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The Freewheel line with a couple of English friends.

It takes a lot of beer to keep the wine business running smoothly. Here in Redwood City, we are very fortunate to have a great English style ale producer right in our backyard: Freewheel Brewing Company. The staff of K&L are fictures at our local pub, and it is a rare moment when one of us isn't there having a pint and a bite of their excellent food. We are also lucky enough to be the first place to offer their bottled beer for sale. If you have never had it, the Freewheel Brewing "FSB" Freewheel Special Bitter, California (500ml) is the benchmark in fresh, balanced, smashable ale. We will do our best to keep some in stock for you, the customer too!

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Champagne Extravaganza Comes to Hollywood

Forty-plus-year-old bottles of Champagne Philippe Gonet resting in the cellar. Photo courtesy of Champagne Philippe Gonet.If you go to just one wine event all year, it should be the upcoming Champagne Tent Event at K&L Hollywood. A more lounge-y version of our already-sold-out event in San Francisco, this year's Champagne extravaganza will undoubtedly be our best yet. This year's line-up includes nearly 100 exceptional bubblies, from non-vintage Bollinger to 2002 Dom Perignon and Cristal to 1988 Veuve-Clicquot "Rare" Vintage Champagne, plus tasty treats from Cube Marketplace. But what really makes this tasting extraordinary is that, in addition to the dozens of Grand Marque Champagnes being poured, a number of the artisanal grower/producers exclusive to K&L will be flying in to pour and talk about their own wines. Our special guests will include, among others, Isabelle Destouches of Champagne Franck Bonville, Chantal Gonet of Champagne Philippe Gonet, Paul-Vincent and Caroline Ariston of Ariston Aspasie and Eric de Brissis of Champagne Baron Fuente. This is a rare opportunity to meet these charming individuals in such an intimate setting and to talk to them about their spectacular, unique wines. Tickets are $75 per person and selling fast--that's the cost of a single glass of the $499 2002 Cristal (if it were sold by the glass).

K&L Hollywood's Champagne Tent Event

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

4-7 p.m. at 1400 Vine Street, Hollywood (map)

Buy your tickets here or call 877-KLWINES.



Free Corkage! Buy a bottle of Champagne at our Hollywood Tent Event and get free corkage on that bottle that night at the Hungry Cat (323.462.2155), the Mercantile (323.962.8202) and the District (323.962.8200), all in Hollywood.

 Leah Greenstein

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