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Wine, Food and Brew Festival Gets Down to Business

On Saturday, September 24 from 4 to 7 p.m., the College of Business Administration (CoBA) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will host its second annual Wine, Food and Brew Festival, welcoming supporters and community members to sample gourmet cuisine and beverages in an unforgettable, open-air gathering.More than 30 area-wineries, breweries and restaurants will offer generous and tantalizing tastes of fine wine, artisan beers and savory cuisine. The 21-and-up annual event is held on the university’s Markstein Plaza, benefiting student programming and academic development in CoBA. Tickets are $53.49 for general admission and $37.74 for Cal State San Marcos alumni.This year’s premiere vendors includes: The Barrel Room; California Fruit Wine; Chili’s; Cocina del Charro; Cougar Vineyards & Winery; Dream Dinners; Elephant Bar; Fallbrook Winery; Fifty Barrels Winery Group; Flippin’ Pizza; Green Flash Brewing; Jersey Mike’s Subs; Meditteranean Café; Pizza Nova; Port Brewing Co.; Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill; Rudi Wiest Selections; Stone Brewing Co.; Stone Brewing World Bistro; TITAN Wine & Spirits; Urge Gastropub; Walker Family Vineyards; and Westerly Wines. Festival entertainment will feature a live performance by Singer/Songwriter Jimmy Patton.The college would like to thank the event sponsors: Tri City Medical Center, Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort; Hunter Industries; KBM Facilities Management; Rudi Wiest Selection; JCUT Productions; Jersey Mike’s Subs; and DMZ Photography.For more information and ticket sales, visit: http://cobawinefestival.com/What:    CoBA Wine, Food, and Brew Festival at CSUSMWhen:    Saturday, September 24              4 to 7 p.m.Where:  Markstein Plaza at California State University San Marcos              333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road, San MarcosAbout the College of Business AdministrationThe College of Business Administration (CoBA) at California State University San Marcos is dedicated to providing the highest quality education to the future business leaders of the region. Students are exposed to a variety of unique programs that allow them the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experiences that help to better prepare them for the challenges they will face in the workforce. Programs are designed to integrate students into the local business community so that they may learn early on the needs and challenges that are relevant to the North San Diego region.About California State University San MarcosCalifornia State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. 85 percent of CSUSM’s alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.