This Thursday, Halloween night, the Orozko Lounge will offer a flight night from 5pm to 8pm. They will be pouring two whites and two reds from different producers, each paired with gourmet tapas. The Orozko Lounge is located in John Asguaga's Nugget. The cost of the tasting including tapas is $20.
Friday, November 1st at Ben's Fine Wine on Lakeside they will be offering Black Box Premium wine tastings for $5. They will be pouring from 4:30 to 6:30. They are located at 3480 Lakeside Drive. At their Sparks location, 2990 Sullivan Lane, the pours will be from the producer, Bin 36. The cost is, also $5.
Total Wine, located at 6671 South Virginia Street, is offering a tasting of Rioja wines on Friday and Saturday from noon to 6pm and on Sunday from noon to 4pm. The cost is free. Rioja is a region in north central Spain that is known for its wines made from the Tempranillo grape. Rioja is a full-bodied, red wine with aromas of dark fruit, leather and vanilla.
Coming up next week-end are two big events. On Friday, November 8th, Whispering Vine will be celebrating its 15th anniversary, Getting Better with Age, at the Nevada Museum of Art from 6pm to 9pm. The celebration will feature over 100 wines. The cost is $35.
Friday, November 8th is, also the first of the three day Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival being held at Harrah's at Lake Tahoe. The festival features several food and wine events throughout the week-end. Each event is priced separately.