LA Wine Fest moves from home in DTLA to Downtown Long Beach

After serving the formal community of Los Angeles for over a decade, the 14th annual LA Wine Fest will have a Long Beach showing at The Pike Outlets on June 1 and 2.

The massive event catering to everyone’s inner oenophile—one that provides unlimited pours upon entry of both beer and wine—has attracted 5,000 attendees annually and is expected to draw the same numbers for its debut in Long Beach.

This year’s list of wineries include:

  • Ascension Cellars*
  • Cloak & Dagger*
  • Dusty Nabor Wines*
  • Frisco Cellars*
  • Greyscale Wines*
  • Herzog Cellars
  • Kooksoondang Brewery (Bekseju USA, INC)
  • LAWineFest
  • Lasorda Family Wines*
  • Lucky Dogg Winery
  • Malibu Family Wines
  • New Zealand Wine Navigator* (Wines from New Zealand)
  • Obvious Wines*
  • PB Importers (Hungarian Wine)
  • Twickel Wine Estate
  • Tackler Wines
  • PRP Wine International
  • Rescue Dog Wines*
  • Riboli Family Wine Estate of San Antonio Winery
  • Séka Hills
  • South Coast Winery
  • Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association (A variety of wines from winery association members)
  • Velvet Bee Wine*
  • Wedell Cellars*
  • The Wine Caterers / [email protected]
  • WineSociety (canned wine from Napa valley)
  • Yarden Wines

* A special ticket is required.

And that’s just the wine. The beer and cider options includes:

  • Anchor Brewing
  • Common Space Brewery
  • High Water Brewing
  • Iron Triangle Brewing Co.
  • Old Stump Brewing Co.
  • Pacific Plate Brewing Company
  • Reel Brew Co.
  • Rekorderlig Hard Cider
  • Rev Winery & Brewing Co.

And then there’s the food, which includes Coolhaus (known for its architecture-inspired ice cream sammies), Cousins Maine Lobster (the truck offshoot of the restaurant just launched in Los Angeles and offers everything from lobster tots to lobster tacos), Goshen Cuisine (known for their sushi burrito), Slammin’ Sliders (with a seemingly endless list of sliders, and The Berlin Truck (known for their takes on grilled cheeses and sausages like their curry chicken grilled cheese and mac’n’cheese dog).

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Brian Addison is a columnist and editor for the Long Beach Post. Reach him at [email protected] or on social media at FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn.

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