Nov 6, 2021
Orange County


Thank you for your interest in covering the AltaMed Food & Wine Festival! Press registration for the 2019 Wine & Food Festival will open in May.


Media Registration Rules & Regulations:

Media wishing to attend must contact BLND PR [email protected] to complete an application for the 2018 Festival.. Applications will be reviewed and acceptance emails will be sent out. Press admittance is complimentary and limited to one press representative and one photographer per media outlet. Guests of attending media will not be issued guest passes, however discounted tickets are available for guests once your press credentials have been approved. Submission of your press credentials application does not guarantee admission.


Freelance Media:

If you are a freelance writer or photographer interested in attending as press, you must provide a letter from the media outlet you are representing on the company’s letterhead with a signature from your assignment editor. Eligibility is considered on a case-by-case basis and you will be notified if your press credentials are approved.


New Media:

Complimentary press admittance is available only to journalists working in conjunction with a commercial news or industry-related website. Websites must be established and updated on a regular basis with up-to-date and original news and content. Personal website writers with an established website may be considered on an individual basis. Websites that are less than a year old, website designers, editors, and creators are not eligible for complimentary press registration.



Bloggers will be considered on a case-by-case basis, but should at least fulfill the following requirements: must be a professional blogger, have an established audience, and receive at least 10,000 unique visits per month. Bloggers must be able to show verifiable proof of these statistics. Blogs must cover industry-related news and be updated at least 3 times a week with original content. Bloggers are required to fill out the “Blogger Questionnaire” at the bottom of the press credentials application.