Posts Tagged ‘Wine Beer & Spirits’

  • Seaside Wine Tasting
    It doesn’t get better than this.  Beautiful blue skies reflected onto calm blue Pacific, the cliff’s edge just yards away with pelicans cruising the coast – and glasses of smooth merlot, tangy pinot noir and crisp Chardonnay from local San Luis Obispo wineries. All this and tasty little slices of gourmet pizza are served up with live acoustic guitar...
    by at November 2nd, 2009 at 06:11 pm
  • Tolosa Winery in San Luis Obispo
    I remember one of their very first wine dinners, years ago, a small party of 20 people seated al fresco under the grape arbors on the grounds of the the old Mission in downtown San Luis Obispo CA.  The founders were there with their new release and talked about the long journey to that tasting, including divining the right name – Tolosa.  Naturally, the Mission...
    by at July 29th, 2009 at 01:07 pm
  • The M beer bar best in Vegas
    I’m going to change my mind about the 32º Draft beer bar at the M Resort Casino Spa, Las Vegas.  I wasn’t enthusiastic about it on my first visit because I didn’t like its location next to the Sports Betting area, in earshot of a cacophony of slot machines. But on the second visit, in the late afternoon, we sat at the bar and began sampling...
    by at May 13th, 2009 at 10:05 am
  • New M Casino Modern Chic Oasis
    The newest addition to the Las Vegas hotel scene is the M Resort Casino Spa, a modernistic, drop dead gorgeous oasis palace of hip pleasure with spacious expanses of marble, structured amber glass and lofty ceilings. First thoughts are why such a trendy palace so far from the Strip?  But on second thought, the M lies at the gateway to Las Vegas when traveling on the...
    by at May 11th, 2009 at 10:05 am
  • Chris’ Rock n Roll Wine “Event of the Year”
    Get ready for Chris’ Rock n Roll 2nd Annual Wine Amplified Festival Sat Sep 22 featuring award-winning multi-Platinum group Sugar Ray! With over 50 wineries pouring over 120 unique wines, this year’s Festival promises to eclipse the extravaganza success of last year. Venue is the newly-renovated Mandalay Bay Beach – a huge private party over 11-acres...
    by at September 22nd, 2007 at 01:09 am
  • A Free Beer Tasting!
    Lee’s Discount Liquors is holding Beer Tastings at their Lake Mead location 7411 W. Lake Mead at Tenaya. This is not Bud or Miller Lite, guys. Each Wednesday they offer a new selection of special beers along with light snacks. Tastings start 7pm and go until 8:30 or so. Seating is limited, so call ahead or arrive a few minutes early. Free. Call Brian 702-804-9700...
    by at August 30th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • World Beer Tasting Benefit
    Lee’s Discount Liquors joins other sponsors Coors of Las Vegas, Chicago Brewery, the Las Vegas Weekly, Vitamin Water, radio 97.1 and others in hosting a benefit for New Vista Community. For $30 pp or $50 for 2, you can taste over 25 beers from around the world. Buy advance tickets online at NewVistaCommunity.org. “Brew’s Best” is Sat Sep 8 from...
    by at August 18th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Les’ Wines & Vines Radio Show
    This is the chance to get in on one of the best wine-tasting events in town and the only wine radio show in the world with a live audience – you! Email Les now to get a place and get on his list. Kudos to Les for keeping this show on the air for 8 years! and with great venues each week. Thank you Les because the opportunity to rotate through some of the city’s...
    by at August 15th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Montelago Village Wine Tasting Walk
    Look for winewalks beginning again April 08. Stroll along the New Vista Community Wine Walk at luxurious and beautiful Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas. Savor more than 20 different wines while visiting shops and restaurants from 6p-9p. Raffle at 9:00 pm on the Events Plaza. The tickets are $30 pp or $50 per couple with proceeds going to New Vista Community, a non-profit...
    by at August 14th, 2007 at 04:08 am
  • MIX & Chris Rock ‘n Roll Wine
    Join Las Vegas’ #1 Party Man Chris and his famed Rock ‘n Roll Wine Event at the MIX Lounge on top of the Hotel at Mandalay Bay. This is sure to be a one of the magical nights only Chris create. A spectacular view of the city lights, live music by Michael Soli and a great selection of wines – and a crowd of beautiful people. What more can you ask for? DIRECTIONS:...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Grand Opening Lee’s Tavern Mesquite
    Get to Mesquite and join the ribbon cutting at 11am, with Jack Daniels girls from 11 to 2, and Captain Morgan from 11 to 2. Everyone welcome to join in the celebration with a day filled with specials, prizes, drinks, and food. The new Lee’s Tavern is ready to show you something a little different, 24 hours with full kitchen, an extensive wine list and gambling....
    by at July 29th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • LV Hilton is good to locals w/ Cool by the Pool
    This summer, in addition to a Sounds of Summer Concert Series, the Hilton is offering Cool by the Pool Happy Hour with 2-for-1 Fosters and cocktails from 5:30p-8p daily. Live entertainment too. The Las Vegas Hilton is good to locals. Your red Hilton card will get you the buffet for about $14 and that includes house wine or their keg beer. Play the slots a little and...
    by at July 18th, 2007 at 10:07 am
  • Andre’s First Friday Wine Tasting
    Andre’s is one of the venerable old-time spots in Las Vegas, serving French cuisine since 1980, located in a vintage Downtown home from the 1930’s. They are featuring a First Friday wine-tasting from 5:30p-9:30p with 4 wines and a “plat du fromage.” Cost is $15 pp + tax & gratuity. Call 702-385-5016 for more info. Andre’s 401 S. 6th St...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 10:06 am
  • Reverse Happy Hour @ Platinum
    If it’s kind of late and you are looking for a comfortable trendy place to hang out and have a couple of drinks, try Stir at the Hotel/Spa Platinum between 10 pm and 1 am. They are promoting a Reverse Happy Hour with 50% off well drinks and domestic beers while you “DJ or clock your iPod” and watch Film Noir on the flat screen TV’s. They advertise...
    by at June 28th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Free New Zealand Wine Tasting
    Mon Jul 16 is a chance to savor the flavors of New Zealand wines at Lee’s Discount Liquors. You will be guided through selections from Terrace Heights Estates and Fairhall Downs Wineries. The time is 6:30p-7:30p. Tasting is free, but reservations requested. Call Melissa to reserve at 702-364-2600. Store location is 9355 W Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related “Right...
    by at June 27th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Chris’ Rock n Roll Wine Event @ Platinum
    The young and beautiful of Las Vegas, plus the more mature but still beautiful, will meet at The Platinum Hotel on June 22 for Chris’ next Rock ‘n Roll Wine Event. The “progressive style” evening will start at 7pm on the rooftop terrace with strip view and sparkling wines. Then it’s on to the middle terrace with indoor/outdoor pool, more strip...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Las Vegas Weekly “Party on the Patio”
    Friday night 6p-9p at the Platinum Pool is a “Party on the Patio” presented by the Las Vegas Weekly. They are offering complimentary Patron Cocktails, Miller Chill and appetizers. Full cash bar for those who are want more. It’s a very chic and intimate pool area, perfect for entertaining as they say. Go to the Platinum website for more details lvplatinum.com....
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • CHILL w/ Tommy Thompson @ Hotel Mt Charleston
    Combine great jazzy music, a cool Mt Charleston evening with wine tasting from the Michael David Vineyards. The event is hosted by DeLuca Liquor & Wine and features live music from the Tommy Thompson Project. Band plays from 6:30p-8:00p. Call for more info 702-872-5500. Hotel Mt Charleston Las Vegas NV (only 35 miles from the Strip) Related Tommy Thompson Around...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • J. Lohr Wine Tasting @ Lee’s
    Lee’s Discount Liquors is steaming ahead with beer, tequila and wine tastings. The Lake Mead store is holding a wine tasting on June 21 for California wines from theJ. Lohr Vineyards. To find out more about the vineyard go to jlohr.com. Call Brian or Daniel to reserve 702-804-9700. Lee’s Discount Liquors 7411 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Las Vegas NV, Related Firestone...
    by at June 18th, 2007 at 02:06 pm
  • 5th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest
    The Club at the Cannery is hosting its 5th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest June 15 & 16. I love beer and I love blues and I certainly don’t mind a little BBQ now and then. Sounds like a winning combo to me. The event starts at 4pm both days with admission only $5 @ door. Venue is The Club at the Cannery Casino & Hotel 2121 East Craig Rd North Las Vegas...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • “Right Gin” Tasting @ Lee’s
    Fri Jun 08 & Sat Jun 09 is “Right Gin” tasting at several of Lee’s Discount Liquor Store locatiions around town, including one in Mesquite. The Swedish “Right Gin” is truly international in source and flavor – Swedish water, Australian juniper, Indian coriander, Russian cardamon, Sicilian and West Indian citrus and Sarawak Black...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • 2007 Epicurean Affair
    The Grand tasting event of the year is the 2007 Epicurean Affair Thur May 31 starting 7pm. The list of particpating restaurants and hotels is long and impressive and includes 100 of Las Vegas’ best. There will be gourmet cuisine, vintage wines and live entertainment. Call 702-878-9272 or visit the website for more details nvhotels.com. Cost is $125 if you purchase...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Vince Neil & Free Tres Rios Tequila Tasting
    I love Lee’s Discount Liquors even more! More tastings from the trend-setter Mr. Lee and his wonderful crew. May 24 @ 4pm is a Tequila tasting event with Vince Neil on hand for bottle signing. There will be tasting of all 3 tequilas: the Blanco, Reposado and Anejo. Call Brian or Tom for details 702-804-9700. Lee’s Discount Liquors 7411 W Lake Mead Blvd Las...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Free Sake Tasting @ Lee’s
    I love Lee’s Discount Liquors! What a great event Mr. Lee staged with his Beer Experience. May 24 @ 7pm is an evening of new sakes with a wide range of tastes, colors and temperatures. There will be a guest speaker to guide you through the intricate mysteries of this popular oriental spirit. Call Brian to reserve 702-804-9700. Lee’s Discount Liquors 7411...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Burger Bar for Tasty $$
    Trendy but expensive is the best way to describe Burger Bar in Mandalay Place. Flatscreen TVs in every booth are both cool and distracting, depending on your personal taste. The burgers were delicious, with high quality meat, but count on $10 pp and that’s with no drinks, no fries, tip or tax. They have a Kobe beef burger on the menu for around $16 if you are...
    by at May 16th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • “Cruisin for Cash” Shark Pool Party @ Golden Nugget
    Every Wednesday in June is “Cruisin’ for Cash” with Mexican Riviera Cruise Getaway for Two and $5,000 in cash prizes each week. Come enjoy the new $30 million pool and shark tank at the Golden Nugget Downtown Las Vegas. You’ll hear great music and take advantage of drink specials. You get 1 FREE ticket for coming to the party, another for joining...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Pix from Lee’s 1st Beer Experience – Success!
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    by at May 13th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Chris’ Reggae Wine Event @ Flamingo Pool
    If you have ever attended one of Chris’ Rock ‘n Roll Wine Tastings, you know that it is a primo gathering of the young, vibrant, hip and beautiful of Las Vegas. But that doesn’t mean that the over-40 or even over-50 crowd is excluded, just in the minority. For information on his monthly wine parties and get on the email invite list, go to his website:...
    by at May 13th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • 5 week “Wines of France” class
    The Wines of France Part I is a course offered by Norma Poole, Certified Sommelier, Court of Master Sommeliers and Wine Education & Consulting Services. This five week course will cover wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy including their history. Outside reading is highly recommended: The Oxford Companion to Wines, Jancis Robinson and The World Atlas of Wines, Hugh...
    by at May 12th, 2007 at 04:05 am
  • World Beer Cup 2006 and 2008
    Every two years the Brewers Association sponsors the World Beer Cup. The last competition was in 2006, the next is in San Diego Apr 08. 2221 beers were entered in ’06 from 540 breweries, 56 coutnries, in 85 styles or categories with 109 judges from 18 countires. The USA won 64% of all medals with Germany at 11%, Belgium 6% and Australia & Japan 4%. 38 countries...
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 07:05 am