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Newport Beach's Annual Wine and Food Festival touts itself as "most exclusive, intimate, and world-class epicurean lifestyle even in southern California".

This special event is usually held in the first half of October each year, at the Newport Beach Civic Center.

This Wine & Food Festival is the perfect event to join friends and family for food, wine, and music in Newport Beach and Orange County. With a host of popular chefs and sommeliers, be sure to bring your appetite and a desire to learn.

The event features a variety of cooking demonstrations and wine tasting panels in addition to live music, dinners, parties, and informative talks.

The festivities extend over most of a weekend and benefit Project Hope Alliance, a philanthropic

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The popularity of gourmet food trucks and the variety of food and drinks offered has only been growing over the last few years. Convenient, if the food truck you crave stops in your neighborhood. The Orange County Fair Grounds has changed that concept. Every Wednesday and Thursday a variety of gourmet food trucks gather together at the Orange County Fairgrounds to offer patrons a large selection of trucks all in one spot.

The food trucks at the event change weekly so the options are always fresh. Admission and parking are free and the event hosts a cash bar, for the adults in your group. With its central location, the fairgrounds are just a stone’s throw from Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Laguna Beach, Irvine, Shady Canyon, and Crystal Cove. So whether

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Situated in the prestigious gated community of Belcourt in Newport Beach, this stately townhome awaits. The classic New York and San Francisco-style brick façade meets Southern California outdoor living with numerous patios, terraces, and large private pool - a rarity in this enclave. The highly customized interiors are light and airy with abundant windows, featuring high ceilings, marble and hardwood floors, moldings, and marble clad fireplaces.

The 4 bed, 4.5 bath home offers a downstairs bedroom en suite with private patio, and enormous master suite on the second level with terrace, retreat area and cedar-lined walk-in closet. Also noteworthy are the expansive living and entertaining spaces, kitchen suite, and oversized 3-car garage. Enjoy

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A fresh outlook and transitional design blend beautifully in this Tuscan-inspired custom estate in the exclusive Shady Canyon guard-gated community. The parcel is an idyllic setting surrounded by a scenic natural preserve and shrouded in privacy, with just one neighbor.

With effortless outdoor living incorporated outside of each room, this five bedroom, five-and-a-half bath estate home perfects modern-day comfort with combined formal living and dining rooms with wine cellar, fully outfitted kitchen/great room concept, library office, upstairs secondary great room, sumptuous master suite, and detached guest house with living room and kitchenette.

The entertaining grounds feature multiple adjoining areas with covered al fresco dining, fire pit, saline

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This stylish new construction, modern estate gives way to relaxed coastal living. Located in the desirable enclave of Irvine Terrace, the spacious single level, 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath home’s fluid layout has wide open spaces and dramatic volumes.

Attention to detail is evident in the ingenious construction accented with beautiful materials, myriad windows inviting light deep into the rooms, and accordion door melding indoor/outdoor living. Highlights include the private backyard with fire pit and oversized Jacuzzi, multipurpose great room ideal for entertaining, airy chef’s kitchen, master suite, office, wine storage bar, beautiful fireplaces, and much more!

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IRVINE, Calif. (September 9, 2015) – Jacqueline Thompson, one of coastal Orange County’s most accomplished luxury real estate experts, recently sold the gorgeous Tuscan-style estate located at 28 Blue Heron in Irvine’s prized Shady Canyon enclave. Impressively, the quick close, all cash transaction represents Shady Canyon’s highest price-per-square-foot sale to date.

Listed for sale at a little under $8 million, the home offers not only the unique lifestyle for which Shady Canyon is so well known, but a lengthy list of coveted amenities, too. Set against picturesque rolling hills, it showcases awe-inspiring views spanning the area’s golf terrain and distant mountains—plus vaulted ceilings,

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Gracing one of the largest lots the Villa enclave has to offer, this 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath Shady Canyon residence offers a lovely single-level floor plan. Boasting stunning views of expansive horizon, hillsides, golf course and sparkling city lights seen not only from the backyard, but from the entryway- and most notably- from inside the home.

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Over the last 8 years, Jacqueline Thompson of Surterre Properties® has carved a niche for herself in virtually all of the coastal area’s most coveted luxury communities—including Shady Canyon, where she’s helped innumerable clients buy and sell property. With her latest accomplishment—locating the perfect buyer for one of her listings and thereby representing both sides of a luxury estate—she has proven once more the level of value she brings to her clientele.

Initially listed for sale at a little under $5.5 million, the gorgeous residence located at 127 Canyon Creek features an ultra-private lot, designer-appointed interiors and seamless indoor/outdoor transitions for a living

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With over $168 Million sold in the last 12 months and another $18 Million in escrow, Jacqueline Thompson continues to deliver stellar results to her Buyers and Sellers in the Orange County real estate market. In addition to being the sales leader in the premier enclave of Shady Canyon, Jacqueline sells luxury estates throughout the communities of Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Laguna Beach, Crystal Cove, Corona del Mar, Irvine, Coto De Caza, and more, which has earned her a spot in the top 3 of real estate agents for sales volume in all of Orange County.

In addition to being the #1 sales agent in Irvine and Jacqueline’s record-breaking sales she also has maintained a 93% average ratio of List Price to Sales Price for her sellers over the past 12 months.

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