The 8th annual Ramona Art & Wine Festival is EXPANDING
to a 3-Day Festival at 6 Wineries

To accommodate social distancing, the 8th annual Ramona Art & Wine Festival is expanding to a progressive Festival from one day at one location, to three days at six Ramona wineries, with wine tasting, gourmet bites, silent auction, and art and vendor exhibitors at each participating winery on Friday to Sunday, November 6th to 8th, 2020.
 
The Festival will also include online events on Saturday and Sunday featuring each of the six wineries and the Festival art and vendor exhibitors; and on Sunday an online auction of the six one-of-a-kind hand-painted wine barrels and this year’s unique commemorative art painting.
 
Six Participating Wineries
 
Participating wineries include: Correcaminos Vineyard; Hatfield Creek Vineyards and Winery; Mahogany Mountain Vineyard and Winery; Milagro Farm Winery; Ramona Ranch Vineyard and Winery; and Schwaesdall Winery.
 
Gourmet Bites
 
Gourmet bites will be prepared by local caterers, including Something Delicious Catering, Farmhouse 78, and Marinade on Main.
 
You Can Still Bid on One-of-a-Kind
Hand-Painted Wine Barrels
 
For your viewing, the hand-painted wine barrels will be on display at host business locations in the Ramona area. Bidding will close on each item during a ‘last call’ live broadcast on Sunday, November 8th at 2:00 p.m. You can bid on the barrels at the online auction site: https://www.accelevents.com/e/RamonaArtWineFestival.
 
You can view photos of the barrels and learn more about the artists on the Art and Wine Festival website at: https://ramonaartandwinefest.net/the-barrels/
 
And you can see the barrels live at their host locations in Ramona:
 
Artist, Marie Bravo. Wine barrel displayed at Ransom Brothers True Value, 1441 Main St. , sponsored by Joyce T. Strand, Author
 
Artist, Johnathan Martinez. Wine barrel sponsored by and displayed at Hatfield Creek Vineyards and Winery, 1625 Highway 78.
 
Artist, Charlene Pulsonetti. Wine barrel displayed at Ramona Food & Clothes Closet, 773 Main St. Sponsored by Chris Anderson REALTOR®
 
Artist, Janice Reich. Wine barrel sponsored by and displayed at Ramona Family Naturals, 325 6th St.
 
Artists, Laura Rosenbusch & Karen Riedler (a mother and daughter collaboration). Wine barrel sponsored by and displayed at: Casa Rustica, 316 Main St. 
 
Artist: Tracy Weinzapfel/Tracy Weinzapfel Studios. Sponsored by and displayed at Ramona Ranch Vineyard and Winery, 23578 Highway 78.
 
VIP Gala Reception
 
A VIP gala reception will be held on Friday, October 30, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. outside at Hatfield Creek Winery, 1625 Highway 78, when the Festival commemorative art will be unveiled and attendees will have the opportunity to make final bids on the silent auction items displayed at the wineries, view the wine barrels, and purchase signed and numbered limited edition prints of the commemorative art.
 
Purchase Passports NOW
 
Passports for this year’s events will be $50 for the three days that include wine tasting (three wines at each of the six wineries), a gourmet bite to pair with a selected wine at each winery (one bite at each winery), silent auction, and shopping for art and vendor items on-site at the wineries.
 
A VIP passport for $85 includes all of the above and also the gala reception on Friday, October 30th. Due to social distancing guidelines, space is limited at the gala so be sure to reserve your VIP passport soon.
 
Passports can be purchased now at the website https://ramonaartandwinefest.net/tickets/
Additional information is available on the website.
 
Presenters and Sponsors
The Ramona Art and Wine Festival is presented by the Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project, Inc. https://ramonamurals.com and the Ramona Valley Vineyard Association (RVVA) https://ramonavalleyvineyards.com.
 
Sponsors include the RVVA at the Champagne level; 2Create Gallery and Ramona Home Journal at the Cabernet Sauvignon level; Bank of California, Law Offices of Krysak & Associates, and Sky Valley Network at the Chardonnay level; and Stephanie Norvell, President/Broker, Town & Country Real Estate & Home Loans, sponsor of VIP Reception. 
 
The proceeds from the Festival will benefit the Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to encourage economic vitality by increasing tourism, promoting community pride, and celebrating our rich cultural heritage through an outstanding outdoor visual arts program. 
 
If you are interested in supporting the growth of our murals in Ramona or the Ramona Art and Wine Festival by becoming a sponsor, please contact Elaine Lyttleton at lyttleton@sv-mail.com or (760) 787-1102.
 
For additional information about the Festival see: https://ramonaartandwinefest.net.
Or call: (760) 787-1102.