March 2011

A Special Invitation and Offer
from Ian Blackburn and Learn About Wine
to the Friends of Ideal 55 Wine Lockers

About the Wine Tasting:
One of Learn About Wine’s flagship wine tasting events of the year: STARS OF NAPA VALLEY, featuring more than 40 of the world’s leading wineries from the world-renowned wine region. Now you can share in the excitement and celebrate with your friends as well as some of the top vintners in the area—possibly North America’s best-known appellation. The STARS of Wine, the winemakers and the owners will be showing off and teaching wine by pouring over 100 different wines at the “5th Annual Stars of Napa Valley Wine” event.

Who:
Ian Blackburn, considered to be Southern California’s leading wine educator, brings his unique form of wine knowledge and enjoyment—“LearnAboutWine (LAW)”—to wine experts, the beverage trade and the wine-loving public. Wineries included as of this writing: Amuse Bouche/Coup de Foudre; Beaucanon; Frank Family; Hall; Grassi; Jericho Canyon; Lail; Peju; Pride Mountain; Robert Biale; Round Pond; Signorello Estate; Silverado; T-Vine; Truchard; Veedercrest; Venge; Virage; ZD Wines, and many more!

Location and Address:
Wednesday March 23rd, 7pm to 9:30pm
The Peninsula Beverly Hills
9882 Little Santa Monica Bl. Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Thursday March 24th, 7pm to 9:30pm
Scott’s Restaurant
3300 Bristol St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Tickets:
Enter promo code “55” to get your ticket for $55
That’s a $24 savings off the advance ticket purchase price of $79 and a whopping $70 off the at the door ticket price of $125. Your promo code expires March 5th at 5:55 PM! This offer may not be combined with any other offer. For tickets visit: www.learnaboutwine.com or call 310.451.7600

Learn About Wine:
LearnAboutWine hosts more than 100 wine events a year for private collectors, auction houses, the beverage industry, and tens of thousands of enthusiasts wanting to expand their knowledge of wine – one of the world’s most fulfilling social, business and lifestyle pursuits. LAW has taken wine out of dusty cellars and into the light, and popularized wine education and tasting in a way that is exciting, engaging, and…fun! Please register for the event at www.learnaboutwine.com. 100% of the silent auction proceeds benefit the TJ Martell Foundation, and funds children’s cancer and aids research and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles: www.tjmartellfoundation.org.

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