West Coast Kosher Food and Wine to Converge on February 15
Kosher Food & Wine Experience Los Angeles to be held at the Petersen Automotive Museum
The ninth-annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) Los Angeles, the largest public kosher food and wine event in California, is to be held at the Petersen Automotive Museum on Wednesday, February 15, at 6 p.m. KFWE Los Angeles is the sister event to KFWE London, New York and Miami –– bringing world acclaimed kosher wine and spirits to Southern California from France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Israel, Argentina, Chile, New Zealand, Australia and the United States. The evening also spotlights fine kosher cuisine from restaurants like Tierra Sur, La Gondola, Meshuga 4 Sushi and many more.
Tickets include wine, food, tax and a souvenir KFWE wine glass. VIP ticketholders also enjoy a private lounge with a selection of rare and exotic wines, hand-rolled cigars, and a special menu of gourmet delicacies. Tickets can now be ordered from kfwela.com, and all guests must be 21 or older to attend. “KFWE Los Angeles is a remarkable, must-attend event,” said Joseph Herzog, VP of operations at Herzog Wine Cellars, a proprietor of KFWE Los Angeles. “It is the only event in Southern California where the Jewish community, wine lovers and foodies alike can experience top kosher restaurants and renowned wines in one outstanding location.”
Herzog Wine Cellars, a California-based operation, has developed a partnership with the Petersen Automotive Museum to house the Los Angeles event for the next three years. The KFWE venue is estimated to host more than 1,500 attendees at the prestigious 2017 event, including celebrities, winemakers, culinary chefs and retailers.
Before the event opens to the public, there is an exclusive, invite-only trade portion of KFWE Los Angeles that is extended to guests of Herzog Wine Cellars and its parent company, Royal Wine Corporation. The trade portion includes a media lounge for interviews with winemakers from around the globe, such as Herzog’s head winemaker, Joe Hurliman; celebrated chefs; the organizers of KFWE, including the Herzog family; and industry experts like Joshua Greenstein, an authority on Israeli wines, and Ira Norof, a certified wine educator and director of education for Southern Glazer’s Wine And Spirits.
For more information on KFWE Los Angeles, please visit www.kfwela.com.
ABOUT HERZOG WINE CELLARS
California-based Herzog Wine Cellars is a division of Royal Wine Corporation, a family-owned company and one of the largest producers of kosher wines in North America. Specializing in sustainable viniculture, Herzog offers more than 25 grape varieties in its award-winning wines, including brands like Baron Herzog and Jeunesse. The craftsmanship of Herzog wines is attributed to a 150-year legacy of wine making, passed down for nine generations from Czechoslovakia to the United States and now led by Herzog’s head winemaker, Joe Hurliman. To learn more about Herzog, connect on social media or visit herzogwinecellars.com.