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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.
October 21
The 6th Annual Downtown Brew Festival will be held at the Clark County Amphitheater from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. (early entry at 4 p.m.) in downtown Las Vegas, and will feature a wide range of beer styles with more than 200 beer choices from 60 breweries, including several from Nevada. There will also be live music and food for purchase from Urban Turban, The Black Sheep, QFS Tacos, Mochiko Chicken, Las Vegas Donut Bar, Sin City Wings and Oming’s Kitchen. Tickets, which include unlimited tasting and a souvenir tasting glass, are $40 for general admission, $50 for early entry at 4 p.m. and $85 for VIP, which includes early entry and beer-inspired dishes from local restaurants. Tickets are available at the event’s official website, which also lists the lineup of breweries that will be pouring.
October 24
Spiedini at JW Marriott Resort Las Vegas Resort & Spa will host an Oktoberfest-themed wine pairing dinner featuring Wild Horse Paso Robles Winery. Courses are lobster and salmon terrine with dill caper sauce paired with Wild Horse Paso Robles 2014 Chardonnay; petite venison potpie braised with orange, mushrooms and herbs with mousseline potato matched with Wild Horse Paso Robles 2014 Merlot; Bavarian beef roulade filled with pickle spear, cheese and caramelized onion with house-made spätzle and braised red cabbage paired with Wild Horse Paso Robles 2014 Pinot Noir; and apple fritter in a Riesling batter with vanilla bean ice cream matched with chef-selected Riesling Spätlese. 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.
October 25
All four Herringbone locations, including the outpost at Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, will host a five-course wine dinner replicating the dinner founding executive chef Brian Malarkey and his team presented at the James Beard House in NYC on October 4. It will include fish ceviche, poke and tartare paired with Oak Knoll District Dry Riesling, Trefethen, 2015; Baja clam chowder with chocolate clams verde matched with Lioco Chardonnay, Sonoma County, 2015; Block Island striped bass with smoky miso broth paired with Gary Farrell Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, California, 2014; slow roasted veal loin, razor clam and braised local greens paired with Margerum Rhône Blend, ‘M5’, Santa Barbara, California, 2014; and chocolate almond cake with elderflower, pomegranate and marshmallow matched with Mauritson Winery ‘Independence,’ Rockpile, 2012. The meal will begin at 7 p.m. and the cost is $125 plus tax and tip. Order tickets here. Herringbone, Aria Resort & Casino, CityCenter, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89158, 702-590-9898.
October 26
The Charcoal Room at Palace Station will host a wine dinner featuring the wines from Ferrari-Carano winery. A wine expert from the Sonoma County, Calif.-based winery will introduce wine pairings and answer questions throughout the five-course meal. Courses are kiwi-lychee crab and shrimp ceviche paired with 2015 Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc; pan-seared branzino with vanilla curry matched with 2015 Ferrari-Carano Chardonnay; braised pork belly with blueberry barbecue paired with 2014 Ferrari-Carano Siena; lamb porterhouse with almond-currant risotto cake matched with 2012 Ferrari-Carano Tresor; and maple pecan-crusted cheesecake paired with 2015 Ferrari-Carano Black Muscat Eldorado Noir. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and the cost is $70 per person. To RSVP call 702-221-6678. The Charcoal Room, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102, 702-221-6678.
October 28
Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa will host the Hallo-Wine Fest from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. The event will feature multiple wine stations set up across the property at its restaurant and bar venues. Each attendee will receive a wine glass and tasting notes book that includes a property map with identified Hallo-Wine Fest stations. Tickets cost $60 and can be purchased here. Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89135, 866-767-7773, 702-797-7777.
October 28
Downtown Container Park will host the ZOMBIE Cider & Beer Walk from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to sample unlimited brews and ciders from select craft breweries and cideries while enjoying hauntingly reimagined tunes played by the Shawn Degraff Band. Following the walk, DJ Spair will spin tunes during the Zombie Rave. In addition, there will be prizes awarded for best costume and best zombie walk impersonation. Tickets are $25 if purchased in advance online here or $30 at the gate.

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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For additional information on wine events, please contact:

Marché Bacchus
2620 Regatta Dr. #106
Las Vegas, NV 89128

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