PINOT FANS WILL REJOICE – Next Wednesday!
The CHAMPAGNE of Pinot Events is here… NEXT Wednesday!
THE DIVA of PINOT EVENTS! No, more like the DEVO of Wine Events!
55 STARS of Pinot are invading LA next Wednesday Night! STARS of PINOT is here! And its bigger and better than last year. Some of The Worlds Best Pinot producers will be gathering in Los Angeles for an elite tasting event on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.
Lets say you wanted to just come for the food… How does La Brea Bakery, Hudson Valley Fois Gras, Beemster Gouda, Olympia Provisions, Valrhona Chocolate, and many other artisan producers of fine provisions will be in attendance! In addition to the efforts of the SOFITEL providing a pasta bar and salad bar all night.
Lets say, it was about the wine… again, this event will not disappoint. From Champagne, France to the heart of the Russian River in Sonoma, from McMinnville, Oregon to Casablanca, Chile; from Burgundy to Santa Barbara and great vineyards in-between; wineLA is proud to announce their 2016 winery participants which includes Official Champagne Sponsor “Charles Heidsieck” (Yes, “Champagne” is made from Pinot), Albatross Ridge, Argot Wines, AVE Winery, Alexander Valley Winery Co, Balletto Vineyards, Bernardus Winery, Blair Estate, Breathless Wines, Brittan Vineyards, Cakebread Cellars, Casa Marin, Cellars 33, Center of Effort, Challen, Charles Heidsieck, Clos Pepe Estate, Decoy Wines, Dolin Estate, Donelan Family Wines, Domaine Nicolas-Jay, Ferrari-Carano, The 50 by 50, Flowers, Fog Crest Vineyard, Foley Family Wines, FOXEN , Frank Family Vineyard, Goldeneye, Guarachi Family, Gypsy Canyon Winery, Hanzell Vineyards, Hawkins Cellars, Hope & Grace Wines, J.Lohr, Keller Estate, Le Cadeau, Lumos Wine Co., Mansfield-Dunne, Melville Winery, Migration, Niner Wine Estates, Rocky Point Cellars, Senses Wines, Sonoma-Loeb Wines, Talley Vineyards, Temerity Vineyard, Testarossa Winery, The Hilt, Timbre Winery, Tolosa Winery, Westwood Annadel , Wonderment Wines, Wrath …. and the list goes on…. over 200 wines!! Also, the founder of the BAND DEVO, GERALD CASALE will be there pouring his wine and taking photos!!!
Adding both delicious bites and conversation; event partners CHEFS WAREHOUSE distributors of all things tasty, and suppliers to some of the greatest restaurants in LOS ANGELES will be producing a luxury food show inside this event. Guest Chefs will be invited to participate and enjoy the PINOT tasting at the same time. Gourmet Cheeses from some of the nations top producers, Charcuterie by the best: Olympia Provisions from Oregon, Chocolate (can you say Val Rhona?) Truffles, Premium Olive Oils as well as our sponsor LA BREA BAKERY will be showcasing their best. Panel hosts and refined lifestyle experts will also be appearing for a luxury food panel (6:00pm VIP evening ticket holders) hosted by LA Restaurant Critic and Book Author Patric KUH – Author of “Finding the Flavors We Lost: From Bread to Bourbon, How Artisans Reclaimed American Food” .
|General Admission tickets can be purchased for $125 and includes unlimited wine tasting, and an exceptional assortment of appetizers, cheeses, and desserts all provided by some of the great sponsors mentioned above, the list is growing! Wine aficionados may choose to purchase a VIP ticket for $200, VIP includes early admission, a 6:00pm plated dinner, VIP gift bag, and an exclusive panel tasting (Panel A) with Amy Christine, A Master of Wine, who panels with Matt Dees- Jonata/ Hilt, Michael McNeill- Hanzell, Gerald Casale- The Fifty by Fifty, Jim Kress- Tolosa and Tom Mortimer- Le Cadeau or (Panel B) with Patric KUH, and named professions to be announced. All ticket purchasing guests will receive one complimentary take-home SCHOTT ZWIESEL Pinot Wine Glass – a $15 value!|
Guests will also have a chance to bid on an array of extraordinary auction items: rare wines, dinners, collectables, and exciting trips ranging in value from $100 to $10,000+. One hundred percent of the silent auction proceeds benefit the TJ Martell Foundation, a Los Angeles based 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to supporting innovative groundbreaking research for leukemia, cancer, and AIDS. We have raised over $350,000, and want to continue raising money for this fantastic life changing cause!
Stars of Pinot will commence for General Admission at 7:00pm and VIP at 6:00pm… with wine pouring until 9:30pm and celebrated ex-KROQ (now-SIRIUS XN) DJ RICHARD BLADE will play music until 10pm.
PROMO CODE “GOPINOT” SAVES $20 until 3pm on the day of the event
For more information about Stars of Pinot or to purchase tickets, visit www.winela.com/starsofpinot or
call wineLA at (310) 451-7600.
wineLA is focused on enhancing the wine culture of Los Angeles. wineLA hosts significant events, occasional classes, wine programs, private client in-home wine experiences, and tastings of merit. This is the second phase of what the organization started 20 years ago at LearnAboutWine.com – America’s first wine education website and first in wine event creation!!
To accomplish it’s mission, wineLA recognizes that wine must be placed in rhythm with fashion, music, food, geography, centers of interest, and architecture. Los Angeles is a giant playground with an amazing array of venues, spaces, wine bars, restaurants, beaches, rooftops, gardens, and magical views. wineLA is leaving a footprint of wine lifestyle by celebrating people, places, and passion. Come and enjoy!