The wine week-end begins this Thursday in Reno with a tasting and tapas at Orozko in John Ascuaga's Nugget. This week they are featuring four Napa wineries, Sterling, Franciscan, Stag's Leap and Joel Gott. Each wine is paired with chef-created tapas. The tasting is from 5pm to 8 pm and the cost is $20.
Also, on Thursday, both locations of Whispering Vines will be hosting the Napa Valley winery, Hall. They are serving four flights for $20. Store hours are 11 am to 8 pm.
On Friday, September 27th Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada and the Peppermill are hosting a fund raiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Nevada. Vintage Nevada is offering over 500 wines along with hors d'oeuvres, entrees and desserts. The event is being held in the Tuscany Ballroom at the Peppermill from 5pm to 8 pm. The cost is $50.
Also, on Friday, Total Wine is hosting an Argentinian Wine Tasting in their store on South Virginia from 12pm to 6 pm. The same sampling will be available on Saturday, the 28th from noon to 6 and on Sunday, the 29th from noon to 4pm.