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FEBRUARY AND MARCH

WINE & BEER EVENTS AT THE WINE COUNTRY

 

FEBRUARY 15, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

SPANISH GARNACHA!

Also known as Grenache, Spain's most popular grape is also one of its most dramatic.

 

FEBRUARY 15, THURSDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.  $40

BONNET PONSON CHAMPAGNE WITH GUEST CYRIL BONNET!

Pop-up tasting - 6 bubblies!

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

FEBRUARY 16, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

EXPLORING PIEDMONT! Northern Italy's home to Barolo, Barbareco, Barbera, Gavi & Arneis

Kevin Lepisto hosts. 

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

FEBRUARY 17, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $20

SPANISH WINES OF ANTALVA IMPORTS WITH FOODS BY LA ESPANOLA!

Wines from Ribera del Duero, Campo de Borja, Galicia and more paired with Serrano ham, Chorizo, marconas and more.

 

FEBRUARY 21, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $25

BEERVENTURE! BELGIAN BEER!

The world's finest! Nick Larson hosts.   

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

FEBRUARY 22, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

4:30 to 6:45 p.m. $10

CALIFORNIA'S HERITAGE GRAPES!

Zinfandel, Carignane, Alicante Bouschet, Red Blends

 

FEBRUARY 23, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

AN EVENING WITH GREGORY CONDES, IMPORTER EXTRAORDINAIRE!

Fine, true wines from Italy, France & California.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

FEBRUARY 24, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $20

THE PROGRESSIVE WINES OF REVEL IMPORTS, WITH OUR FORMER COLLEAGUE BENNET TRAUB!

Experience the future of California winemaking!

 

FEBRUARY 28, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.  $35

BOURBON & RYE WHISKEY TASTING AT DELIUS RESTAURANT!

Hosted by Nick Larson with special guests: Jacob Holland, Samson & Surrey and Bill Karl, Heaven Hill

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

 

MARCH 1, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

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

ITALY'S DELICIOUS MONTEPULCIANO D'ABRUZZO!

Kevin Lepisto is featuring new vintages of some of our most popular Italian red wines. These are wines you take home for pizza and pasta!

 

MARCH 2, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

BORDEAUX-STYLE BLENDS FROM THE WESTERN STATES! 

California & Washington State produce the country's best Bordeaux varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, etc. Blended, they make some of our most popular red wines.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

FEBRUARY 3, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $30

WINE AND CHEESE FEST! 10 WINES - 10 CHEESES

Katy Wade, Samantha Dugan host. Samantha selects ideal wines to accompany Katy's luscious cheese from Europe and the U.S. One of the most popular tastings of the year.

 

MARCH 8, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

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

RED WINES FROM CHILE!

Bold, balanced and value-driven. Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir & Carmenere.

 

MARCH 9, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $50

MARCHAND-TAWSE BURGUNDIES WITH GUESTS: WINEMAKER THOMAS DINEL & IMPORTER ALINE THEIBAUT

 Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MARCH 10, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

RED WINES FROM SOUTHERN ITALY!

Richly flavored, spicy reds from Taurasi, Sicily, Puglia & Campania. Nero d'Avola & more.

Kevin Lepisto hosts.

 

MARCH 15, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

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

CORSICAN WINES! FIESTY REDS & LUSCIOUS WHITES!

Spotlight on the French Isle. Samantha Dugan hosts.

 

MARCH 16, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $55

DOMAINE TEMPIER & VIEUX TELEGRAPHE!

2 great estates from Kermit Lynch's south of France portfolio. 3 vintages of Telegraphe, 2 vintages of Tempier, including all single-vineyard bottlings. Amazing! 

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MARCH 17, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

TOUR AUSTRALIA WITH ANDY ACOSTA

Whites & reds: big, juicy Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon to bright and fruity Chardonnay & Semillon.

 

March 21, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $25

THREE WEAVERS BREWING GUARDIAN DISTRIBUTORS!

Guests: Monica San Jose and Pete Maucht   

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MARCH 22, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

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

DRY TABLE WINES OF PORTUGAL!

Kevin Lepisto hosts

 

MARCH 23, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $40

THE WINES OF TUSCANY! THE HOME OF CHIANTI, BRUNELLO & VINO NOBILE!

The most popular Italian wine region. Kevin Lepisto hosts.  

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MARCH 24, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

SPOTLIGHT ON FRANCE'S LOIRE VALLEY!

Sancerre, Pouilly-Fume, Vouvray, Montlouis, Saumur, Bourgueil, Muscadet and more!

 

MARCH 28, WEDNESDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.  $35

RUM TASTING AT DELIUS!

Nick Larson, Host

Never have we encountered such a rich array of complex and delicious rums as we have recently. Join Nick Larson at Delius Restaurant for a magnificent tasting of white and dark rums from the Caribbean.

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

 

MARCH 29, THURSDAY AFTERNOON

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

SPARKLING WINES FROM FRANCE!

There is more to French bubbly than Champagne, and we have some of the best tasting at a fraction of the price!

 

MARCH 30, FRIDAY EVENING

7:30 p.m.   $45

OUTSTANDING PINOT NOIR FROM SONOMA COUNTY! Russian River Valley, Green Valley and the Sonoma Coast

The cool growing regions in Sonoma County are ideal for the world's most beloved wine grape. Tonight we showcase a splendid variety of our top Pinot producers.

Reservations Only / Call (562) 597-8303

 

MARCH 31, SATURDAY AFTERNOON

1 to 4 p.m.  $25

SHOULD RIESLINGS BE DRY OR SWEET? AND WHO MAKES THE WORLD'S BEST? U.S., Australia, Austria, Germany, Alsace...

When sampling the different faces of Riesling, you realize how its origin matters. All served with creamy cheeses & sausages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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