Newport Beach Wine & Food returns for its much anticipated sixth annual event this Fall from Thursday, October 3 through Sunday, October 6. The epicurean lifestyle event consistently attracts some of the largest names in the culinary and beverage worlds, with this year's chef lineup touting James Beard Award winners and celebrity chefs like Richard Blais, Nobu Matsuhisa, Antonia Lofaso, Brooke Williamson, Top Chef alumni, and more. The four day festival will showcase a host of new events including rare vertical wine tastings from Opus One and JUSTIN Vineyards, a Celebrity Chef Golf Tournament, Gala Dinner and live auction benefiting Covenant House, and more. Notable events returning to the festival this year are the intimate lunch and demonstration with Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, the Petrossian Caviar & Cristal seminar with beloved chef Alan Greeley of OC’s former Golden Truffle, Fire It Up waterfront barbecue at Balboa Bay Resort, as well as the weekend’s largest event, the Pacific Sales Grad Tasting. The two-day tasting features bites from more than 40 of OC’s top restaurants, sips of 250+ varieties of world class wines, and live, interactive chef demos from Richard Blais, Hubert Keller, Brooke Williamson, Art Smith, and more. Visit www.newportwineandfood.com for tickets, event lineup, participating restaurants and wineries, and more.