Tag Archives: wine pairing

A Donkey and Goat dinner at Palate Food + Wine

Join Palate Food + Wine on Wednesday, October 13 as they welcome Berkley wine makers Tracey and Jared Brandt of A Donkey and Goat Winery for a spectacular winemaker dinner. Tracey and Jared left their tech jobs in 2001 to follow a dream of becoming winemakers and headed to France for some hands on education […]

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Wine 102 at San Antonio Winery

As part of San Antonio Winery’s affordable wine education series Dig Lounge was invited to attend “Wine 102, exploring California’s grape growing regions” hosted by wine expert Michael Papalia. This follow up to Wine 101, focused on California wines and wine history in the Golden State which started here, right in Los Angeles. In the […]

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Pairing Central Coast Wines at Zucca

Wine pairing is a growing trend. You see more an more emphasis on pairing the proper wines with your meals. Restaurants are featuring more wine pairing dinners, wine tasting/pairing events are popping up left and right. And why not, it can enhance any meal, bringing it to new levels. And, in most cases, make the […]

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Morton’s and Mondavi: Celebrating the Legendary Blend

Save for the date: On October 7th at 5pm, The Mondavi Families, including members of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th generations, will host Morton’s guests across the country for an unforgettable wine dinner benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This is the first time I’ve ever seen a “pairing” that included technology in the mix. The event […]

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Sunday Sessions at Palate Food + Wine

A burger that sounds good and a burger that is good don’t always go hand in hand. We’ve ordered enough meat and buns off restaurant menus to know this. But every once in a while you get one of those wow burgers. A burger that you tell people about. A burger that makes your mouth […]

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Wine Spectator’s Grand Award Winners announced for Los Angeles

Wine Spectator magazine has released it’s 2010 list of Grand Award winners, honoring restaurants around the globe for it’s extraordinary wine programs. This award, only given out to 75 restaurants around the world, was first established in 1981. Those that made the list in LA… Patina of course, along with Spago and Valentino. Other California […]

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Saarloos & Sons and Enjoy Cupcakes coming to the OC

On July 24th (1-5pm) Keith Saarloos and Dig Lounge are headed south to the OC, serving up 5 of Keith’s new releases, and pairing them with 4 delectable bite size cupcakes from Enjoy Cupcakes. Like Chocolate Blackberry Syrah, Strawberry Delight, Meyer Lemon Chardonnay and Chocolate Cheesecake. No need to drive 100+ miles to Santa Barbara, […]

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Perfect pairing at Victors Restaurant

Victors is one of those timeless Hollywood restaurants that has remained unchanged over the years. Classic Hollywood, a neighborhood favorite, featuring deli favorites like pastrami and corned beef, meatloaf as good as your moms, and Matzo Ball soup. Owner Bill Gotti is a veteran when it comes to pairing wines with food, with over 30 […]

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Ventura County Wine Trail – Four Brix Winery

The newest kid on the Ventura County wine trail block, Four Brix Winery, is nearly ready for prime time. The winery, started by 6 friends all with the love of wine, started wine making as a hobby, then finally decided to share their wines inspired by France, Italy, Spain and California with their friends and […]

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Exclusive Saarloos & Sons Wine and Cupcake Pairing

Not everyone has time to drive up to Santa Barbara for a day of tasting. So Dig Lounge is bringing the tasting room experience to Downtown LA! Join owner and winemaker Keith Saarloos of Saarloos & Sons Winery on April 10th from 1-5pm, as he takes you on a unique tasting experience right here in […]

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