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Corks & Cactus

DATE: Feb. 8-9, 2020
TIME: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
PRICE: Members: $40 | General: $45

Saturday, Feb. 8 is SOLD OUT

Sample, sip and savor your way through the splendor of the Garden at Corks & Cactus, where boutique wines and desert beauty blend into a delightful event. Sample from 40 wines each day, enjoy music and purchase delicious fare. See the Corks & Cactus menu here.

After visiting with representatives from a variety of wineries, purchase your favorite wines by the bottle or case at the Garden’s Wine Retail Store.

  • Guests are able to mix & match 12 or more bottles and receive 10% off the total purchase price
  • All wine purchased benefits the Garden’s education, research, exhibition and conservation programs

Live Music by:

Saturday, Feb. 8: Palo Brea
Sunday, Feb. 9: Brian Chartrand Trio

Event is rain or shine. Must be 21 and older.

Support provided by:


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