Press Release fresh off the Glutster inbox (taken from site):
The Malibu Wine Classic showcases the Central Coast with the most highly regarded wineries from Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, combined with top Malibu and Los Angeles area restaurants.
The tasting takes place in the courtyard setting of the Malibu Civic Center overlooking Santa Monica Bay, and benefits Childhelp, the largest non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention, education, advocacy and treatment of child abuse.
The ever-popular afternoon "Grand Tasting" featuring tasting portions from more than 60 top selected wineries and almost two dozen restaurants, will take place from 1pm-4pm, with public advance purchase tickets available for $79 per person. A portion of the purchase price ($50) is a tax-deductible charitable donation to Childhelp, a national children's charity.
Valet Parking is $8. Sorry, by law, no children or minors are permitted at the event. (participants are subject to change)
2009 Participating restaurants
Water Grill, BARREL Malibu, Monsieur Marcel, One Sunset/STK , Casa Escobar Malibu, Charlie's Malibu, Engaging Gourmet , Joe’s Pizza of Bleeker Street, The Four Seasons Hotel, Fortun Foods, Malibu ToffeeMichael's Restaurant, Claud and Company, Moonshadows, Paramount Foods, SaddlePeak Lodge, The Sunset, Beachcomber Cafe/Malibu Pier Club, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Luscious Organic Desserts, Spumoni, and many more!
Confirmed wineries for 2009
Griffin Family Vineyard, AJB, Alma Rosa, Anglim, Blair Fox, Brander, Bridlewood, Buttonwood, Calcareous, Cantara, Carr, Casa Dumetz, Cass, Ciello, Clesi, Clos Selene, Consilience, Cordon/Santa Maria Winery, Core, Curran, Demetria, Derby Wine Estates, DiBruno, Drake Wines, Dragonette, Fiddle Head, Foley, Gioia, , Herman Story, Hoyt, Jaffers, Jim Palmer's Malibu Vineyards, Kaena, Ken Brown, Kenneth Volk, Laetitia, L'Aventure, Linne Calodo, Lone Madrone, Lucas & Lewellen, Malibu Family Wines, Malibu Solstice, Malibu Vineyards, Martellotto Wines, Rancho Ventavo, Robert Hall, Rosenthal Malibu Estate, Old Creek Ranch Winery, Sanity, Sans Liege, Sextant, Sierra Madre, Scott Cellars, Silver, Stolpman, Strange Wines, Stafford, Summerland, Sweeney Canyon, Tablas Creek, Tantarra, Tercero, Terry Hoage Vineyards, The Malibu Vineyard, Vihuela Winery, Villa Creek, Vina Robles, Vino V Wines, Westerly
buy them tickets here!.
See you there!