Here's what's been going on in the last month or so. And it doesn't include various dinners with friends and meetings about the upcoming LA WineFest!
3/14 - The Flask Studio City - Fog Crest from Sebastopol (wines were OK, nothing to write home about)/Shai Cellars from Santa Ynez (Of course, a personal favorite. And winemaker Shawn Halahmy was donating part of the proceeds of any of his sales to help Japan.)
3/15 - Family Winemakers (JD's column of 3/30)
|Toolbox Wine Co|
3/25 - SCV Debauchery with Eve - Vino100 pouring Toolbox wines, Lee's Wine Bistro, Wine661 - Eve wrote a great article about it! Find it on the West Ranch Beacon.
4/2 - Daytrip to Buellton/Solvang/Los Olivos - Trattoria Grappolo, Rusack, Alma Rosa, Avant@Terravant, Brothers Restaurant/Mattei's Tavern
|Rioja @ Hatfield's|
4/4 - Santa Rita Hills Winegrowers Alliance trade event at Palate Wine Merchant
4/4 - Grape of the Night - Petit Sirah night at Valencia Wine Company (yes, 2 events in one day)
4/8 - Veronika Decides to Die opening at ECT
4/9 - Bodega Pasadena with JD and Shawn (to use up Groupon)
4/11 - Vibrant Rioja trade event at Hatfield's with Julie Brosterman
4/21 - Trip. Fall. Broken nose. Arrggh.
|The Goddess @ MindfulNest|
4/26 - German wines at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills with Jamie Edlin and Jenny Levy representing the Rudi Wiest portfolio.
No wonder I'm tired!