16th Annual

September 30, 2018
Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting 3:00-6:00 PM

Purchase of tickets to be announced  

General Information

The 16th Annual La Cañada Flintridge Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at La Cañada Flintridge Memorial Park. This outdoor event starts at 3:00 and runs until 6;00 pm. Live music accompanied the festivities. 

More than 20 restaurants, caterers and food specialty shops will serve tastes of their delicious cuisine along with wine purveyors pouring exceptional wines from around the world. This is a highly anticipated event with attendance expected to be around 800. 

The Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada in partnership with the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce, and Rosso Wine Shop.

La Cañada Flintridge Memorial Park is located at the intersection of Foothill and La Cañada Boulevards.

Ticket Information

Tickets may now be purchased at the gate on the day of the event, tickets are $60.        



The Kiwanis Club of La Cañada serves the City of La Canada and surrounding communities by focusing on and addressing the needs of children. We serve our global community through Kiwanis International. Club members also respond to urgent community needs, disasters and emergencies.

The La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and Community Association is a unique combination of businesses and residential members with the mission to promote and encourage a well-balanced, thriving, and prosperous business & residential community.

Rosso Wine Shop is a new generous sponsor and supporter of the Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting and is located at 3459 N. Verdugo Road, Glendale, CA.




Event Co-Directors:  Mary Gant and Clyde Hemphill
Event Asst. Directors:  Maureen Bond and Mike Leininger
Ad Director:  Chuck Terhune
Administrative Director:  Stewart Lee
Food Vendor Director:  Matt Regan
Front Gate Director:  Pat Anderson
Graphics Director:  Cindy Crane
Publicity Director: Maureen Bond
Site Engineer Director: Carl Christensen
Assistant Site Engineering Directors:  Mike Leininger and Al Magee
Ticket Sales Directors:  Michael Freed
Wine Opportunity Drawing:  Terry Walker and Maureen Bond
Wine Coordinator:  Jeff Zimmitti
LCF Chamber of Commerce Coordinator:  June Beemer         


Gourmet Food  

More than 20 restaurants, caterers and food specialty shops will serve tastes of their delicious cuisine.  The following participated in the 2016 event!

Claud & Co                                                                Edible Arrangements                                                 
ETC Gourmet Kitchen                                                Flintridge Proper  
Franks Famous Kitchen & Catering                           Gelsons
Gio’s Baguettes & More                                            Gourmet A Go Go Catering                  
Hello Pizza                                                                Jersey Mike’s Subs                                                   
La Ca
ñada Flintridge Country Club                            Luna Grill
My Sweet Bites                                                         New Moon Restaurant 
Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant                                      Sprouts Farmers Market  
Stonefire Grill                                                           Trader Joe's, LCF
Trattirua Allegria                               


The wines poured at the 2016 event are listed below.  Expect a comparable selection at the 2017 event.

Chambers & Chambers
Sean Minor Four Bears Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Sean Minor Four Bears Chardonnay 2014
Sean Minor Nicole Marie Red Blend 2013, Napa Valley
Sean Minor Napa 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Classic Wines
Niner Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Paso Robles
Niner Pinot Noir 2013, Jesperson Ranch, Edna Valley
Niner Chardonnay 2013, Jesperson Ranch, Edna Valley
Preston Parker "Creative" Red 2013, Paso Robles
Preston Parker "Dreamer" Red 2014, Paso Robles

Regal Wines
Tablas Creek Patelin de Tablas Blanc, Paso Robles
La Crema Russian River Chardonnay
Siduri Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, Oregon
Honoro Vera Garnacha, Spain
Juan Gil 18 Red, Jumilla, Spain

Wine Warehouse
Morgan Metalico Chardonnay, Monterey
Morgan Syrah, Monterey
Dry Creek Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek
Hyphothesis Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Wine Warehouse - Beer
Allagash White
Abita Wrought Iron IPA
Mission Hard Root Beer
North coast Pranqster
Strand Harvest Ball Orange Wheat
Track 7 Blood Transfusion IPA
Uinta baba Black Lager
Delirium Tremens
Saison DuPont
St Bernardus Abt. 12
Hofbrau Oktoberfest
Weihenstephaner Festbier
Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale

Young's Market
Charles Smith "Kung Fu Girl" Riesling 2014, Washington
Martin Ray Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2015
Martin Ray Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2014
Raymond Reserve Merlot 2012
B.R. Cohn North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Young's Market Estate Group
Gerard Bertrand Cremant De Limoux Brut
Gerard Bertrand Cremant De Limoux Brut Rose
Treanna White, Central Coast
Troublemaker Red, Central Coast
Babcock Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir
Temptation Zinfandel

American Wine & Spirits
Gary Farrell Chardonnay, Russian River Valley
Gary Farrell Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
Zaca Mesa Viognier, Santa Ynez
Zaca Mesa Syrah, Santa Ynez
Blindfold White, California

Pacific Wine & Spirits
Newton Chardonnay Red Label 2015
Newton Claret 2014
Terrazas Cabernet Sauvignon Altos de Plata 2015, Argentina
Terrazas Malbec Altos de Plata 2014, Argentina
Terrazas Chardonnay Altos de Plata 2015, Argentina
Numanthia Termes 2012, Toro, Spain
Cape Mentelle Sauvigon Blanc / Semillion Blanc 2015, New Zealand

Southern Wine & Spirits
Lindermann's Framboise Lambic
Lindermann's Peach Lambic
Samuel Smiths Organic Apple Cider
Samuel Smiths Organic Strawberry Ale
Samuel Smiths Organic Chocolate Stout
Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout

Vendome Wine & Spirits
Testarossa Chardonny 2014, Los Gatos
Maldonado Parr Vineyard Chardonnay, Sonoma
Adelaida Zinfandel 2014, Paso Robles
Honig Sauvignon Blanc 2015, NapaValley
Honig Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Napa Valley
David Bruce Russian River Pinot Noir 2013

Vigneron Imports
Le Galantin Bandol Rose 2015
Allimant Cremant de Alsace Rose

Undiscovered Wines
Conselve Pinot Grigio 2015
Conca d' Oro Prosecco
Finca Domingo Torontes 2015, Argentina
Donaire Malbec Reserve 2012 , Argentina
Donaire Merlot Reserve 2013 , Argentina
Bela Lugosi Malbec 2008. Argentina

The Henry Wine Group
NV Faire la Fete Brut Methode Traditionnelle
NV Faire La Fête Brut Rosé Crémant de Limoux
2014 ZD Chardonnay
2014 Lafond Pinot Noir SRH
2012 Fattoria del Cerro Vino Nobile di Montalpuciano
2014 Argiano Non Confunditur (Super Tuscan blend)
2013 Catena Classic Malbec
2014 Andrew Murray Syrah Tous Les Jours                     

Ancient Peaks Winery
2015 Ancient Peaks Sauvignon Blanc
2014 Ancient Peaks Merlot
2014 Ancient Peaks Cabernet
2014 Ancient Peaks Zinfandel
2014 Ancient Peaks Renegade

Cascina Castelet <oscato d'Asti
Italo Cescon Pinot Grigio
Silvio Carta Cannonau
Bocce Chianti Classico
Stefano Farina Barbareco

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