Pali Wine Co Winemaker Dinner August 31, 2016

Dinner with the Winemaker  An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with Aaron Walker, Winemaker  of Pali Wine Co Wednesday   August 31, 2016   7:00 PM 1st Course Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad  arugula  toasted hazelnuts  balsamic dijon vinaigrette 2014 Pali Wine Co. Chardonnay "Charm Acres" Sonoma Coast 2nd Course Pan Roasted Dijon Salmon wild caught, crispy shaved brussels sprouts, pancetta, shallots 2014 Pali Wine Co. Pinot Noir "Rivera" Sonoma Coast 3rd Course Butter Poached Lobster Mac & Cheese  four cheeses, fennel, garlic-parme...

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  • January 27, 2017

Schrader Cellars

SCHRADER  |  American Classics For more than a decade Schrader Cellars has produced benchmark Cabernet Sauvignon from the most prestigious vineyards in the Napa Valley — notably the first-growth Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard in Oakville. With winemaker Thomas Brown we have created wines known for their vibrant flavor and opulent richness. Our program focuses on highlighting the character and profile of three distinct clonal varieties with minimal intervention that allows the true nature of each to shine. Ultimately, the wines speak for themselves. Schrader Cellars ...

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  • December 1, 2016


The scarecrow story begins in a patch of earth with a fabled past. The J.J. Cohn Estate, where Scarecrow grapes are born, borders what was once the legendary vineyard of Inglenook winemaker Gustave Niebaum, whose plantings blanketed more than 1,000 acres of the Napa Valley at the close of the 19th century.   John Daniel Jr. took the helm at Inglenook in 1939, determined to restore the label to pre-Prohibition standing and produce world-class Bordeaux-style wines. In 1945, Daniel convinced his neighbor, J.J. Cohn, to plant eighty acres of Cabernet vines on the 180-acre ...

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  • November 30, 2016

Screaming Eagle

  SCREAMING EAGLE Founded in 1986 by Jean Phillips, a one-time real estate agent, Screaming Eagle Winery and Vineyards was one of the original cult wineries. Located in Oakville, the 57-acre winery was by 1992 winning rave reviews from such critics as Robert M. Parker Jr. Heidi Peterson Barrett was the winemaker in those years and the wine became so sought-after that it was one of the first to be available only through mailing lists. Screaming Eagle makes primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, though it occasionally produces very limited amounts of Sauvignon Blanc. In ...

Mike Bonin Small Business Spotlight

Small Business Spotlight
Each week, LA City Councilmember Mike Bonin recognizes a local small business that creates jobs on the Westside

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  • August 3, 2016

LA Arts Online Review

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LA ARTS Online Review of Rustic Kitchen From the article written by Ashley Halverson "Looking for a local spot for lunch or to meet your friends for a casually divine dinner?  Perhaps you need to grab some gourmet goodies on your way to a dinner party?  Or maybe you just don’t feel like cooking and want to stop in for something tasty to take home.  If you live in Mar Vista you’re in luck.  The Rustic Kitchen Market-Café-Wine Bar is your new go-to spot."  

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The Argonaut Review

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A New Neighborhood Treasure Rustic Kitchen is making all the right moves to become a local landmark By Richard Foss Excerpt from "Rustic Kitchen is a perfect example — a stylish and eclectic space on Centinela Avenue in one of the few commercial buildings in a mostly residential neighborhood. "

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Playa Vista Today

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Article Nov 2015 Excerpt from article Written by Josie Sample  

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  • November 3, 2015