For the consumer, a rare tasting has been added, offering the public the opportunity to sample some of the best French Cabernet and Merlot vintages from the past few years. This select consumer tasting will also be held at Casa del Mar and is scheduled from 6:30 8:30 pm. The consumer tasting includes a generous Silent Auction, featuring rare to find Magnums of prestigious Bordeaux wines, and benefits THE TJ MARTELL FOUNDATION for Children’s Cancer Research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Tickets are $75 for 6:30 General Admission and $125 for 6pm VIP tickets with early entrance and buffet dinner. Consumer tickets may be purchased from Learn About Wine through Consumer Grand Cercle Vins de Bordeaux.