Just a few hours south of wine country, Los Angeles is positioned for some of the best wine and food in the world. Here are some of the very best wine bars.
Heritage Fine Wines
467 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Don’t let the prime location fool you, Heritage Fine Wines is about great and friendly customer service. Heritage’s intimate space is idea to get an education in fine wines, with exceptional hospitality to boot. Owner Jordan Andrieu makes you feel right at home, that is if your home received a regular shipment of France’s famed Poilâne sourdough.
5125 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
You might not expect to find this gem of a wine bar in Thai Town, but thanks to Tabula Rasa, the work of Bestia vets Zach Negin and Daniel Flores, it’s an incredible find. With dark, moody lighting and plenty of approachable wines by the glass, it’s exactly the neighborhood spot you wish was in your neighborhood.
Wilde Wine Bar & Restaurant
320 S LA Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
From the red leather bar stools and romantic surrounds, that glass of wine will likely turn into small plates or even a full dinner. Enjoy a chat about female winemakers with owner Lorna Donohoe, dive into a New York strip steak, and enjoy one of your favorite new wine bars.
Wally’s Wine & Spirits
2107 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
You’ve likely already heard of one of the most popular wine bars, Wally’s is a new Beverly Hills staple, an expansion of the popular West LA shop, for pricy bottles and a lovely list of wine-friendly bites.
2311 Cotner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Situated just above Wine House in West LA, Upstairs 2 offers wine-friendly small plates. While the food is fine, you’re really here for the wines that satisfy any oenophile. Ask for small pours to get the full experience.
1303 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Westwood’s fundamental LA is stocked with affordable, obscure wines that pair well with the beautifully plated dishes. Purchase bottles to go or sign up for the monthly wine subscription program.
Restoration Kitchen & Wine
1437 Marcelina Venue
Torrance, CA 90501
Highlighted as one of the few wine bars in the South Bay, Restoration Wine Bar is a cozy new addition to Old Torrance. Not only does the restaurant offer wines from around the world, but also showcases local Torrance craft beers.
8700 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Caroline Styne has risen to become one of the top sommeliers in Los Angeles. A.O.C., which she co-owns with chef Suzanne Goin, is the duo’s love letter to the Mediterranean tapas bar. A.O.C. features a robust wine list that contains some all-stars along with more diverse varietals. Whichever glass you choose stands to pair well with Goin’s carefully sourced and prepared dishes. A.O.C.’s coveted courtyard seating is perfect for a summer afternoon rosé.
Augustine Wine Bar
13456 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91423
Augustine Wine Bar is a collaboration between Dustin LancasterandMatthew Kaner of Bar Covell, and wine collector/musician David Gibbs. Augustine has a more modest list of labels than its relative Covell, but changes the game with an incredible vintage wine program. An amazing spot to find a 1937 Troisiemes Crus Bordeaux beside a non-vintage Rosé from Australia. Chef Evan Algorri (from New York City’s Bouley) has designed a seasonal bar food menu designed to pair and delight.
2308 S Union Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Bacaro’s specialty is unique wines. You’ll find small-batch labels from emerging markets like Morocco and Slovenia. The limited inventory creates a selection that is constantly changing. Bacaro also has a fresh, seasonal food menu of bistro-style favorites.
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For any beginner, the world of wine may seem overwhelming. Wine is considered as one of the complicated, nuanced and diverse drinks in the world. But when it comes to its taste, any wine lover can describe how it tastes. If you want to kick-start your exploration of wine, then you should look for a boutique winery that specialized in a wide assortment of wines.
At any time, if you are planning to visit the Central Coast of California, and want to taste the premium wine then Ascension Cellars is your ultimate destination. The winery specializes in barrel-select handcrafted Bordeaux and Rhone-style wines.
If you want to enjoy Ascension Cellars wines along with getting packages that suite your palate, then you can become a member of Elevation Wine Club. When you become a member of your club, you will get a choice to receive shipments 2 or 4 times every year and pick the number of bottles you would like to get in each shipment. The pricing doesn’t contain shipping fees and tax. Wines are normally shipped in May or November to the club members. Apart from this, additional shipments go out in Friday and August for those who have picked the package to receive wine four times every year.
Discounts for Club Level
Get 15% discounts on all additional purchases of 4 bottle club.
20% discount on 6-Bottle Club
5% on all additional purchases on 12 bottle club along with $ 1 shipping on order along with club shipments.
4x per year members will get an additional 5% off on their orders and club level purchases.
Not only this, there are several other benefits members can avail and these are-
Access to restricted production wine offering that is made for only club members
Invitation to exclusive as well as complimentary wine events and Parties.
Receive wine deals through email promotions every month
The charges of Club membership varies and will automatically appear before the shipment. When you sign up as a member, you will receive at least one shipment. The Club Package will be sent instantly when you sign up.
Pairing options with Wine
The wines crafted with great flavors, aromatics and balance that go with many food items. These food items are range from baked artichoke dip, Osso Buco, Bow tie pasta, hot chocolate galettes and more.
Wondering where you can taste Ascension Cellars premium wines? Well, there are many wine bars that carry this exclusive range. Whether you are looking to taste current release or past vintage, there are many tasting locations where you can enjoy the classic wines. The two most popular locations are-
The grapes are sourced from several vineyards and the wine is produced at Cass Vineyard.
Some of the Vineyards from where the premium quality grapes are sources include-
Cass Vineyard- Appelation: Geneseo District AVA
Alta Colina Vineyard- Appelation: Templeton Gap AVA
Castoro Cellars- Appelation: Paso Robles AVA
Every wine lover loves to taste the best quality premium wines. Whether you want to buy it for yourself or any wine lover in your life, Ascension Cellars wines are worth buying. It offers a wide range of premium wines at an amazing price. If you want more information or want to buy their exclusive range, visit their website today!
STARBURST® All Pink Logo (PRNewsfoto/Mars, Incorporated)
Recently, STARBURST announced the launch of a limited-edition pink STARBURST® merchandise line to celebrate the return of STARBURST® All Pink. With the popular meme,
“I am a pink STARBURST®,” featured on every item, this merch line lets fans express themselves as the pink STARBURST® they are.
“To be referred to as a pink STARBURST® is something special, and we continue to see people share the ‘I am a pink STARBURST®’ meme,” said Audrey Arbeeny, Senior Associate Brand Manager for STARBURST® at Mars Wrigley Confectionery US.
“We wanted to bring that reference to life offline for our fans, and what better way to do that than launch a merch line where they can boldly wear it on their sleeves.”
STARBURST® collaborated with designer Erin Robertson, winner of “Project Runway” season 15, to create trendy, street-style “I am a pink STARBURST®” designs to splash across seven different items. Fans can choose from t-shirts, pink denim jackets, neon signs and more from the first-ever STARBURST® merch line.
The brand partners with former Project Runway star, Erin Robertson, to let people proudly proclaim, I am a Pink STARBURST®, with trendy, street-style clothing and accessories (PRNewsfoto/Mars, Incorporated)
“When I think of pink STARBURST®, I think of living my best life,” Robertson said. “I’ve always loved pink STARBURST®, so I was inspired to create a line that makes you feel fierce, but playful.”
Pink STARBURST® fans can visit www.youareapinkstarburst.com to pick out their favorite merch items, while supplies last. The website features all merch items, starting at $20, and STARBURST® All Pink product.
STARBURST® is bringing back its All Pink pack—a pack of only the beloved pink chews—for the second year in a row, after its successful launch in 2017. The STARBURST® All Pink pack is available on shelves for a limited time at stores nationwide, including Target, Walmart, Walgreens and Dollar Tree. It’s available in 14 oz. laydown bags, 41 oz. stand-up pouches and 2.07 oz single sticks.
National Rosé Day, generally reserved for the second Saturday of June each year, will be brought to life with the launch of “Rosé Day LA” on June 9th at Saddle Rock Ranch in Malibu, California.
Moët & Chandon will headline this year’s inaugural “Rosé Day LA,” complemented by gourmet food trucks hand-selected by famed Iron Chef Marc Forgioneand featuring his signature dishes. Marc will also be preparing a special Rosé-inspired menu for invited celebrities, socialites and influencers.
Guests in attendance will enjoy a mid-summer’s day picnic filled with Instagram-worthy moments & activities against the stunning backdrop of Malibu.
“Rosé Day LA’s” featured Rosé champagnes will include Moët & Chandon’s Rosé Imperial, Grand Vintage Rosé 09 and Ice Imperial Rosé.
Non-profit The Art of Elysium will serve as charity partner for “Rosé Day LA.” The Art of Elysium’s artists and celebrity supporters will contribute moments, incorporating the charity’s pillars of music, art, film and fashion.
The team is comprised of production and hospitality veterans including, Ben Biscotti, Co-Founder & President of 1iota Productions, Award-winning event planner & designer Tony Schubert of Event Eleven, famed Iron Chef Marc Forgione of American Cut, Restaurant Marc Forgione and Khe-Yo, nightlife impresario Bobby Rossi of Bungalow 8 & RecRoom and hospitality heavyweights Sylvain Bitton, JT Torregiani & David Jarret of Warwick.
The group released a statement saying:
“We are thrilled to launch the inaugural ‘Rosé Day LA’ Los Angeles this year alongside the best brand partners. We look forward to creating an immersive atmosphere that highlights the best in food, wine and art, creating a new summer tradition in LA for years to come. As the inaugural year of ‘Rosé Day LA,’ we are pulling out all the stops to commemorate the national holiday that should be enjoyed by all. ‘Rosé Day LA’ will be the event of the summer.”
“Rosé Day LA”
June 9th, 2018 / 12:30pm – 8:00pm
Saddle Rock Ranch 32111 Mulholland Hwy Malibu, CA 90265
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS ($95)
Access to the event, June 9th12:30PM to 8:00PM
Complimentary shuttle service from White Cloud Ranch (parking and Uber drop off) to Saddle Rock Ranch
Open meadow seating
Ice bag to keep your wine chilled (one per bottle purchased)
Access to DJ’s, luxury brands and leisure activities
Access to wine bottle bars throughout the day ($)
Access to food court featuring gourmet food from some of LA’s finest Food Trucks curated by Iron Chef Marc Forgione and featuring some of his signature dishes ($)
*No re-entry permitted($) available at an additional cost
VIP TICKETS INCLUDE ($165) All benefits listed above, plus:
Expedited VIP line at event entrance
Priority shuttle service from White Cloud Ranch to Saddle Rock Ranch
Preferred view of stage in VIP section w/ partial shade, hammocks, and pillows
Access to VIP section w/ additional bars and food & beverage vendors ($)