Category Archives: Wine

It’s Time for LA Food and Wine and the LA Times’ The Taste: Compare and Contrast

For department stores, the big rush is around Christmastime. For schools it’s all about September. For LA foodies, the end of August as it slides into September is when it all happens. It is the peak of event season, with two … Continue reading

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Benefit for Stu and the Kids at Vibiana Amazed and Delighted

From the moment we entered the gorgeous courtyard of Vibiana last Sunday, there was a happy buzz in the air. There was a special camaraderie amongst the chefs, and the entire event was relaxed and pleasant. It was exciting to try … Continue reading

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LA Chefs Come Out to Help “Stu and the Kids” Raise Funds for At-Risk Youth in Thailand

Stuart Skversky (Executive Director/Founder Stu and the Kids) with Neal and Amy Fraser (Chefs/Owners of Redbird, Vibiana, BLD, Fritzi) will be hosting their third annual fundraiser Sunday, July 31, 2016, from 4pm until 8pm at Vibiana, one of the most beautiful event spaces … Continue reading

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East LA Meets NAPA 2016 Brings the Flavor to California Plaza

One of our favorite annual events is East LA Meets Napa, an elegant celebration of food and wine. The fundraiser returns on Friday, July 15th to benefit AltaMed Health Services, a community organization that provides “…access to health care, senior services, teen mentoring, HIV care … Continue reading

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LA Winefest 2016 Pours It On

All photos by Miles Marshall for the LA Beat. LA Winefest has grown into one of the best local events for folks who want to get a taste of everything. The festivities have moved across the street from their usual … Continue reading

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Pairing is Caring Spills the Wine (and beer) for Shelter Pets of spcaLA

Pairing is Caring is a quarterly charity event hosted by Inside the Cellar, a compendium of owners, importers and distributors of wine and craft beers, to benefit a rotating list of local nonprofits.  This time around proceeds will benefit the … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Grand Central Market

 

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LA Winefest Comes to Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood June 25th & 26th

The 11th Annual LAWineFest will be held on June 25th and 26th at Sunset Bronson Studios, offering pours of countless local and international wines and select beers. Participating wineries include Rebel Coast Winery (California), Montes (Chile), Schlossadler International Wines and Navarro Vineyards & Winery … Continue reading

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The LA Zoo Gives Us a Preview of the Beastly Ball

The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) will be hosting its 46th annual “Beastly Ball” on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at 6 pm. This year’s honorees are wildlife supporters/long-time GLAZA donors Patricia and Stanley Silver and actor/environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr., … Continue reading

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2016 Rioja Wine and Tapas Festival

Rioja is Spain’s best-known wine, but even among experienced wine drinkers, it can be overshadowed by its more popular counterparts from France and Italy such as Bordeaux and Barolo. Which is a shame – as we experienced at the 2016 … Continue reading

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