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- Start Date:
- February 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
- End Date:
- February 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
- Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe
The Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Café, located at 2879 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, is pleased to announce the next installment of their “Friday Night Winemakers” series for 2017. Friday, February 24, Michael Larner of “Larner Vineyard and Winery” will be chatting with guests and offering samples of his wines, those which he feels would pair perfectly with the meal, during the dinner hours of 5-8PM. Be sure to ask your knowledgeable waiter about the specials for the evening as Chef Chris Joslyn will be pairing them with Larner wines. The informal and friendly atmosphere at the Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Café is the perfect place to learn more about this special winemaker while enjoying the fresh local dishes from the Los Olivos Café’s menu. The experience and tastes are only for guests who are dining at the Café. No reservations or cost are required to taste the Larner wines. However, dinner reservations are strongly recommended so that diners can be sure to enjoy the full experience. For more information or reservations: 805-688-7265 or www.winemerchantcafe.com.
Michael Larner is co-founder of the Ballard Canyon AVA, one of the nation’s smallest, which is focused on the production of quality Syrah. Michael received his Master’s Degree in Viticulture & Enology at the University of California, Davis. His formal training continued with cellar apprenticeships in Bolgheri, Tuscany and the Rhône Valley, France. Michael currently is the vice president of the Santa Barbara Vintners Association and teaches winemaking and wine appreciation classes at Allan Hancock College. Larner Vineyard & Winery is family-owned – a boutique estate with a limited production of 900 cases per year. Established in 1999, they take pride in producing the highest quality fruit in their organically farmed vineyard. Michael is looking forward to this Friday Night Winemaker event to share the Larner wines with guests of the Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Café.