Incredible food, amazing wine tasting and a spectacular setting are among the delights on tap at the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s (BHBA) popular Vintage Bouquet on Sunday, April 26, 2015, from noon to 4 pm, at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills.  Considered one of the BHBA’s signature events and recipient of the coveted “Best of Beverly Hills Award,” it Food and Wine Eventfeatures delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts prepared by some of Los Angeles’ best restaurants and chefs paired with tastings from California’s top wineries, spirit and beverage companies.

MCCN has had the pleasure of covering this event year after.  Honestly, this is one of better smaller events of the year.  The location is the beautiful Greystone Mansion.

Tickets to the 27th Annual Vintage Bouquet are $175 per person ($200 after April 15, 2015).  A limited number of VIP tickets ($275) are also available and include entree to the V.I.P. Cocktail and Martini Lounge with exclusive restaurant and spirit and cocktail tastings.  Sponsorships are available.  Greystone Mansion is located at 905 Loma Vista Drive in Beverly Hills, CA 90210.  For tickets and information, please call (310) 601-2242, or visitwww.bhba.org/vintagebouquet

When: Sunday April 26th 12 to 4PM

Where: Greystone Mansion.

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books


You can also come see celebrity authors like Candice Bergen, Octavia Spencer, Billy Idol, Jon Cryer, LeVar Burton, Pauley
Perrette, Jason Segel and many more; enjoy cooking demonstrations from world-class chefs like Ludo Lefebvre, Aarti Sequeira and Hans Röckenwagner; live music and poetry; hundreds of exhibitors – including Alaska Airlines, Incredible India, LA World Airports and Literary Heritage Tours.  MCCN  will make our first visit to this event.  We looking forward to covering it and seeing you there.

Admission to the Festival of Books is free. It’s possible to reserve tickets for the indoor sessions; the tickets are free but there’s a $1 service fee. Otherwise, all sessions on the outdoor stages are completely free and it’s possible to attend the indoor sessions without a ticket, as long as they’re not full.  There is a new event happening during the festival, the Ideas Exchange (with Malcolm Gladwell on Sunday) which has tickets available at various costs.

Where: USC’s beautiful University Park Campus

When: April 18th (Sat) and 19 (Sun)

·         Complete schedule: http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/tickets-and-schedule/schedule/

·         Map & directions: http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/the-festival/maps/