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Sample the Sierra

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Sample the Sierra Food and Wine Festival Returns to Delight Palates and Celebrate Local Flavors

The highly anticipated Sample the Sierra Food and Wine Festival is back, ready to tantalize taste buds and celebrate the vibrant culinary scene of the Sierra Nevada region. Set to take place on September 21 from 1-4pm, this renowned festival sponsored by El Dorado County promises a delectable journey through the finest offerings of local cuisine and wines. 


El Dorado County is home to more than 50 wineries, breweries, and distilleries, many of whom will participate in the festival. You might be surprised by the bounty of agriculture that takes place in the areas adjacent to Tahoe Basin. Sample the Sierra brings together local chefs and restaurants with neighboring growers and producers to turn out scrumptious samples craftily paired with the appropriate beverage. The festival marketplace includes locally made goods such as jam, soap, honey, and olive oil along with local specialty products such as fine art, jewelry, and crafts.


Sample the Sierra has become a hallmark event, drawing food enthusiasts, wine connoisseurs, and adventurers alike to experience the unique flavors and hospitality of the region. From farm-to-fork delicacies to award-winning wines, the festival showcases the rich diversity and quality of Sierra Nevada’s culinary treasures. 


In addition to culinary delights and exquisite wines, Sample the Sierra offers a vibrant atmosphere filled with live music, a Sierra Chef Challenge, and a local marketplace that celebrates the region’s culture and community spirit. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie, a wine enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates good company and great flavors, Sample the Sierra promises an unforgettable experience for all.


Tickets for Sample the Sierra Food and Wine Festival are available for purchase online at, with early bird discounts and special packages available for those looking to make the most of this epicurean adventure.


Join us on Saturday, September 21st from 1-4pm at Bijou Community Park in South Lake Tahoe for a day of culinary discovery, wine appreciation, and community celebration. For more information and updates, visit and follow us on social media.


Sample the Sierra Food and Wine Festival is an annual culinary event celebrating the vibrant flavors and rich heritage of the Sierra Nevada region. Featuring an array of culinary delights, award-winning wines, live music, and interactive experiences, the festival offers guests an unforgettable journey through the tastes and traditions of the Sierra Nevada. For more information, visit


**Media Contact:**

Jessica Gerland

Marketing & Communications


**Organizer Contact**

Emily Abernathy

Event Director 


September 21
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Tahoe Chamber
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Bijou Community Park
1201 Al Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 United States
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