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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.
September 26
Spiedini at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort, Spa & Golf will host a wine pairing dinner featuring Barone Fini Wines. Courses are roasted beets, orange and fennel salad paired with Pinot Grigio, Barone Fini Valdadige, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy 2015; orecchiette pasta with house-made sausage and Swiss chard matched with Toscana Sangiovese IGT, Italy 2014; osso buco “Milanese” with saffron risotto paired with Merlot, Barone Fini Trentino, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy, 2014; and cookies & cream tartuffo matched with chef specialty select dessert wine. 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.
September 28-October 1
Beerhaus will host its second annual Oktoberfest at The Park (located between New York-New York Hotel & Casino and T-Mobile Arena). Commemorative liter steins will be sold for $15 empty, $25 filled, and refills will be $14 with featured brews from Hacker-Pschorr, Spaten, Sierra Nevada, Goose Island and Sam Adams. Bavarian snacks served will include pan-fried hamburgers with new boiled potatoes, soft pretzels, pork schnitzel sandwiches with fries, bratwurst with German potato salad, golden-brown rotisserie chicken, jam-filled almond-flavored cookies and bee sting cakes made of brioche and pastry cream topped with a honey glaze. Games available will include tricycle racing, ring toss and a beer can challenge; and live folk music will be performed by the HofBrau Boys during the day and local bands such as The District and Generations in the evenings. The festivities will run from 11 a.m. each day, with the exception of Thursday, which will convene at noon. Beerhaus, The Park, 3784 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-692-2337.
September 30
The Springs Preserve Grapes & Hops Festival will offer samplings of fine wines; a unique selection of beers; tastes of menu items from Stripburger, El Segundo Sol, Mon Ami Gabi, M Street Kitchen and Stella Barra Pizzeria; live music; a silent auction; and raffle benefitting Par for The Cure, a local non-profit organization that helps raise funds for breast cancer research. The event will be held from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Springs Preserve. Tickets are $45 in advance, $80 per couple ($55 each the day of) or $115 for VIP (not offered the day of), which includes early admission at 4 p.m., a VIP section with private bar and specialty food samples. Designated driver tickets are available for $30. To purchase tickets visit the Springs Preserve website. Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107, 702-822-7700.
October 5
Rick Moonen’s Rx Boiler Room at Mandalay Place will team up with local CraftHaus Brewery for a five-course beer pairing dinner. Scallop crudo with pickled watermelon, sea beans and yuzu-cucumber foam is paired with Yuzu Biru Pale Ale; guajillo-ancho mole braised short rib is matched with Mojave Southwest IPA; Spanish seafood paella with shrimp, scallop, mussels, clams and Spanish saffron is paired with Jean Claude Belgian Strong Ale; smoked BBQ pork belly with IPA tater tot waffle is matched with Neon Empire Double Red IPA; and cold brew coffee stout cake is paired with Belgard Coffee Stout. Priced at $75 (including tax and tip), the dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and tickets can be purchased here. Rx Boiler Room, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-632-7200.
October 6-7
Las Vegas Wine & Food Festival will take place at the Sandbar Pool area of Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa from 9 p.m. to midnight and will feature wine, spirits, beer and cuisine from more than 30 local restaurants. Headlining the event will be renowned chefs François Payard, Charlie Palmer and Brad Kilgore. Participating restaurants include Aureole, Bandito Latin Kitchen & Cantina, Beauty & Essex, Charlie Palmer Steak, Hakkasan, Hearthstone, Other Mama, Payard Patisserie & Bistro, Rao’s and TAO. Admission includes unlimited food and drink sampling. The cost for each day is $100 for general admission or $150 for VIP tickets (includes early admission at 8 p.m.). Proceeds will benefit the Hurricane Irma relief efforts and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. To purchase tickets, visit the official website. Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, 11011 W Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89135, 866-767-7773, 702-797-7777.

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

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