Saturday, May 27, 2017

12th Annual LAWineFest returns June 17-18 with a new location

Photos by Karen Ostlund
12th Annual LAWineFest returns with a new location downtown/arts district area called THE ROW in Downtown LA, 777 S. Alameda St, LA 90021 for two epic days.
The event will be held on Market Row, a pretty outdoor lane partially shaded by revitalized 90-year-old warehouses.
A frequent Uber/Lyft drop-off site, and there is also a convenient on-site pay parking garage.
It's the yearly festival of fine wine, artisan beer, gourmet foods fun. Saturday – June 17, 2017, 2-6pm  •  Sunday – June 18, 2017, 1-5pm

LA WineFest in Hollywood 2016

“Signature Celebration of all Things Wine” have attracted more than 5,000 enthusiasts over the years.

 Participants will  be able to get close and personal with a wide variety of reasonably-priced artisan boutiques, gourmet foods, wine-related accessories and local lifestyle “must have” products. Sponsors are ROW DTLA, LA Magazine, La Brea Bakery, Icelandic Glacial water, Peerless Coffee, Pasquini and King Barrell will be on site, sharing their delicious products with all attendees.
The Sunshine Kids will return as charity partner 2017.

GENERAL ADMISSION includes entry to the Fest, a commemorative glass to keep, unlimited* wine and craft brew tastings, water, coffee, and the overall Fest experience.
       •  ALL ACCESS provides all that GA does, PLUS tasting wines from approximately a dozen gem Boutique Wineries, which are defined as producing less than 2,000 cases of wine each year.

Tickets are limited to a maximum of 400 people per day for this one-of-a-kind tasting.
 Exhibitor products will be available for sale, as well as cuisine from some of the best food trucks in LA.
Dr. Joel M. Fisher at voting booth 2016

The LAWineFest, in its 12th successful year, was founded in 2005 by renowned wine personality Dr. Joel M. Fisher. He has written for the Culinary Connection of the Chefs de Cuisine Association of California, for the Beverly Hills Courier, and since 2010 for the Underground Wine Letter. From 2007-2009 he taught at Cordon Bleu in Pasadena. Prior to that, he was the wine instructor for the Culinary Arts Department of the Art Institute of California
This popular event blazed a trail in LA to bring wine and people together in a fun, inviting and accessible way. LAWINEFEST is known to deliver a sun-kissed event that balances fun, exploration and education.

Will and The Wont's performed 2016 LA WineFest

Wineries LA WineFest 2017:
3 Badge Beverage (Leese-Fitch Wines)
A Stone’s Throw Winery* (Sun. only)
Allied Importers (Dalton Winery, Sun. only)
Ascension Cellars*
Bekseju USA, Inc (Kooksoondang)
Blackjack Ranch Vineyards & Winery (Sat. only)
Cloak & Dagger Wines*
Contara Cellars*
Cowboy Canyon Winery* (Sun. only)
Giracci Vineyards & Farms* (Sun. only)
Graffiti Wine
Herzog Wine Cellars (Sun. only)
Holman Cellars*
Josh Cellars & Eppa Sangria
King Frosch Wine
Los Angeles International Wine Competition
Oak Ridge Winery
Old Word Vines
PB Importers (Takler Wine Estate & Twikel Wine Estate, Hungary)
Peachy Canyon Winery, Paso Robles
Powell Mountain Cellars* (Sun. only)
PRP Wine International
Quigley Fine Wines (Italian, French & Spanish)
Rebel Coast Winery
San Antonio Winery
Sleeping Indian Vineyard*
Slyd Wines*
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery
Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery*
Temecula Valley Winegrowers Assoc.
The Wine Caterers
Vinemark Cellars*
Wedell Cellars*
Wilson Creek Winery & Vineyards
Yarden Wines (Yarden, Gilgal, Hermon, Galil labels, Israel)
* Boutique Wineries

Beers & Ciders

ABK Beer
Baja Brewing Company
Ballast Point Brewing Co.
Coronado Brewing Co.
High Water Brewing
Iron Triangle Brewing
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lincoln Beer Company
Reel Brewery
San Fernando Brewing Company
Saint Archer Brewing Company

Use promo code THANKYOU which will provide a general admission ticket for only $49 each, or an All Access Pass for only $70 each. (Limit two per purchaser. ID over 21 will be checked at the gate.)

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