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September 26, October 10 & 24
New Vista has announced its fall schedule of wine walks to be held at Town Square. The wine walks will begin at 7 p.m. and conclude at 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include a wine glass and up to 20 different wines for sampling. All proceeds benefit New Vista Community, a local charity that provides programs to adults and children with intellectual challenges. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit here, or call 702-457-4677 ext. 127.
The Venetian will host its fifth-annual Festivino, a festival celebrating the fall harvest with Old World and New World wines paired with dishes from its chefs. Held from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. outdoors at the picturesque Doge’s Palace grand entrance of The Venetian, guests will have the opportunity to mingle and learn about the celebrated wines from master sommeliers, and enjoy culinary specialties. Master Sommeliers and Master Chefs of France participating include Steve Benjamin, Jacques Chrétien, Olivier Desaintmartin, Jean-Louis Dumonet, Jérôme Ferrer, Claude Le-Tohic, Patrick Ponsaty, Nico Romo, David Werly, and Olivier Dubreuil. This year, former keyboardist and songwriter from Journey, Jonathan Cain, will perform at Festivino. Tickets are $95, plus taxes and fees, and can be purchased at The Venetian's website or at any Venetian or Palazzo box office. A portion of the proceeds will benefit March of Dimes. The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1000, 877-883-6423.
Bistro 57 at Aliante Casino Hotel & Spa will host a six-course wine-pairing dinner prepared by chef Francesco DeFuria, featuring the wines of Rodney Strong. Pairings will include sweet poached figs with ricotta cheese and honey mousse, paired with the 2014 Rodney Strong Charlotte’s Home Estate Sauvignon Blanc; frisée salad with lemon dressing and grilled eggplant, matched with the 2013 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay; chocolate ravioli with shrimp and ricotta in a Champagne cream sauce, paired with the 2013 Sonoma Coast Estate Pinot Noir; grilled branzino in a white wine lemon sauce, matched with the 2013 Chalk Hill Estate Chardonnay; mustard-crusted lamb chop with grilled polenta, paired with the 2013 Alexander Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon; and tiramisu topped with espresso mousse, matched with the 2008 True Gentleman’s Port. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the cost is $95. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 702-692-7265 on weekdays, or 702-692-7477 on evenings and weekends. Bistro 57, Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa, 7300 N. Aliante Pkwy., North Las Vegas, NV 89084, 702-692-7777.
The third-annual Downtown Brew Festival will be held at the Clark County Amphitheater in Downtown Las Vegas from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. (with VIP early entry at 4 p.m.). The event will include more than 200 beers from 60 breweries, plenty of locally brewed brews, food from local celebrity chefs and live music. Tickets include unlimited beer sampling and a commemorative cup. To purchase tickets, go to Downtown Brew Festival's website, where you’ll also find the line-up of breweries that will be pouring at the fest.
Slice of Vegas Pizza at Mandalay Place will host its first craft beer dinner, a four-course menu prepared by chef George Motsinger featuring New Belgium and Firestone Walker breweries. Pairings will include microgreens salad with beets, goat cheese, diced oranges, candied walnuts and raspberry, paired with New Belgium Le Terrior; lobster spaghetti, matched with Firestone Easy Jack; pan-seared short ribs with polenta, paired with New Belgium Abbey; and tiramisu made with espresso, rum, marscapone, Cognac and cocoa, matched with Firestone Velvet Merkin. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and the cost is $40 pre-sale or $45 at the door. Reservations can be made by calling 702-632-6470. Slice of Vegas Pizza, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-632-6470, 877-632-7800.
In celebration of Andre’s 35th Year Anniversary, Andre's at Monte Carlo and Alizé at the Top of the Palms will offer a 35 percent discount on any of its vast collection of wine, if ordered before 6:30 p.m. The discount is being offered throughout 2015. To reserve Andre’s at Monte Carlo, call 702-798-7151, or to make a reservation for Alizé, call 702-951-7000. Andre's Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-798-7151.
Third Thursday of Each Month
MADE LV in Tivoli Village in Summerlin is hosting the monthly W.I.N.O.S. (Women in Need of Sanity) event in conjunction with Mercedes of the Mercedes in the Morning radio program on MIX 94.1. Held every third Thursday of each month from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., ladies (men are welcome, too) are treated to live music, fashion advice, giveaways, raffles, food and drink specials and a photo booth by Studio K. During the event, the restaurant offers its happy hour menu, with wine for $5. Made LV, Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd. Ste 140, Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-722-2000.
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.
Mercadito at Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa is hosting weekly Wednesday Tequila Dinners. Executive chef Juan Puentes presents a four-course dinner with off-menu, tequila-based dishes. Between courses, guests get to try anejo, blanco and reposado tequilas. The four-course dinner is priced at $36 per person, with a minimum of two people per table. There are four menus that rotate weekly over three months, to enable guests to try a variation of the tequila dinners, or return for their favorites. Mercadito, Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89135, 702-979-3609.
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.
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
VOM FASS at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian has launched a new, free Whiskey Experience event on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. The informal 45-minute class allows guests to learn about various whiskeys from around the world and how they are made, while giving an overview to teach the differences between bourbons, Irish whiskeys and Scotches. Attendees are provided a taste of one bourbon, one Irish whiskey and two Scotches during the experience, as they learn about various kinds of Scotches, blended whiskeys, blended malts, single malts --- and the different regions from which the spirits derive. Reservations are not required. Those planning to attend can visit www.facebook.com/vomfasslasvegas to get specific details on which whiskeys will be featured and discussed. VOM FASS, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1000, 877-883-6423.
Every Other Thursday
Oil & Vine at The District at Green Valley Ranch is hosting complimentary wine tastings every other Thursday from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. The tastings include a variety of wines, gourmet foods, olive oils and vinegars samples, served throughout the shop. For the schedule of tastings, visit the Oil and Vine official website. Oil & Vine, 2235 Village Walk Dr. Ste. 151, Henderson, NV 89052, 702-467-0909.
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.
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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