Alumni Wine Program Wine Tasting

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Alumni Wine Program Wine Tasting




 Wine Tasting event tickets are still available, on-site registration will be open Friday, April 21st at 6 p.m.

 Raise your glass and celebrate the night before Picnic Day! Enjoy an evening filled with Aggie camaraderie while tasting exceptional wines produced by local alumni vintners paired with delicious hors d'oeuvres. We are proud to feature UC Davis Athletics Director Dr. Kevin Blue and Head Football Coach Dan Hawkins for an inside look at UC Davis Football. 

Wine and Food Pairings Presented by Alumni Wine Program Partners and Kaizen Catering

Grilled Shiitake Sliders | Ceja Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc and Bruliam Wines Pinot Noir
Grilled shiitake mushroom, spiced with an unctuous, spicy sesame ginger glaze. Served on a sweet roll, garnished with scallion thread.

Grilled Mustard Lemon Provencal Chicken Skewers | Bouchaine Vineyards Chardonnay and brick & mortar Chardonnay
Chicken breast, marinated with dijon and lemon infused provencial herbs and fire grilled. Served with a classic provencal aioli.

Roasted Pork Belly with Korean Pear Apricot Demi-Glace | Dashe Cellars Dry Riesling
Chinese style roast pork, served with a sweet, spicy, tangy demi-glace with korean pear and apricot juice.

Seared Ahi Tuna with Fennel Verde Slaw | Gauthier Select Vineyards Grenache
Ahi tuna seared rare, served with a simple fennel slaw with jalapeno cilantro oil, finished with sea salt flakes.

Hearty Grilled Veggie Terrine | Heringer Estates Primitivo and Treasure Wines Cabernet Sauvignon
Grilled eggplant, bell peppers, and zucchini with a smoked tomato basil chutney.

Fresh Fruit and Local Cheese Pairings featuring:
Mikami Zinfandel
Wasted Grape Viognier
Route 3 Varietals
Michael David Vintages
Sudwerk Pilsner, Farmer's Market Citrus Gose, and Cascaderade
UC Davis Oakville Station Cabernet Sauvignon


Alumni Wine Program Wine Tasting

Friday, April 21
6 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center Moss Patio (map)
Pricing - $50 CAAA/Parent Association Members (member pricing extended to one guest per membership)
$80 Nonmembers (includes a one year annual CAAA membership - valued at $60!)

CAAA Life Member Event- Life Member event has reached capacity.
As a thank you to our Life Members, CAAA invites you to an exclusive Q&A with UC Davis Athletics Director Dr. Kevin Blue and coaches. Guests will be treated to specialty alumni wines and delicious appetizers.

To participate in the life member event, guests must register for the UC Davis Alumni Wine Program wine tasting tasting. Each life member will be permitted to bring one guest.

Life Member Exclusive Wine Tasting
5 - 6 p.m.
Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center - AGR Hall

Additional Information

-Parking will be available in the Gateway Parking Structure (map) and is $9/vehicle. Cash or credit is accepted.
-Please note that this event is for guests 21 and over.


Thank you to our valued event partners: