Category: Wine

***Media Release: 5th Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival

Join the 5th Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival!!! The Festival will be held at the Reyes Winery Saturday May 20, 2017 from 12pm-4pm VIP entrance at 11am .The wine festival features numerous wineries and local wine makers offering tastings of their best wines. There will also be gourmet food and specialty items sampling, handmade crafts from local artisans, live music, live auction and lots of fun for a great day.

Attendees will receive:
specialty event glass
event plate
specialty gift bag
wine and food sampling
and free parking

* Press Release: Palm Desert Food and Wine Festival 2017

The seventh annual Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival presented by Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa will take place March 24-26, 2017, at The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert, California, in the Ferguson Grand Tasting Tent. 

This will be the seventh year that Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival showcases the finest cuisine Palm Desert has to offer while exhibiting the talents of today’s most accomplished chefs and nationally recognized culinary celebrities, as well as vintners, spirits, and craft brewers in extraordinary settings throughout the city.

The event features a standout roster of celebrity chef demonstrations and showcases the Coachella Valley as the ultimate culinary destination.

The event begins on Friday, March 24, with the James Beard Gourmet Four-Course Luncheon featuring emcee Gail Simmons, Food Expert, Food & Wine’s Special Projects Director, and judge on Bravo’s Top Chef. The luncheon is expertly prepared by four celebrity chefs and served in an elegantly appointed tent, followed by two days of Grand Tastings featuring delectable morsels from more than 40 restaurants, created by renowned chefs from all across California and beyond. More than 60 premium wines and champagnes will be offered as well as craft beers and cocktails, and participants will be able to interact with the vintners, spirits purveyors, brewers, and chefs to discuss the offerings in detail.

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BlendFest Grand Tasting 2017

During this 3rd Annual wine tasting event, I got the to  enjoy more than 90 unique wines from 32 Paso Robles wineries in the charming Cambria Pines Lodge in Cambria, CA.

MCV was pouring their 2014: Red (Petite Syrah, Grenache, Tannat, Peite Verdot), 2013 1105 (59% Petite Sirah, 15% Syrah, 14% Tannat, 7% Petite Verdot, 4% Grenache, 1% Viogner), 2013 Black (73% Sirah, 18% Tannar, 9% Petite Verdot).



Don’t miss the ONLY wine festival dedicated to blended wines. Enjoy 90 unique wines from 32 Paso Robles wineries at the 3rd annual event that will showcase the scenic beauty of the coast with the renowned wines of Paso Robles, only miles away. The event weekend includes tons of blend-themed events including the Grand Tasting, Winemaker Dinner and two Blending Seminars that will please both Bordeaux and Rhone variety lovers. 

When: Saturday, January 14, 1 – 3 p.m. and 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Where: Cambria Pines Lodge, 2905 Burton Dr, Cambria, California 93428
Visit: for information on this and other BlendFest weekend events.

****Press Release & WIN VIP Tickets: Lucky Rice Presents: LA Moon Festival Cocktail Feast****


Lucky Rice’s annual Cocktail Feast will return to DTLA for its second installment to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival with a night of fanciful cocktail concoctions. Whether you fancy signature BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® East Gin cocktails or other libations, a bevy of cocktails inspired by Asian ingredients will be available to sip on during this late night soiree.

Don’t want to wait to score tickets (VIP: $88, GA: $50)? Get your hands on some right here:


***Media Release & WIN VIP Tickets: 6th Annual Great Wine Festival is coming to Orange County on May 21st

great wine festThe Great Wine Festival blends the OC lifestyle with the wine country experience.
Every year, wine lovers and foodies alike enjoy an afternoon of relaxation, decadent food, superb tastings, and live entertainment.

Conveniently located at the heart of Orange County, our event will take place in the newly renovated Hangar 244 at the OC Great Park, the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.


Long Beach Grand Cru Preview

International Grand Cru and Culinary Tasting Benefits Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
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LONG BEACH, CA – July 8, 2015 — The Long Beach Grand Cru, the country’s only non-profit wine competition, benefiting Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and its partnership with The Children’s Clinic in Long Beach will celebrate its 21st anniversary in a new location — the lush 87-acre South Coast Botanic Garden, with an evening of wine, food, one-of-a-kind silent auction and live music onSaturday, Aug. 8 from 6 pm – 9 pm at 26300 Crenshaw Blvd. in Palos Verdes Peninsula. (more…)