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Wine vs Beer at West Shore Cafe

  • West Shore Cafe 5160 West Lake Boulevard Homewood, CA, 96141 United States (map)

Join West Shore Cafe for a five-week series of live music, wine tasting, beer tasting, and food pairings along the shores of Lake Tahoe. Starting Wednesday, July 10 and running every Wednesday through August 7 this series will be held from 3pm to 6pm each week. Entry is free and open to all ages and flights of beer or wine will be available for purchase of $20 for those ages 21+. Wine vendors and beer vendors will alternate each week until the final showdown on Wednesday, August 7. During the showdown the vendors will go head to head to select the best varietal (wine) or style (beer) to go along with the West Shore Café crafted small bite. *Note the last night tasting experience will include 8 samplings and the food pairing for $45. The winners will be chosen by the public along with a panel of judges, including a cicerone and sommelier.  Whomever has the best pairing wins the ultimate title! 

Wednesdays, July 10th – August 7th

West Shore Café Lawn

FREE entry, all ages welcome. Beer and wine tastings / flights are for ages 21+.
$20 per flight – food can be purchased separately
$45 for the ultimate showdown flight – includes food pairing

All flights include a signature Wine vs Beer mug – sponsored by the West Shore Association.

Music & Wine/Beer Vendors
July 10, Wine 
Vendors: Phenix Wine Distributors, The Source
Music: Jesse and Jenni from the Dead Winter Carpenters

July 17, Beer
Vendors: Alibi Ale Works, Belching Beaver Brewery
Music: TBD (check the official event page)

July 24, Wine
Vendors: The Estate Group & Youngs Market Company, Sierra Nevada Imports
Music: Sierra Gypsies

July 31, Beer 
Vendors: Sudwerk Brewing, Almanac Beer Co.
Music: TBD (check the official event page)

Aug 7, ULTIMATE SHOWDOWN: Wine vs Beer
Vendors: ALL
Music: Jesse, Jenni and Friends from the Dead Winter Carpenters