Lioco Wine Company

(415) 305-0578 11151 Missouri Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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WHAT IS LIOCO? LIOCO is the result of a years-long conversation between Matt Licklider (a seasoned wine import specialist) and Kevin O'Connor (wine director at Michelin Two-Star Spago-Beverly Hills) about whether California could produce a true "wine of origin." WHAT DOES THE WORD LIOCO MEAN? It is a fusion of our last names, Licklider and O'Connor. LI-cklider + OCO-nnor = LIOCO. WHAT IS LIOCO'S FOCUS? + Stainless-steel (un-oaked), naturally-fermented (all native yeast) Chardonnay from pedigreed growers. + Gently treated (low wood impact), naturally-fermented (all native yeast) Pinot Noir from pedigreed growers. + A distinctly Californian blend of "under-dog" varietals (including Old-Vine Carignan, Petite Sirah, Grenache and Mourvedre). WHAT IS LIOCO'S CORE BELIEF? Careful vineyard selection combined with a restrained winemaking approach will produce compelling wine. WHAT IS LIOCO'S PHILOSOPHY? + Great wine is grown, not made. + Maximize control of the creative process, "from bud to bottle." + Grace Read more »

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  • Petite Sirah

    History of the grape: Petite Syrah is often confused with its parent grape, Syrah, but it has been identified as a se...

  • Carignan

    History of the grape: The grape has been traced as far back as the 3rd century in the Aragon province in Spain. The A...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • BeaujoMay?! Yes please. Let's do June-April too. rn74 #gettingitdone

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  • Liger-Belair Moulin a Vent + roasted chicken at the foot of a Tom Waits alter. Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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  • House red at Heirloom Cafe. #stilldreamin

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  • Food was awesome Bank. So was that $38 btl of Hexamer Kab :) keep on! RT @chadabank: @liocomatt sorry I missed you, hope u enjoyed the food

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  • Corn:30. Alpine Meadows. #CaliforniaDreamin

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  • Tonite 6-8 PM @ArlequinWine, pouring LIOCO 2011s--HIRSCH, HANZELL, SATIVA, PINOT BLANC, CHARD RRV, PINOT SON CST & two library wines. $20!

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  • LIOCO is BTG at this bar. Anyone...? #NoFatElvis

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  • About to throw down at CHADA THAI & WINE and feeling really happy about it. #VivaLasVegas

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