EVERY Monday & Thursday
Taste 20 Diverse Wines, just $20
The best deal in town for wine lovers: EVERY Monday and Thursday you have a chance to taste from 20 diverse wines in a wide variety of styles for just $20 (exclusive of tax and tip) in our Bar. We will offer different choices every week so you can survey the multitude of new releases and old reliables we offer. On these nights we will pour the wines OFF THE BAR (there will be table service for food) in a fun, party atmosphere. See you there?
Happy Hour Five Nights a Week in our Wine Bar
Why not stop by to relax after work with a special discount on our ever changing wine and beer menu? You’ll both save money AND enjoy more of that famous WINE EXPO vinous diversity.
All guests seated before 7pm will receive 50% off on all beverages served before 7pm plus 10% off any in store retail purchases on their way out. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount, promotion or coupon and does not include 20/20 or *Live Music nights. Cheers!
Beer Night…is EVERY Night!
Taste from a diverse range of the brewers art featuring a different brewery, style or place each week while you munch on chips, nuts and a sampling of our famous crostini…all for just $15 plus tax and gratuity.
Our Wine Bar team is here to serve you seven days a week after 5pm (open till midnight Thurs-Saturday, till 10pm Sun – Wed). This week’s offerings:
Aperitif: Gardet Brut Selected Resérve Champagne $16 glass
1) Easy Drinking Whites $11 per flight
A) Gravitas Unoaked Chardonnay 2004, Marlborough NZ $4 glass
Without the wood, Chardonnay actually tastes more like green apples than buttered popcorn!
B) Gravitas Sauvignon Blanc 2004, Marlborough NZ $4 glass
NZ is rightfully famous for this fresh, invigorating, über food friendly style of Sauvignon Blanc
C) Neumeyer Gewurztraminer Cuvée les Deux M 2007, Alsace $8 glass
Classic: rose petals, lychee and grapefruit zest on the nose, bone dry finish.
2) From the Great White North $29 per flight
A) Castel Sallegg Pinot Bianco 2011, Alto Adige Italy $14 glass
Cool climate, mountain grown, no oak. Very rich with a touch of golden apple.
B) Castel Sallegg Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Alto Adige Italy $14 glass
Cool climate, mountain grown, no oak. Very fresh with tropical fruit notes, dry finish.
C) Sallegg Lago di Caldaro Bischofsleiten 2011, A. A. Italy $13 glass
100% Schiava Gentile produces a light, vibrant red / dark rosé fabulous with spicy foods.
3) Soft, Mellow Reds $12 per flight
A) Nonno Giuseppe Cabernet 2003, Redwood Valley California $5 glass
Vines planted in 1906, the wine was aged for nine years….it’s ready for its closeup!
B) Caleo Salento Negroamaro 2011, Puglia Italy $6 glass
Negroamaro is soft like Pinot but a bit darker and more rustic.
C) Altemura Salento Primitivo Sasseo 2005, Puglia Italy $6 glass
Primitivo came to Cali and became Zinfandel. This one is earthier and less jammy in style.
4) Italian Varieties you should meet… $23 per flight
A) Cà Bolani Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso 2007, Friuli Italy $8 glass
This smooth but spicy / minty wine comes from right on the Italian / Slovenian border.
B) Il Falchetto Dolcetto d’Alba Soulì Broida 2011, Piemonte Italy $12 gl
100% old vine Dolcetto with intense blueberry fruit and a smooth, dry finish.
C) Sedilesu Cannonao di Sardegna S’annada 2009, Italy $13 glass
Intensely flavored but balanced Cannonau (Grenache) from vineyards plowed with oxen.
5) Mr. Big Stuff comes to Town! $39 per flight
A) Campi Nuovi Montecuocco Sangiovese 2009, Toscana $15 glass
OLD school: fermented in large Slovenian oak w/ natural yeasts, bottled without filtration.
B) Vidigal Tinto Brutalis 2008, Lisboa Portugal $19 glass
50 / 50 blend of Alicante Bouchet / Cabernet that punches all the right buttons…HARD!
C) Migliozzi Falerno del Massico Rampaniuci ‘09, Campania Italy $22 glass
70% Aglianico, 20% Piedirosso, 10% Primitivo, natural yeasts, no filtration. Serious!
Gilberts Ruby Porto $6
Sorry, we cannot split flights
Beer / Soft Drinks
Stiegl Radler (Austrian Pils + Pink Grapefruit, insane!) 330ml $3.50
Palm Speciale Belge Ale (lighter than most Belgians, delish) 330ml $3
Rodenbach Flemish Red Ale (tart in a GOOD way, a classic!) 330ml $5
El Segundo White Dog IPA (50% wheat to lighten the texture) 22oz $12
Bison Organic Chocolate Stout (brewed w/ Peruvian cocoa) 330ml $3.50
Lurisia Mineral Water / Select Natural Sugar Sodas $3
Prosciutto served with bread, olives, mixed nuts, crackers $9
Mixed Salume served w/ bread, olives, nuts & crackers $8
Mild: a selection of milder cheeses served with bread, mixed nuts and crackers. $9
Not so Mild: a selection of boldly flavored cheeses served with bread, white truffle honey, mixed nuts and crackers. $9
Il Grandone (for the table):
Mixed Salume and Cheeses served with bread, olives, mixed nuts and crackers $19
See our separate pizza menu for choices and descriptions $9
12 piece sampler $11 6 piece sampler $6
Rounds of sourdough baguette topped with wine friendly savory tidbits including cured meats, veggies and various cheeses. We toast them to order…delicioso!
Orgasmo de la Boca Smoked Olives (warning, addictive!) $4.50
All Spice Cafe Chipotle Olive Tapenade, Corn Chips $5
Black Truffle / Mushroom Tapenade, assorted Crackers $10
Chef Judy’s Maple Chipotle Glazed Fancy Mixed Nuts $4.50
L’Artisan du Chocolat Chocolate Truffle Selection $12
18% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more
Parties in our Wine Bar
We can accommodate your party, sales team meeting, singles group, ect in our Wine Bar with up to 70 guests at affordable rates. Give us a call at 310-828-4428 to book your event.
Food Trucks at our Bar
We often have Gourmet Food Trucks at the Wine Bar. You can grab some hearty, wine friendly food from the truck, bring it into the bar and enjoy it with our weekly selections of wine and beer or, if you live in the ‘hood, get some take out from the truck and take it home (the better the trucks do, the better trucks we can get…it’s a virtuous circle!)
Wednesdays in May Fress Real Gourmet Food, Full Service, Affordable!
A new kind of Food Truck experience: Chef Michael Israel will prepare a new menu each week inspired by what he finds in the market, we’ll pair it with wines and their service staff will bring it right to your table in our Wine Bar. Service 5:30-9:30 pm. Delicious, creative and affordable!
Thurs, May 16 Phantom Food Truck Asian Fusion that rocks!
Thurs, May 23rd VizziTruck Cali Fresh Cuisine
Sat, May 25th Phantom Food Truck Asian Fusion that rocks!
Thurs, May 30th Phantom Food Truck Asian Fusion that rocks!
Thursdays in June Fress Real Gourmet Food, Full Service, Affordable!