Inland Empire March Beer and Wine Events


By Armida Villalvazo


Over 25 beer and wine events taking place across the Inland Empire. Yes, you’ve read that right, over 25 events. 

Fulfill your taste buds over a glass of some of the IE’s top beer and wine. As always, be sure to designate a driver or arrange a ride. 

Don’t forget to check back regularly, because we’ll update this Guide with new events that come to our attention. 

Cheer on!


3/1-4, Bottle Logic Stasis Week, The Whisper House, 502 W. 1st St., Claremont, starting at 4 p.m. Specialty beers and tapped each day of the week 

3/4, Rhythm Wine Brews Experience, Empire Polo Fields, Indio. General admission is $70+, other packages and camping fees available. See website for details. 

3/9, Bingo Night, Last Name Brewing, 2120 Porterfield Way, Upland, from 7-9 p.m. See website for details. 

3/11, Pitches & Pours, Third Street Wine Shop, 2142 Third St., La Verne, from 2-4 p.m. Education tasting. See website for details. 

3/11, Steak & Whiskey Night, Canyon Crest Country Club, 975 Country Club Dr., Riverside, from 6-8 p.m. Over 35 whiskies, bourbons, and scotches. $12 and $15 flights available. Reservations required. 

3/11, Dead End Friends, Last Name Brewing, 2120 Porterfield Way, Upland, starting at 6 p.m. Rock n’ Roll, beer and a food truck. All ages and pets welcome. 

3/11, Taste and Learn Saturday, vomFASS, 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, starting at 2 p.m. 

3/11, Yoga at The Winery, Joseph Filippi Vineyards & Winery, 12467 Base Line Road, Rancho Cucamonga, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. One-hour of yoga and wine tasting paired with chocolates. Cost is $20. 

3/11-12, California Irish Festival, Downtown Upland. The California Irish Festival  will close 4 city blocks to celebrate in Celtic cuisine & food trucks, family fun, vendors, live music and more. Saturday March 11 from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sunday March 12 from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tickets $24-$70. See website for details. 

3/11-12, San Bernardino International Tamale Festival, Splash Kingdom, 1101 California St., Redlands, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tamales, live entertainment, beer garden, kids zone, car show and more. $1 entry fee, 12 years and under free. 

3/14, St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, Slater’s 50/50, 8009 Day Creek Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga, from 7-10 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day celebration with Irish favorites along with beer and whiskey. 

3/15, Bottle Share: The Sharenstain Bears, The Rockery Alehouse and Grill, 117 West Second St., Pomona, from 7-10 p.m. 

3/17, St. Patrick’s Day Party/Concert, Old Stump Brewing Co., 2896 Metropolitan Pl., Pomona, starting at noon. Music starts at 6 p.m. 

3/17, Saint Patrick’s Day, The Shamrock Irish Pub & Eatery, 39252 Winchester Rd., Murrieta, starting at 2 p.m. Live music, fiddles, green beer, Irish dancing, and more. 

3/17, St. Patrick’s Day Party at The Stack Co., 9223 Archibald Ave, Ste. H, Rancho Cucamonga. From 6-10 p.m. Free green beer, and more. The Travis Miller Band will be performing. 

3/17, St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Karaoke & Cornhole, Canyon Crest Country Club, 975 Country Club Dr., Riverside, from 6-9 p.m.  Irish food, drink specials, music and more. Cornhole tournament out on the patio with Irish food buffet and green beer. 

3/17, St. Patty’s Day Bash, Nottinghams Tavern, 40797 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, from 7-11 p.m. Music, shuffleboard, darts, ping pong, happy hour specials all night for those dressed in green. 

3/17, St. Patrick’s Day, Sons of Liberty Aleworks, 1780 Town and Country Dr., #101, Norco, from 4-11 p.m. Ten beers on tap, live entertainment classic Irish cuisine and more. 

3/17, St. Padyy’s Day, vomFASS, 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, at 10 a.m.-noon and 5-7 p.m. Sample the world’s finest Irish whiskies. See website for details. 

3/17, Duke’s 3rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parking L kot Bash, Duke’s Bar & Grill, 3221 Iowa Ave, Riverside, from 10 a.m.-midnight.  Duke’s will be closing off their parking lot for St. Patrick’s Day to throw an unforgettable party. Live music, UCR bagpipers, green beer, and more. 96.7 KCAL will be giving away a POT of GOLD from 5pm to 7 p.m. and 99.1 KGGI will be giving the Last POT of GOLD between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Don’t forget to wear green. 

3/17-18, St. Patrick’s Day Party, Moxie Palm Springs, 262 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs. Live music, green beer, food & drink specials. See website for details. 

3/18, Shameless Saturday, Last Name Brewing, 2120 Porterfield Way, Upland, from noon-10 p.m. Irish inspired grub from The Big Easy Sandwich, live music, games, green beer, and more. 

3/19, Brewery Tour and Tasting, Last Name Brewing, 2120 Porterfield Way, Upland, from 3:45-5:30 p.m. Cost is $10, includes a tour of Last Name Brewing and tasting of some of their famous craft ales (non-alcoholic beers will be available). 

3/19, Wine & Cheese Pairing, San Antonio Winery Tasting Room, 2802 S. Milliken Ave., Ontario, from 1-3:30 p.m. Cost is $55 per person. 

3/21, Paint & Sip: Foggy Woods, Wicks Brewing Co., 11620 Sterling Ave., Suite C, Riverside, from 7-9 p.m. Registration is required. 

3/24-26, Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival, The Garden on EL Paseo and El Paseo Village, Palm Desert. Festival will feature some of the world’s best chefs, vintners, and craft brewers from across the country. For every Palm Desert Food & Wine ticket purchased, 35 meals will be provided to FIND Food Bank. See website for details. 

3/25, 5th Annual Wine & Chees Pairing, Third Street Wine Shop, 2142 Third St., La Verne, from 1-10 p.m. Four artisanal cheeses and four artisanal wines; soft, hard, sharp, mild, and aged to perfection. A limited number of presale reservations are available for 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. 

3/25, Undercover Vines: Clash of the Tannins, Total Wine, 8201 Day Creek Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga, from 3-5 p.m. $20 per person. 

3/25, Wild Vinegar Drinks, vomFASS, 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, starting at 9 a.m. Cost is $25. Learn to make your own shrubs, oxymels, and switchels. Reservations required. 

3/30, Spring Ladies Night, Joseph Filippi Winery & Vineyards, 12467 Baseline Rd., Rancho Cucamonga, from 6-9 p.m. Shopping and wine event at the winery. Great selection of vendors, wine, and food. Over 30 vendors to shop from and wines to tastes. Event is cash only. Cost is $10, includes 4 wine tasting tickets and 4 raffle tickets and access to 30+ vendors. 



Steal the Glass Night, Eureka Burger, 345 Pearl Ave., Redlands (every Tuesday), and 580 W. 1st St., Claremont (every Wednesday), 6 p.m. Featured beers to be announced. 

Wine Tasting, Foot Path Winery, 36650 Glenoaks Road, Temecula; Wine tasting, Monday-Friday noon-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Taste six red wines from 17 selections. $10.

Wine Tasting, Galleano Winery, 4231 Wineville Road, Mira Loma, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Taste five wines for $5.

Wine Tasting, Joseph Filippi Vineyards & Winery, 12467 Base Line Road, Rancho Cucamonga, Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday noon-6 p.m., Friday and Saturday noon-7 p.m., Taste five wines for $5-$15.

Wine Tasting, Mount Palomar Winery, 33820 Rancho California Road, Temecula, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Taste six wines from 18 selections, including seven award-winners. $14 Monday-Thursday and $18 Friday-Sunday.

Wine Tasting, San Antonio Winery Tasting Room, 2802 S. Milliken Ave., Ontario, Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Free tasting of three designated wines; Saturday and Sunday $5 for four tastings (or $15 for Riboli Family Wine Estates wines)

Wine and Craft Evenings, The Sawdust Factory, 1525 Howard Access Rd. Unit F, Upland, Gathering of friends with wine and crafts. Projects are $50 each.


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