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So sorry we missed you except for - Betsy and Gena.. Those who did not change their RSVP are asked to be more courteous in the future and let the organizer know you will not be coming. The no shows are always a problem and cause problems for the venue and the group.  No Jim R. Dec 11, 2016 8:41 AM
Drop in any time at tomorrow's Pinot Noir Tasting in Beverly Hills - Dear Friends-- Jim R. Dec 9, 2016 12:15 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits Holiday Spectacular 1 TONIGHT Not many Tickets left. - Patrick-- Jim R. Dec 7, 2016 3:18 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits Holiday Spectacular 1 TONIGHT Not many Tickets left. - Patrick-- Jim R. Dec 7, 2016 2:58 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits Holiday Spectacular 1 TONIGHT Not many Tickets left. - Thanks Marc come the 22 nd cheers! Sent from my iPhone On Dec 7, 2016, at 2:48 PM, Marc! < Patrick N. Dec 7, 2016 2:55 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits Holiday Spectacular 1 TONIGHT Not many Tickets left. - Thanks Patrick.  Can't make it.  Maybe another time.  Marc  I wanted to do that, . . . Just not alone!!  marc Dec 7, 2016 2:48 PM
HighSpirits Holiday Spectacular 1 TONIGHT Not many Tickets left. - Wine friends our 1st of 2 HighSpirits shows is tonight! The Comics are amazing and the wine is the best we've had so far. There are some tickets left but at this cool space at the Bar and Garden annex we ar Patrick N. Dec 7, 2016 2:38 PM
HighSpirits Holiday Extravaganza this Wednesday and also the 21st of December - In a crazy world you need to get away from the yelling and the stress and what better way to do that by getting together drinking and laughing! And this Wednesday we have a Tidal Wave of funny women,(S Patrick N. Dec 5, 2016 11:35 AM
Reserve now for the France vs. US Pinot Noir tasting Saturday, Dec. 10, 4-7 PM - I am pleased to invite you to a Pinot Noir tasting at a beautiful venue in Beverly Hills, Heritage Fine Wines.  My friend Jordane Andrieu has created a gorgeous shrine to French wine.  The plush, lounge style seating among sumptuous woods feel lik Jim R. Dec 2, 2016 10:08 AM
HIGHSPIRITS IS TOMORROW NIGHT @ THE ELECTRIC LODGE IN VENICE - Hello Wine friends, now that the first debate is behind us, we can get back to real news l Patrick N. Sep 28, 2016 11:12 AM
HIGH SPIRITS THIS THURSDAY @ THE ELECTRIC LODGE @830 - Hello and happy Saturday just giving you the heads up about our HighSpirits show this week. The only Wine tasting Comedy show of its kind, and this show will not disappoint, great wines and great comics too Patrick N. Sep 24, 2016 12:50 PM
Prices go up on Tuesday for the Italian wine event at La Brea Bakery - Take advantage of our discount by purchasing tickets before Tuesday.   Jim Ruxin Jim R. Sep 9, 2016 8:07 AM
HIGHSPIRITS IS BACK IN LA SEPTEMBER 29TH 830 @THEELECTRICLODGE IN VENICE MARK YOUR CALENDERS - Hello wine friends I'm happy to announce our next HighSpirits show #10 if your counting! We just got back from @citywinery in Chicago for 4 great shows here's what the Chicago Tribune had to say about HighS Patrick N. Sep 7, 2016 3:40 PM
Bordeaux dinner Tuesday - Looking forward to seeing you at the event.  It is a fully subscribed dinner. If you have not sent a deposit of $10 or paid in advance please do so now through PayPal. There is no fee for the deposit, but if you want to pay for the entire wine Jim R. Jul 21, 2016 9:01 AM
Tuscan wine dinner Tuesdat at Rosti - Please make arrangements to secure your seat by sending a $10 deposit this evening. PayPal without a fee is easy to my email address for the deposit.  You can also pay for the entire dinner in advance but there is a fee of $1.95 for a total of Jim R. Jul 18, 2016 10:11 PM
Tuscan wine dinner tomorrow - Because of recent no-shows on Meetup events, I have been forced to request a deposit from each RSVP.  Please make arrangements to make a deposit for this event or to pay in full online. PayPal with a credit card requires no handling charge for Jim R. Jul 18, 2016 10:09 AM
Rosti dinner this Tuesday.... - Thanks so much for your interest in this dinner.  It will be a great casual Italian trattoria type dinner with a lot of interesting wine meant to go with the cuisine. In order to hold your seat, a non-refundable deposit of $10/person is requir Jim R. Jul 17, 2016 9:15 AM
Great Australian wine tasting and dinner this Tgursday, 7/12, at Nook Bistro - Come and enjoy a few glasses of great wine and purchase your own nibbles or dinner separately. Wines to be poured: 2001 Burge Family Draycott Shiraz 2001 Burge Family Old Vine Garnacha 2001 Wild Duck Creek Springflat Shiraz Jim R. Jul 12, 2016 1:41 PM
A HUGE THANKS FROM THE HIGHSPIRITS GANG! - Just wanted to say THANKS to all the people who came out and made our 4th show a big success!! We will announce another show in Venice soon, in the meantime we will be @ the City Winery in Chicago  Patrick N. Jun 23, 2016 1:34 PM
HIGHSPIRITS IS TOMORROW NIGHT A FEW TICKETS LEFT - Hello Wine Friends HighSpirits IV is tomorrow night and its gonna be the best one YET!! We have A-Listers Comedians like Wayne Federman (TheTonight Show) (Graham Elwood) Comedy Central, The Late Show, and J Patrick N. Jun 15, 2016 12:19 PM
HIGHSPIRITS IV IS THIS THURSDAY @THEELECTRICLODGE IN VENICE - Hello wine friends just a quick reminder that HighSpirts is this Thursday @theelectriclodge in Venice. We are 3/4ths sold out so don't wait to get your tickets, especially with Headliner Comedians like Grah Patrick N. Jun 13, 2016 12:10 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits is JUNE 16th @theElecticLodge in Venice Get tickets now. - Next Thursday get your tickets now selling fast.. Cheers Patrick Ney [address removed] Patrick N. Jun 10, 2016 12:30 PM
HighSpirits IV IS NEXT WEEK THURSDAY JUNE 16TH @THEELECTRICLODGE IN VENICE - HELLO wine friends just a reminder that our next HighSpirits Wine/Comedy show is next Thursday. This show combines wine education, blind tasting and Standup comics in a fun atmosphere. I have great wi Patrick N. Jun 8, 2016 11:31 AM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits is JUNE 16th @theElecticLodge in Venice Get tickets now. - If you ever wanted to upgrade the quality of the wine a lot and th Jim R. Jun 3, 2016 4:12 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits is JUNE 16th @theElecticLodge in Venice Get tickets now. - We really wanna bring fun to wine, with knowledge and comedy. The wines are old world and new world wines. They are good wines the type in a Somm t Patrick N. Jun 3, 2016 4:04 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits is JUNE 16th @theElecticLodge in Venice Get tickets now. - And what do you pour? The ticket price is very moderate... Jim R. Jun 3, 2016 3:25 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits is JUNE 16th @theElecticLodge in Venice Get tickets now. - Must be 21 wine is donation. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 3, 2016, at 1:30 PM, Jim Ruxin < Patrick N. Jun 3, 2016 2:10 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] HighSpirits is JUNE 16th @theElecticLodge in Venice Get tickets now. - So how do you deal with alcohol licensing issues at that location? Jim R. Jun 3, 2016 1:23 PM
HighSpirits is JUNE 16th @theElecticLodge in Venice Get tickets now. - Hello wine friends want to remind you to get you tickets for HighSpirits IV @ the Electric Lodge in Venice. Tickets are selling and we don't wanna have people shut out because we sold out. This Patrick N. Jun 3, 2016 12:50 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] Discounts to walking food tours of Venice Beach and Downtown LA - Sorry here you go. HighSpirits wine tasting and Standup comedy show in Venice @the electric lodge June 16th. We sold out 3 shows in a row. Patrick Ney [address removed] Patrick N. Jun 2, 2016 6:25 PM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] Discounts to walking food tours of Venice Beach and Downtown LA - I wanted to send you a flyer for my show. Patrick N. Jun 2, 2016 6:16 PM
Discounts to walking food tours of Venice Beach and Downtown LA - Here's a new foodie/wino activity that is really unique: Avital Tours creates 4-course progressive dining experiences, from appetizers to dessert. Each course is served at a different restaurant. Along Jim R. Jun 2, 2016 5:08 PM
"VILLAGE" is now a working discount code for the zin event! - Enjoy. Jim R. May 4, 2016 10:32 AM
25% discount code to Stars of Napa at the Pennisula Hotel, Beverly Hills, Wednesday 3/2 - Use the discount code "VILLAGE" to get your 25% discount to this always terrific event.  Go to: http://www.winela.com/starsofn­apavalley?mc_cid=fd4e219a58&­mc_eid=a2e0724ade This year it features producers like Cardinale, Sign Jim R. Feb 23, 2016 9:42 PM
25% discount code to Stars of Napa at the Pennisula Hotel, Beverly Hills, Wednesday 3/2 - Use the discount code "VILLAGE" to get your 25% discount to this always terrific event.  Go to: www.winela.com/starsofnapavall­ey?mc_cid=fd4e219a58&mc_ei­d=a2e0724ade VIP Admission 6:00 PM General Admissi Jim R. Feb 23, 2016 9:38 PM
Syrah dinner at Nook, Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 PM - A few seats remain at this dinner where you can sample syrah from France, US and Australia.  You will be pleased to compare the flavor and personality between these different sources and styles. Please contact me directly to reserve your pla Jim R. Feb 23, 2016 8:37 AM
The Ban Ban Kan dinner has been filled for tonight by those who have paid in advance. - If you have not already made arrangements to pay for your seat in advance, there is no room at the table for you.  Sorry to disappoint but I hope you can all make it to future events. Jim Ruxin Organizer   Jim R. Feb 20, 2016 4:20 PM
A few seats remain to share chardonnay and pinot noir paired with yakitori this Saturday at 8 PM - Don't miss out on the terrific yakitori (Zagat 26-27), especially when paired with finer chardonnay and pinot noir.  The bright clean flavors of the veggies pair well with rich yet crisp chardonnay and the pinot noir will not overpower t Jim R. Feb 18, 2016 9:29 AM
Timer to reserve your seats at the Bordeaux dinner this Thursday at Le Petit Cafe, 7:30 PM - Looking forward to meeting the RSVPs and guests on Thursday. To secure your seat, please send a deposit of $10 or your payment of $95 to my email address. To avoid the fee, please source your payment from a checking account and se Jim R. Feb 8, 2016 10:07 AM
Saturday Cabernet dinner - I have yet to hear by email or phone from: Toni Peter Z. Troy Patricia Jackie M.   I cannot hold your place after 4 PM today without a deposit or payment.  Please call or email: Jim Ruxi Jim R. Jan 15, 2016 2:26 PM
RSVPs for Saturday cabernet dinner.... - We had over 30 RSVPs for 18 spaces. Please check your Meetup messages to see if a space was reserved for you. Only those who replied by email or called are guaranteed a space, as described in the event details. You must contact me by Frid Jim R. Jan 14, 2016 5:36 PM
Saturday's Australian wine dinner [masked]) at Nook Bistro in West LA - Two seats remain at this dinner with great shiraz and cab from down under. Please contact me by email or phone to reserve your seat. Jim Ruxin [masked] [address removed] Jim R. Aug 28, 2015 6:10 PM
Open seats at the mature Australian wine dinner this Saturday, 8/29 at Nook Bistro. - Four seats remain for this terrific shiraz and cabernet dinner.  Several other Meetup groups have been invited, so you will be in good company if you choose to attend. It's Nook Bistro in West LA, 11628 Santa Monica, Blvd. WLA 90028, Jim R. Aug 25, 2015 9:34 AM
A few seats remain at Thursday's unusual Petite Sirah dinner at Nook Bistro - 7:30 PM at 11628 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite #9, WLA, 90025.  Plenty of free parking in the front of the mini mall. We generally open one bottle for each person at the table.  Likely bottles to be sampled include: Jim R. Aug 2, 2015 1:15 PM
Three seats remain at tomorrow's chardonnay/pinot noir yakitori dinner at Nan Ban Kan - You must contact me directly by email or phone to confirm seats from the waiting list.  If you have not yet done so, your seat is not confirmed. Details below. Jim Ruxin                              �­ Jim R. Jul 29, 2015 2:47 PM
Three seats remain at the chardonnay/pinot noir yakitori dinner tomorrow at Nan Ban Kan - You must contact me directly by email or phone to confirm seats from the waiting list.  If you have not yet done so, your seat is not confirmed. Details below. Jim Ruxin                               ­  Jim R. Jul 29, 2015 2:46 PM
Two seats just opened up for the cabernet dinner this Wednesday at Rosti Tuscan Kitchen - Please contact me directly to confirm your seat(s) before Wednesday noon. The dinner is at 7:45 PM at Rosti, 931 Montana Ave., Santa Monica.  Free parking in lot behind the restaurant. Hope to see you there. Jim Ruxin [masked] Jim R. Jul 20, 2015 4:01 PM
$15 discount code to Italian SLOW WINE tasting, Tuesday evening, Jan. 27 - I offer more than just dinners.  Here's another low cost way to discover new wine in Los Angeles. This professionally run tasting features more than 50 Italian wineries with a shared artisanal philosphy.  These events are usually a lot of f Jim R. Jan 22, 2015 12:59 PM
$15 discount code to Stars of Santa Barbara Wine Tasting, this Wedenesday, 1/21 from 7-9:30 PM at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverely Hills - I am happy to share a discount code with you to Wednesday's Stars of Santa Barbara Wine Tasting at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills from 7:00-9:30 PM. It's always a great  event.  Street parking behind the hotel. That's this Wednesday, Jim R. Jan 19, 2015 4:44 PM
Tonight's Turley dinner at Rosti has been rescheduled to next Tuesday, 1/20...please reconfirm. - We had a few cancellations, so I have moved it to accommodate more people,  It's always more fun when we fill the table. We are having a chardonnay-pinot noir dinner this Saturday at the fabulous NanBanKa Jim R. Jan 13, 2015 1:32 PM
New group organizer... - I have been a member of this group but have yet to attend because I have been so busy with other Meetups, mostly involved with wine, cheese and food.  I hope to bring a new energy to the group and create new opportunities for exploring these culinary Jim R. Sep 7, 2014 8:37 AM
Re: [Santa-Monica-Wine-Cheese] Lena Thompson added a post - Lena-- I AM A WINE EXPERT. QHO ELSE ARE YOU TALKING TO? Jim R. Oct 13, 2010 2:38 PM
Lena Thompson added a post - Okay! I am in the middle of arranging for a wine expert to come to our first meeting. I will post the date as soon as I work out the details. I am really excited and I want to thank everyone for being so patient! Lena T. Oct 13, 2010 1:12 PM
Meetup Series Cancelled (Putting together the offer): Santa Monica Wine & Cheese Tasting Meetup - The event series Santa Monica Wine & Cheese Tasting Meetup has been cancelled through Tuesday, September 28, 2010. Please update your plans accordingly. Sorry for the confusion -- date snuck up on me. We'll be putting out the official date Vijay G. Sep 14, 2010 3:51 PM
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