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Special K&L Dinners and Tastings

  • October 18: Special Thursday Tasting in Redwood City- Erste + Neue & Cincinnato $5 - Italian producers Erste + Neue and Cincinnato will be in Redwood City to present their wines to you! We have Judith Unterholzner of Erste + Neue and Giovanna Trisorio of Cincinnato joining us to pour their wonderful Italian wines!
    Stay tuned for the lineup!
    Walk-in only. Lineup subject to change.
  • October 27: Hollywood Champagne Tent Event - Join us in Hollywood for our yearly champagne event! Buy tickets here...
  • October 28: San Francisco Champagne Tent Event - It's fall and time to taste all of the bubblies in preparation for the holiday season! Purchase tickets here....
  • November 5: Tour des Deux Rives Special Wine Dinner - Following the Tour des Deux Rives tasting, we will have an intimate wine dinner with our featured producers. Purchase here...

Saturday Tastings


     All tastings are from noon to 3pm in San Francisco, 1 to 4pm in Redwood City and 3 to 5:30pm in Hollywood - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 20: Italian Wine In All Three Stores! $20 - All three stores will pour the following:

    2017 Silvano Follador Prosecco Superiore Brut Nature $19.95
    2014 Tenuta Roveglia "Vigne di Catullo" Lugana Riserva $17.99
    2017 Caravaglio "Occhio di Terra" Malvasia di Salina Bianco Secco Sicilia $25.99
    2017 Abbazia di Novacella Schiava Alto Adige $14.99
    2016 Fèlsina Chianti Classico $16.99
    2013 Il Valentiano "Campo di Marzo" Brunello di Montalcino $32.99
    2013 Sesta di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino $49.99
    2015 Isole e Olena "Cepparello" Toscana $81.99
    2013 Ronchi "Ronchi" Barbaresco $39.99
    2012 Musella Amarone della Valpolicella $49.99

    Walk-in only. Lineup subject to change.

    In addition to the delicious Italian wines above, in our Redwood City location we will have a representative from Chateau L'Avocat in Graves, France. He will be in the tasting room during the Italian tasting pouring a couple selection including the following:
    2017 L'Avocat Blanc, Graves
    2015 L'Avocat Rouge, Graves
  • October 27: TASTING BAR CLOSED IN ALL LOCATIONS - In order to focus on the Champagne Tent Events this weekend, the tasting bar will be closed in Redwood City, San Francisco, and Hollywood.
    See you next week!
  • November 3: Redwood City Grand Domestic Tasting $60 - It's time for our Grand Domestic Tasting! We've got the best California Cabernet's to share, so don't miss it!
    No Walk-ins. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Each ticket is good for a 1oz pour of each wine.
    Please join us for our annual Grand Domestic Tasting on Saturday November 3rd, 2018, in our Redwood City Store from 1pm-4pm. The lineup is set to include:

    2015 Chappellet "Pritchard Hill Estate" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
    2015 Joseph Phelps "Insignia" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
    2013 Heitz Cellar "Martha's Vineyard" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
    2015 Larkmead "Dr. Almo" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
    2015 Philip Togni "Estate" Spring Mountain District Cabernet Sauvignon
    2013 Ulysses Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
    2015 Turnbull "Black Label" Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon
    2015 Leonetti Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
    2015 Quilceda Creek Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
    2014 Jonata '"El Desafio de Jonata" Santa Ynez Valley Bordeaux Blend.
    *Wines subject to change based on availability* Buy Tickets Here...
  • November 3: San Francisco Grand Domestic Tasting $60 - It's time for our Grand Domestic Tasting! We've got the best California Cabernet's to share, so don't miss it!
    No Walk-ins. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Each ticket is good for a 1oz pour of each wine.
    Buy Tickets Here...
  • November 10: Redwood City Grand Burgundy Tasting $60 - Join us for our annual Grand Burgundy Tasting!
    No walk-ins. Each ticket is good for a 1oz pour of each wine.

    Please join us for our annual Grand Burgundy Tasting focusing on the 2016 vintage to be held on Saturday November 10th from 1-4pm. The following line-up will be poured:
    2016 Louis Michel Chablis "Les Clos" Grand Cru
    2016 Bouchard Meursault "Geneverieres" 1er Cru
    2016 Pierre-Yves-Colin-Morey Chassagne Montrachet "Maltroie" 1er Cru
    2016 Etienne Sauzet Puligny Montrachet "Champ Canet" 1er Cru
    2016 Joseph Drouhin Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru
    2016 Jean-Marie Fourrier Vosne Romanee "Aux Reas" 1er Cru
    2016 Hudelot-Noellat Chambolle Musigny
    2016 Jean-Marc Bouley Volnay "Clos des Chenes" 1er Cru
    2016 Perrot Minot Morey-St. Denis "Rue En Vergy"
    2016 Taupenot Merme Mazoyeres Chambertin Grand Cru
    2016 Bouchard Bonnes Mares Grand Cru.

    Line-up subject to change based on availability. This is a ticketed event and is likely to sell out!!! Buy Tickets Here...
  • November 10: San Francisco Grand Burgundy Tasting $60 - Join us for our annual Grand Burgundy Tasting!
    No walk-ins. Each ticket is good for a 1oz pour of each wine. Buy Tickets Here...
  • November 10: Hollywood Grand Burgundy Tasting $60 - Please join us for our annual Grand Burgundy Tasting focusing on the 2016 vintage!

    Each ticket is good for a 1oz pour of each wine. You must purchase a ticket in advance to this tasting - no walk-ins. Get your tickets here!
  • November 17: TASTING BARS CLOSED FOR 2018 - Tasting bars in all three locations are closed for the remainder of 2018. See you in 2019!

Hollywood Thursday Night Tastings


     Hollywood - Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 18: Sparkling Wines of Jean-Louis Denois $5 - Poured by his son, Charles!
  • October 25: Champagne Thursdays: Laurent-Perrier Rosé - $5! - As a kick off to our Annual Champagne Tent Event, we will be pouring Laurent-Perrier's legendary Cuvée Rosé!

    Made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes from a total of ten 100%-rated grand cru villages, this Champagne gets its glorious pink color and rounded red fruit flavors from a process known as "saigneé," in which the skins of the grapes are left in contact with the juice for three days. Laurent-Perrier's Cuvée Rosé not only makes a delicious apéritif, but is also a good match for a variety of different dishes. And you get to try it!
  • January 17: Portuguese Wines - New arrivals from Cohen Siderow Wine Imports, paired with authentic snacks straight from Portugal!

San Francisco Thursday Night Tastings


     San Francisco Store - Thursdays from 5 to 6:30pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 18: A Port Tasting with Fonseca and Taylor Fladgate - $5
  • October 25: Talley Vineyards - $5 - Estate Bottled Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from California's South Central Coast.
  • November 8: A Tasting with Tyler Winery - $5

Redwood City Thursday Night Beer Tastings


     Redwood City - Thursday Night Beer Tastings from 5-6:30pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 18: NO BEER TASTING THIS WEEK! - See you next week!

San Francisco Friday Night Tastings


     San Francisco - Friday Night Tastings from 5-6:30pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • November 2: Fort Ross Vineyards - $5

Redwood City Friday Night Tastings


     Redwood City Store - Fridays from 5 to 6:30pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 19: Champagne Friday with Lanson! $10 - This Friday we welcome Enguerrand Baijot to pour the wonderful wines of Lanson! Be sure to arrive early so you don't miss tasting the limited '07 Clos Lanson! Enguerrand will be pouring the following:

    Lanson "Black Label" Brut Champagne $34.99
    Lanson Brut Green Label Champagne $54.99
    2005 Lanson "Gold Label" Vintage Brut Champagne $89.99
    2007 Lanson "Clos Lanson" Brut Champagne $199 (LIMITED)
    Lanson Brut Rosé Champagne $48.99
    Lanson "White Label" Sec Champagne $34.99

    Walk in only. Lineup subject to change.

Redwood City Sunday Spirits Tasting


     Redwood City - Sunday Spirits Tastings from 4-5:00pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 14: Codigo Taquila - No Tasting Fee - Please join us Sunday for a special spirits tasting featuring Codigo Tequila! We are pleased to welcome Lacey from Codigo to pour the following taquilas:

    Còdigo 1530 Extra Anejo Tequila (750ml) $269.99
    Còdigo 1530 Blanco Tequila (750ml) $46.99
    Còdigo 1530 Rosa Tequila (750ml) $59.99

    Walk in only. Lineup is subject to change.
  • October 24: Four Pillars Gin - No Tasting Fee - **NOTE: This is a special spirits tasting being held on WEDNESDAY**

    After sweeping Double Gold at the San Francisco Spirits competition and wowing serious fans of gin around the world, Four Pillars is bringing its incredible gins from Down Under to the US. Utilizing "four pillars" of success (quality German copper stills, pure Yarra Yarra Valley water, unique Australian botanicals, and love, of course), the team of Aussies has created what we think are the best portfolio of high-quality, serious gins we've ever tasted. Please join us for a tasting of these incredible gins!
    The following will be sampled:

    Four Pillars "Bloody Shiraz" Gin (750ml) $39.99
    Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin (750ml) $34.99
    Four Pillars Navy Strength Gin (750ml) $44.99

    Walk in only. Lineup subject to change.

Other Events and Resources

Want to Put on Your Own Event? Here are a few people who can take your concept and craft it into an exceptional experience for you and your guests:

  • Courtney Cochran - Courtney Cochran is the Founder & Principal of San Francisco-based wine consultancy Your Personal Sommelier as well as HIP TASTES Events, through which she offers fun and stylish wine tastings to the general public in San Francisco. Courtney holds her sommelier certification from the International Sommelier Guild and the American Court of Master Sommeliers. She has been profiled as a hip young sommelier in Vogue magazine, Daily Candy, and Business Week Online. Read more and contact Courtney at CourtneyCochran.com and HipTastes.com
  • Don Davis (Uncorked Events) - Whether you are learning to pair champagne with food in an intimate sit-down gathering, attending a Pinot Noir tasting at a new art gallery or at a majestic company party in the heart of Napa Valley, Don can put together a great event for you. With years of experience at putting together some of SF's most lavish events, Don will help you customize something special. Read more and contact Don at 415.307.6235.

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