The Farm at Fairplex on Saturday, June 24 from 7-11 p.m. is an official day of celebration – it’s Cheers at Fairplex – Wine, Spirits & Beer Festival. Eat, Drink, Experience a celebration of winning wines, extra virgin olive oils, spirits and beers from the L.A. International competitions. Beer tavern, wine garden, spirits lounge, food, dj and music and a silent auction – bring a group of friends
**All guests must be 21 and over and should be prepared to present valid identification**
Parking at Gate 12 on White Ave. – See the Map here
Planet Bordeaux Wines Excel at the 2017 Los Angeles International Wine Competition
NEW YORK, June 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Planet Bordeaux wines excelled with 41 gold medals, 105 silver medals and 22 bronze medals at the 2017 Los Angeles International Wine Competition, America’s oldest wine competition.
Planet Bordeaux, the Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur Winemaker’s Association, created the partnership with the Los Angeles International Wine Competition nine years ago, and with almost 200 wines submitted each year, this has become the largest tasting of Bordeaux AOC and Bordeaux Supérieur AOC in the United States. The panel of judges for the blind tasting included Bernard Burtschy, wine writer at Le Figaro; Mark Newman, importer and consultant; Michael Madrigale, sommelier and Planet Bordeaux ambassador; Anna Myers and Jana Kravitz from Planet Bordeaux.
This year, Planet Bordeaux winemakers greeted the 80 international judges at the welcome reception on May 16, 2017 with an array of 20 wines in Crémant de Bordeaux, Bordeaux Blanc, Bordeaux Rosé, Bordeaux Rouge and Bordeaux Supérieur Rouge AOCs.
Consumers will have the opportunity to taste gold-medal winning wines during Cheers!, the Wine, Spirits, Beer & Food Festival to be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Fairplex Fairgrounds. Wine lovers will have more opportunities to taste award-winning Planet Bordeaux wines at wine bars and seminars during the Los Angeles County Fair, which will take place from September 1 – 24, 2017.
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ABOUT PLANET BORDEAUX
Planet Bordeaux, the U.S. marketing program of the Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur AOCs Winemakers’ Association, represents all wines produced in the regional appellations. Planet Bordeaux’s new generation of winemakers offer fresh ways for people to rediscover and enjoy high-quality, terroir-driven and accessibly priced wines from Bordeaux, the world’s capital of fine wine.