Wine & Roses is an annual, outdoor wine tasting event that will take place on September 18, beginning at 3:00 PM and ending at 6:00 PM.

We are excited to announce that Wine & Roses Charity Wine Tasting will be at

The Darlington House
7441 Olivetas Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

In general, the dress is dressy casual. Many of the women attending wear summer-type dresses. Many of the men wear casual slacks and sports coats. Wine & Roses is an outdoor event. Once the sun begins to set, it can get a little breezy.

How do I purchase a ticket?
You may purchase tickets one of two ways:

  1. Click here to purchase tickets online.
  2. Mail your reservation form to us at: Wine & Roses, 6977 Navajo Rd. Postal Mail Box 228, San Diego, CA. 92119

What is the cost of attending Wine & Roses?

Reserved Seats in the Platinum Garden are $250 per person, reserved tables available.

Seats in the Gold Garden are $150 per person, shared tables.

We accept cash, checks, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.

Is my ticket refundable?
In the event you are unable to attend or cancellation of the event due to weather, your admission will be considered a donation.

Can I bring my children to Wine & Roses?
Unfortunately, no one under the age of 21 is allowed into the event, due to the fact that alcohol is being served.

What is Wine & Roses?
Wine & Roses is a wine tasting event. There will wines served by various wineries and gourmet catered hors d’oeuvres.

How many people attend Wine & Roses?

Exclusive attendance this years is limited to 200 patronsAs a winery, how can I become involved?

Inquiries about wine partnerships with the Wine & Roses Charity Wine Tasting should be directed to our winery coordinator, Carol Rumsey, at 585-539-2150

Who benefits from Wine & Roses?
Wine & Roses supports the charity of the Sisters of Social Service and their camp, Camp Oliver, in Descanso, California. The funds generated by Wine & Roses are used to fund camperships (camp scholarships) for children who otherwise would not have the financial ability to attend summer camp, and to maintain and improve the camp.

Who produces Wine & Roses?
Wine & Roses is produced by the Social Service Auxiliary of San Diego, California, a California non-profit group of dedicated volunteers. We have been producing Wine & Roses since 1983.

How can I make a contribution to Wine & Roses?

If you would like to make a contribution to Wine & Roses please send your check to: Wine & Roses, 6977 Navajo Rd, Postal Mail Box 228, San Diego, CA. 92119. Please note, if you would like to purchase tickets to Wine & Roses and make an additional charitable contribution, we have underwriting options available. Additionally, if you would rather contribute services or goods, from our “Wish List”, please call us at (619) 222-2486 or 619-466-8922 or email We thank you for considering our cause in your charitable planning.

Is there entertainment at Wine & Roses?
We will have musical entertainment at Wine & Roses.

Where can I find a place to stay if visiting from out of town?

For a full list of San Diego hotels check out our friends at  Here you can find inexpensive, moderate and luxury hotels near the festival or anywhere around the San Diego region.

For additional information call 619-222-2486 or 619-466-8922