A Taste of Lakeport
LAKEPORT, CA — The 16th-annual food and wine event, A Taste of Lakeport, will once again pair Lake County wines with food from local purveyors at various locations along seven blocks of Main Street in downtown Lakeport on Friday, August 17, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The event encourages a leisurely stroll along Main Street with stops at shops for wine tasting, while enjoying live entertainment and the company of friends, neighbors, and visitors. Tasting will take place from 5:00 pm to 8:00 p.m., followed by the street dance and no host bar from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Event-goers can sip premium Lake County wines from as many as 20 participating wineries and sample tasty bites of local food. To keep the fun going, live music will play throughout the evening featuring the Rodeo Polecats during the tasting portion of the event and the Jimmy Z Band during the street dance.
Tickets for the event are $30 ($15 food only) in advance and may be purchased at the Lake County Chamber of Commerce. Tickets also may be purchased the day of the event for $35 ($15 food only). Ticket purchase includes a wine glass and a map showing all participating wineries and restaurants.
Presented by the Lakeport Main Street Association (LMSA), A Taste of Lakeport is a benefit for the revitalization of downtown Lakeport. For further information, contact LMSA at (707) 243-8843, or visit www.lakeportmainstreet.com
One of California’s hottest new wine destinations, Lake County is just two hours by car from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento Valley, and Pacific Coast. Lake County is home to Clear Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in California and one of the oldest lakes on the continent, and Mount Konocti, an ancient volcano that recently opened to offer one of the newest day hikes in the state. Visit Lake County to enjoy the state’s cleanest air, spectacular scenic beauty, and unsurpassed recreation — hiking, biking, wine tasting, paddling, fishing, birding, golfing, off-road adventures, and even rockhounding.