The wine-soaked bacchanalia that goes by the name of Golden Grapes returns to the Commune at Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs on Sunday, December 8th. Presented by Palm Springs Wine Festival and Ace Hotel & Swim Club, the event celebrates the best winemakers, grapes and grape lovers in California with over 50 participating wineries lovingly pouring the sweet elixir all day, plus a live performance by Keifer.
For its second annual event, the Palm Springs Wine Festival is dedicated to the new guard of winemakers who are part of a radical shift in the wine industry in the Golden State — providing a day to sample, meet and learn about the process and people behind forward-thinking viniculture and viticulture.
Winemakers this year include: Massican, Broc Cellars, Methode Sauvage, Red Car Wine Co, Ruth Lewandowski, Hoxie Spritzer, Whitcraft Winery, Scribe Winery, Scholium Project, Ryme Cellars, Habit Wine, Lo-Fi, Field Recordings, Jbrix, Idlewild Wines, Waits-Mast, Inconnu, Vinca Minor, Woods Wine & Beer Co, Scar of the Sea, Major Wines, Rootdown, Maitre de Chai, Monte Rio, Matthiasson, Jolie Laide, Nomadica, Penville Wine, Potek, Jamie Motley Wines, Extea Wines, Minus Tide Wines, Forlorn Hope, Roark Wine Company, A Tribute to Grace, Trail Marker Wine Co, Ashes and Diamonds, Les Lunes, Stirm Wine Co, Halcyon, Donkey and Goat, Las Jaras, Lady of Sunshine, Shehab Wine, Martha Stoumen Wines, March Wines, En Cavale and Sandlands.
General admission tickets are $85 and VIP tickets are $99 (VIP includes early access to the festival and a free bottle of wine). Admission includes unlimited tastings, small bites and expert insights from the winemakers. 21+ only. Tickets are available for purchase tickets here, and a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the door. You can also enter to win a pair of VIP tickets right now on the Palm Springs Style Instagram account! (giveaway open through 12/4/19 at 8pm PST).