The Four Seasons Hotel in West Village serves as the location for the Simply Wine Festival in March. (Peter Vitale)
The Simply Wine Festival is coming to the stunning Four Seasons – Westlake Village hotel on Friday, March 14.
The event is estimated to attract thousands of patrons, including wine, tequila, and beer connoisseurs, and is widely regarded as one of Ventura County’s most popular festivals.
This year’s festival is estimating approximately 30 wineries, 5 tequila companies and 5 breweries to be present, and will also feature a center stage with a variety of musical entertainment, including The Ruse and DJ Aytiayt. Also, Tesla Motor Company will be on hand to offer test drives.
Great Festivals Incorporated is the non-profit organization that will be presenting the event.
Jeanette Carranza, the head of operations this year, talks about what to expect from this festival.
“This red carpet event is for the people of Ventura County who want to network and enjoy an exclusive evening with a few celebrity drop-ins,” she said.
Martha Peretz, one of the founders of the festival, talked about the importance of the festival and the great cause it benefits.
“We are bringing together a sophisticated and elite crowd of people that can enjoy wine, good music and amazing food while fulfilling a wish for a child who needs it,” she said.
This year, the festival is benefiting a local Make-a-Wish Foundation and will award them a wish.
Tickets are limited do to demand, and VIP tickets are sold out. General admission tickets can be pre-ordered at www.simplywinefest.com.