The Malibu Wine Classic
THE THIRD ANNUAL MALIBU WINE CLASSIC APRIL 1, 2006
By Bonnie Carroll
The Best Wineries from Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties & The Top Malibu and Los Angeles Restaurants "Next to the Sand" at Malibu's Sunset Restaurant To Benefit Childhelp USA.
The third annual Malibu Wine Classic will return to the tented grounds next to the sand, at the Sunset Restaurant at Westward/Zuma Beach in Malibu, California on Saturday, April 1, 2006.
To accommodate the increased attendees and wineries wishing to participate, the 2006 MWC will consist of two wine and food tasting sessions: An afternoon tasting will be held from 1-4 pm, and an evening tasting from 6-9pm. You may purchase tickets to either event, but tickets are only valid for the specified session, and are not transferrable to the other session.
Featuring tastes of the best:
Over 70 wineries at each session including Justin, Fess Parker, Zaca Mesa, Laetitia, Eberle, Beckmen, Brander, Clos Pepe, Arcadian, Talley, Summerland, Tablas Creek, cult favorites like L’Aventure, Linne Calodo, Saxum and many, many more.
Over 20 of the area’s top restaurants per session including Nobu, Michael’s Santa Monica, Geoffrey’s, Akwa, WaterGrill, MOZ Buddha Lounge, Allegria, Jer-Ne, Duke’s, The Sunset, Moonshadows, and more…Complimentary bottled water supplied by FIJI water. Visit www.malibuwineclassic.com.
NAPA VALLEY MUSTARD FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES
THE AWARDS! WORLD-WIDE MUSTARD COMPETITION
GOLD MEDAL AND GRAND CHAMPION WINNERS
Spicy, hot, savory, sweet; winning mustards are such a treat! The Grand Champion Mustard of the World Wide Mustard Competition is Dulcet Cuisine Madras Curry Mustard from Lake Oswego, Oregon. More than 350 mustards from destinations as far away as Japan, France, and Hawaii, and as close as Napa, were judged in 15 categories by food journalists and chefs as part of the Thirteenth Annual Napa Valley Mustard Festival. A panel of judges headed by Barry Levenson of the Mt. Horeb Mustard Museum in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin, coordinated the judging panel.