Five Senses Tastings holds seasonal public music and wine tasting events in venues around Los Angeles and southern California.

Please check our Events page regularly for upcoming tastings.

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For a full listing of our public events, please click below.

Our public tasting events are meticulously designed, seasonal experiences with evocative themes. Join us for an intimate sensory experience enjoying our favorite pairings music, wine, cheese, and chocolate! Prefer a cocktail? Check out our cocktail branch, Song & Tonic.

The emphasis in our tasting events is as much on the experience as on the contributors - the chefs, sommeliers, event space, and our phenomenal guest musicians.

Here are a few of our "Out-of-the-Box" programs, ready to go with just two weeks' notice.

Old World/New World

This program was our first and continues to be our most popular program. Celebrating the music, wine, and food of the Old World (France, Italy, Germany, Spain, etc) and the New (Argentina, the United States, Chile, Australia, South Africa, etc), guests are taken on a full-sensory journey around the globe. Musical genres guests will delight in during this program are: Tango, Art Song, Blues, Folk, Opera, Flamenco, Classical, and Jazz.

A Woman’s Voice

Specifically designed to celebrate the power of the female voice in today’s world, Five Senses Tastings has customized a four-course music, wine, cheese, and chocolate pairing that celebrates the unique and wonderful contributions of female composers, winemakers, cheesemongers, and chocolatiers. From the Baroque to Joan Baez, from X to Y, we tell the story of four iconic women through all our senses. Women – and all guests – will leave feeling invigorated and with increased knowledge of history, art, and its impact on our modern world. Genres guests will delight in during this program are: Baroque, Musical Theater, Country-Rock, Folk, Classical, and Jazz.

Red, White, and Blue

To celebrate the rich cultural fabric of the United States, our “Red, White, and Blue” program takes guests from East to West as we explore the music, wine, and food of this beautiful country. Guests will taste a wide variety of wines, both from expected (California, Washington, New York State) and slightly less expected (Virginia, Arizona, XY) places. Color is a big component of this tasting program, and guests will explore a number of different varieties of cheeses and chocolates along with their wines and musical selections. Genres guests will delight in during this program are: Blues, Jazz, Opera, Classical, Rock, Country-Rock, Musical Theater, and Folk.


Invitations are sent via email, and tickets are on a are first-come, first served basis.

Tickets range from $50-$300 depending on event details. Please check back frequently to see when our next event is taking place.

Kala is the consummate hostess and ensures that the evening is executed to perfection, while at the same time providing the warm, welcoming atmosphere of an intimate party.
— Christina G., Guest at public event