Wine & Beer Marketplace at the L.A. County Fair

Taste the award-winning wines, beer and olive oils from the Los Angeles International Wine and Extra Virgin Olive Oil competitions. Sit in on a wine or food class taught by some of the best experts and chefs in the state. There’s also shopping and light dining for the gourmand in all of us.


Wine Education
Classes and seminars in wine spirits and olive oil are offered through the Fair’s wine education program. Topics include Wine, Cheese, chocolate and wine food pairing and wines of the Sonoma Valley. Each wine class features a minimum of six wines four specialty cheeses and each participant receives a ticket for a taste of a gold medal winner at the International Tasting Bars. The cost to participate is $17 per class. Attend a seminar run by Chef Henry Gonzalez's of Spaggi's Restaurant seminars. Classes are extremely popular and fill up quickly. Click here for a list of seminars . Over 3,100 wines, 214 spirits and more than 600 olive oils were entered into the prestigious competitions. Now it’s your turn to choose your favorite.


Guests can also enjoy beer sampling at the Beer Tavern serving winning brews from the Fair’s commercial beer competition. Enjoy your brewski with some pretzels and watch sports on the big screen.


Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tasting

Taste and purchase Gold medal Extra Virgin Olive Oils.
Gold Medal Olive Oil Tasting 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. daily.
Gold Medal Extra Virgin Olive Oils available for purchase

2015 Competition Dates:
May 13-14, 2015