January 31 & February 1, 2020!

It Was a Wonderful
Double Anniversary Celebration!

This year we celebrated the 20th Annual Crab, Wine, & Beer Days and Mendocino Coast Clinics’ 25th birthday in style! The cioppino dinner and the Crab Cake Cook-Off & Wine Competition were amazing!

  • Professional Judges’ Award – Best Crab Cakes
  • Professional Judges’ Award – Best White Wine with Crab
  • People’s Choice Awards – Best Crab Cakes
  • People’s Choice Awards – Best Winery
Professional Judges’ Award – Best Crab Cakes

Ukiah Brewing Company – Taylor Pedersen

Harvest Market – Persephone Allen

Los Gallitos Restaurant – Margarita Valenzuela

Professional Judges’ Award – Best White Wine with Crab

Scharffenberger Cellars NV Brut Rosé

Seebass Family Wines – 2017 Grenache Rosé

Graziano Family of Wines – 2017 Chenin Blanc

People’s Choice Awards – Best Crab Cakes

Ukiah Brewing Company – Taylor Pedersen

Mendocino Jams & Preserves – Andrew Wells

Little River Inn – Marc Dym

People’s Choice Awards – Best Winery

Thank you to everyone who participated and attended – we hope to see you again next year, on January 31 and February 1, 2020.
Online sales open October 15, 2019!



4:00, 6:00 & 8:00 p.m.

The giant Cioppino pot brims with seafood, shellfish, and local Dungeness crab! Served family-style with Fort Bragg Bakery bread, tossed salad, dessert, Thanksgiving Coffee, bibs, and plenty of napkins! Treat yourself to Mendocino County wines and micro-beers in the Crabby Bar. Silent Auction! Fund-the-Future Pledge Drive!

Historic Pentecost Hall, 822 Stewart Street, Fort Bragg
3 seatings: 4:00, 6:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Adults $40; Kids (6-12) $15; under 6 years old is on us!

Crab Cake Cook-off &
Wine Tasting Competition

12:00-3:00 p.m.

Savor crab cakes! Sip the very best of Mendocino wines! Mendocino County chefs prepare thousands of cakes for your sampling pleasure. Professional Judges & People’s Choice Awards – Vote your favorite crab cakes and wines! Taste Made in Mendocino microbrews, fine foods, desserts, and coffee. Silent Auction! Wine Auction! LIVE Auction and the Fund-the-Future Pledge Drive with Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman!

In the Big White Tent at the corner of Main & Spruce, Fort Bragg


Online sales open October 15, 2019
or call (707) 961-3463

Event Registration

Can’t join us and want to make a donation?
Please do so here. Thank you!

Become a Sponsor

Our sponsors are most generous with their time, resources and commitment! Please support those that support our mission.

Interested in Sponsoring? We welcome you to join us! Please contact Tawny MacMillan at



Cioppino Chef

Chef James Hoffman Returns with his all-volunteer crew!

Crab Cake Cook-Off Chefs

Which Mendocino Chefs will be cooking up your crab cakes?

Assaggiare Mendocino, Fort Bragg

Julia Kendrick Conway

Big Jim for Maple Creek Winery

Jim Modesitt

Little River Inn, Little River

Marc Dym

Los Gallitos, Fort Bragg

Margarita Valenzuela

Overtime Brewing Company, Fort Bragg

Katy Taylor

Poleeko Roadhouse, Philo

John Bemesderfer

Brewery Gulch Inn, Mendocino

Victor Aguirre

Cafe One, Fort Bragg

Miguel Mex

Mendocino Hotel, Mendocino

Robert Roach

Mendocino Jams & Preserves, Mendocino

Andrew Wells

The Q BBQ & Grill, Fort Bragg

Carlos Villafania

Trillium Cafe, Mendocino

Sandra McElroy

Harvest Market, Fort Bragg

Margaret Fox

Heritage House Resort, Little River

Freddy Diaz

Noyo Harbor Inn, Fort Bragg

Fabrice DuBuc

Noyo River Grill, Fort Bragg

Guillermo Medina

Ukiah Brewing Company, Ukiah

Shellie Jackson

Check back frequently for the most updated list of Chefs & Wineries.

If you would like to join the Competition or be featured as a food purveyor, please contact Tawny MacMillan at

We look forward to welcoming you!


Cheers! And which Mendocino Wines will you be sipping?

Barra of Mendocino, Redwood Valley

Bee Hunter Wine, Philo

Bonterra Organic Vineyards, Ukiah

Brutocao Cellars, Philo

Chance Creek Vineyards, Redwood Valley

Domaine Anderson, Philo

Goldeneye Winery, Philo

Graziano Family of Wines, Hopland

Handley Cellars, Philo

Husch Vineyards, Philo

Jaxon Keys Winery, Hopland

Lazy Creek Vineyards, Philo

Maple Creek Winery, Yorkville

Navarro Vineyards, Philo

Pennyroyal Farm, Boonville

Roederer Estates, Philo

Scharffenberger Cellars, Philo

Seebass Family Wines, Talmage

Tahto Wines, Potter Valley

Toulouse Vineyards, Philo

Yorkville Cellars, Yorkville

“Made In Mendocino“

A Sweet Affair, Fort Bragg

Kemmy’s Pies, Willits

Thanksgiving Coffee, Fort Bragg


Overtime Brewing, Fort Bragg

Ukiah Brewing Company, Ukiah



Swithenbank Construction

Thank you Swithenbank Construction from Fort Bragg for your outrageous commitment to support MCC! We can never thank you enough!


KOZT – The Coast

Thank you to The Coast KOZT FM, Fort Bragg for extraordinary promotions! Emcee Tom Yates rocks!


$2,000 – $2,500

Andree Hest & Deborah Wyatt, MD, San Francisco

Arthur J Gallagher & Co, Glendale

Community First Credit Union, Fort Bragg/Santa Rosa

HITCare, Petaluma


$1,000 – $1,500

Beachcomber Hotels, Fort Bragg

Darcie Mahoney & Peter Lit, Elk

ER Energy, Fort Bragg

Harvest Market, Fort Bragg & Mendocino

Houska Insurance, Manhattan Beach

John & Kathy Hughes, Albion

Sonoma Clean Power, Santa Rosa



Inn at Newport Ranch, Fort Bragg

Linda James, MD, Fort Bragg

SeaPal Cove Restaurant, Fort Bragg

MacMillan & Company, Elk

Macman Healthcare Services, Sacramento

Meryl Schlingheyde, Fort Bragg

Out of This World, Mendocino

Paula Hughmanick & Steven Berger, Berkeley

Savings Bank of Mendocino County



Board of Directors of Mendocino Coast Clinics

Renteria-Garcia Family, Fort Bragg

Samm McGregor, San Francisco

In-Kind Supporters & Contributors

Alder Moving, Fort Bragg

Thank you for professionally moving & organizing our supplies!

Caito Fisheries, Fort Bragg

Thank you for donating shellfish and ice, recruiting/delivering to chefs, and hustling all that Crab!

Century 21 Fort Bragg Realty & Seascape Realty

Thank you for Paul Clark, for donating the land to pitch our Tent & paying the electric bill, too!

Clover Sonoma, Petaluma

Thank you for all that butter & cream!

Fort Bragg Bakery, Fort Bragg

Thank you for baking and donating that beautifully crafted bread for Cioppino dipping!

Hopper Dairy, Fort Bragg

Thank you for wholesale ice cream & storing our dairy.

Laurel Deli & Desserts, Fort Bragg

Thank you for all those yummy pastries!

Matt Rowland Events, Mendocino

Thank you for the Big White Tent and everything else you do for us!

Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce

Thank you for friendly assistance and outstanding promotions of our events!

Mendocino WineGrowers, Inc & Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association

Thank you for supplies, assisting with the professional judging & publicizing the event!

Mountain Fresh Spring Water, Fort Bragg

Thank you for keeping us hydrated!

North Coast Brewing Company, Fort Bragg

Thank you for the perfect beer at Cioppino Night!

Pacini Wines, Ukiah

Thank you Allen Cherry for greatly assisting in the Professional Wine Judging & securing wine donations for Cioppino Dinner!

Sysco Foods, Fort Bragg

Thank you for a truckload of Cioppino Supplies!

Thanksgiving Coffee, Fort Bragg

Thank you for keeping us going all weekend long with Not just a cup, but a just cup!

Visit Mendocino County

Thank you for securing the professional media judges and providing great PR!

Waste Management, Fort Bragg

Thank you for donating trash & recycle bins & hauling them away full!

Lodging Partners

Alegria Inn, Mendocino

Little River Inn, Little River

Noyo Harbor Inn, Fort Bragg

Brewery Gulch Inn, Mendocino

Surf & Sand Lodge, Fort Bragg

Beachcomber Hotel & Spa, Fort Bragg

The Inn at Newport Beach, Fort Bragg

MacCallum House, Mendocino

The Raku House, Mendocino

Point Cabrillo Light Station, Mendocino

The Larkin Cottage, Mendocino


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Mendocino Coast Clinics is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, 68-0262003.

Sales are ticketless & not refundable.

The amount of your donation represents a charitable contribution & is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law, less the Full Market Value of any merchandise, service, purchase or gift you may have received. A donation receipt will be provided upon request. We are very grateful for your contribution & support!

Health Department regulations prohibit smoking & animals in the Hall & Tent. Thank you for your compliance.

Site photo credits given to J. Perlman, R. Lutge & B. McGuigan, with our appreciation.

2019 video credit to Alice Williams.

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