Friday Nights June 3-August 26
Starting June 3rd, Barnsdall Art Park will be holding their Friday Night Wine Tasting Fundraiser every Friday until August 26th. Attendees will enjoy music by KCRW's DJ Dan Wilcox, wines curated by Silverlake Wine as well as cheese by gourmet cheese sponsor, Say Cheese, and a variety of specialty food trucks. Tickets are $30 for the tasting and $45 for the tasting and a tour of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Hollyhock House. For more information, visit the official website. Barnsdall Art Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027, no phone.
Spend the evening tasting more than 50 different Champagnes at the Le Merigot in Santa Monica. Hosted by Wally's Wine & Spirits store, the 23rd Grande Marque Champagne Tasting comes back with Champagne selections that include Dom Perignon, Krug, Salon and Cristal. Also returning is Café del Rey along with this year's roster of featured restaurants, including Angelini Osteria, The Farm of Beverly Hills, The Tea Room, Hal's Bar & Grill, Locanda del Lago and Sweet Butter Kitchen, just to name a few. Additional treats will include Petrossian Caviar as well as live music, special tours and a silent auction. Proceeds from this event will benefit the UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation and Food on Foot. Find more information about the event, as well as tickets on the Grande Marque Champagne Tasting official website
Join the Bordeaux Wine Council for the "Bordeaux Under One Roof" signature tasting. There will be 100 selections of Bordeaux wines offered, and all proceeds will benefit The California Art Club. For more information, visit the official website. Hudson Loft, 1200 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA 90015, 213-386-7447.
The 7th annual Los Angeles Vegan Beer & Food Festival will take place at the Rose Bowl. Upon entry, attendees will receive a festival glass to enjoy unlimited pours from 50-plus breweries offering beers, kombucha, cold brew and craft sodas on draft. Food is sold separately. Tickets cost $45 for general admission. For more information, visit the official website
Silverlake Wine offers “Blue Monday” wine tastings to take the edge off the beginning of the week. Participants enjoy samples of three wines along with farmhouse cheeses, olives and Heirloom LA bread. Price is $15 per person. The tastings run from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. each Monday evening. Silverlake Wine, 2395 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039, 323-662-9024.
Whisky Wednesdays are back at MudHen Tavern! Enjoy a featured Craft Whisky Cocktail for $5 or a selection of four whisky flights for $15. To find out more information or to make a reservation, visit the MudHen Tavern official website. MudHen Tavern, 742 N. Highland Ave. , Los Angeles , CA 90038, 323-203-0500.
On the third week of every month from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Eagle Rock Brewery presents a Women's Beer Forum. The brewery's co-owner Ting Su will present a flight of four to six beers and host a discussion about each. Cost is $10-$20. Visit the Eagle Rock Brewery official website to purchase tickets. Eagle Rock Brewery, 3056 Roswell St., Los Angeles, CA 90065, 323-257-7866.
Thursdays through Saturdays
Pasadena’s Le Petit Vendôme wine store offers tastings every Thursday beginning at 5:30 p.m., every Friday beginning at 6 p.m. and every Saturday beginning at 3:30 p.m. Each tasting features 10-15 wines. Apart from Thursdays, when each pour is $1, the price of each tasting varies. Call the store for pre-registration. Le Petit Vendôme, 906 Granite Dr., Pasadena, CA 91101, 626-396-9234.
At Birch in Hollywood, chef Brendan Collins offers a three-course, prix-fixe Sunday Supper for $35 per person from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. All bottles of wine are also half off during Sunday Supper. Birch, 1634 Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028, 323-960-3369.
Also consult GAYOT's listings of Los Angeles Culinary Events