Come discover the best in wine LA has to offer this week as we showcase wine bars, tastings, dinners, and paring events in and around Los Angeles. If you want your event or wine bar considered for posting, contact us.
Thursday, April 23
Wine LA Presents The Best Of Bordeaux at The Peninsula Beverly Hills
On Thursday night, Wine LA brings 35 Winemakers from the Left Bank and Right Bank of Bordeaux, as they treat consumers to an exclusive unveiling of their past vintages. This is your chance to rub elbows with some of the industry’s most respected winemakers and explore some of the finest wines that France has to offer. The cost is just $95 and it’s limited to 125 tickets so get them soon.
Malibu Family Wines at the Queen Mary
It could quite possibly be the only seafaring tasting room in the world when Malibu Family Wines debuts their beautiful new tasting room on Thursday from 12-8pm on board the Queen Mary in Long Beach. Get free entrance on Thursday and 20% off bottle specials through April 26.
Friday, April 24
Mission Wines, Southern Comfort: Discovering Southern Italy
In the not so distant past, Southern Italy was mostly known for bulk wine production. But over the last several decades a fresh crop of talent has brought new energy to the area, invigorating family businesses by replanting vineyards to indigenous varieties and upgrading production practices to compete with the world’s best wineries. In their last Friday of the month tasting, Mission Wines will be showcasing wines from Campania, Sardinia, Sicily, and Basilicata. Friday April 24, 4-8pm, 5 wines, $25 a person, no reservation required.
Saturday, April 25
3rd Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival
Reyes Winery is hosting the Third Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival on Saturday April 25, 2015 from 12pm-4pm (with VIP entrance at 11am). The wine festival features numerous wineries and local wine maker tastings, gourmet food and specialty items sampling, handmade crafts from local artisans, along with live music. Tickets are just $65 and can be purchased online.
Wally’s Farmers’ Market: Wines of Rioja
Wally’s Beverly Hills teams up with Rioja wines for their first themed Farmers’ Market this Saturday, April 25. You are invited to explore the Rioja region and sample a remarkable roster of wines, accompanied by specially selected Spanish meats, cheeses, and other savory delights from Wally’s Cheese Box. And the wine tasting is just a dollar! Three of the six wines being featured include the 2009 Marques de Riscal Reserva, 2010 Conde Valdemar Inspiracion, and the 2011 Artadi Vinas de Gain. 447 North Cañon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210.
Sunday, April 26
Domaine LA Rosé Tasting With Lobster Rolls From Knuckle & Claw
Domaine LA’s annual Rosé Extravaganza tasting is this Sunday from 2-5pm. So if you like to drink pink, and perhaps enjoy a buttery lobster roll with it, then head down to the Melrose Ave wine shop. They will be pairing unique wines like Jolie Folle VDP Mediterranée, Matthiasson Napa Valley Rosé, and Domaine Fenouillet Côtes du Ventoux Rosé (7 in all!) with Knuckle & Claw’s delicious grub. Tickets are $25 and should be purchased online in advance before they sell out!
The 27th Annual VINTAGE BOUQUET™ Food and Wine Extravaganza
Beverly Hills Bar Association’s 27th Annual Vintage Bouquet food and wine event takes place on Sunday, April 26th from 12-4pm at the historic Greystone Mansion in Hollywood. Established in 1988, the event has grown in size and prestige featuring hors d’oeuvres by the area’s top chefs and pouring by California’s premium wineries accompanied by live entertainment and a live and silent auction. Tickets are $200. For a full list of participating wineries, breweries and restaurants visit their web site.