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.
The seventh-annual An Evening on the Beach at the Jonathan Beach Club Santa Monica will be held in support of St. Vincent Meals on Wheels of Los Angeles. The event will feature top L.A. chefs, vintner tastings and specialty cocktails. This year’s chef line-up includes Genevieve Gergis of Bestia, Mark Peel of Bombo and more. Expect Chopin Vodka martinis complete with Petrossian caviar-stuffed olives, as well as specialty wines presented by a group of guest vintners including Ascension Cellars, Hitching Post Winery and Jordan Vineyards & Winery. Tickets are $185, including parking, and are on sale now through the event 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.
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