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Friday, October 29, 2010

Weekend of hoots, howls and Winetastic Halloween Fun

I know most you may already have your Halloween plans in place or you've already attended your Halloween party. But I wanted to let you know about a few things on the San Diego winescape for something spooky to do. So, if you haven't already made plans for this spooktacular weekend, fear not there are still abundant opportunities out there you to get your wine on.

First up on the list and most likely your best bet for wondering winos without weekend plans is to head over to San Diego's Hotel Del, who is going to have a Hallo-"wine" & Spirits Party, where you can have the opportunity to haul out that overpriced costumes, maybe win a prize, dance, and drinks some wonderful spirits at San Diego’s most haunted hotel [adults-only] Halloween bash and since you've already got the spirits they're prepared to bring on the wine, provided by their very own ENO wine bar. Your looking at a [$100] Benjamin per person, which includes a Trick-or-treat reception with over 30 wines, cheese, charcuterie and handmade truffle tastings in the ghoulishly decorated Crown Room, where you will be truly tempted with lavish food stations
featuring fall-inspired chef's compositions.

Happening on: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2010 7pm - 11pm. PS. they do have a program for the kiddies as well to keep them busy while you party the night away and yep there's still time to book a room for an overnight, just in case. Btw, if you don't have a wallet just brimming with cash, there are accommodation's close by within walking distance for a less scary price.

Second, for you folks in the North County of San Diego, you could have a scary good time at Canapés in San Marcos, for is a fiendish dining experience that's quintessentially Californian. What you will find there is a, social eating and drinking destination where food, wine and beer enthusiasts may indulge their senses. Join them on all hallows eve for a four course meal, paired with three different wines and live music for $60 per person.

Third, perhaps you don't want to do any wine-ing this Halloween and you'd like to see a few more spirits, then a 91X Boos-Cruise may just be the ticket. If so prepare to get on-board San Diego's very own Horn Blower Cruise lines, for a ghoulishly good time, where fun, flirty or frightening experiences will welcome you aboard if you dare, make sure to arrive in your best costume, as there will be a contest for the best dressed boosz and ghouls [with plenty of 91X prizes]. Tickets run $25 per person [includes the cruise] and sorry kiddies this an adult only party and the Cocktails and Snacks available for an extra charge, so plan accordingly. Happening: tonight Friday, October 29, 2010 You can get on Board starting at 7:30 pm  and set to Cruise from 8:30 - 11:00 pm.


Fourth, the Tango Wine Company will be having a Blind Tasting - Rich Blood Red Wines, join them as they attempt to evoke the evil spirit of wine stained the color of blood. So, if you can tell the difference between the three intensely red wines they pour, with some ghoulish help from us, you could win yourself a glass of your choice! The tasting is only $10 a person and is sure to delight your devilish taste buds happening on this Saturday 10/30.


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