Toasting To Beverly Hills’ Top Hotel Bar

An insider explains why the ambiance and spiked apple cider are so special at The Club Bar. Attention is nothing new for The Peninsula Beverly Hills. The Santa Monica Boulevard property is a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star institution. Its newly renovated spa is a Four-Star delight. The sublime Belvedere is a Four-Star foodie paradise. Its rooftop pool may not have an official award designation, but it’s such a tranquil urban escape that world-famous designers and top actresses reserve cabanas for midday meetings. So, when the sophisticated Club Bar was recently named to… Read More

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Chef Curtis Stone’s Maude Rotates Its Menu One Wine Region at a Time

Over the past year, Stone looked to various regions around the globe to inform each menu and wine pairing.       At Los Angeles fine-dining restaurant Maude, owner-chef Curtis Stone serves transformative iterations of one ingredient or theme. “When I opened Maude in 2014, the idea was to capture a moment in time with monthly tasting menu experiences that were inspired by a single hyper-seasonal ingredient,” Stone recalls embarking each month on a new conquest—from pistachio, to tomato, to passion fruit. Constantly evolving and never repeating an ingredient (aside from truffles… Read More

The Reign of Fred Dame | SevenFifty Daily

Wine professionals from Court of Master Sommeliers, GuildSomm, Daou, The Sardine Factory, Corkbuzz, and others weigh on Fred Dame MS’s legacy. The founder of the Court of Master Sommeliers Americas created a career path for stateside wine pros; in doing so, he elevated American dining for everyone. In a San Francisco home full of items that reflect a lifetime of hard work and play—rifles and fishing rods, trophies and medals, a 1956 Chevy Bel Air in the garage beside many cases of wine—Fred Dame opened a Daou Chardonnay. Hushing his hunting dog,… Read More

A magical wine night on a Secret Beverly Hills Rooftop | October 25, 2019

  Fellow members and guests Come early, dress warmly and please join us in celebrating wine and Beverly Hills with our friends at Heritage Wine Bar. This will be their last “roof top” party of the year and should be a lot of fun! Taste gorgeous wines and enjoy 10% discount on food from their street level French restaurant. Complimentary glass of wine with your paid ticket before 7pm! Go to this link for discounted advanced tickets ASAP before Oct 21st. (Tickets are $15-$30).   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rooftop-party-night-of-boheme-tickets-75913199423 **  Don’t forget to email us and… Read More

Wondering What Makes A “Cult Classic” Wine? Wonder No More.

Few wines have reached the same iconic status as Beaulieu Vineyard’s Georges de Latour Private Reserve, find out why. Ever wondered what makes a wine a “cult classic”? If the answer is yes, keep on reading because few wines have reached the same iconic status as Beaulieu Vineyard’s Georges de Latour Private Reserve. During the Depression, BV’s newly appointed winemaker Andre Tchelistcheff chose to create this Napa Valley red wine which would ultimately become the de Latour family’s “private reserve” wine and winery flagship offering. Fast forward to today, and it’s the… Read More

Uncorked Los Angeles Returns January 4, 2020

Uncorked Wine Festivals is back with the fifth annual Uncorked LA wine fest at Union Station! Enjoy over 200 wines and champagnes from across the globe, gourmet food trucks, a live band and DJ, custom photo booth and more! There are two sessions for this event. VIP admission is at 5pm and includes an extra hour of tasting plus some special, high end selections from a handful of wineries during that first hour. General admission is at 6pm and the event ends at 9pm. Both tickets include all your tastings with food… Read More

PERUS WINE DINNER| Montage Beverly Hills October 23, 2019

PERUS WINE DINNER Wednesday, October 23, beginning at 6:30 pm Montage Beverly Hills Please join us at Gilles @ Montage Beverly Hills for a very special wine dinner featuring PerUs Wine, known for its sumptuous, beautifully textured reds. The evening will begin with a wine reception at 6:30 pm on the Beverly Terrace, followed by a sit down dinner prepared by Chef Gilles Epié and Chef de Cuisine Monica Olaes with desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Amanda Lavin. Pairings for the evening will include some of PerUs’s most exciting wines. Seating is… Read More

Château Margaux Wine Dinner | Republique November 6, 2019

République and K&L Wine Merchants are pleased to present dinner with Château Margaux on November 6, 2019. Enjoy a dynamic 5-course dinner from Chef Walter Manzke with a 10-wine pairing featuring old and rare vintages of Château Margaux, Pavillon Blanc du Margaux, and Pavillon Rouge du Margaux. The evening will begin with hors d’oeuvres and glasses of the 2008 Bollinger Grand Année Brut Champagne, then cap off the evening with the 2009 Château d’Yquem Sauternes. We’ll have a very special guest in attendance—the Château’s Managing Director, Aurelian Valance. Château Margaux Wine Dinner at… Read More

The Beverly Hills artSHOW – October 19 & 20, 2019

The Fall artSHOW will take place on October 19 & 20, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., both Saturday and Sunday. The free show features art by over 245 artists from around the nation who showcase their work in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawing and printmaking. The Beverly Hills artSHOW takes places across four linear blocks of historic Beverly Gardens in the heart of Beverly Hills. The artSHOW runs along Santa Monica Boulevard from Rodeo Drive to Rexford Drive. Click here or on the graphic map below to open a Google map of… Read More

The Drops of God Comes to Beverly Hills October 21st – Popular Japanese Manga Series Inspires Wine Salon Launching at The Bazaar

Beverly Hills, CA- The unanticipated success and popularity of The Drops of Godmanga series inspired creators, siblings Shin and Yuko Kibayashi, to establish an eponymously named online wine salon and community, set to debut in the United States this October. The manga series, which includes 44 volumes and a spin-off television series, had a tremendous impact on the international wine market andon various featured wines. Japan’s All Nippon Airlines re-designed its in-flight wine list to meet the demand for wines favored by The Drops of God protagonist, Shizuku Kanzaki. The Drops of… Read More