Saturday / January 12, 2019


La Brea Bakery Café


6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
6:00 PM VIP Early Admission
7:00 PM General Admission


A different spin on wine tasting…this time we crown a champion! A walk around tasting with approximately 100 guests tasting wines and eating amazing appetizer foods from La Brea Bakery Cafe. You are the judge, who is the best producer?…You have one vote and one vote only…taste and declare a champion! Wines purchased at this event benefit TJ MARTELL FOUNDATION. 

Grenache Wars - Taste and VOTE for 1st prize!!! 

• Unlimited Tasting with the producers attending.  
• Great LA BREA food and tray passed appetizers 
• Music by DJ WIG 

• Enhanced food – come hungry at 6pm sharp!
• Extra Hour of Tasting


• Unlimited wine tasting
• Tray passed  appetizers – great menu
• DJ Music
• Event ends at 9:00 PM

GRENACHE - (aka Garnacha) Grenache is planted all over the world and presented in a large number of styles (AKA Rhône wines like Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Spanish Garnacha, Rosé from the South of France, and its the "G" in GSM from Australia)  Grenache is often described as being similar to Pinot Noir but with a powerful tannic grip, a great alternative for those summer BBQs! Come and experience Grenache at its best and with a large number of top producers in attendance for this round of battles.  (See the list of 14 producers below)


Archium Cellars

"Haven" Santa Barbara County, 2014

"Haven" Santa Barbara County, 2015

Archium Rosé Santa Barbara County, 2017

"Dissident" GSM Santa Barbara County, 2016

Ascension Cellars

Siren' Rose, Paso Robles, 2017

"Trinity" Cass Vineyard GSM, Paso Robles, 2014

"'Trinity" Cass Vineyard GSM, Paso Robles, 2015

Bodega de Edgar

"Garnacha" Alta Mesa Vineyard, Santa Barbara Highlands, 2014

"Mi Montsant" Willow Creek District, Paso Robles, 2016

"E-Squared" Ballard Canyon, 2014

Byron Blatty Wines

"Tremor" Los Angeles, 2016

"Pragmatic" Los Angeles, 2016

Clementine Carter

Grenache, Sta. Rita Hills, 2016

Grenache, Santa Barbara Highlands, Santa Barbara County, 2016

Grenache, Larner, Ballard Canyon, 2016

Dubost Vineyard & Wines

“White Heart”, Grenache Noir, Worthhill, Adelaida, 2016

Grenache Noir Rose, Starr, Adelaida, 2017

Grenache Noir, Siletto, Paso Robles, 2016

Jaffurs Wine Cellars

Grenache, Santa Barbara County, 2015

Grenache, Santa Barbara County, 2016

Grenache, Santa Barbara County, 2017

Kaena Wine Company

Grenache, Santa Ynez Valley, 2015

Kimsey Vineyards

Grenache, Ballard Canyon, 2013

Grenache, Ballard Canyon, 2014

Grenache, Ballard Canyon, 2015

Leverage Wines

Grenache Rosé, Adelaida District, Paso Robles, 2017

Hostile Takeover Grenache, Adelaida District, Paso Robles, 2017

Acceleration, Paso Robles, 2016

Martian Ranch & Vineyard

Grenache Noir, Alisos Canyon Santa Barbara County, 2014

Grenache Noir Blend, Alisos Canyon Santa Barbara County, 2015

Grenache Blanc, Alisos Canyon Santa Barbara County, 2015

Nelle Winery

"Wills Hills" Grenache, Willow Creek District-Paso Robles, 2016

Grenache, Kiler Canyon, Alta Colina, Wills Hills, Jespersen and Black Oak Vineyards, 2016

"Pinwheel" Paso Robles, 2017

"Maniacal" Paso Robles, 2015

Shale Oak Winery

Grenache, Willow Creek District, 2015

"Chi" Syrah, Willow Creek District, 2014

Grenache Blanc, Willow Creek District, 2015

Sommelier's Table

Chateau Miraval Cotes de Provence Rose, France 2017

Terroir Al Limit Soc. Lda. Vi de Villa de Torroja, Priorat DOCa, Spain 2014

La Vieille Ferme Reserve Rose Sparkling, France NV

Tercero Wines

Grenache Blanc, Santa Barbara County, 2014

Grenache, Larner, Ballard Canyon, 2012

Grenache, Watch Hill, Santa Barbara County, 2012

Grenache, Watch Hill, Santa Barbara County, 2013

Urban Press Winery

Fiore Grenache Blanc, Sonoma County, 2017

Castello de la Citta (GSM) Sonoma County, 2014

Rose, Paso Robles, 2013

Tutto Bianco, Grenache Blend, Sonoma County, 2017

Vines on the Marycrest

"Summertime" Rose' of Grenache, Paso Robles 2017

Grenache, Paso Robles, 2015

"Heart of Glass" Grenache, Paso Robles, 2015

Zaca Mesa

Grenache, Santa Ynez Valley, 2014

Grenache, Santa Ynez Valley, 2015

"Inceptive" Santa Ynez Valley, 2016

"Z Cuvee", Estate Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley, 2015


6pm VIP will have an additional hour of tasting, as well as the following, and all the great general admission foods available at 7pm.


  • Short Rib Sliders with Horseradish Chive cream

  • Crab-stuffed Crimini Mushrooms with Hollandaise Drizzle

  • Ahi Tuna La Brea Bakery Naan chips with Cilantro Chipotle aioli

  • Lamb meatballs with tzatziki

    General Admission at 7pm will enjoy

  • Chorizo- Manchego mini tartlets

  • Roasted Tomato and Mozzarella Bruschetta (V)

  • Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille on pita chips with Sundried tomato humus (V)

  • Avocado Toast with roasted corn , grilled pineapple on sourdough (V)

  • Heirloom tomato, pork belly and bibb on Country Wheat

  • Grilled Polenta cakes with White bean puree and Garlic Shrimp

  • and Cheese Platter with seasonal cheeses, crackers and La Brea Bakery bread

    Please note: the amazing pizza ovens will sadly not be available for this event due to construction.

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A portion of wine sales from the event will be donated to the T.J. Martell Charity Foundation.

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