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APRIL & MAY

WINE, SPIRITS & BEER EVENTS AT

THE WINE COUNTRY

 

APRIL 12, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

BOLD, BEAUTIFUL, DARK PETITE SIRAH!

Bring your toothbrushes to this one! Related to obscure French varities, this bold red is almost never seen outside California.

 

APRIL 13, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

ALL ABOUT RIOJA! SPAIN'S CLASSIC RED, THE WINE WHICH MADE TEMPRANILLO FAMOUS!

In any list of the world's greatest red wines, Rioja stands tall among Burgundy, Bordeaux & Barolo. Tonight, Kevin Lepisto shows why these wines are so great.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

APRIL 14, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

GRENACHE, SYRAH, MOURVEDRE, & GSM BLENDS

Inspired by France's southern Rhone Valley, these juicy and delicious wines now also come from California. Australia & other wine regions. You'll love this!

 

APRIL 18 WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $25

SOUR FEST!

Pucker up and enjoy these fascinating, original beers!

Nick Larson hosts.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

APRIL 19, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

SOAVE & ARNEIS: NORTHERN ITALY'S FAMOUS WHITE WINES!

One is a legacy variety from Piedmont, the other a wildly popular classic from the Veneto. Both wines are charming, delicious and utterly irresistible!

Kevin Lepisto hosts.

 

APRIL 20, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

CABERNET SAUVIGNONS FROM CALIFORNIA & WASHINGTON STATE!

Join us for a fascinating tasting comparing California Cabernets to the surprisingly delectable Cabs of Washington's Columbia Valley and Walla Walla regions.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

APRIL 21, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

NEW ZEALAND & CALIFORNIA SAUVIGNON BLANC!

In Spring it just seems natural to start drinking the fresh-tasting white wines made from Sauvignon Blanc. Born in the Loire Valley, Sauvignon Blanc in now successfully grown all over the world, but it rocks in New Zealand & California.

 

APRIL 25, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.  $35

TEQUILA TASTING AT DELIUS!

Nick Larson, Host

Forteleza, Chinaco, Don Felix and more!

We recommend eating a light dinner before the tasting. Delius restaurant offers a 10% discount to seminar attendees who dine beforehand.

RSVP must be made through Delius (562) 426-0694

 

APRIL 26, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

LAMBRUSCO! ALL GROWN UP & AUTHENTIC!

Join Samantha Dugan in a tasting of Lambrusco, the great sparkling red and white wines of Italy's Emilia-Romagna. We'll serve salami, too!

 

APRIL 27, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $35

ALL ABOUT SOUTH AMERICA WINE:CHILE, ARGENTINA & URUGUAY!

Drop by this special night as Andy Acosta shares his newest discoveries of these passionate wines. You'll discover great wines at unbelievable values!

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

APRIL 28, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

AFFORDABLE WHITE BURGUNDIES!

Yes, the Chardonnays of Burgundy can be affordable if you know where to look! Today we introduce Rully, Macon, Beaujolais BLanc, Chablis and more.

Samantha Dugan hosts.

 

MAY 3, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

ITALIAN VARITIES, CALIFORNIA GROWN!

Sangiovese, Barbera, Nebbiolo and more!

 

MAY 3, THURSDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m. $60

VERY SPECIAL CHAMPAGNE TASTING MARION-BOSSER & HURE FRERES & MORE!

In person! Elodie Marion and Francois Hure.

 

MAY 4, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $55

FRENCH CHABLIS FROM PETIT CHABLIS TO GRAND CRU CHABLIS!

Samantha Dugan hosts a fabulous tasting of Burgundy's northernmost Chardonnays. Patrick Piuze, Herve Azo, Brocard and more! If you haven't discovered true Chablis, you are in for a reservation! Seafood will never taste the same again!

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MAY 5, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $30

CINCO DE MAYO! BAJA WINE FEST WITH STREET TACOS & QUESADILLAS!

You will be astonished at the incredible quality of wines coming from the Guadelupe Valley and neighboring regions. To mark the occasion, our staff will provide home-made street tacos & quesadillas!

 

MAY 10, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

ALBARINO FROM SPAIN, CALIFORNIA & THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE!

Aromatic, crisp white wines!

 

MAY 11, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $55

BAROLO & BARBARESCO ITALY'S GREATEST NEBBIOLOS!

Arguably Italy's greatest wines. Prepare to be utterly captivated.

Kevin Lepisto hosts

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MAY 12, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

SYRAH FROM AROUND THE WORLD!

Haunting red wines from France's northern Rhone Valley, Australia, California & more!

 

MAY 17, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

AFFORDABLE RED BURGUNDIES!

Yes, there is such a thing! Sample Pinot Noir from its birthplace.

 

MAY 18, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

WINE 101 SERIES: THE VARIETALS OF AMERICA!

Experience three wines from each great variety: Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay & Riesling.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MAY 19, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

RED WINES FROM NORTHERN ITALY!

Dolcetto, Barbera, Valpolicella, Bardolino, Lagrein, Refosco, Schiava and more!

 

MAY 23, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $25

OUR ANNUAL IPA REVIEW!

Nick Larson hosts.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MAY 24, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

GREEK WINES!

Sample six very interesting wines from the birthplace of viticulture.

 

MAY 25, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $50

ALL ABOUT RED BORDEAUX!

Samantha Dugan selects impeccable reds from the major wine regions of Bordeaux.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MAY 26, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

SOUTH AFRICA'S BRILLAINT WINES!

Reds and whites like none other. Stunning values!

 

MAY 30, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.  $35

SCOTCH WHISKY TASTING AT DELIUS!

Nick Larson, Host

We recommend eating a light dinner before the tasting. Delius restaurant offers a 10% discount to seminar attendees who dine beforehand.

RSVP must be made through Delius (562) 426-0694

 

MAY 31, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $15

AMERICAN WHITES FROM RHONE VARIETIES!

Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Roussanne, and more! 

 

JUNE 1, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

ALL ABOUT ZINFANDEL!

California's rich red wine with mysterious origins.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

JUNE 2, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $30

ROSE FEST! FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE, WITH LAMB, AIOLI & POTATOES!

The year's most popular event!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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