Thursday, March 19, 2015

Come enjoy the STARS of Napa Valley - March 26, 2015, The Shade Hotel, Manhattan Beach, CA

 STARS of Napa Valley

March 26th, 2015


Manhattan Beach

Click here to read in the Wine Industry Advisor

And click HERE to order tickets while they last!
After nine years of hosting its annual Ultimate Wine Festival, Manhattan Beach’s only luxury boutique hotel, Shade, today announced plans to partner with wineLA to host the area’s first annual Stars of Napa Valley Wine Festival on Thursday, March 26. With 40 notable wineries set to participate in the festivities, Shade Hotel will expect to welcome hundreds of wine enthusiasts in celebration of Napa Valley’s most coveted wines.

2015 Participants:
Kenzo Estate
Black Stallion Estate
Bouchaine Vineyards
Signorello Estate
Mario Bazan Cellars
Bougetz Cellars
Salvestrin Winery
Astrale e Terra
Barnett Vineyards
Trefethen Family Vineyards
Heitz Wine Cellars
Rocca Family Vineyards
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Priest Ranch
ZD Wines
Modus Operandi Cellars
Alpha Omega and JH Collection
Entre Nous Wines
Lail Vineyards
Swanson Vineyards
RD Winery
Fisher Vineyards
Prime Solum / Tetra
Silenus Winery
Phifer Pavitt
Frank Family
Guarachi Family

2015 VIP Tasting Experience & Winemaker Panel
 VIP Admission: 6:15 Admission (event ends at 9:30) - VIP benefits end at 7pm (please arrive on time)
6:15 early admission, special wines available to taste, enhanced tray passed appetizers for a small and limited audience;  Legendary winemakers will be hosting a Panel tasting from 6;30 to 7:00pm exclusively for the vip, showing rare wines from older vintages and discussing topical issues important to the Napa Valley wine lover. All VIPS will also benefit from a nice VIP gift bag.
This event is limited to 350 total guests and, similar to Shade’s past wine events, is expected to sell out immediately.
General Admission: 7pm Admission (event ends at 9:30)
In addition to unlimited wine tasting of The Stars of Napa Valley wine (hosted by winemakers, owners, winery executives); General Admission will include an elegant assortment of tray-passed hors d’oeuvres a and a chance to mingle with the who’s who of Manhattan Beach. Dress code is resort casual, DJ music will fill the air, a great celebration of Napa Valley Wine. A selection number of auction items will be available to bid on;  auction items will range from $250 to $2,000; One hundred percent of silent auction dollars will benefit Manhattan Beach Middle School. Click here if you are interested in donating an auction item.

About Shade Hotel
Shade Hotel, recently named one of the top 25 “trendiest hotels” in the United States by Trip Advisor, is Manhattan Beach’s premiere luxury boutique hotel that intertwines California beach culture and contemporary sophistication, just 15 minutes south of LAX. Merely two blocks from the beach, it is surrounded by thriving upscale dining and shopping destinations in the heart of downtown Manhattan Beach. The hotel’s energized yet refined interior was designed by Christopher Lowell, and boasts stainless-steel and natural touches that include river rock, running water and exotic bamboo to encourage an environment of balance, harmony and spiritual well-being. Guests will enjoy accommodations that will allow them to host their dream beach wedding, host a business meeting or enjoy a refreshing California coastal living experience at the hotel’s spa, incredible indoor and outdoor dining at zinc@shade, and relaxation poolside at the rooftop Skydeck bar and pool. 

“Being the only luxury boutique hotel in Manhattan Beach, Shade owners Michael Zislis and Milo Bacic pride themselves on continuously building relationships with top-tier winemakers in the industry with the hope that our guests will be able to reap the benefits through our regular wine events,” said Shaunna McKelvey, General Manager of Shade Hotel. “With this being our first year working with wineLA, we’re thrilled to be bringing a number of different wineries to Shade for the enjoyment of our guests.”

For more information about Shade’s Stars of Napa Valley Wine Festival and to purchase tickets, call Ian at wineLA at 310-451-7600 or visit For room reservations contact Shade Hotel at 310-546-4995 or visit Shade Hotel at

Shade Hotel is located at 1221 N. Valley Drive in Manhattan Beach.

About wineLA
wineLA is about enhancing the wine culture of Los Angeles. To do so, wine must be in rhythm with fashion, music, food and other beverages.  It must take advantage of the geography, the architecture and the centers of interest. Los Angeles is a giant playground with an amazing array of venues, spaces, wine bars, restaurants, beaches, roof tops, gardens, and magical views. We want to be a part of the LA lifestyle, the wine lifestyle, and celebrate the people, the place and the passion.

wineLA hosts significant events, occasional classes, and tastings of merit. This is phase two of what we started 20 years ago at - America’s first wine education website and first in wine event creation. 

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