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April 5 & April 19, May 17 & 31, Sept. 6 & Sept. 20, Oct. 11 & 25
New Vista has announced its schedule of wine walks being held at Town Square (April 5, May 17, September 20 and October 11) and at The Village, Lake Las Vegas (April 19, May 31, September 6 and October 25). The wine walks will begin at 7 p.m. and conclude at 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door, and include a wine glass and up to 20 different wines for sampling. All proceeds benefit New Vista Community, a local charity that provides programs to adults and children with intellectual challenges. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit newvistanv.org/portfolioentry/wine-walk or call 702-457-4677 ext. 33.
June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10 & October 8
Art & Wine: A Perfect Pairing events return to the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA). Held the second Wednesday of every month from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., the event will feature art from BGFA’s exhibit along with pairings from the Bellagio wine cellar. Selections vary, but have included Champagne, tequila and even beer, depending on the aesthetic inspiration. At 6 p.m., there will be an interactive wine and art conversation. The cost is $30 for members and $38 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased by visiting the BGFA ticket counter or by calling 877-957-9777. Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-693-7111, 888-987-6667.
August 20, September 24, October 22, November 19, December 17
The Pub at Monte Carlo and executive chef Damis Irizarry are hosting Gus’ Beer and Bites, a series of five-course, beer-pairing dinners, held at 6:30 p.m. on one Wednesday of each month. Named after Gus, the Pub’s whale mascot and logo, each dinner is priced at $64.05 (all-inclusive) and will be held in the Pub’s upstairs dining room. Dates have been announced for the remainder of 2014: August 20 with Boston Beer Company, September 24 with Goose Island Brewing Company, October 22 with Deschutes Brewing Company, November 19 with Shock Top Brewing Company, and December 17 with Tenaya Creek Brewery. To reserve, visit www.montecarlo.com/BeerSeries, or call the Monte Carlo Concierge at 702-730-7010 or The Pub at 702-730-7421. The Pub, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-730-7777.
Atomic Liquors, Las Vegas’s oldest freestanding bar, will host Sour Saturday, a tasting of more than 30 rare sour beers, several of which have never before been available in Nevada. Featured breweries will include Jester King and Saint Arnold, along with rarities such as Oud Beersel, Rodenbach Vintage ‘11 and New Belgium Le Terroir ‘13. During the event, sausages, burgers and perogis will be available for purchase from King’s Sausage. VIP admission will be at 4 p.m., and general admission at 5 p.m. The cost for unlimited sampling is $40 for general admission (in advance), or $50 (the day of the event), and $60 for VIP. Tickets can be purchased at Atomic Liquors. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Atomic Liquors, 917 E. Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-982-3000.
Through August 31
Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro at The Palazzo is offering a 50 percent discount off bottles of wine to locals with a Nevada ID through August 31. In addition, a two-course summer tasting menu is being offered at lunch for $22, which includes onion soup or romaine heart salad and steak frites or slow-roasted turkey club. A four-course dinner for $56 includes an amuse bouche; mixed red salad with nectarines, radicchio, red Belgian endive, walnut oil vinaigrette, toasted hazelnuts and goat cheese; a 20-ounce, bone-in New York sirloin with ratatouille, asparagus and sauce bordelaise; and classic profiteroles with candied almond ice cream and malted chocolate sauce. Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-607-6333.
Delmonico Steakhouse at The Venetian will host a Kosta Browne Winery Dinner. Chef de cuisine Ronnie Rainwater will team up with winemaker Dan Kosta to take guests through five courses with red and white pairings. Courses include Alaskan King crab leg with white truffle and sweet corn foam, matched with the 2012 One Sixteen Chardonnay; King salmon with chanterelle mushrooms, sunchokes and mushroom broth, paired with the 2010 Gap's Crown Pinot Noir; rabbit and foie gras fricassée with black truffles, matched with the 2008 Amber Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir; roasted veal loin with Pinot Noir reduction, paired with the 2007 Rosella's Vineyard Pinot Noir; and chocolate genoise cake with raspberry coulis and chantilly cream. The evening will begin with Champagne and hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m., and the cost is $195, all-inclusive. Space is limited, and reservations are required. To reserve, call 702-414-3737. Delmonico Steakhouse, The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1992.
The Las Vegas Wine & Food Festival will convene over two days at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa. It will feature wine, beer and spirits, as well as fare from locally renowned celebrity chefs including Charlie Palmer, Bradley Ogden, Brian Massie, Laurent Tourondel and Stephen Hopcraft. Times for both days are 9 p.m.-midnight for general admission, with VIP early entrance at 8 p.m. The cost for general admission is $75, and VIP is $100. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The James Beard Foundation. To purchase tickets, visit vegaswineandfood.com. Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, 11011 W Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89135, 866-767-7773, 702-797-7777.
The Downtown Brew Festival at the Clark County Amphitheater will feature local and national craft beers, celebrity chefs and music. The festival is presented by Victory Brewing Company from Southern Pennsylvania and is sponsored by Zappos.com and Total Wine & More. Tickets cost $35 for general admission, $45 for early entry and $75 for Brewers Lounge VIP. (Prices do not include taxes or fees.) For more information, visit downtownbrewfestival.com. Downtown Brew Festival, Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89106, 855-235-2867.
Grape Street Cafe is offering wine tastings the second Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Tastings include a variety of four wines for $5 per person, but if any featured wines are purchased, the $5 tasting fee is applied to the purchase price of the bottle. Local wine wholesaler and importer Parc Ave Distributors conducts the monthly tastings. Grape Street Cafe, 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89128, 702-228-9463.
Tuesday through Thursday
Twin Creeks Steakhouse at the Silverton Casino Hotel Lodge is offering half price on specialty cocktails and all items from its tapas menu from 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Twin Creeks Steakhouse, Silverton Casino Hotel Lodge, 3333 Blue Diamond Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89139, 702-914-8594, 866-946-4373.
Andre's Monte Carlo has brought back Whisk(e)y Wednesdays. Held inside its second-floor Cigar Lounge, the 2014 version offers bimonthly showcases of different flights, pours and whiskeys. Two sessions are offered, one from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., and one from 10 p.m.-midnight. The cost is $35. Andre's Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-798-7151.
The Bellagio, home to a record 17 sommeliers and the only resort in the world with three Master Sommeliers, is presenting A Master Sommelier’s Wine Classroom, a series of interactive, 90-minute seminars. Each class explores the production of eight wines, including the specific soil used in planting grapevines, climatic effects on the grapes’ growth and nuances of the wine’s flavor profile. Classes are held at 6 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month at Michael Mina Bellagio, and are led by Bellagio’s director of wine and master sommelier Jason Smith. Tickets are priced at $80 or $200 for a three-class package and may be purchased at www.bellagio.com or by calling the Bellagio Concierge at 866-406-7117. Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-693-7111, 888-987-6667.
Wine Away Wednesdays are held at various locations within Tivoli Village from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. Admission to the event is $13.65, which includes two glasses of wine, passed appetizers and the opportunity to browse offerings from local businesses. Tickets must be booked in advance at www.eventbrite.com.
Wednesday through Saturday
The Hostile Grape inside the M Resort is hosting complimentary wine tastings Wednesdays through Saturday from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. The Hostile Grape offers more than 160 wines by the glass including vintages from America, Italy, France, Spain, South Africa and Germany. Guests purchase a pre-paid tasting card and serve themselves through an enomatic dispensing system, which offers pours of one-, three- or five-ounces, allowing guests to sample from several different wines. Hostile Grape, M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Henderson, NV 89044, 702-797-1000.
N9NE Steakhouse inside Palms Casino Resort is offering 50 percent off its extensive wine list, when ordered by the bottle. The special is offered every Thursday during its opening hours, from 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. N9NE Steakhouse, Palms Casino Resort, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103, 702-933-9900.
Monthly, on Thursdays
Hyde Bellagio, overlooking The Fountains of Bellagio, is hosting “Vino Thursdays,” a series of complimentary wine tastings held one Thursday every month from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Gourmet small plates from Circo are available to order until 9 p.m. Admission is free, and guests must be 21 or older. For more information, future dates or to reserve a table, call 702-693-8700. Hyde Bellagio, Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-693-8700, 888-987-6667.
Complimentary wine tastings are being offered at the Las Vegas Wine Company every Thursday from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. A variety of wines are served at each tasting, and after 8:30, guests can bring in or purchase a bottle of wine for tasting. The store is located at the intersection of Jones and Tropicana. Las Vegas Wine Company, 6105 W. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89103, 702-893-8466.
NOVE Italiano is offering a new happy hour menu, featuring $7 small plates, as well as specially priced cocktails and wines in the bar and lounge from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. every Thursday. The menu highlights fan favorites such as prosciutto di parma sliders, Tuscan panzanella salad and margherita pizza. Several signature cocktails are offered for $7, including the "pomagranita," a combination of Ketel One Oranje, POM, Pama liqueur and simple syrup. NOVE Italiano, Palms Casino Resort, Fantasy Tower, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103, 702-942-6800.
Fridays & Saturdays
Valley Cheese & Wine in Henderson is hosting free wine tastings every Friday from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and Saturdays from noon-7 p.m. Weekly classes, which includes samples, take place Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. The cost varies from $20-$50, depending on the topic and wine being sampled. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. For a complete schedule visit www.valleycheeseandwine.com and to reserve call 702-341-8191. Valley Cheese & Wine, 1570 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson, NV 89012, 702-341-8191.
Roy’s on Flamingo Road is holding monthly wine tastings for its Waina Hui wine club on the third Friday of each month. Tastings are held from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., and include a sampling of wines from around the world and Roy’s signature appetizers. The cost is $20 for members, and $25 for non-members. To reserve, call 702-691-2053. Roy’s, 620 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-691-2053.
As part of its "Rush Hour" promotion, Portofino in The Mirage offers complimentary wine tasting from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. every Friday. Wine selections vary. Portofino, Mirage Las Vegas, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-791-7354.
Marche Bacchus hosts free wine tastings every Saturday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tasting notes for each wine are provided. Marche Bacchus, Lakeside Center, 2620 Regatta Dr., Ste. 106, Las Vegas, NV 89128, 702-804-8008.
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