allowing us to craft 100% estate-grown wines of high quality

Lester Family Cellars

Lester Family Cellars is Ventura’s newest boutique winery and tasting room. Come see what happens when two Southern brothers meet two West Coast sisters. From our hearts to your glass.

Old Creek Ranch Winery

Old Creek Ranch Winery, located between Ventura and Ojai, is family owned and operated by the Holguin Family and is Ventura County’s only rural winery. Relax in a tranquil setting surrounded by lush landscaping and vineyards views with picnic areas and fire pits while sipping premium wines. Well behaved children and dog friendly.

 

VIP Lounge Spirits

Tequila Insolente

TequilaInsolente.com

From Jalisco, Mexico, 100% Blue Agave tequilas made with great artisanship. Sampling Blanco, Reposado, Añejo and Extra Añejo.

 

Cutler’s Artisan Spirits

A small-scale Craft Distillery dedicated to producing top quality spirits, using fresh local ingredients. Every spirit produced at Cutler’s Artisan is made with a passion for the craft of distilling spirits. The Distillery is located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, California’s “Funk Zone,” just 2 blocks north of Stearns Wharf. Sampling Cutler’s Vodka, Gin, Stagecoach American Blended Whiskey, 33’ Bourbon and Grandma Tommie’s Apple Pie Liquor.

VIP Lounge Beers & Cider

Stella Artois

Stella Artois

Stella Artois is a pilsner which was first brewed by the Artois Brewery in Leuven, Belgium in 1926.

Stella Artois Cidre

Stella Artois Cidre is a bubbly cider that pairs a soft, apple-y sweetness with a crisp dryness

Leffe

Leffe

Leffe Blonde a full-bodied deep golden ale that is surprisingly subtle and delicate. Belgium’s classic abbey ale is best served in its own chalice-shaped glass, accentuating the ale’s aroma and creating the perfect head.

Hoegaarden

Hoegaarden

Hoegaarden Belgian White was first brewed in 1445, it is an unfiltered wheat beer and is spiced with coriander and orange peel.

Dinastia

From Jalisco, Mexico, 100% Blue Agave tequilas made with great artisanship.

Sampling Blanco, Reposado, Añejo and Extra Añejo.

Non-Alcoholic Beverages:

       Jarritos