Frequently Asked Questions

Attending a Tasting

Our goal is to make the experience enjoyable for everyone.

“Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried,
with fewer tensions and more tolerance.”
-Benjamin Franklin

Q: How many people do you typically have for tastings?

A: We host anywhere from 5-15 people in the yard for each tasting.

Q: Can I bring a friend at the last minute?

A: Please jump to our registration page and sign them up before coming.  That way we’ll be sure we have enough for everyone!

Q: How much wine can I expect to drink at a tasting?

A: As is typical with wine tastings, we do a ‘standard pour’ which is around 2-3 ounces of each wine.

Q: Can I choose what kind of wines we taste?

A: Yes, we will build a selection to accommodate you.

Q: Hey, can I bring my kids?

A: We love kids but feel the best experience for everyone is to keep the tastings to adults 21 and older.

Q: What is the best way to participate in this tasting?

A: While we’re having fun, it’s an adult environment and we do ask everyone to keep a cordial attitude and act responsibly.

Having a Dinner Party?

Let our experienced Sommelier help you shine. No matter the size of the party or the complexity of your wine collection, we can help find the perfect pairings.

“More important than the food pairing is the person with whom you drink the wine.”
-Christian Moueix

Home Somm FAQ

Q: Do you offer Sommelier services for parties?

A: Yes, we have an array of fellow Sommelier’s we work with to help you out with any type of party services needed; including pouring wines for a dinner party, making cocktails for parties, or anything in between.

Q: Will you come and serve at our dinner party?

A: Absolutely, we will come and pour your wines for you, as well as draft tasting notes, and explain them in person.

Q: Do you only work in the Los Angeles area?

A: Heck no!  Our wine is mobile and so are we!

Q: What about spirits and other non-wine beverages?

A: Yes, we definitely love to help people explore not only new beverages, but teach them something about the ones they already love.  We can teach about spirits, fortified wines, sake, aperitifs and digestifs.

Q: Can you pair wines for my dinner party and have them delivered to my house?

A: Absolutely, give us 24 hours notice and it will be at your doorstep.

Q: I have a wine collection and am not sure what to do with it.

A: We would love to help you decipher what you have in your collection and make recommendations on what to enjoy with it and when to enjoy it.

Getting Here

From transportation to directions, we’ll help you find us, find parking, and get home when you leave.

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”
-W.C. Fields

Q: Where exactly are you located?

A:After signing up you’ll receive an email with our address.  Most of our events are in Silver Lake but we have pop-ups all over the city. Check out the events page for the latest locations.

Q: If I need it will you help me get a ride home?

A: We will happily order an UBER or LYFT for you.

Q: Can I wear anything I want?

A: We want you to be comfortable so yes, whatever makes you feel happy.

Q: What's the parking situation?

A: There’s plenty of street parking just make sure you read the signs!

Get ready to experience Home Somm