LA Green Drinks - Westside
Thursday, August 6, 2009
Pourtal Wine Tasting Bar
$5 suggested donation
Pourtal Wine Bar's “green goals” include providing a high proportion of “Nature Wines” that are beholden to the commitment of sulphur-free and organic grape growing, or drawn from the culture of “Bio-Dynamism”. Mindful of this, they attempt to leave as small an imprint as possible through their search for sustainably raised grapes from wine farmers.
Trend recycled glass countertops throughout, FSC cedar wood, sustainable hardwood tables, dual flush toilets, soy stain concrete floor (no chemicals use to preserve), all glues and paint low VOC, waterless urinal, LED and flourescents when possible, self service filtered water (no bottled water, sparkling or still), ...... These are just some of the things featured at the Pourtal Wine Bar venue.
Pourtal Wine Bar will be featuring an entire Tasting Tour of Randall Grahm's special Rhone, esoteric and Biodynamic Estate wines from Bonny Doon Vineyards.
Through their Angels Share Happy Hour from 4-6 pm, profits will benefit the UCSC Chancellors Fund.
LA Green Drinks Westside
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Green Shopper Guide is offering companies that attend the August 6th Green Drinks or those who respond from the blog a free trial listing on the Green Shopper Guide site for their company. This opportunity is not to be missed!
If anyone wants to bring literature to promote their green issue,
please do so. We will have an area for brochures, business cards, etc.
The main thing is just to relax and have a good time.
NEW GREEN DRINKS GROUP
LA Green Drinks would like to present our newest addition: LA Green Drinks Pasadena - Pasadena GD will kick off this month and will be on every 2nd Wednesday.
GREEN SPEED DATING
Looking for a fun and no pressure way of meeting lots of other eco-conscious singles for dating and networking? Try Green Speed Dating! Featured on NPR, Green Speed Dating brings together successful single professionals who care about the environment and want to meet others of like mind and spirit. Organized by Power to the People, GSD is a FUNdraiser that helps bring solar power systems to developing countries like Nicaragua which can least afford clean renewable energy technology. GSD’s next event will be held at the hip Salute Wine Bar on Santa Monica ’s Main Street on Monday, August 31, at 7 pm for singles between ages 30 and 50. Participation fee is $25 with all proceeds to benefit P2P. For more information and to register for the event, go to http://www.greenspeeddating.com/. Hurry, just 3 more weeks to sign up!
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