Tickets available for Tahoe City food-wine event

One of Tahoe City’s signature events and a fundraiser for the nonprofit Tahoe City Downtown Association, the 13th annual Tahoe City Food & Wine Classic, will return to the shore of Lake Tahoe on June 16 from 1-5pm.

It features more than 30 tasting locations that highlight varietals from area wine producers and gourmet bites from top North Lake Tahoe restaurants and caterers. It all happens along North Lake Boulevard in downtown Tahoe City.

In addition to fine wines, the event also includes craft brews and spirits, as well as non-alcoholic tasting options.

Tahoe City’s stores will be open for shopping, and live music will provide entertainment and dancing.

Wine Walk tickets are $45 per person in advance and $50 day of. Ticket price includes admittance, wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic tastings (for participants 21 years and over), commemorative wine glass, bite-sized morsels, music and parking. Designated driver tickets are available for $20 day of and include food sampling only. Kids under 6 are free.

For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, go online. Day of tickets will be available at the Boatworks Mall and the North Lake Tahoe Visitor’s Center (cash only).