May 8: The Wine House Clear Spirits Fest

May 4, 2012

On Tuesday, May 8th, The Wine House presents its first Clear Spirits Fest, an evening of education and mixology featuring Aidan Demarest, Marcos Tello and a dizzying array of spirits.

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Bitter Float

Sampling the New Spring Menu at Sadie

April 20, 2012

Sadie Kitchen & Lounge hosted a multi-course tasting that paired Giovanni Martinez’s cocktails with dishes from Mark Gold’s new spring menu.

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The Glenrothes 1988

January 24: The Glenrothes Tasting at Basement Tavern

January 12, 2012

On Tuesday, January 24th, and the Los Angeles Times are presenting an exclusive tasting of The Glenrothes, taking place in the Basement Tavern’s Attic Bar.

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Distinctive Bartenders

A Night of Distinctive Cocktails with The Black Grouse

December 4, 2011

The Black Grouse celebrated its Los Angeles debut at Harvard & Stone, an event that kicked off the Distinctive Bartenders Tour and featured cocktails by Lindsay Nader, Jason Bran and Joseph Brooke.

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December 5: Sip, Smoke & Savor at La Descarga

December 2, 2011

Celebrate Repeal Day in style at Sip, Smoke & Savor, a tasting of rare cognacs lead by Nicolas Palazzi taking place at La Descarga on Monday, December 5th.

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Enrico Caruso

Tequila Against Cancer at Next Door Lounge

October 30, 2011

On Sunday, November 13th, Christine England is hosting a tequila tasting at Next Door Lounge to raise funds for Enrico Caruso, who was recently diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. Caruso (a healthy lifestyle advocate and lifelong nonsmoker) is well-known as a pioneer in the tequila industry’s organic movement.

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Kentucky Cashmere

Fall Cocktails and New Sunday Brunch at Wood & Vine

October 22, 2011

From its location in the historic Taft Building, Wood & Vine has quietly built a loyal following that enjoys the moderately-priced shared plates, craft cocktails, and locally-sourced wines and beers.

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Hot Bellied .45

September 28: Drago Centro Fall Cocktail Menu Launch

September 27, 2011

On Wednesday, September 28th, Drago Centro celebrates the launch of its Fall Cocktail Menu with special $8 pricing on the new drinks. Unlike previous collaborations between Beverage Director Michael Shearin and Head Bartender Jaymee Mandeville, nearly all of the drinks on the latest menu were created by Mandeville.

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September 29: K&L Presents Buffalo Trace Distillery Tasting at Wood & Vine

September 25, 2011

On Thursday, September 29th, K&L Wine Merchants presents a special tasting event, featuring the whiskies of the Buffalo Trace Distillery. The Buffalo Trace tasting will take place at Wood & Vine, located on Hollywood Blvd. in the historic Taft Building.

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A Few Sips of The Taste in Hollywood and Downtown LA

September 10, 2011

The Los Angeles Times and Food & Wine Magazine joined forces to present The Taste, a four-day culinary festival with nine events in Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Downtown. All-inclusive tickets featured unlimited bites from dozens of restaurants; endless samples of beer, wine and spirits; as well as seminars and demos.

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