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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.
March 26, April 30, May 28, June 9 & 25 & July 30
On the last Wednesday of each month, Sammy's Restaurant, Bar & Grill in Green Valley will host Sammy’s Social Club, a four-course dinner paired with drinks from a highlighted vineyard, distillery or brewery. Upcoming pairings will include Moet & Chandon Champagne (March 26), Franciscan Estate Winery (April 30), Glenmorangie Whiskey (May 28), Clos Du Bois Winery (June 25) and Robert Mondavi Winery (July 30). Sammy’s will also host a special Social Club meeting during the week of June 9 for Father’s Day, where the menu will be paired with Sierra Nevada Brewery. Seating is limited and can be reserved by calling 702-567-4000. Sammy's Restaurant, Bar & Grill, 1501 N. Green Valley Pkwy., Henderson, NV 89074, 702-567-4000.
April 5 & April 19, May 17 & 31, Sept. 6 & Sept. 20, Oct. 11 & 25
New Vista has announced its schedule of wine walks being held at Town Square (April 5, May 17, September 20 and October 11) and at The Village, Lake Las Vegas (April 19, May 31, September 6 and October 25). The wine walks will begin at 7 p.m. and conclude at 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door, 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 or to purchase tickets, visit newvistanv.org/portfolioentry/wine-walk or call 702-457-4677 ext. 33.
The Fourth-Annual Motley Brews Great Vegas Festival of Beer will be held across several blocks of Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas, in the heart of the Fremont East Entertainment District, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. A wide range of beer styles with more than 250 beer choices from 80 breweries will be served, including several from Nevada. Tickets include unlimited sampling and, if purchased online before April 19, are $35 for general admission, $45 for early entry at 3 p.m. and $75 for VIP, which includes early entry and access to the Brewers Lounge with handcrafted beer cocktails and food included. To purchase tickets, go to greatvegasbeer.com. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Nevada Craft Brewers Association, which is providing some specialty beers brewed just for the festival.
Bellagio’s Epicurean Epicenter Series will educate guests with a fun and informative “Old World vs. New World” wine pairing dinner at Sensi Friday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. The four-course menu, created by Sensi executive chef Royden Ellamar, will be paired with a variety of unique wines from the world’s greatest estates. Wine Spectator executive editor Thomas Matthews and Bellagio wine director and master sommelier Jason Smith will host the event, providing guests with an explanation of the difference between old world and new world wines as well as the inspiration behind their pairing selections with chef Ellamar’s contemporary cuisine. The evening will begin with an assortment of canapés followed by a four-course prix fixe menu. The exquisite dinner is priced at $195 per person, all-inclusive. For reservations, contact Bellagio Concierge at 866-406-7117. Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-693-7111, 888-987-6667.
The 5th annual Las Vegas Epicurean Affair will be held at The Pools at The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino from 7 to 10 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Nevada Restaurant Association (NvRA), gives guests an opportunity to sample cuisine from chefs from nearly 75 of Las Vegas’ finest restaurants and cocktails from some of the most prestigious beverage purveyors in Las Vegas. Some of the participating restaurants include Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio, Delmonico Steakhouse, STK, Bouchon, TAO Asian Bistro and Il Mulino. General admission prices are $105 and VIP tickets with early admission at 6 p.m. are $155. Proceeds from the event benefit NvRA’s educational and scholarship programs. To purchase tickets, visit www.palazzo.com or any Venetian or Palazzo box office. The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109, 866-263-3001.
May 28, June 25 & July 30
On the last Wednesday of each month, Sammy's Restaurant, Bar & Grill in Green Valley hosts Sammy’s Social Club, four-course dinners paired with drinks from a highlighted vineyard, distillery or brewery. Upcoming pairings will include Glenmorangie Whiskey on May 28, Clos Du Bois Winery on June 25 and Robert Mondavi Winery on July 30. Sammy’s will also host a special Social Club meeting during the week of June 9 for Father’s Day, where the menu will be paired with Sierra Nevada Brewery. Prices vary and seating is limited. To reserve, call 702-567-4000. Sammy's Restaurant, Bar & Grill, 1501 N. Green Valley Pkwy., Henderson, NV 89074, 702-567-4000.
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 bimonthly 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 cost is $35. Andre's 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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