9:30 am -12:00pm
Bubbles and Brunch with Executive Chef Percy Whatley from Yosemite’s Ahwahnee Hotel
The early riser gets an amazing brunch, some light hearted entertainment and advance entry into the Artisan Cheese Tasting and Marketplace. Enjoy a Sunday brunch celebrating Gloria Ferrer bubbles and a variety of artisan cheeses at every course, all while being entertained with a live cooking demonstration by Executive Chef Percy Whatley from Yosemite’s Ahwahnee Hotel! Ticket includes brunch, sparkling wine and Marketplace. This ticket entitles you to the coveted early entry into the Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace at 11:00 a.m. before it opens to the public at 12:00 p.m. $115 per person.
12:00pm – 4:00 pm
Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace
In this exposition for the senses, the Artisan Marketplace brings together more than 75 artisan cheese and food producers, winemakers, brewers and chefs who will sample their hand-crafted cheeses, delectable products that complement cheese, boutique wines and artisan-brewed beers. Discover the next wave of interesting cheese products, books and recipes. Cooking demonstrations with top Wine Country chefs will also take place throughout the event and every guest brings home a coveted Artisan Cheese Festival insulated cheese tote bag as well as a festive wine glass. $45 per person, $20 for children 12 and under.