130-plus wineries, craft breweries 
and artisanal spirits producers pouring.
Food by top LA chefs and food trucks, 
plus gourmet cheese and chocolate.
Raffle supports Hollywood-Wilshire YMCA, 
International Children’s Tumor Foundation and 
The Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles.

Tickets $65 (single one-day pass) or $100 (couples one-day or single weekend pass) at local wine retailers or
Facebook-ers can enter to win a pair of Sunday tickets each week now through June 4th; click “Promotions” at  

Southern California wine lovers are once again invited to indulge their palates at the 5th Annual LA WineFest, returning to Raleigh Studios in Hollywood on Saturday and Sunday, June 5th and 6th. The largest wine tasting event in Los Angeles five years running, LA WineFest features hundreds of worldclass wines from 14 countries, plus fine spirits and craft brews. Participating wineries include
Frank Family Vineyards, L’Aventure, Ampelos Cellars and local favorite, Rosenthal the Malibu Estate, among dozens more.

This year, LA WineFest will also feature an expanded food court with plates available for sale starting at just $2. The Border Grill food truck, Tsunami Sushi, The Must and Lola’s Restaurant are among the restaurants and food vendors providing delectable bites to LA WineFest guests. Cambazola and Somerdale English Cheese will provide tasty tidbits to pair with the wine selections, along with artisan breads, luscious chocolate and gourmet coffee (provided by Weaver’s Coffee & Tea).

When: Saturday and Sunday, June 5th and 6th; 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. both days.

Where: Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90038

Tickets (Advance Purchase): $65 one-day pass (singles), $100 weekend pass (singles) or $100 one-day pass (couples); available at or local fine wine retailers. Tickets available at the door on the day of the event for $75 each. 

Raffle: Wine, restaurant gift cards, luxury gift baskets, travel vouchers and other enticing items will be raffled off both Saturday and Sunday; minimum 10 raffle items each day. Raffle tickets are $5 each, available at the door.

Special Programs: Special classes on wine and cheese pairing, international wines, and bourbon, scotch and sake appreciation will be offered both days at 1:00 p.m. (prior to gates opening to the public); tickets available separately at or by
calling (818) 429-6770.  

Parking: Street parking (metered on Saturday) and paid parking available at Paramount Studios lots on Bronson and Van Ness. Metro accessible via Red Line; exit Vermont/Santa Monica and walk two blocks south, three blocks west.

The Viceroy Hotel Group is serving as official hotel partner for LA WineFest 2010, with special rates available at Avalon Beverly Hills and Maison 140 for LA WineFest guests and vendors. For rates or reservations, please contact Rachel Madison Hill at (323) 445- 0425.

Other LA WineFest sponsors include LA Weekly, CRN Digital Talk Radio, Vin Village and Patterson’s The Tasting Panel magazine. 

About LA WineFest
LA WineFest was founded in 2005 by renowned wine educator, columnist and Sommelier for the Escoffier Association of Southern California, Dr. Joel M. Fisher.  LA WineFest is the largest wine tasting event in Los Angeles, with the dual mission of bringing wine education and enjoyment to Angelenos and supporting local charitable organizations. For further information, please visit