Featuring the culinary talents of celebrity Chef Michael Mina, this weekend of events will be an excursion into decadence as guests revel in the delicious fare prepared fresh, just for them. VIP ticket holders are invited to attend an exclusive private event with Chef Mina, set against the stunning backdrop of Stonehill. A who's-who list of over 50 wineries and boutique vintners have been confirmed to attend, promising wine connoisseurs the opportunity to indulge their passion and their palates.

Subsequent festivities include 2 Grand tastings, Champagne on the Beach, and will culminate in a Seaside Jazz Brunch. This fabulous celebration of food & spirits will bring the best of the culinary and wine worlds together, as patrons drink & dine in the most beautiful locale Southern California has to offer. Resort amenities include ample golfing and indulgent spa packages, making this the true opportunity to spend a weekend in indulgent bliss.


Calendar of events:

  • Thursday August 27: Private Michael Mina Event at Stonehill   -   call to book 949.234.3900
  • Thursday August 27, 7pm to 10pm: VIP event - featuring the world famous Esquires 12 piece Jazz Big Band   -   SOLD OUT
  • Friday August 28, 1pm to 2pm: Glenmorangie Single Malt Scotch Tasting  Buy Tickets 
  • Friday August 28, 6:30pm to 9:30pm: Grand Tasting Buy Tickets  - featuring the world famous Esquires 12 piece Jazz Big Band  
  • Saturday August 29, 1pm to 4pm: Champagne on the Beach   -  Tickets not available yet
  • Saturday August 29, 12:30pm to 1:30pm: Johnnie Walker Blue Luncheon   Buy Tickets 
  • Saturday August 29, 2:30pm to 3:30pm: Truvee Wine Tasting with Robin McBride  Buy Tickets 
  • Saturday August 29 6:30pm to 9:30pm: Grand Tasting Buy Tickets  - featuring Emperors Jazz Ensemble
  • Sunday August 30: Jazz Champagne Brunch featuring Headlining performance by Grace Kelly   -   call to book 949.234.3900


Aug 27-38 The Fabulous Esquires Big Band featuring five saxes, four trumpets, four trombones, a bass, drums, guitar and a piano.

Aug 29 Emperors Jazz Ensemble  California's premier ambient lounge combo.

Aug 30 Grace Kelly Grace Kelly has been critically acclaimed for her youthful exuberance and jazz prowess by none other than Wynton Marsalis, David Sanborn, Lee Konitz, even Huey Lewis. She has Gracified standards, and soon-to-be standards, with her youthful dynamism and extreme musicianship. Grace creates an exciting concert filled with buoyant vitality.


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