Buy your tickets now to the 8th Annual LA WineFest, this June 8th and 9th at the historic Raleigh Studios in Hollywood!

The LA WineFest brings over 500 wines, brews and spirits from around the world to your doorstep in a fun, relaxed environment.

The Fest also offers local celebrity chef demos, live entertainment, fabulously fun seminars (think wine and cheese – yum!), some of LA’s most popular food trucks, boutiques to browse, festival merchandise and more!

Saturday’s festivities are from 2-6 p.m. with VIP’s getting in one hour earlier and Sunday goes from 12 – 5 p.m.

I’ll be there Saturday if you want to come by and stalk me!




2013 LAWineFest Offers Celeb Chef Demos, Tasting Classes, VIP Access and LA’s Hottest Food Trucks

The Southland’s signature celebration of wine, beer, spirits and food takes place June 8-9, benefiting homegrown charity Food Forward

LOS ANGELES, CA; (May 2, 2013) — The 8th Annual LAWineFest will prove to be the biggest in its history, showcasing hundreds of award-winning wines from 13 countries, craft brews and artisan cocktails; plus interactive cooking demos with premier LA chefs, entertaining tasting seminars, Twitter-ific food trucks, live music and fab boutiques add to the exciting experience.

LAWineFest Seminars

Saturday, June 8 – 2:45pm: Discovering Spain’s Rioja; $15 | 3:45pm: Artisinal Cheese & Wine Pairing Adventures with Barrie Lynn, The Cheese Impresario; $35 (a sell-out every year) | 4:45pm: Walking in Their Shoes: a panel discussion with California winemakers and winery owners, $15

Sunday, June 9 – 1pm: Wine & Cheese – A Good Combo? Hosted by Terry & Wally August of Fancifull Fine Food & Baskets, $35 | 2pm: Discovering Spain’s Rioja, $15 | 3pm: Artisanal Cheese & Wine Pairing Adventures, $35 (a sell-out every year)

Celebrity Chefs Eric Greenspan of The Foundry on Melrose and Chang Sivilay of the Mandarin Hotel West Hollywood and Asia de Cuba will be presenting interactive cooking demos on the Wolf Range, one of the event’s premiere sponsors.

Stella Artois Beer Garden presented by 2013 event sponsor Stella Artois, will offer several brew varieties on tap for all guests to enjoy.

Food Trucks & Restaurants include Lobsta Truck, Heirloom, Tainamite, Green Truck, Slammin’ Sliders, Hot’s Kitchen, The Surfer Taco, Sweet Arleen’s Cupcake & Bread Puddings. Plates start at $2; not included in event ticket price.

VIP Tickets are available on Saturday, June 8 only; $30 upgrade includes early admission at 1pm, access to the VIP Garden featuring exclusive tastings and a VIP gift bag. Guests can purchase VIP tickets here:

K&L Wines in Hollywood and Mel & Rose in West Hollywood will be on-site to take orders and make wines available for in-store pickup or home delivery.


8th Annual LAWineFest


Saturday, June 8, 2-6 p.m. and Sunday, June 9, 12-5 p.m.


Hollywood’s Historic Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave. LA, CA 90038


$85/single; $150/couple; $20 designated driver

Visit for special advanced pricing and to purchase tickets


Street parking (metered on Saturday) and paid parking available at Paramount Studios lots on Bronson and Van Ness.

For more information, visit Press queries should be directed to Sienna Spencer at or call (213) 985-1011. Download press images here:

About LAWineFest

Founded in 2005 by renowned wine personality Dr. Joel M. Fisher, LAWineFest is L.A.’s largest and longest-running wine-tasting event, with the goal of making wine fun and accessible for Angelenos while supporting a local charitable organization each year.

About Food Forward

Food Forward’s mission is to bring together volunteers and neighbors to share in the harvesting and recovery of locally grown produce from private homes, public spaces and farmers markets, 100% of which is then distributed at no cost to agencies serving our community’s most vulnerable.