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June 24 & July 22
The Monte Carlo is hosting Booze & Bites, a monthly interactive dinner series. Held on the last Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., the event convenes at a different restaurant at the resort, which hosts a dinner in which a five-course menu is prepared and presented by the restaurant’s executive chef, and paired with a sought-after spirit, wine or brew. During the dinner, a representative for the featured spirit provides insight into each pairing. Tickets start at $65. Upcoming dinners are the bourbon pairing at Double Barrel Roadhouse (June 24) and a tequila-cocktail pairing at Diablo’s Cantina (July 22). Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-730-7777, 888-529-4828.
July 17 & August 14
Motley Brews is hosting a summer celebration of seasonal brews at Container Park during the summer months. Dubbed Open Container, the event will feature unlimited four-ounce samples of more than 20 craft beers. It will be held from 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., and will cost $20, plus taxes and fees, or $25 at the door. For entertainment, big-screen movies will be shown, as well as supporting DJ music. Following the sampling session, live bands will perform on the Container Park stage. Check-in begins at 6 p.m. near the Praying Mantis outside of Container Park. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit opencontainerpark.com. Open Container, 707 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-637-4244.
Diablo’s Cantina at the Monte Carlo will host a five-course, tequila-pairing dinner featuring Chamucos Tequila. The dinner will be prepared by chef Jesus Villegas and there will be a presentation by Chamucos Tequila owner Mark Howard. The menu will include chips and house-made salsa, crab guacamole, shrimp and crab ceviche tostada, Baja surf and turf with carne asada and lobster tamales, and tres leches vanilla cake with berries and Tequila Chamucos lime sorbet. The menu will be paired with a Chamucos flight tasting, a Chamucos silver traditional margarita and a Chamucos reposado jalapeño margarita. The event will take place at 6 p.m., on the second floor patio overlooking the Vegas Strip. The cost is $65, and all guests will receive a Chamucos gift bag. Diablo’s Cantina, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-730-7979.
In celebration of Andre’s 35th Year Anniversary, Andre's at Monte Carlo and Alizé at the Top of the Palms will offer a 35 percent discount on any of its vast collection of wine, if ordered before 6:30 p.m. The discount is being offered throughout 2015. To reserve Andre’s at Monte Carlo, call 702-798-7151, or to make a reservation for Alizé, call 702-951-7000. Andre's Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-798-7151.
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.
Mercadito at Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa is hosting weekly Wednesday Tequila Dinners. Executive chef Juan Puentes presents a four-course dinner with off-menu, tequila-based dishes. Between courses, guests get to try anejo, blanco and reposado tequilas. The four-course dinner is priced at $36 per person, with a minimum of two people per table. There are four menus that rotate weekly over three months, to enable guests to try a variation of the tequila dinners, or return for their favorites. Mercadito, Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89135, 702-979-3609.
Second Wednesday of Every Month
Art & Wine: A Perfect Pairing will be held at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA) on the second Wednesday of every month from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. The event features art from BGFA’s new exhibit, “Fabergé Revealed,” along with pairings from the Bellagio wine cellar, and an interactive wine and art conversation with BGFA director Tarissa Tiberti and Bellagio director of wine Jason Smith. The cost is $34 for members, and $42 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased by visiting the BGFA ticket counter, by calling 702-693-7871 or online at bellagio.com/bgfa. 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.
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
VOM FASS at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian has launched a new, free Whiskey Experience event on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. The informal 45-minute class allows guests to learn about various whiskeys from around the world and how they are made, while giving an overview to teach the differences between bourbons, Irish whiskeys and Scotches. Attendees are provided a taste of one bourbon, one Irish whiskey and two Scotches during the experience, as they learn about various kinds of Scotches, blended whiskeys, blended malts, single malts --- and the different regions from which the spirits derive. Reservations are not required. Those planning to attend can visit www.facebook.com/vomfasslasvegas to get specific details on which whiskeys will be featured and discussed. VOM FASS, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1000, 877-883-6423.
Every Other Thursday
Oil & Vine at The District at Green Valley Ranch is hosting complimentary wine tastings every other Thursday from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. The tastings include a variety of wines, gourmet foods, olive oils and vinegars samples, served throughout the shop. For the schedule of tastings, visit oilandvine.com. Oil & Vine, 2235 Village Walk Dr. Ste. 151, Henderson, NV 89052, 702-467-0909.
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.
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.
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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