Events

Join us for our next event near you or get in touch to organize your own! With over 4 generations in French hospitality, we know a thing or two about making your event a tailored success.

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IN-HOME TASTING

Bringing France to your home or office!

We’ll come to you & share the tales of your favorite producers.

  • Educational wine tasting

    Six wines to discover the French terroir.

    Free for club members

  • Educational wine pairing

    Six wines and six exquisite bites

  • Best of France pairing

    Top wines and finest pairings

From 6 to 20 guests | San Francisco Bay area

*Club members receive a complimentary tasting per year. Join the club & schedule yours now!

 
 

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L’Apéro Tiki Party

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 5pm - 7pm at Bar Fluxus, 18 Harlan Pl, SF

Island vibe in the city with Tahitian Dance & Drumming by O’Hina’aro Nui + Tahitian Beer Hinano + Ced’s Rum Liqueur from La Cave!

In the heart of the city, Bar Fluxus is where the party’s at - enjoy special pricing on cocktails, shots and beer for happy hour:
$8 shots // $6 glass of house wine // a dollar off on the draft beers // Tiki cocktails

Featuring Ced’s Victoria Pineapple Rum Liqueur


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Gazette web-store launch + wine tasting

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6.30 - 9pm at Gazette Store, 334 Gough Street, SF - Free

French clothing store Gazette opened it’s doors in Spring 2018, giving you access to French ethical brands. This September, they are launching their online store with a concert + wine tasting!

Virginie Marine will be putting on a show from 7.30pm and La Cave will provide the wine.

We’ll taste Champagne Guilleminot ‘Blanc de Noirs’ Tradition, La Dame from Domaine Rocheville (Chenin Blanc) and Sorcier white blend from Domaine Deleuze-Rochetin.

Special pricing that night only!!


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L’Apéro Matelot + Amélie pick-up party

Thursday, September 12th 2019 - 5pm - 11pm at Amélie Wine Bar 1754 Polk Street, SF

Join us for a casual aperitif at Amélie wine bar, this will also be the first pick-up party for Amélie’s new wine club!

$10 ticket includes one free fromage & charcuterie planche(from La Fromagerie SF & Fabrique Delices).

Awesome French resident DJ Franky Boissy will make you "tanguer sur les floats" on French beats. Win a top quality "mariniere" by St James or a wine tasting by La Cave during the evening drawing.(People need to be present at the time of the prize draw to get their prizes.)

The only requirement for the evening is to wear a "marinière" (sailor striped shirts/sweaters).


South of France wine tasting

Thursday, August 22nd 2019 - 6.30pm - 8pm at The Good Life Wine Collective Annex, 25 Enterprise Ct, Napa, CA

French summer on the Méditerranée! Discover white, rosé and red wines from southern France. We’ll explore Provence, the Bandol appellation and the larger Languedoc region through seven wines & three different producers.

Join us for an evening of small bites, French wine tasting & education. Only 15 tickets available!

This tasting is specifically for the Alliance Française of Napa Valley members but guests are welcome.

Featured producers: Domaine de Marchandise / Domaine Deleuze-Rochetin / Domaine Roche Redonne


La Vie en Rosé

Thursday, August 15th - 5 - 11pm at Etcetera Wine Bar, 795 Valencia Street, San Francisco

Celebrate Rosé day with L’Apéro at Etcetera Wine Bar, SF!
We’ll be serving your favorite rosés, including Domaine de Marchandise and Domaine Roche Redonne. Tickets are $10 and include a glass of rosé!
As per L’Apéro tradition, join us dressed up in "Marinière" and anything themed to the sea..

Featured: Domaine de Marchandise, Côtes de Provence, Rosé, Domaine Roche Redonne, Bandol, Rosé


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Picnic For Peace

Thursday, June 6th - 12pm - 1pm at Veterans Memorial Park, Yountville, CA

Join us for a casual "Picnic For Peace" to celebrate the world coming together 75 years ago on the Normandy beaches. June 6th is a symbol of peace & freedom. Ambassadors around the world will picnic on this same day. Let's never forget the millions of lives lost so that we can live free today.

Bring co-workers, family and friends. We'll have baguettes, Camembert and traditional apple cider from Normandy!

This is a free event but feel free to bring your own food and drinks to share!

Featured wines: Domaine d'Apreval, 'Cuvee St. Georges’ apple cider


French American Business Awards

Thursday, May 23rd 2019 - 6pm - 11.30pm at Nikko Hotel

As a new business in the Bay Area, La Cave will participate in the competition - come & support + taste some wine!

“What are the FABA? The event of the year bringing together the French-American Business community of Northern California! During an upscale dinner celebration, the best French-American entrepreneurs, executives, and companies based in the San Francisco Bay Area will be honored for their annual results and lasting performance in management and leadership.

Get inspired by the success stories of the nominees, recognize their outstanding achievements and celebrate with us!”


Rhône Valley wine tasting

Thursday, May 9th 2019 - 6.30pm - 8pm at The Good Life Wine Collective Annex, 25 Enterprise Ct, Napa, CA

Tasting specifically focused on Rhône Valley wines. We’ll also touch on the region’s history and geography.

This tasting is specifically for the Alliance Française of Napa Valley members but guests are welcome.

Two producers will be put forward, Domaine des Favards (Plan de Dieu appellation) & Domaine Deleuze-Rochetin (Duché d’Uzès appellation).


Dentelles & Champagne…

Wednesday, May 8th 2019 - 6pm - 8pm at the Les Cents Culottes

Join Les Cent Culottes & MerciSF for an exclusive evening of French lingerie shopping with a one-time 30% discount on all collections, just in time for Mother's Day.

- Complimentary Champagne Tasting with La Cave

- Raffle with Lise Charmel to win a " Nuisette"

- Raffle with La Cave to win 1 in-home wine tasting for 6

- Shop French pre-loved French luxury items with Les Parisiennes in SF

Featured wine: Champagne Guilleminot 'Blanc de Noirs' Brut Tradition


French American Business Awards

Tuesday, May 7td 2019 - 5.30pm - 9pm at Capgemini Innovation Exchange

As a new business here in the US, we’re participating!

Each startup will have a demo area and attendees will be called to virtually fund the ones they feel are the most promising

The five projects with the highest funds will then pitch to the audience

The final vote will be held during the FABA Ceremony and determine the "People's Choice Prize" of the FABA Startup 2019


L’Apéro Bateau - sunset cruise in the bay!

Friday, May 3rd 2019 - 5.30pm - 8pm at Pier 39, in San Francisco

Celebrating Ced’s Ti Rum Liqueur Victoria Pineapple and Mango Passion Fruit expressions winning bronze medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition!

We’ll board Sail SF’s Santa Maria vessel, sail around Alcatraz Island and under the Golden Gate Bridge sipping on Rum, Champagne & Rosé!

Check out the full details by clicking below, $85 price is all inclusive!

Featured: Ced’s Ti Rum Liqueur - Champagne Guilleminot 'Blanc de Noirs' Brut Tradition - Domaine de Marchandise, Côtes de Provence, Rosé


Membership Jubilee & Awards Ceremony

Thursday, May 2nd 2019 - 5.30pm - 7.30pm at the Lincoln Theater

“The Second Annual Membership Jubilee is a thank you to our members. A celebration of business and our community. Join us as we shine a spotlight on Yountville and Napa Valley businesses and celebrate the people working every day to ensure their success.

This is the premier awards celebration, honoring chamber member businesses that represent true business excellence. Also, hear an update on what's next from your chamber.

This is the elite networking event of the year, you won’t want to miss it!

Register below for Early Bird Pricing!”

Featured wines: Champagne Guilleminot 'Blanc de Noirs' Brut Tradition - Dm. Roche Redonne, Bandol, Red Blend - Dm. de Marchandise, Côtes de Provence, Rosé


Musexpo Creative Summit

Sunday, March 24th - 27th 2019 at Castaway Burbank, CA

Join us for a few days of discovering break-through artists and catching up with the ”World’s most creative, innovative and successful minds in the industry”.

Our very own Champagne Guilleminot will be the official Champagne for the event!


Fly Me To The Moon Gala

Saturday, March 16th 2019 - 6pm - Midnight at Bimbo’s 365 Club

Lycée Français de San Francisco’s annual gala is a must for any francophiles in the bay & we are proud sponsors!

This event will benefit the Lycée Français’ students directly, live auction items include all three of our newly released educational in home tastings: Tasting - Pairing - Best Of France Pairing for up to eight guests from us and ”A Historic Getaway” (to Normandy Beaches) by Le Manoir des Impressionnistes


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Le Bal Masqué De Francophone

Saturday, February 23rd 2019 - 5.30pm - 10pm at Oakland Scottish Rite Center

Celebrate and support Oakland’s only French immersion public school! The evening will start with a flute of your favorite Champagne Guilleminot followed with dinner. Silent & live auctions will punctuate the evening - all proceeds benefit the growth of the school.

Bid on an in-home French wine pairing from us!


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Unique St Valentine’s day dinner

Thursday, February 14th 2019 - 6pm - 9pm at University of San Francisco, Lone Mountain

Come and enjoy unique St.Valentine’s Day dinner / French Gastronomie style with L’Apéro. Chef Jean-Marc Fullsack will preside the three course dinner & La Cave will serve the wine.

This is a charity event and funds will support St Ignatius meal shelter program, silent auction items include an “In home educational wine pairing” from us and a return flight to France or Tahiti from Frenchbee amongst others.

Featured wines: Champagne Guilleminot 'Blanc de Noirs' Brut Tradition - Dm. Deleuze-Rochetin, Sorcier - Dm. de Marchandise Rouge


La Chandeleur, it is!

Thursday, January 31st 2019 - 5pm - 8pm at Chantal Guillon Howard

Third year running, L’Apero organized the traditional Chandeleur at Chantal Guillon’s Parisian macarons shop in San Francisco. Brittany crepes provided the best galettes & crêpes of the bay paired with our authentic French cider, Cuvée St George from Domaine d’Apreval in AOC Pays d’auge!

Over 120 attendees, traditional French marinière shirt optional - lookout for next year’s event if you couldn’t make it this time around!

PS: We raffled off an Educational in home wine pairing for it’s release, who knows what next year’s will be!


Ced’s Rum liqueur tasting in San Francisco

Thursday, November 1st 2018 - 4:30-6:30pm at Bitters + Bottles

Based in Nantes (France) Ced sources AOC Rum Agricole from Martinique, adds fresh fruits cut no more than 48 hours before being bottled and macerates it for a minimum of two months before release. At just 32% , this delicate elixir is a great aperitif on it’s own or the perfect base to some of the best cocktails know to man.

We tasted the three Rum liqueur expressions for the very first time available in the U.S.!

Featured spirits: Victoria Pineapple - Apple Ginger - Mango Passion Fruit


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Educational Wine Tasting in San Francisco

Thursday, October 4th 2018 - 8-9.30pm at The Red Victorian

You dream of surprising friends with amazing wine?
Always have a bottle ready. Learn about where it's from and how it's made!
We tasted through four wines and touched on four basics: Aging, Pairing, Winemaking & Terroir.

Featured wines: Dm. Deleuze Rochetin, Sorcier - Dm. Basseville, Les Grandes Noelles - Dm. des Favards, Carino Mio - Dm. Deleuze Rochetin, La Sarrazine


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Fête de la Gastronomie Française in San Francisco

Thursday, September 20th 2018 - 6-9pm at Lone Mountains USF

Every third weekend of September is the "Fête de la Gastronomie", celebrating the art of French Savoir-faire accross France and the world. It took place at University of San Francisco, Lone Mountains Hall in company of the most beloved French chefs in the bay area, La Cave was celebrating as well!

Thank you to all that attended, we had a lot of fun - here are some PICTURES

Featured wines: Champagne Guilleminot 'Blanc de Noirs' Brut Tradition - Dm. de Marchandise Rosé - Dm. Deleuze Rochetin, La Sarrazine - Dm. Deleuze Rochetin, Harmattan


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Wine Master Class at The Red Victorian in SF

Tuesday, August 8th 2018 - 8pm at The Red Victorian

For our first event at The Red Vic we hosted an educational Master Class about how to taste wine like a pro. It went so well we're thinking we might have to host every month!

Featured wines: Dm. d'Apreval, 'Cuvee St. Georges', Brut - Dm. Deleuze-Rochetin, Sorcier - Dm. Basse-ville 'Le Verroueille' - Dm. de Marchandise Rouge