By Deb Flomberg
Southern California is certainly known for its wine country. The weather here makes the perfect climate for winemaking, and the myriad different wineries in the area are proof that southern California knows wine. As you are planning your next date night, consider making a trip to the San Antonio Winery in Los Angeles. Located on Lamar Street, this local winery is a great stop for a fun and romantic date for you and your sweetheart.
When you arrive at the San Antonio Winery in Los Angeles, you’ll find a lot of fun ways to enjoy the wines that are offered. They offer complimentary tastings of their wines plus free winery tours so you can get a look behind the scenes of this historic winery. There are two different types of tastings to try: the complimentary tasting offers three free samples from a pre-selected list, or purchase the Artisan series tasting, which will give you a tasting of four wines from a limited reserve of the Riboli family’s estates and a selection of important wines from all over the world.
While you are there, enjoy a fantastic meal at the Maddalena Restaurant and dine among century-old redwood aging casks. You’ll find many exquisitely crafted dishes from fresh pastas and ravioli to elegant salads and sandwiches. Everything is truly fresh and very authentic, with the charm of a traditional European eatery.
After your meal and your tasting, you will definitely want to swing by the San Antonio Wine Store where you can purchase a few bottles to take home for yourself or for some very special gifts. You’ll find wines here from local wineries as well as imported wines from Italy, Portugal, South Africa,Spain, Australia, Germany and more. There is also a great selection of artisan beers and other spirits to purchase. If you aren’t sure what to get, you’ll find some very friendly and very helpful staff ready to help you find the perfect gift.
A fun romantic date like this is made even more perfect when you set out in the 2014 CLS63 AMG Coupe from Mercedes-Benz of Encino You’ll love enjoying the elegance and luxury of this stylish coupe as your arrive at the San Antonio Winery in the signature style that only a Mercedes-Benz can provide.
Deb Flomberg grew up in the mountains, developed a love for the beach and has found happiness on the open road. She is now a freelance writer, theater professional and travel enthusiast happy to be writing about the things she loves most.
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