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Taste 9 Wines from 7 Malibu Wineries in... Santa Monica

Inside Pourtal (more photos here) | Photo by Matt Vancucci/LAist
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Newcomer wine bar Pourtal, which opened last June in Santa Monica, is at it again with another California wine theme. For most of January, "Made in Malibu" will explore some of most nearby wineries along the coast. "This is a great opportunity for us to spotlight some of our favorite California wines—all of which are produced right in L.A.'s backyard," explained owner Stephen Abronson.

Past California-themed wine "tours" at Pourtal have included wines along the 101 Freeway and Pinot Noirs from the Santa Rita Hills in Santa Barbara County. While the bar has a by-the-glass list (two more Malibu wines can be found there), its main attraction are the pay-by-the-ounce Enomatic machines, where the following nine wines will be found: