L.A. Weekender: Trains, art and music

June 10, 2016

Palates & Palettes Van Gogh session  Palates & Palettes (June 11): We’re ending spring / starting summer with another Palates & Palettes wine and paint session. This time we are learning to paint like Matisse, while enjoying food and wine from his homeland — the South of France. An RSVP is required. Please click here…

2016 LA International Wine & Spirits Competition Winners Announced!

June 8, 2016

Congratulations to the winners of our 2016 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition! We look forward to unveiling the winning entries to the public at Cheers: LA’s Wine, Spirits, Beer & Food Festival. Wine categories included Best of Class, Packaging Design, and winning wines by brand, varietal, company and country. Spirits categories included Packaging…

June at Fairplex

June 3, 2016

Hello, June! The summer heat has officially arrived (although June gloom could kick in any second), and we have plenty of events coming up this month at Fairplex. Take a look at some of our biggest events below: Sancocho Festival (June 4): Tomorrow the Sancocho Festival brings Latin American culture to Fairplex through music, dance…

2016 Los Angeles International Wine Competition Recap

May 23, 2016

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…

Fairplex Snapshot: #LAWineComp 2016

May 18, 2016

The Los Angeles International Wine Competition kicked off this morning! This is the biggest of all our Los Angeles International Competitions and our judges have their work cut out for them. Stay tuned for updates tomorrow!

Fairplex Weekend Recap: Bubbles, paint and trains

May 16, 2016

Bubble Run 5K Foam, bubbles and soap suds took over Fairplex Saturday morning during the Bubble Run 5K! Fun runs have been a regular occurrence here for several years, but the sight of thousands of guests running — whether through paint, powder, bubbles or beer — never gets old. Palates & Palettes: Picasso Our monthly…

Fairplex Weekend Recap: Pink, paint, Pomona Swap Meet

April 18, 2016

We took full advantage of the perfect Southern California weather this weekend with a fun run, volunteering, painting and cruising. Read on for our weekend recap! Cosmo Run 7K We went pink this Saturday for the All-Ladies Cosmo Run 7K! Ladies clad in bright pink shirts dominated the 4.3 mile course and finished at the…

Infographic: Lemon Food & Wine Pairings

April 6, 2016

In the spirit of the upcoming Upland Lemon Festival we thought it would be fun to show which wines to pair with a lemon-themed dinner. We start with a salad, make our way through a couple main dishes and end with dessert. Check it out below! Do you have any citrus food and wine pairing recommendations?…