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New Vista has announced its 2016 schedule of Wine Walks, being held at Town Square. The Wine Walks will begin at 7 p.m., and will conclude at 10 p.m. Tickets are $30 at the door and include a wine glass and up to 20 different wines for sampling. All proceeds benefit New Vista, a local charity that provides programs to adults and children with intellectual challenges. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the official website or call 702-457-4677 ext. 146.
Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant in Downtown Summerlin will celebrate National Tequila Day with several shot specials, including silver tequila priced at $5; reposado tequila shots priced at $7; and añejo tequila shots priced at $9. More than 35 brands of tequila will be available for the special, including Patrón, Herradura and Don Julio. Signature margaritas will also be available, including the Jalapeño Margarita, priced at $10.25 and made with Zarco Silver Tequila mixed with homemade margarita mix and triple sec and topped with sliced jalapeño and a Tajín powder rim garnish. Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant, 11020 Lavender Hills Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89135, 702-982-0111.
Spiedini at the J.W. Marriott Resort will host a wine pairing dinner featuring the wines of Lapastolle. Courses are Prince Edward Island mussels “Meuniere” steamed with white wine and paired with Sauvignon Blanc, Casa Grand Selection, Valle del Rapel, Chile 2014; osso buco ravioli with lemon gremolata, matched with Cabernet Sauvignon, Casa Grand Selection, Valle del Rapel, Chile 2013; grilled pork tenderloin tournedos and polenta fries, paired with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cuvee Alexandre, Colchagua Valley, Chile, Lapostolle Apalta Vineyard 2012; and ricotta dumplings with fresh fruit compote, matched with a Sgroppino “Italian Cocktail” of lemon sorbet, Lemoncello and Prosecco. 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.
Edge Steakhouse at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino will celebrate its first anniversary with a five-course wine pairing dinner, during which guests may discuss the menu with chef de cuisine Steve Young. Courses are hamachi crudo with caviar; guests’ choice of crab and avocado salad, pepper-crusted beef carpaccio or porcini mushroom and black truffle soup; choice of sea scallops or Skuna Bay salmon; choice of Snake River Farms rib cap or Colorado lamb; and Valrhona chocolate mousse with banana crème brûlée and caramel cream. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and costs $125 per person. To reserve call 702-732-5775 or email TaChelle Lawson at email@example.com. Edge Steakhouse, 3000 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-732-5111, 800-732-7117.
Through August 20
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is offering complimentary tastings of all of its 100 wines by-the-glass, pouring two select wines per night through August 20, 2016. Also, guests who like the featured wine can purchase a bottle for half off that same evening. For a schedule of which wines are being sampled visit the official website. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Town Square, 6515 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-407-0019.
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 Café, Wine Bar & Cellar, 2120 Festival Plaza Dr. #160, Las Vegas, NV 89135, 702-478-5030.
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.
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.
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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