July 25th marks National Wine and Cheese Day, a celebration of the ultimate pairing for winos and cheesemongers alike! Since the dawn of culture, this sophisticated combination has shared a beautiful bond, adding an elegance to the everyday and building on the interaction of flavors. Cheers to this excuse to enjoy a time-honored tradition of wine and cheese around San Diego!
Raise a glass to Wine and Cheese Day in style with some sips and charcuterie at Greystone Prime Steakhouse & Seafood! A landmark of the historic Gaslamp Quarter for nearly 20 years, Greystone’s legendary menu offers culinary excellence in USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, exotic game, and hand-cut Wagyu beef. Nosh on seasonal hand-crafted Italian Cured Meats and Cheeses with traditional accompaniments and pair with an award-winning list of sought-after wines from around the world curated by Sommelier Nemanja Pejcic for an unforgettable dining experience!
Snag a seat in the sun at Park 101, the indoor and outdoor dining and drinking concept in the heart of the Carlsbad Village. The go-to neighborhood spot for friends, family, and even pups, this 8,000 sq. ft multi-use plaza-style complex offers games, smoked barbecue, a stellar wine list, and a deliciously relaxing place to hang out. Settle into the elevated Tamarack Deck for views and vino by the glass or by the bottle, accompanied by a Cheese Board of blue, barley buzzed, chili cheddar, and smoked cheddar cheeses with house mustard sauce, cippolioni onions, house pickles, marinated olives, honeycomb, jam, nuts, and fresh fruit.
La Mesa’s food-to-fork destination Farmer’s Table promises a neighborhood eatery with “honest food done right”, making it the ideal celebration spot for National Wine and Cheese Day. Rooted in Sicilian family recipes, this rustic-chic restaurant is tastefully arrayed with rough-hewn, vintage details to compliment their authentic cooking methods and flavors. Delight in their extensive wine list while munching on the Cheese & Meat Boards, a daily selection of imported and local cheese with cured meats served with wood-fired artisan breads.
With the waves of the summer season, Union Kitchen & Tap is drawing the Encinitas crowd in droves to its modern yet rustic ambiance. Found just along the coast, Union promises the perfect setting to dine on scratch-made cuisine with craft beers, signature cocktails, and an unrivaled stylish and comforting ambiance. Enjoy this seaside town’s greatest spot with a glass in hand from a wide selection of diverse wines over a shareable Artisan Cheeseboard, a chef’s selection of artisanal cheeses, prosciutto, bourbon mustard, seasonal jam, and toasted crostini.
Toast to Wine and Cheese Day al fresco at Amici’s Ristobar, located at Carmel Valley’s lifestyle center The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch. Experience a true neighborhood restaurant at this newly re-opened eatery with authentic Italian cuisine, specialty cocktails, and a casual-upscale atmosphere ideal for outings from a romantic date night to a relaxing evening with friends. Sip your selection on the sunny patio overlooking The Village with an exciting list of worldly wines and their house Cheese Plate, artfully displayed with artisanal cheeses, fig and anise toast, berries, fruit compote, honey, and nuts.