Santa Monica Wine Fest

The Santa Monica Wine Fest will be held on February 23-24 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA.

Bringing you a diverse group of wine from around the world under one roof. Drink and learn about wine, listen to music, and enjoy three hours of wine tasting.

The festival will take place at the Barker Hangar, an event space located at the Santa Monica Airport. There will be a total of 3 sessions over a span of 2 days:
Saturday, February 23rd:
1st Session: 12:00pm* – 3:00pm
2nd Session: 5:30pm* – 8:30pm
*All VIP ticket holders will get 30 minutes early access for each session.
Sunday, February 24th:
3rd Session: 12:00pm* – 3:00pm
*All VIP ticket holders will get 30 minutes early access for each session.

 

Wine Seminars

Learn about wine from some of the most knowledgeable pros in the wine industry. Learn about wine from some of the most knowledgeable pros in the wine industry.


1. LOOK, SWIRL, SNIFF, SIP

How do we taste wine and why do we do it in the first place? In this masterclass, we’ll walk you through the four steps to look like a wine pro, while dropping some tips and tricks for buying and ordering wine as well.

2. MERLOT IS BACK BABY

A movie called Sideways may have knocked Merlot off it’s stride for a while, but anyone who knows anything knows it was unwarranted and that’s why Merlot is finally making a comeback. We’ll taste through 4 incredible examples of Merlot and learn why you should love what the French call the “Little Blackbird.”

3. TASTE THE UNEXPECTED: WHY CHILE IS THE BEST PLACE FOR CABERNET 

Living in LA you are probably familiar with Napa Cabs, but did you know that Chile has the exact same climate as Cali, and their wines are even better? We’ll taste through the three styles of Chilean Cabernet: bold an toasty, lush & juicy and silky and vibrant and explain why you should look south instead of north when it comes to high-quality, affordable Cab.

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