DISCOVER wines from pioneer regions born in the early 1900's when vineyards started to stretch throughout California right before prohibition.. Explore other wine areas, which were simultaneously being protected by appellation systems, such as the French AOCs.. INDULGE in tasty pairings with artisan 'historic' cheeses from the old continent directly imported by Nicole's Gourmet Food in South Pasadena.. unveil -among others- Brillat-Savarin cheese created in the 30's and named after the famous 18th century Revolution supporter and French gastronome, Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.. Cheeses will be served with bread made in the traditional Parisian style by La Maison du Pain.. SPICE-UP the evening with the outstanding and absolutely delightful palate of Grand Cru chocolates from Valrhona, founded in 1922 by a French chef pâtissier from the Rhône valley, in the small town of Tain L'Hermitage, a wine-growing district near Lyon.. Tempt your taste buds with chocolates from the best cocoa plantations around the world.. including Madagascar, Dominican Republic and Ecuador.. MEET UP with passionate wine & gourmet food experts who will guide and assist you throughout the soiree.. LISTEN to The Dustbowl Revival.. "a Venice-based folk-blues orchestra that merges old school gypsy rhythms with bluegrass, gospel, jug-band, jump blues and the hot swing of the 1930’s to form a spicy roots cocktail"..
listen to them ENJOY breath-taking night views on downtown's historic core from the Los Angeles Athletic Club's rooftop patio.. and experience a flashback in the early 20th century from their (newly renovated) luxury guest rooms atop the Club..
visit LAAC's website MINGLE with local wine & food aficionados.. and.. RELAX!.. you're all taken care of! HOW MUCH? SPECIAL MEETUP PRICE at $38 per person (instead of $66!!) (price includes welcome cocktail, all wines with artisan cheese & chocolate pairings, light appetizers, live music, a fun & friendly atmosphere at LA's first private (usually member-only) club, a complimentary one day athletic guest pass redeemable in the next 3 months, one raffle ticket for a chance to win 2 free nights at the hotel...) GIFT certificates available Limited attendance HOW TO PAY? Use the Paypal link below the price on the top of the event description. A paypal account is NOT necessary. You can pay using your credit card. You need to be (or become) a member of the Los Angeles Wine & Food Meetup Group to be able to register. QUESTIONS? please email Jean-Baptiste at [masked] TICKET POLICY Due to high demand and limited event size, advanced payment is required upon registration. After your payment is processed, you automatically receive a confirmation email from Paypal. No actual paper tickets are sent. Your name will be on the check-in list, with the number of guests if any. CANCELLATION POLICY Full refund or credit if cancellation is received 4 days before the event. No refund or credit after. No exceptions. A name change can however be done anytime! WARNING & WAIVER OF RESPONSIBILITY By signing up to a wine event you are stating that you are 21 and of legal drinking age. ID is required for all attendees. You are signing up for an educational experience and agree not to drive if you are over the legal limit. You are entirely responsible for your actions (prior to, during and following consumption of alcohol) and will not hold LAWineTasting.com or partners liable for them. A taxi can be called for your convenience. We thank you for your understanding. EVENT LOCATIONS All events are rain or shine. Some venues have outdoor spaces but they all have an indoor area in case of inclement weather. RIGHT TO USE LIKENESS Photographs are often taken at our events. We reserve the right to use pictures taken for promotional purposes (e-mailing, website postings). If you do not wish your picture to be used, just let us know. *** Please forward all these details to your guests if you have paid for them ***