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January 29, February 26, March 19, April 30, May 28, June 25 & July 30
The Pub and executive chef Damis Irizarry are hosting Gus’ Beer and Bites, a series of beer-pairing dinners held at 6:30 p.m. on the last 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 a five-course beer pairing held in The Pub’s upstairs dining room. On the schedule: January 29/ Firestone Walker, February 26/Joseph James, March 19/Green Flash, April 30/Hangar 24, May 28/Stone Brewing, June 25/Wasatch & Squatters, and July 30/Newcastle. To reserve, visit www.montecarlo.com/BeerSeries, call the Monte Carlo Concierge at 702-730-7010 or The Pub at 702-730-7420. The Pub, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-730-7777.
Art & Wine: A Perfect Pairing will return to the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA) March 12, 2014. 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 with BGFA director Tarissa Tiberti and Bellagio director of wine Jason Smith. 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.
Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Lounge at Town Square will present an interactive cocktail making class featuring whiskey and bourbon. Participants will learn how to make a Stone Sour with Bulleit Bourbon and an Irish Godfather with Redbreast Irish whiskey. While preparing the cocktails, the “students” will be treated to Double Helix's signature arancini. Recipe cards will be handed out, so the cocktails can be replicated at home. The class will begin at 7 p.m., and the cost is $30 per person. Reservations are required and space is extremely limited. To reserve, call 702-735-9463. Double Helix, Town Square, 3327 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-735-9463.
The Nth 2014 Ultimate Whisky Experience will be held at Wynn/Encore. Several events are planned, including master classes with discussions and tasting flights of some of the rarest and finest premium whiskies; super pours of rare whiskies that retail for more than $300 a dram; and the main event: the Nth Show, a grand tasting of hundreds of the world’s most unique, finest premium whiskies from the top-tier brands. It will be held April 4 from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., followed by a gourmet dinner reception catered by the Wynn/Encore’s executive chefs. For more details, prices and to purchase tickets, visit www.universalwhiskyexperience.com. Wynn, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89139, 702-770-7800.
Monday through Friday
Terra Verde at Green Valley Ranch is offering a weekday wine bar happy hour at its bar-lounge and outside patio. It takes place Monday through Friday from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. The happy hour features wines by the glass, with the restaurant’s enomatic wine card for $10 for $20 worth of wine (one card per guest, per day). In addition, $6 well cocktails are offered, as well as half-priced appetizers that include pizza, crostini, brushcetta and arancini. Terra Verde, Green Valley Ranch, 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy., Henderson, NV 89052, 702-617-7075.
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 bi-monthly 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 March session will feature Irish whiskeys Redbreast, Powers, Paddys and a new expression from Jameson. Experts from Jameson will be on hand to walk guests through the flights. The cost is $35. Andre's Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-798-7151.
Andre’s at Monte Carlo has brought back Whisk(e)y Wednesdays. Heldinside its 2nd-floor Cigar Lounge, the 2013 spring version offers weekly showcases of different flights, pours and whiskeys. The unlimited two-hour tastings cost $25 in advance or $35 at the door, and are offered from 7 p.m.-closing. Andre’s at 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.
Terra Verde Italian restaurant inside Green Valley Ranch is now offering Wined Up Fridays, a wine and appetizer event on Friday evenings. Patrons can sample all-you-can-drink featured wines while enjoying appetizers for only $20 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Terra Verde, Green Valley Ranch, 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy., Henderson, NV 89052, 702-617-7075.
As part of its "Rush Hour" promotion, Onda's wine lounge in The Mirage offers complimentary wine tasting from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Friday. Wine selections vary. Onda, 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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