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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.
Eiffel Tower restaurant at Paris Las Vegas will host a wine tasting featuring Miner Family Winery, the Napa Valley winery that was named “Winery of the Year” by Wine & Spirits Magazine. The tasting will take place from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and wines will include Napa Chardonnay, 2013; Gary's Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2013; Oracle Cabernet Sauvignon Blend, 2012; and Emily's Cuvee and Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013. The cost is $40 per person and includes passed hors d'oeuvres. To reserve, call 702-948-6937. Eiffel Tower, Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-948-6937.
The Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival will convene over four days at the SLS Las Vegas, featuring wine, beer and spirits, as well as great food from locally renowned celebrity chefs such as José Andrés, Charlie Palmer, Nicole Brisson, Bradley Ogden, Brian Massie and Laurent Tourondel. Events include a 10-course tasting dinner with chef José Andrés at Bazaar Meat on Sept. 15; a tasting featuring the fare of 50 chefs from New York City to L.A. at the SLS Pool and SLS Front Driveway on Sept. 16 and Sept. 17; and a champagne brunch hosted by executive chef Thanawat Bates at Cleo. For more information, prices and to purchase tickets, visit the event website. SLS Las Vegas, 2535 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 855-761-7757.
CraftHaus Brewery will celebrate its second anniversary with the Hop Bomb Party from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event will include beer stations pouring more than 20 beers, including CraftHaus’s triple IPA "Hop Bomb." There will also be special guest taps, live bands and several food trucks. General admission tickets are $25 in advance and $32 at the door and include a logo pint glass and six 4-ounce beers. VIP tickets are $55 and include six 4-ounce beers, a logo pint glass and VIP-only access to the brewery, where there will be four taps, one exclusive beer tap and food provided by JoJo's Grill. Designated driver tickets are $12. Tickets can be purchased online. CraftHaus Brewery, 7350 Eastgate Rd. #110, Henderson, NV 89011, 702-462-5934.
The Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino will host its 7th annual Fall Beer Festival. Events include the Craft Beer Grand Tasting to be held in the Grand Event Center from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and the Sunday Night Pool Party at "The Tank" --- the Golden Nugget’s pool and shark aquarium --- from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Both events will feature craft beers, food and entertainment, and proceeds benefit the Animal Foundation. For more information, prices and to purchase tickets, call 866-946-5336 or visit the event website. Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 E. Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-385-7111, 800-846-5336.
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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