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November 7, December 8, January 11 and February 2
Giada at The Cromwell is hosting monthly wine dinners featuring a different winery each month. On the schedule are Cheval de Andes Winery on Monday, Nov. 7; Stonestreet Winery on Thursday, Dec. 8; Rombauer Vineyards on Wednesday, Jan. 11; and Tour of Amarone with Winemaker Luciano Castiello of Banfi Estates on Thursday, Feb. 2. Tasting menus include Giada favorites and some unique additions to highlight the selection of wine. Each dinner experience is $200 per person and guests will take home a signed photo and a selection of Giada De Laurentiis’ favorite recipes, including her beloved lemon ricotta cookies. To make reservations, call 702-731-7778 or email email@example.com. Giada, The Cromwell, 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-667-1799.
B&B Ristorante will host a five-course feast highlighting the first pressing of extra virgin olive oil from Tenuta di Capezzana. During the dinner, Beatrice Contini-Bonacossi, whose family owns Capezzana, will discuss the unique history of the estate, as well as the oil-making process. The menu will include a trio of crostini: chicken liver, cavolo nero and traditional "fett'unta"; insalata pinzimonio; Tuscan ribollita; tordelli with Swiss chard and ricotta; dry-aged bistecca fiorentina carved tableside with fagioli a la fiasco; and schiacciata alla fiorentina with olive oil gelato. The dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and is priced at $165 (plus tax and tip) and includes wine pairings. Visit here to purchase tickets. B&B Ristorante, The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-266-9977.
Spiedini at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort, Spa & Golf will host a wine pairing dinner featuring Italian wines. Courses are zucchini crostata with puttanesca sauce, paired with Pecorino, Domodimonti Li Coste, Le Marche, 2013; smoked chicken and butternut squash tortelloni, matched with Rosso Di Montalcino, Castello Banfi, Southern Tuscany 2014; slowly roasted veal brisket with porcini focaccia stuffing, paired with Sangiovese, Santa Cristina Toscana Antinori, Tuscany 2014; and tiramisu, matched with Lemoncello. 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.
The Charcoal Room at Palace Station Hotel & Casino will host a five-course wine dinner pairing wines from Kendall-Jackson. Courses are an amuse-bouche of late winter salad with baby mâche, fraise, arugula and watercress vinaigrette paired with Kendall-Jackson Vintners Reserve Chardonnay; seared day boat scallops with roasted beets and hazelnut brown butter matched with Pinot Gris Kendall-Jackson Vintners Reserve; petite lobster bisque encroute paired with a Champagne sorbet; lollipop lamb chop with soft polenta in a bone marrow reduction matched with Kendall-Jackson Pinot Noir Vintners Reserve; petite filet with Hudson Valley foie gras, truffle and a Merlot syrup paired with Kendall-Jackson Cabernet; and cappuccino tart with crispy meringue and vanilla-chestnut emulsion matched with Taylor Fladgate 10 Year Tawny Port. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m., the cost is $55 and a wine expert from Kendall-Jackson winery will introduce each wine pairing. To RSVP, call 702-221-6678. The Charcoal Room, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102, 702-221-6678.
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.
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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