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Special K&L Dinners and Tastings

  • October 21: Hollywood Champagne Event - Fall has arrived and it's time for our annual Champagne Event on Saturday, October 21st at our Hollywood location on Vine Street from 4:00 to 7:00pm. A group of our favorite artisanal grower/producers will be flying in from France to present their wines exclusively to K&L guests. Producers include Aspasie, Baron Fuente, Fallet Dart ,Le Brun de Neuville and Louise Brison. This is a rare opportunity to engage with the people that grow the grapes and make the wine, and to learn more about their approach to Champagne. We will also have many of the big-name producers on hand to present their selections. From the big houses we will have representatives from Louis Roederer, Billecart-Salmon, Laurent Perrier, Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Krug, Pol Roger, and more. For $95 per person plus tax you will be able to sample more than 60 Champagnes plus enjoy small bites from Republique. This event will benefit our good friends at the Hollywood Police Activities League (PAL), a community-based crime prevention program that provides young people with positive alternatives to gangs and drugs. Purchase here...
  • October 22: San Francisco Champagne Event - We are throwing our annual fall Champagne Tent Event on Sunday, October 22nd in San Francisco at our Harrison street locationt from 2-5 p.m. A group of our favorite artisanal grower/producers will be flying in from France to present their wines exclusively to K&L guests. Producers include Aspasie, Baron Fuente,Le Brun de Neuville and Louise Brison.. This is a rare opportunity to engage with the people that grow the grapes and make the wine and to learn more about their approach to Champagne. We will also have many of the big name producers on hand to present their selections. From the big houses we will have representatives from Louis Roederer, Billecart-Salmon, Laurent Perrier, Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Krug, Champagne Drappier and more. For $95 per person plus tax you will be able to sample more than 60 champagnes plus enjoy small bites. A portion of the proceeds with go to support Table of Plenty (TOP) a small, Half Moon Bay charity that is committed to serving a Thursday evening dinner for struggling families, elders, homeless and hungry on the coastside. Buy now!

Saturday Tastings


     All tastings are from noon to 3pm in San Francisco, 1 to 4pm in Redwood City and 3 to 5:30pm in Hollywood - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 21: Tasting bars closed for Champagne Tent Events. - Our annual Champagne Tent events are happening this weekend! Hollywood will host on Saturday, 21 October and San Francisco will host on Sunday, 22 October. Please see our "Special Events" section for more info and ticket information.
  • October 28: Grand Bordeaux Tasting in San Francisco-$75.00 - Please join us for a limiited attendance (20 people) Grand Bordeaux Tasting for 2017 on Saturday, 28 October between 12 noon and 3 p.m. Wines served will be:

    2005 Canon, St Emilion
    2005 Langoa Barton, St Julien
    2005 Leoville Poyferre, St Julien
    2005 Grand Puy Lacoste, Pauillac
    2005 Pichon-Baron, Pauillac
    2005 Lynch-Bages, Pauillac
    2005 Cos d'Estournel, St-Estephe
    2005 Latour, Pauillac
    2005 d'Yquem, Sauternes (375ml)

    Tickets MUST be purchased in advance due to the limited availability. Buy tickets here:
  • October 28: Grand Bordeaux Tasting in Redwood City $75 - What a line-up! It's time to toast the upcoming holidays. Join us....

    2005 Canon, St Emilion
    2005 Langoa Barton, St Julien
    2005 Leoville Poyferre, St Julien
    2005 Grand Puy lacoste, Pauillac
    2005 Pichon-Baron, Pauillac
    2005 Lynch-Bages, Pauillac
    2005 Cos d'Estournel, St-Estephe
    2005 Latour, Pauillac
    2005 d'Yquem, Sauternes (375ml)

    Tickets MUST be purchased in advance due to limited availability. Purchase now!
  • October 28: Grand Bordeaux Tasting in Hollywood $75 - Very limited numbers of spots available-the tasting of the Year!

    2005 Canon, St Emilion
    2005 Langoa Barton, St Julien
    2005 Leoville Poyferre, St Julien
    2005 Grand Puy lacoste, Pauillac
    2005 Pichon-Baron, Pauillac
    2005 Lynch-Bages, Pauillac
    2005 Cos d'Estournel, St-Estephe
    2005 Latour, Pauillac--2017 Release from the Chateau
    2005 d'Yquem, Sauternes (375ml)

    Tickets must be purchased in advance due to limited availability. Buy now!
  • November 4: Grand Domestic tasting in all three stores. $50.00 - Our annual "Grand" series has started! During these tastings, we pour the best of the best! Limited attendance and tickets must be pre-purchased. More info coming soon!
  • November 11: Grand Burgundy Tasting in all three stores. $50.00 - Our Grand Burgundy tasting caps off this series for the year. The best of our red and Burgundies will be featured. Limited attendance and tickets must be pre-purchased. More info coming soon!

Hollywood Thursday Night Tastings


     Hollywood - Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 26: Atlas Wine Company Omen wines - meet the winemaker! $5 - Winemaker Alex Remy will be in the store pouring his Omen wines - just in time for Halloween! Omen Wines are hand-crafted with care from high-quality fruit that have come from “hidden gem” AVA vineyards. Their desire is to bring excellent wines to anyone, regardless of age or income, who is eager to find an additive-free, crafted wine at an everyday price. The fun tasting list will include every wine we carry from them, plus extra surprises!

    2016 Atlas Wine Co. "Omen" Rogue Valley Pinot Noir
    2015 Atlas Wine Co. "Omen" Sierra Foothills Red Blend
    2016 Atlas Wine Co. "Oro Bello" California Chardonnay

    Disclaimer: Walk-in only. Line-up subject to change. Last ticket sold at 7:00pm.

San Francisco Thursday Night Tastings


     San Francisco Store - Thursdays from 5 to 6:30pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 19: Wines of Jura - $5

    Featuring
    2011 Château d'Arlay Côtes du Jura Blanc (Sous Voile) $29.99
    2011 Château d'Arlay "Corail" Côtes du Jura Rouge $23.99
    2011 Château d'Arlay Pinot Noir Côtes du Jura Rouge $24.99
    2009 Château d'Arlay Vin Jaune Côtes du Jura (620ml) $69.99

Redwood City Thursday Night Beer Tastings


     Redwood City - Thursday Night Beer Tastings from 5-6:30pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 19: Collaboration Beer: Better Together - Join us this Thursday as we pour some fantastic collaboration beers celebrating the joining of two or more breweries into one beautiful bottle. Jim Boyce will pour the following:

    Evil Twin / Omnipollo "Pink Lemonade" American IPA w/ Raspberries, Denmark (12oz cans) $4.49
    Buxton Brewery/ Oedipus / Rooie Dop "Ring Your Mother" 1832 XXXX Mild, England (330ml) $6.49
    Stone Brewing / Paul Bischeri & Patrick Martinez / Abnormal Beer Company "Neapolitan Dynamite" Imperial Stout, California (22oz) $8.49
    2016 Cascade Brewing / Bruery Terreux "One Way or Another" Barrel Aged Triple Ales w/ Marionberries & Meyer Lemons, Oregon (750ml) $21.99
    Mason Ale Works / Pure Project / Burgeon Beer Co."Thick as Thieves" IPA, California (12oz cans) $2.49
    2017 Bruery Terreux / Cascade Brewing "One Way or Another" Sour Tripel Aged in Oak Barrels with Oregon Marionberries and California Meyer Lemon Zest, Oregon (750ml) $23.99

    Walk in only. Line-up subject to change. $5 to taste.
  • October 26: Thirsty Thursday - Line-up posted week of the event. Stay tuned!

    Walk in only. Line-up subject to change.

San Francisco Friday Night Tastings


     San Francisco - Friday Night Tastings from 5-6:30pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 20: "Imeadiate Orchard-stration of Good Taste" - A Cider, Cherry Wine & Mead Tasting - $5

    Featuring guest pourer Carly Sheriff
    - Heidrun "Alfalfa & Clover Blossom" Sparkling Mead, California (750ml) $19.99
    - Heidrun "California Orange Blossom" Sparkling Mead, California (750ml) $18.99
    - Heidrun "California Raspberry Blossom" Sparkling Mead, California (750ml) $24.99
    - Heidrun "Hawaiian Lehua Blossom" Sparkling Mead, California (750ml) $24.99
    - Heidrun "Oregon Chicory Blossom" Sparkling Mead, California (750ml) $19.99
    - Gowan's Heirloom Ciders "1876 Heirloom" Cider, California (500ml) $9.99
    - Gowan's Heirloom Ciders "Gravenstein Heirloom" Cider, California (500ml) $9.99
    -Far West Cider Co "Proper Dry" Cider, California (500ml) $9.99
    - Far West Cider Co "Orchard Blend No. 1" Cider, California (500ml) $9.99
    - Lassen Traditional Cidery "Winesap" Barrel Fermented Single Varietal Cider, California (750ml) $13.99
    - Frederiksdal Kirsebaervin "Sparkling" Sparkling Cherry & Pear Wine, Denmark (750ml) $34.99
    - Frederiksdal Kirsebaervin "Sur Lie" Cherry Wine aged in French Oak Casks, Denmark (500ml) $31.99

Redwood City Friday Night Tastings


     Redwood City Store - Fridays from 5 to 6:30pm - No Person Under 21 Permitted in Tasting Bar.

  • October 20: Wines of Alsace - Come by this Friday as we offer a special line-up of wines exclusively from producer Schlumberger in Alsace. Whether you’re new to Alsatian wines or an old pro we know you’ll find something to your liking here. We will pour the following:

    2014 Schlumberger "Les Princes Abbes" Pinot Gris Alsace $19.99
    2012 Schlumberger Spiegel Grand Cru Pinot Gris Alsace $26.99
    2015 Schlumberger "Les Princes Abbes" Riesling Alsace $19.99
    2013 Schlumberger Saering Riesling Grand Cru Alsace $29.99
    2014 Schlumberger "Les Princes Abbes" Gewürztraminer Alsace $19.99
    2014 Schlumberger Kessler Gewürztraminer Grand Cru Alsace $44.99

    Walk in only. Line-up subject to change. $5 to taste.
  • October 27: Champagne Friday - Line-up posted week of the event. Stay tuned!

    Walk in only. Line-up subject to change. $10 to taste.
  • November 3: La Chablisienne Chablis - Line-up posted week of the event. Stay tuned!

    Walk in only. Line-up subject to change.
  • November 10: Oliver McCrum Wines: Italy - Line-up posted week of the event. Stay tuned!

    Walk in only. Line-up subject to change. $5 to taste.

Other Events and Resources

Want to Put on Your Own Event? Here are a few people who can take your concept and craft it into an exceptional experience for you and your guests:

  • Courtney Cochran - Courtney Cochran is the Founder & Principal of San Francisco-based wine consultancy Your Personal Sommelier as well as HIP TASTES Events, through which she offers fun and stylish wine tastings to the general public in San Francisco. Courtney holds her sommelier certification from the International Sommelier Guild and the American Court of Master Sommeliers. She has been profiled as a hip young sommelier in Vogue magazine, Daily Candy, and Business Week Online. Read more and contact Courtney at CourtneyCochran.com and HipTastes.com
  • Don Davis (Uncorked Events) - Whether you are learning to pair champagne with food in an intimate sit-down gathering, attending a Pinot Noir tasting at a new art gallery or at a majestic company party in the heart of Napa Valley, Don can put together a great event for you. With years of experience at putting together some of SF's most lavish events, Don will help you customize something special. Read more and contact Don at 415.307.6235.

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