Sip, nosh, and mingle at Hollywood’s Historic Raleigh Studios June 11 and 12, where 150-plus wine, spirits, and beer folks will come together to celebrate the 6th Annual LAWineFest, benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles. Dubbed “LA’s largest educational wine festival,” LAWineFest 2011 will feature the Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour, an interactive experience educating guests about wine and entertaining.
WHAT: 6th Annual LAWineFest, benefiting Make-A-Wish, Los Angeles.
WHEN: Saturday, June 11, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.; trade & media only, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90038.
TICKETS: Early Bird: $45 Saturday Pass, $39 Sunday Pass through March 31, 2011. Regular Price: $69 per day; $99 couples or weekend pass. Purchase tickets at www.LAWineFest.com.
CHARITY: Benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles.
Special Programs: Special classes on wine and cheese pairing, international wines, and bourbon, scotch and sake appreciation will be offered both days; tickets available separately at LAWineFest.com 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.
LAWineFest was founded in 2005 by renowned wine educator, columnist and Sommelier for the Escoffier Association of Southern California, Dr. Joel M. Fisher. LAWineFest 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 LAWineFest.com
About Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour
Let us bring the wine country experience to you, with the fifth annual Robert Mondavi Discover Wine Tour 2011. Featuring wines from the Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, Robert Mondavi Private Selection, and Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Valley portfolios, the tour provides an interactive experience educating guests about wine and food. The Discover Wine Tour is for learning, experiencing, tasting – and above all, enjoying. After all – isn’t that what wine – and life – is all about?
About Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Since its founding in 1983, they have brightened the lives of more than 7,200 children.