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Art Predator off to Mutineer Magazine Launch Party in Hollywood!

May 19, 2009

subheader_magcover“Greetings,” began the email from Alan Kropf, editor of Mutineer who I met at the Wine Blogging Conference in October and have run into a few times at various wine tastings in the LA area.

“Mutineer Magazine has gone National, and we’re having a hell of a party at Falcon Hollywood on May 18 to celebrate. The evening will be hosted by Zane Lamprey and feature an incredible beverage tasting with wines, beers, spirits, sake, soda, and more.  Please come as our guest, we’d love to have you.  Here is a link to our current issue:


Alan Kropf, Editor in Chief


Of course, I said YES! So momentarily I will be heading to LA to meet up with my cylcing Burning friend Helen for The Mutineer Magazine National Launch Party in Hollywood followed by a run down Sunset to the Monday Night Social where we’re on the guest list as well! If you see me, please say hi! Details on the party follow!

Mutineer Magazine’s National Launch Party

Mutineer Magazine’s National Launch Party will bring to life the vision that the magazine tries to capture within its pages. People, culture, and fine beverage will come together at the renowned Falcon Hollywood for a memorable night of fine beverage tasting including wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks.Mutineer has partnered with the fine people at AIDS/LifeCycle as a Community Sponsor to support the upcoming eighth annual AIDS/LifeCycle bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Last year’s ride included 2,500 cyclists and raised approx. $11,600,000 for vital AIDS services and increasing awareness.

Launch Party Details

May 18, 2009
7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.
Falcon Hollywood / 7213 W Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, California
$60.00 / $100.00 when you buy two tickets
1 Ticket $60.00 2 Tickets $100.00
Must be 21+ years old to attend

Click to enlarge photosLos Angeles Magazine: “A seamless flow between indoors and out is a defining trait of the finest residential architecture in Los Angeles. No bar had ever captured that quality until the dashing Falcon…”

Hosted by Zane Lamprey

As host of the cult sensation “Three Sheets”, comedian Zane is constantly being told he has the best job in the world. That job is to travel around the world… and drink. Now in its fourth season, Zane has been imbibed in over 50 countries, including: Taiwan, Russia, Tanzania, New Zealand, and Tahiti. As if that wasn’t enough, Zane is also the host of “Have Fork, Will Travel” on the Food Network, where he travels around the world and, yes, eats.

Playboy, May 2008: “Three Sheets just may be the best travel show ever.”

Music by Hunter Lea

Hunter Lea of Mono in VCF will be spinning live at the Mutineer Magazine National Launch Party. Mono in VCF’s debut record was released in summer of 2008 and co-produced by Lea and Martin Feveyear, who’s previous projects include R.E.M. and Queens of the Stone Age. Lea’s genre-hopping taste will provide a soundtrack to the evening that features obscure 60s & 70s grooves to create a futuristic, space-age atmosphere as the perfect compliment to an evening of tasting.

Fine Beverages Being Poured Include

Abbot Ale // The Wines of // Chateau Ste. Michelle // Chimay // Delirium Tremens // Fairhope Vintners // Firestone Walker // Gouden Carolus // Hahn Family Wines // J Vineyards // Jones Soda // Kasteel // Maker’s Mark // Michael David Wines // Momokawa Sake // Obsello Absinthe // Old Speckled Hen // Paso Creek // Port of Barcelona Gin // Red Bull // Robert Oatley // Rosa d’Oro // Sacre Bleu // Sake2Me // Schneider Weisse // Sierra Nevada // Stone Brewing Co. // Tercero Winery // Twisted Oak // Voss Water // Wine Guerrilla // and more…

Hors D’oeuvres by Falcon Hollywood

Artisanal Cheese by The Cheese Impresario

1 Ticket $60.00 2 Tickets $100.00
Must be 21+ years old to attend

Additional Sponsors // // // Blue Palms Brewhouse // BottleRock Culver City // BottleRock Los Angeles // Brian Black Hodes Photography // Colorado Wine Company // // // // // Ian Andreae Photography // John and Pete’s Fine Wines and Spirits // LIVE! at the Wine Valet Radio Show // Novelty Hill/Januik Winery // Pamela’s Interior Designs // Sexy Hair // // Unlimited Connections // // Vyne Bar // Wine 2.0 // Wine Valet Beverly Hills // Women and Wine // Young Winos of LA

On the Mutineer’s blog, he writes,

“Knowing what an incredible event this will be, we enjoyed a tremendous amount of support from the fine beverage industry to put this event on. I’d like to introduce you to our top level sponsors, which includes our Presenting Sponsor Paso Creek and 6 supporting sponsors.

National Launch Party Vendor Spotlight: Kasteel Rouge

First up, J Vineyards. We’re pumped to have J pouring their ridiculously awesome wines. I had the pleasure of visiting the J Vineyards winery with the Beer Mutineer during the 2nd “Mutineer on Tour”, and was very impressed with their operation.

The sparkling wines are second to none (word on the street is that they’re pouring their Rose at the Launch Party, I’m not 100% on that though), and the Pear Liqueur is liquid sex, and one of my favorite after dinner beverages. The Pear Liqueur also pairs magnificently with late night conversation, and I find my guests often have a taste for the liqueur as well.

For more on J Vineyards, check out this post from December about our stop off at the J Vineyards winery in Healdsburg.

Related Posts

  1. National Launch Party Vendor Spotlight: sake2me
  2. National Launch Party Vendor Spotlight: Fairhope Vintners
  3. Sparkling and Still and Liqueur! Oh, My! The Great J Vineyards Mutiny
  4. National Launch Party: Maker’s Mark
2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 7, 2009 7:52 pm

    Sry for writing OFF TOPIC … which Word Press template are you using? It looks interesting!!

  2. December 7, 2009 8:03 pm

    You can typically see which WordPress template is being used by looking along the bottom of the page. Iin fact, that’s how I discovered this one myself–I saw a blog I liked and figured out what they were using and adapted it to my needs. In this case, I am using Vigilance by Jestro with a custom header & some custom CSS color along the two sides. I am using the same template for also so you can see how it’s the same yet different.

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