EVENTS

• OMG Amazing Bordeaux tasting coming up. Do not miss!

OMG Amazing Bordeaux tasting coming up. Do not miss!

The Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux, a completely new association, came into existence thanks to the aim of Alain Raynaud, its president and founder, to bring together in one entity the wines of the Right and Left Banks. The Cercle Rive Droite, established in July 2002, has represented for the past 10 years a […]

• The wine festival you’ve been waiting for: CabFest 2014

The wine festival you’ve been waiting for: CabFest 2014

CabFestNV 2014 Napa Valley’s legendary Cabernet Sauvignons finally have their own festival!  CabFestNV is a three-day celebration that will appeal to both the expert and the novice, featuring more than 100 of the biggest names in the wine industry as well as the best of the boutiques. Through current and library wine tasting, interesting and […]

• Get Ready to Pork Up, L.A.! COCHON555 U.S. Tour is here 2/23

Get Ready to Pork Up, L.A.! COCHON555 U.S. Tour is here 2/23

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel February 23rd, 2014 COCHON US TOUR & GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO. HUMBLY PRESENT COCHON555. Over 11 tons of heritage pork raised by family farms will be served across the country in a nose-to-tail touring culinary competition. Going on its sixth year, Cochon 555 is the nation’s premier culinary tour touting the […]

Great Wine Tasting: Stars of Santa Barbara 2014 This Thursday in BH

Great Wine Tasting: Stars of Santa Barbara 2014 This Thursday in BH

Long before Sideways, LearnAboutWine was telling their audience that Santa Barbara winemakers are producing some of the best wines in the world.  We invite the “Best of the Best”, “the brand standards” and “the newest and most up and coming” to our participate in the 10th Annual STARS of Santa Barbara at the 5 STAR […]

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• Don’t Miss! Save the Date! L.A. Cochon555 Tix Now On Sale!

Don’t Miss! Save the Date! L.A. Cochon555 Tix Now On Sale!

Cochon US Tour and Goose Island Beer Co. humbly present Cochon 555 Los Angeles on February 23, 2014. Going on its sixth year, Cochon 555 is the nation’s premier culinary tour touting the flavor and benefits of eating heritage breed pigs. The kickoff event features an all-star lineup of five chefs, five pigs and five wineries to […]

• Benefit For Make-a-Wish Tri-Counties Attracts High End Winemakers & You

Benefit For Make-a-Wish Tri-Counties Attracts High End Winemakers & You

Benefit For Make-a-Wish Tri-Counties Attracts High End Winemakers to Ventura County Set to be one of the most prestigious wine tasting events of Ventura County, California Simply Wine Festival is benefiting the Make-a-Wish Tri-Counties on March 14, 2014 while bringing together some of the country’s, and the world’s, best winemakers to the discerning palates of […]

• What?! World Series Of Beer Pong To Be Played With…WATER?

What?! World Series Of Beer Pong To Be Played With…WATER?

What was once thought of as a simple college game has become a beloved, mainstream sport, complete with its own mega, international tournament – The World Series of Beer Pong. The 9th installment of The World Series of Beer Pong (WSOBP), presented by BPONG.COM, will be held January 1st-5th at the Flamingo Las Vegas. The […]

• Take a Cab, but make it New Cab

Take a Cab, but make it New Cab

As the trends go through wine, it is hard to keep sight of what we think a cab is.  Just like Chardonnays, which at some point suffered from the buttery-oak debasement, cab producers are running from traditional big bottoms on their wines.  It’s like new Coke vs old Coke, at what point do you lose […]

• Hey, Dinner & Ommegang Game of Thrones Beer at Bow & Truss

Hey, Dinner & Ommegang Game of Thrones Beer at Bow & Truss

BOW & TRUSS GETS ITS “GAME” ON FOR OMMEGANG BREWING NIGHT NOVEMBER 12 Evening Features Feast Fit for Knights, Kings and Carnivores; Game of Thrones® Inspired Beer; “Whole Animal” Night with whole Suckling Pig, Fish, Duckling and Rabbit! http://bowandtruss.com/ http://www.knittingfactory.com/ Los Angeles, CA (October XX, 2013)–Knitting Factory Entertainment’s Bow & Truss is supplementing their traditional […]

• 6th Annual World Beer Festival. January 18/14. Be There.

6th Annual World Beer Festival. January 18/14. Be There.

Hundreds of Beers. Skillfully Presented.   Join All About Beer Magazine at the 6th Annual World Beer Festival Columbia It’s that time of year again! Tickets to the World Beer Festival Columbia on sale now. Saturday, January 18th, Columbia Convention Center Admission to the World Beer Festival Columbia costs $40 and includes unlimited 2oz pours […]

• 3rd Annual Garagiste Festival Coming Soon. Get Your Tix!

3rd Annual Garagiste Festival Coming Soon. Get Your Tix!

GARAGISTES – (gar-uh-zhē-stuh) n, Fr. – A term originally used in the Bordeaux region of France to denigrate renegade small-lot wine makers, sometimes working in their garage, who refused to follow the “rules.” Now a full-fledged movement responsible for making some of the best wine in the world. Who’s laughing now, Francois?Syn: Rule-breakers, pioneers, renegades, mavericks, driven […]

• Drown in the Rhône

Drown in the Rhône

monsieur marcel was the place for Jean-Luc Colombo’s Master class in wines of the Southern Rhône.  With an absurdly overt French name as monsieur marcel, it felt like the kind of swank establishment Betty and Megan Draper would frequent for their night out in the city.  Later, Megan would entertain Don and pals with a […]

• Oregon’s Willamette Valley coming to L.A. for PINOT IN THE CITY!

Oregon’s Willamette Valley coming to L.A. for PINOT IN THE CITY!

DISCOUNTED TICKETS & LIST OF WINERIES

STARS of CABERNET 2013! Save the Date & Early Bird Special

STARS of CABERNET 2013! Save the Date & Early Bird Special

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 The Peninsula Beverly Hills 9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90212 Featuring Special Events with Winemakers  Jean Hoefliger of Alpha Omega Winery and Aaron Pott of Pott Wine Jean Hoefliger was born and raised in Switzerland.  His initial experience took him from Switzerland to Bordeaux, and South Africa, making wine at the […]

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• A power-packed lineup for the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival starts Thursday

A power-packed lineup for the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival starts Thursday

A POWER PACKED LINEUP INCLUDING INCONIC CHEF COLLABORATIONS AND LIVE PERFORMANCES FROM GAVIN DEGRAW, DJ ?UESTLOVE, AND THE LA OPERA COMPLETE THE CITY-WIDE LANDSCAPE FOR THE THIRD ANNUAL LOS ANGELES FOOD & WINE, AUGUST 22-25, 2013 Over 120 chefs and 200 wineries will be featured in tasting events, wine and mixology seminars, dynamic cooking demonstrations, […]