Cork & Fork Wine & Food Festival

We want YOU!

At the Cork & Fork!

It’s our Second Annual Wine, Food & Music Festival… That’s right, Winos,  CORK & FORK is BACK!

Once again, this exclusive Kern Valley event will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 12-4pm in our very own Starlite Lounge parking lot in Kernville.

 Featuring some of the best wines from the Central Coast with winery reps doing the pouring!

Eberle, Fess Parker, J. Lohr, Vines on the Marycrest, Sort This Out Cellars, McPrice Myers, DAOU, Justin, Qupe, Sanford, Zaca Mesa, Martian Ranch & Vineyard, Claiborne & Churchill, Andrew Murray/E11even, Ancient Peaks, Longoria, J. Dusi, Adelaida, Halter Ranch, Chronic Cellars, Sculpterra/Heroe, Opolo, Pomar Junction, Sinor-LaVallee S.L.O., Saucelito Canyon

and MORE!


Showcasing some of the amazing food the Kern Valley restaurants have to offer!

Big Blue Bear, Cheryl’s Diner, Coffee Mill Cafe, El Rio, Ewings on the Kern, Fremont Deli, Kern River Brewing Co, Paradise Cove, Pizza Barn, Sierra Vista, Starlite Lounge, That’s Italian…

and MORE!

All while listening to some of our favorite Live Music Thursday bands on our special Cork N Fork stage!

Kern River Band

Treacherous Edges

Out of the Blue

And Joey & Tony from The Joe Tones will play a special set inside the Lounge directly following the event!

Tickets are just $30 for 8 Wine & 8 Food tastings, which includes your souvenir Cork N Fork tasting glass!

Just go ahead and click on this Paypal Link  so you can get your tickets easy peasy lemon squeezy!

(We will need to cap attendance, so we strongly urge you to pre-pay for this event, but if you don’t like to buy online, you can always stop into the Lounge and do it in person.)

You will then be ON THE LIST at Will Call for the Event!

Once at the festival if you would like to sample more goodies, additional tickets will be available for sale there.

And it’s all for a great cause…

All net proceeds will go directly to the Kern Valley River Council, the Kern River Conservancy, and Keepers of the Kern, to help preserve and protect our wild and scenic Kern River.

Need Nearby Accommodations in Kernville?

Piazza’s Pine Cone Inn, Sierra Gateway Cottages and Rivernook Campground are all offering a 10% discount exclusively for Cork N Fork attendees!

Call Piazza’s Pine Cone Inn at 760-376-6669, Sierra Gateway Cottages at 800-888-8194 OR Rivernook Campground at 760-376-2705  to make your reservations.  And don’t forget to tell them it’s for the Cork N Fork!

Keep checking back to this page for updates on the expanding list of participating wineries & restaurants as well as musical acts performing.