February 24, 26 and 27 – We’ve brought together an exciting mix of some of the Rhone’s greatest wine producers for a series of unforgettable tastings – Live with the winemakers! Travel with us thanks to Zoom and have wines delivered to your home to taste and experience the Battle of the Rhone Throne! Join the LIVE winemakers for a tasting or participate in the THREE! The silent auction will benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles through our 501(c)(3) partner, Unite The United.

Early bird tickets are on sale now! Tickets are sold out; prices increase as the event date approaches.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit:

Nights 1 to 2/24 Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Lasset Family Wines

  • The factory in Melville
  • Andrew Murray Vineyards
  • Tablas Creek
  • Force majeure

2 nights – 14/26 Friday, 7 pm

  • Denner Vineyards
  • Jada Vineyard and Winery
  • Nelle Vineyard
  • Skinner Vineyards
  • RD Winery Refinery

Night 3 to 27 Saturday, 7 p.m.
McCann Family Cellars

  • Dusty table wines
  • Bushong Vintage Company
  • Brecon Manor
  • Byron Blatty Vines
  • Tron Vineyard


A 1991 graduate of California Polytechnic University with a degree in Hospitality Management (Distinguished Alumnus 2008), Ian is a living crusader for wine and lifestyle improvement. In 1995, Ian pioneered the first website dedicated to viticulture. In 2020, he relaunched to provide nationwide access to his passionate wine courses, tastings and virtual tastings via Zoom. Ian’s career has evolved from field salesman, salesman, national director of the international wine portfolio, author, internet wine pioneer and now Ian is one of the leading providers of Zoom-based wine courses and events. In 2009 Ian launched his own wine brand with Clay Mauritson, dedicated to the world’s finest Zinfandel. Beekeeping Cellars continues to receive top marks (95-97 points) in reviews and professional recognition. Ian has dedicated his life to fine wines and holds several degrees from the Society of Wine Educators and further training at the Masters of Wine in London. Ian’s first book was published in 2002 and he hopes to release a new one in 2021.

Since 2001, Jan has been the official ambassador of education in Champagne, France and the Napa Valley. With over 25 years experience in wine education, this new era of online wine education is in Ian’s creative hands – contact [email protected] to hire Ian for your corporate or private event. Also visit one of Ian’s websites:

…and more!

About the merger:

Unite The United Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit fundraising organization founded by the producers of the Vans Warped Tour and the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. Their mission is to encourage fans, artists and leaders in the world of music, touring and extreme sports to work for positive change by supporting local charities, hosting events and participating in volunteer activities in the community throughout the United States.


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