Friday, May 25, 2012

LA PRIDE can wine along at the LA WineFest!

LA PRIDE guests invited to attend LAWineFest, held in nearby Hollywood; receive $15 off day rate

The 7th Annual LAWineFest, the largest educational wine tasting event in Los Angeles, is extending a special discount to attendees of LA PRIDE, the largest gathering of the LGBT community in Southern California. Both are being held June 9-10th; their close proximity to each other makes it easy for people to enjoy two festive gatherings in one weekend. Guests who enter the code “PRIDE” at check out will receive $15 off the day rate.

With the discounted rate, LA PRIDE attendees are invited to experience LAWineFest’s 350 global vendors pouring more than 500 wines, craft brews and artisanal spirits. With selections from Slovenia to Chile, iconic California regions such as Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles, and Santa Barbara, along with more exotic choices from Israel’s Dalton Winery and Bock Prince of Hungary, guests will have the chance to sip around the world. Other highlights include sparkling wine from Le Grande Courtâge of France and fine spirits from Scotland.

Food options for 2012 include a fresh seafood feast of oysters, clams, seafood salad and more, prepared by Cafe Sierra at The Hilton Universal. Gourmet food trucks will offer sliders, gourmet sandwiches, seafood, cupcakes, cake pops and other epicurean delights. All food items are priced starting at just $3 per plate.

Tickets: $75/day ($60 with discount code); $139/couples or weekend pass (includes all wine tasting; food priced separately).

LA PRIDE discount: Enter the code “PRIDE” at check out and receive $15 off.

Accommodations: Just 15 minutes from Raleigh Studios, The Hilton Universal is offering a special LAWineFest rate of $169/night for all event attendees. Rate is available from Wednesday, June 6 – Monday, June 11. Visit for more details.

About LAWineFest
LAWineFest was founded in 2005 by renowned wine educator, columnist and Sommelier for the Escoffier Association of Southern California, Dr. Joel M. Fisher. LAWineFest is the largest educational wine tasting event in Los Angeles, with the dual mission of bringing wine education and enjoyment to Angelenos and supporting charitable organizations. For further information, please visit

About Los Angeles magazine
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Additional sponsors include Southern California Land Rover retailers, Icelandic Glacial Water and The Hilton Universal.

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