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Las Vegas Wine Tastings & Events


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April 1 & 22, May 13, September 2 & 23, October 7 & 28
New Vista has announced its 2017 schedule of wine walks being held at Downtown Summerlin and Town Square. The wine walks will begin at 7 p.m. and conclude at 10 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance ($35 at the door) and include samples at up to 20 different tasting stations that feature old and new wine varietals, specialty cocktails, saké and craft beers. In addition, there is live music, entertainment, food and shopping options within the two venues. Dates for Town Square are April 22, September 2 and October 7; and Downtown Summerlin are April 1, May 13, September 23 and October 28. All proceeds benefit New Vista Community, a local charity that provides programs to adults and children with intellectual challenges in Southern Nevada. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the official website.
 
June 13, July 11 & August 8
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Downtown Summerlin is presenting a three-part “Summer of Beer” dinner series showcasing different breweries and beers paired with a four-course menu by executive chef Spencer Rudow. The dinners will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of June, July and August, with Kona Brewing Co. on June 13, local brewery Joseph James on July 11 and Sierra Nevada on August 8. The first dinner featuring Kona Brewing will feature a Hawaiian luau theme and include ahi tuna poke, lau lau salmon steamed in banana leaves, Kahlua pig whole roasted for up to 20 hours and halo halo pineapple shaved ice with coconut tapioca pudding. Early bird tickets are $45 including tax and tip through a week before the event, $50 up until the day before the event and $55 the day of. Tickets can be purchased here or by calling 702-202-6300. Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, Downtown Summerlin, 10955 Oval Park Dr., Ste. D3, Las Vegas, NV 89135, 702-202-6300.
 
June 27
Spiedini at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort, Spa & Golf will host a wine pairing dinner featuring the wines of Drumheller from the Columbia Valley in Washington. Courses are seared beef carpaccio with mustard aïoli and crispy capers paired with Drumheller Chardonnay; walnut crusted salmon with red wine reduction matched with Drumheller Merlot; veal medallion and garlicky bread crumbs with basil pomodoro and butternut squash purée paired with Drumheller Cabernet Sauvignon; and pistachio, chocolate and vanilla gelato and strawberry sauce matched with Moscato, Villa Pozzi, Sicily, Italy 2013. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $69 plus tax and gratuity. To reserve call 702-869-8500. Spiedini, JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort, Spa & Golf, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-869-8500.
 
June 30
Alizé at the Top of the Palms will introduce its new executive chef, Joshua Bianchi, at a multi-course dinner with each dish paired with wine selected by beverage director Patrick Trundle. Pairings are salmon crudo and beef carpaccio with osetra caviar with Pierre Sparr, Crémant Rosé; hamachi and ahi tuna tartare with snow crab with Pierre Sparr, Mambourg, Grand Cru Gewurztraminer 2014; sautéed soft shell crab with brandade with Hyde de Villaine, Chardonnay, Carneros 2013; seared Hudson Valley foie gras with Royal Tokaji, Late Harvest 2015; crackling pork belly with Clau de Nell, Anne-Claude Leflaive, Cabernet Franc 2012; braised beef short ribs with Château Simard, St. Emilion 2005; and strawberry-rhubarb meringue with lemon-verbena gelato with Baumard, Quarts de Chaume 2012. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $170 per person (plus tax and tip). To RSVP visit the restaurant’s website or call 702-951-7000. AlizĂ© at the Top of the Palms, Palms Casino Resort, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103, 702-951-7000.
 

Monday through Thursday
Grape Street Café, Wine Bar & Cellar in Downtown Summerlin has launched a new happy hour featuring seven wines for $7, seven appetizers for $7, $7 well cocktails and $5 selected shots. Guests may take advantage of the deals anywhere in the restaurant Monday through Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wine selections include Pinot Noir, Cabernet, Malbec, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and Reisling. Appetizers being served are caprese salad, burrata, crab-stuffed shrimp, baked brie, meatballs with marinara and garlic bread, steamed clams and strawberry crostini. Grape Street CafĂ©, Wine Bar & Cellar, 2120 Festival Plaza Dr. #160, Las Vegas, NV 89135, 702-478-5030.
 
Thursdays
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.
 

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2620 Regatta Dr. #106
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