We want to bring affordable, accessible, amazing wines to the Kern River Valley and create a warm, inviting place to enjoy them.  And we are also very proud to offer fantastic food, always fresh and house-made-to-order, with numerous options for those who are dairy-free, gluten-free, vegetarian and even vegan!  Come and experience the best food, drink and service the Kern River Valley has to offer!

Our DECEMBER radio promo is here!  Listen for it on our local radio Kern River Radio stations 102.5 and 104.5, or

you can hear it now by clicking that green “Download File” in the upper left corner of your screen!

If you like our radio spots, you’ll LOVE our new Youtube video, where we take the mystery out of tasting wine.

Click Here and remember to give us a thumbs up!

upcoming events


We are hustling and bustling this Holiday week here at the Starlite! First we’ve got our Sold Out Wine Down Wednesday featuring Opolo Wines, and then, well, you’ll have to Scroll Down for Details…



Corn & Root Vegetable Soup topped w/Creme Fraiche (Gluten-Free & Veggie)!

Winter Quinoa Salad w/Butternut Squash, Kale, Almonds, Red Bell Peppers, Goat Cheese crumbles and Citrus Vinaigrette (Gluten-Free and Veggie)!

Jalapeno Popper Mac N Cheese!

Caprese Sliders w/ Wagyu Beef patties, Fresh Basil, Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Balsamic Glaze!

And Nate is making Holiday Truffles!



We are putting the Groundwork Grenache Blanc, Grassini Family Sauvignon Blanc and Harmony Chardonnay on the White Flight, and for the Red Flight this week, we are featuring the Opolo Sangiovese, Vines on the Marycrest Syrah and Bodega de Edgar Tempranillo!

The Winter Chill is still here, so we are busting out our MULLED WINE for Tiki Time this week!

For craft brews, we have the Citra Simcoe IPA from Lengthwise and Firestone 805 ON TAP, and we have the KRBC WINTER ALE in 22oz. Bombers!



We are bringing in COSMIC STRINGS for the first time ever! This husband and wife musical duo have traveled all the way from Wisconsin to play our humble Lounge for Live Music Thursday at 6pm, so come in and give them a warm Kernville welcome!

We continue our Holiday Movie season with Bob Hope in “THE LEMON DROP KID,” showing on the Lounge’s big screen for Classic Movie Friday at 4:30pm!

CABARET SOIREE takes over the Lounge on Saturday from 6:30pm till we close the joint!

We may just have a surprise in store for Fun & Games Sunday, so stay tuned!