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*SOLD OUT* The Champagne Challenge: Howlin' Ray's Edition

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    Sun, January 8, 2023 (3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)
    Sat, January 28, 2023 (3:30 PM - 5:30 PM)

584 Mateo St
Los Angeles, California 90013
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Cost: $160-150

All Blind, All Fun, All Amazing and Now In-Person & with Fried Chicken! Can you tell which is which?

About this event:

Join us for a tasting of 21 different Champagnes (approx. $3,000 worth) and a (optional) fried chicken sandwich at COMUNITYmade.

Howlin' Ray's is known for their iconic fried chicken sandwiches and is not to be missed!

We pour three wines at a time, all blind (WARNING - Each paying guest will get poured the equivalent of an entire BOTTLE of Champagne)! 

The class lasts about 2 Hours as we quickly taste, rate, and review the three wines and pick our favorites. Taste up to 21 wines when sold out.

*Please notify us if you have allergies or dietary restrictions with advance notice.

Elevate your personal Champagne appreciation!

History, anecdotes, and laughs all served in generous portions.

Wine List:

Over $2000 worth of Bubbles when sold out! We taste 3 wines at a time (blind) and start by tasting the world of bubbles before moving into a flight of Non-Vintage, then a great set of Vintage wines, and then an incredible Tête de Cuvée challenge!

Dom Perignon, Champagne 2012

Krug, Grand Cuvée, Champagne, France, NV 

Taittinger, Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs, Champagne, France, 2011  

Pol Roger, Vintage Brut, Champagne, France, 2013

Delamotte Blanc de Blancs, Vintage Brut, Champagne, France, 2014 

Pierre Moncuit, Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut, Champagne, 2008  

Billecart-Salmon, Brut Réserve, Champagne, France, NV 

Delamotte, Brut, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Champagne, France, NV

Champagne Henriot, Blanc de Blancs, Champagne, France, NV 

Gaston Chiquet, Blancs de Blancs d’Aÿ Grand Cru, Champagne, France, NV

Esterlin, Éclat Blanc de Blancs, Champagne, France, NV 

Charles Heidsieck, Brut Reserve, Champagne, France, NV

Mangin et Fils, Brut Nature, Champagne, France, NV

Diebolt-Vallois, “Tradition” Brut, Champagne, France, NV 

Ployez-Jacquemart, Extra Quality Brut, Champagne, France, NV 

Jansz, Premium Cuvée Brut, Tasmania, Australia, NV 

Gruet, Blanc de Noirs, New Mexico, NV 

Victorine de Chastenay, Crémant de Bourgogne, Brut, Burgundy, NV 

Domaine Collin, Crémant de Limoux Cuvée Tradition Brut, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, NV 

Bodegas Capita Vidal, Brut Nature, Penedes, Spain, NV 

Sommariva, Prosecco di Conegliano Superiore Brut, Italy, NV 

*We open one bottle per person, each person will drink an equal amount of wine no matter how many guests attend. We open 21 wines when sold out

*wine list may be changed without notice


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  • champagne
  • bubbles
  • sparkling
  • fried
  • chicken
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Hosted by
Ian Blackburn - WineLA & Learnaboutwine.com

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