A sampling of wine shops that offer tastings

A sampling of wine shops that offer tastings
A sample of the 2001 Simi Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is poured during a wine tasting at The Wine House in West Los Angeles. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)

Here are just a few of the many wine shops in Southern California with either tasting bars or regular tastings open to the public:

Buzz Wine & Beer Shop in Los Angeles, (213) 622-2222


The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, (310) 278-2855 and (800) 547-1515

DomaineLA in Los Angeles, (323) 932-0280

Everson Royce in Pasadena, (626) 765-9334

Hi-Time Wine Cellars in Costa Mesa, (949) 650-8463

Mission Wines in South Pasadena, (626) 403-9463

Rosso Wine Shop in Glendale, (818) 330-9130

Silverlake Wine in Los Angeles, (323) 662-9024

Venokado in West Hollywood, (323) 850-1600

Wine Country in Signal Hill, (562) 597-8303

Wine Exchange in Orange, (800) 76WINEX

Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731

—S. Irene Virbila