University of California, Riverside

Botanic Gardens

Primavera in the Gardens

Primavera in the Gardens

Food & Wine Tasting Fundraiser, Sunday, May 21st, 2 PM - 5 PM, Rain or Shine!

To purchase tickets:

Advance Purchase:

By Check:
Make check payable to UCR Foundation, mail to: UCR Foundation, 900 University Avenue, Riverside CA 92521. Please include your name, return address and phone number.

At the Door:
with cash, check or credit card

 An annual fund-raising event, Primavera in the Gardens wine and food tasting has become an overnight success. 

Imagine yourself in an idyllic garden setting - sampling delicious appetizers and tasting terrific regional wines and craft beers surrounded by pleasant conversation and the sounds of live music ~ This is PRIMAVERA IN THE GARDENS!

Proceeds from the event benefit the Botanic Gardens' many deserving projects, including hosting thousands of touring school children each year.

This event is typically held the Sunday after Mother's Day.

Listed below are the restaurants and wineries that participated in Primavera 2016.  Please patronize these establishments as thanks for their support of this fundraising event.

2016 Restaurants and Caterers...

Migliore Gourmet Foods Pepitos Mexican Restaurant Mario's Place
Cafe Sevilla Jammin' Bread UCR Citrus Catering
Edible Arrangements GraPow Le Chat Noir
The Salted Pig with W. Wolfskill LBistro/Just Desserts Marisa's Italian Deli
Habanero Mexican Grill Honey Baked Ham Company ProAbition Kitchen and Whiskey Lounge
Gandhi Indian Cafe    


2016 Wineries and Breweries...

Brutocao Cellars Callaway Vineyard & Winery Dark Star Cellars
Falkner Winery Galleano Winery Hart Winery
Justin Vineyards & Winery Maurice Car'rie Winery Oak Mountain Winery
Via One Hope Winery Roadrunner Ridge Winery  Inland Empire Brewery
Euryale Brewing Company Wicks Brewing Company Heroes Restaurant & Brewery
Packinghouse Brewing Company    

2016 Featured musicians...

  • Bob Scarano
  • Melville Street
  • Salty Raisins
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Riverside, CA 92521-0124

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