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2016 Los Angeles International Wine Competition Recap

The 2016 Los Angeles International Wine Competition has come to a close — all that’s left is seeing who won what. We want to give a special thank-you to all our judges who wined (and dined!) with us last week. We had a wonderful time hosting and seeing everyone have fun. The competition started with…

Cheers – L.A.’s Wine, Spirits, Beer & Food Fest returns to Fairplex

Summer is finally here and so are the outdoor Festivals! If you need a break from college, work or life, in general, then you need to come to Fairplex this Friday, June 27 for Cheers — L.A.’s Wine, Spirits, Beer & Food Festival. Tomorrow evening people from across Southern California will come to our Fairplex…

2015 Los Angeles International Wine Competition

The Los Angeles International Wine Competition officially began this morning at our Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center. Since its inception, the competition has maintained the highest standards of integrity and professionalism, earning USA Today’s recognition as one of the Top 5 wine competitions in the United States. Due to the competition’s popularity, this year over 3,000…

L.A. Weekender: Fairplex Happenings

Happy Friday, everyone! We hope you all had a very productive week and that y’all are ready to get the weekend started. If you are like me and don’t have anything planned for this weekend, then please continue reading this blog because this weekend is packed with events perfect for all age groups. Public Auction (April…

How To: Choose Food and Wine Pairings

“Anyone can choose food to go with wine,” you might think. “After all, the suggestions are right there on the bottle, and last I checked, crackers, cheese and wine were always a win.” That’s true. But why be a boring host? There are several elements to take into consideration when pairing wine and food together.…

An afternoon with Fabrizia Lanza

Talented Sicilian chef Fabrizia Lanza set up shop in the Wine & Spirits Pavilion where she cooked up a delicious contemporary Sicilian meal for an already captivated audience. Today’s event was a preview of what is to come tomorrow night at Fairplex’s traditional Table to Farm dinner. Charming, sassy and an excellent multi-tasker (as all…