Posted on March 20, 2017

Rhone Rangers Ride Into DTLA March 25

Taste through nearly 200 high-scoring American Rhone-style rosés, reds and whites this coming Saturday at Civic Center Studios in Downtown LA – all for a single fee.

March 20, 2017 (Los Angeles) – The mavericks of the American wine scene – the Rhone Rangers – are pleased to announce their upcoming tasting on Saturday, March 25 in Downtown LA’s Civic Center Studios.

The one-day wine celebration will begin with a popular rosé tasting seminar with six award-winning winemakers.

The event continues with a VIP Tasting and a General Admission Grand Tasting, showcasing more than 40 different wineries – as well as a silent auction featuring rare large-format wines.

“This is one of our favorite venues in our 20-year history,” says Barbara Smith, president of the Rhone Rangers. “DTLA’s cultural scene and our cutting-edge approach to winemaking is a perfect pairing.”

Tasting Programs

Rosé Seminar – 12-1pm Called Rhone -n- Pink, this popular tasting seminar will feature six Rhone Ranger winemakers who will guide guests through their rosés. The wineries include: Andrew Murray Vineyards, Bonny Doon Vineyard, Lone Madrone, Ranchero Cellars, tercero wines, and Vines on the Marycrest.

VIP Grand Tasting – 2-5:30pm

VIP ticket holders can leisurely taste among hundreds of wines – and begin bidding on silent auction lots – an hour before the general admission begins. The private VIP space offers a lounge area with hors 'd oeuvres, special wines and seating.

Grand Tasting General Admission – 3-5:30pm

The Rhone Rangers main event will feature 40 Rhone Rangers wineries and hundreds of wines. A silent auction featuring hard-to-find large-format wines will be taking place throughout the event. Proceeds benefit the Rhone Rangers Scholarship Fund.

Ticket Options

Saturday Pass: Rosé seminar and VIP Grand Tasting - $125

VIP Pass: Early admission to the Grand Tasting and the VIP area - $90

Grand Tasting: General Admission to the Grand Tasting - $60

All Los Angeles events are taking place at Civic Center Studios, 207 South Broadway, Suite One, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Tickets are available on Eventbrite and on RhoneRangers.org.

 

About the Rhone Rangers

The Rhone Rangers are a group of 150 wineries dedicated to making wines from the 22 grape varieties originally made famous in France’s Rhône Valley.  These varieties range from the better-known Syrah and Viognier to the up-and-coming Grenache, Mourvèdre and Roussanne,  and obscure (but delicious) grapes like Counoise and Picpoul.  To learn more, visit www.rhonerangers.org.  

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