This is a spectacular event every year – and after you first experience at the Grande Marque, you will be hooked for life! The tradition continues as Wally’s stages the 21st edition of its annual Grande Marque Champagne Tasting on Sunday, June 2nd from 5-8pm at Le Merigot Hotel in Santa Monica. Once again over 50 Grande Marque Champagnes will be poured, including Dom Perignon, Krug and Cristal, alongside signature dishes offered from over fifteen leading restaurants. Among those set to return this year: Café del Rey sporting a sumptuous raw bar, complete with oysters, along with Enoteca Drago, Angelini Osteria, Mélisse, Michael’s, Brentwood, Maru, Locanda del Lago, Pastina, Cézanne at Le Merigot, Sweet Butter Kitchen, Tin Roof Bistro and others. Additional taste-treats will include Petrossian Caviar, delicacies from Wally’s Cheese Box, Weaver’s Coffee…plus other surprises. The David Arana Quartet will again provide its unique, energizing array of wonderful live music.
A majority of the proceeds raised for this event benefit the UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation, Vista del Mar Child and Family Services, and Food on Foot. Last year $35,000 was donated to our beneficiaries. bringing to nearly $1 million the grand total raised since our inaugural Grande Marque Champagne Tasting in 1992. Sign up for this fantastic event today!
Scheduled to pour:
Armand de Brignac
Moët & Chandon
Special Grande Marque Room Rates Available at Le Merigot — Phone 888-228-9290 and request Wally’s Champagne Tasting rate of $259 for a superior room.