14th Annual

September 25, 2016
Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting 3:00-6:00 PM
Wine Opportunity Drawing

General Information

The 14th Annual La Cañada Flintridge Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at La Cañada Flintridge Memorial Park. This outdoor event from 3 to 6 p.m. also features a Premium Wine drawing. Live music accompanied the festivities. 

More than 20 restaurants, caterers and food specialty shops served 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 Le Petit Vendome.

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

Ticket Information

Tickets are $60 at the gate on the day of the event.  For more tickets information call (818) 790-9901.

Beginning mid-July, tickets will also be available at the LCF Chamber of Commerce Office and Le Petit Vendome.




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.

Le Petit Vendome is a generous sponsor and supporter of the Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting and is located at 958 Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada.




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:  Lynn Tran
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 2015 event!

Baccus Kitchen                                                          Claud Beltran & Co.- catering  
Del Frisco’s Grille                                                       Edible Arrangements
ETC Gourmet Kitchen                                                Flintridge Proper  
Franks Famous Kitchen                                            
Gio’s Bakery & Café                                                   Hello Pizza  
Jersey Mike’s Subs                                                    Kebob Daddy
LCF Country Club                                                       
Le Grande Orange 
Major Daves Gourmet Chicken                                 New Moon Restaurant 
Panera Bread                                                            Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant 
Rita’s Ice                                                                   Sprouts Farmers Market  
Stonefire Grill                                                           The Eatery


The wines poured at the 2015 event are listed below.  Expect a comparable selection at the 2016 event.

Trinitas Cellars
Trinitas Sauvignon Blanc
Trinitas Chardonnay 2012, Carneros
Trinitas Old Vine Zinfandel 2012
Trinitas Mysterium Red 2011
Trinitas Petite Sirah 2011

Spring Board
Beckmen Purisima Mountain Vineyard Syrah 2012, Ballard Canyon
Beckmen Rose 2014, Santa Ynez
Beckmen Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Santa Ynez
Beckmen Estate Grenache 2013, Santa Ynez
Beckmen Cuvee le Bec 2012, Santa Ynez

Young's Market & Co. 
Martin Ray Chardonnay, Russian River Valley
Martin Ray Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
Location F, France
JCB Rose, France

Young's Estate
Gerrard Bertrand Brut, France
Gainey Chardonnay, Santa Ynez
Buehler Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Zin Bitch, Paso Robles

Henry's Wine Group
SRH Pinot Noir 2013, Santa Rita Hills
Santa Julia Organica Blanc de Blanc NV, Chile
Nisia Verdejo 2013, Spain
Bodegas Volver "Tempranillo" 2012, Spain
Boraso Tres Picos Garnacha 2013, Spain
Ancient Peak Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Paso Robles
Ancient Peak Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Paso Robles
Lafond SRH Pinot Noir 2013, Santa Rita Hills

Vias Imports
Bisol Jeio Prosecco, Italy
Argillae Orvieto, Italy
Damilano Arneis, Italy
Argiano Non Confunditur Super Tuscan, Italy
Damilano Barolo Lecinquevigne, Italy
Fattoria del Cerro Vino Nobile de Montepulciano, Italy
Colosi Sicilia Rosso, Italy

Wine Warehouse
J  Vineyards Brut Cuvee 20, Russian River Valley
Curran Grenache Rose 2014, Santa Ynez
Curran Grenache Blanc, Santa Ynez
Dry Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Educated Guess Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Napa Valley
Hypothosis Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Napa Valley

Wine Warehouse
Reissdorf Kolsch, Germany
Delirium Tremens, Belgian
Saison Dupont, Belgian
North Coast Pranqster, California
Blanch De Bressles, Belgian
Triple Karmeliet, Belgian
Allagash White, Portland Maine
Weihenstephaner Festbier, Germany
Hofbrau Oktoberfest, Germany
Anderson Valley Heelch O Hops IPA, California
Mission Hand Hard Root Beer
Clos Normonde Cider

Southern Wines & Spirits
Fogdog Chardonnay, Napa Valley
Fogdog Pinot Noir, Napa Valley

Southern Wines & Spirits  - Beers
Samuel Smith Beer Apricot, Organic, England
Samuel Smith Chocolate Stout, Organic, England
Lindemans Lambic Pomme
Lindemans Lambic Framboise
Lindemans Lambic Kriek

American Wine & Spirits 
Prima Terra Prosecco, Italy
Zaca Mesa Viognier 2013, Santa Ynez
Whispering Angel Rose 2014, Provence
Gary Farrel Pinot Noir 2013, Russian River Valley
Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Napa Valley

 JVS Imports
 Featuring Stark Spirits, Pasadena, CA
 Stark California Silver Rum 80 proof
 Stark 151 proof rum
 Stark Sunshine Orange Brandy, 100 proof

Grape Street Unlimited
BRIX Chocolate
Overland Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Sonoma
Overland Ambition Syrah/Grenache 2012, Sonoma
Overland Argonaut Red Blend 2012, Sonoma
Overland Petite Sirah 2012, Sonoma

Regal Wines
Tablas Creek Palin Blanc, Paos robles
Tridente Tempranillo 2013, Spain
Juan Gil Mess 18 2013, Spain
Opolo Mt. Zinfandel 2013, Paso Robles

Undiscovered wines
Finca Domingo Torrontes 2013, Argentina
Sergel Albarino 2011, Spain
Zinio Grenache 2011, Spain
Donaire Malbec Gran Reserva 2011, Argentina
Bela Gugosi Malbec 2008, Argentina
Finca Domingo Late Harvest Torrontes 2014, Argentina

Classic Wines
Niner Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Paso Robles
Niner Chardonnay 2012, Edna Valley
Niner Pinot Noir 2012, Edna Valley
Niner Petite Sirah 2012, Bootjack Ranch, Paso Robles

Le Petit Vendome Wine & Spirits
Domaine J. Laurens Brut, Cremant de Limoux
Domaine Allimant-Laugner Rose Cremant D' Alsace
Honig Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Napa Valley
Honig Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Napa Valley
Cosa Obra Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Sonoma
Cosa Obra Proprietor's Red Blend, Sonoma
Bodega de Edgar Garnacha, Paso Robles

Home wine making club


Wine Opportunity Drawing

Kiwanis Club of La Canada will have a Premium Wine drawing, new this year.  Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $20.  The wines will be in baskets of from about 6 to smaller amounts.  The wines being used are in the $40 per bottle range.