Las Vegas is known for doing everything big so it’s no surprise wine tasting has exploded here. Great for date nights, parties or just friends getting together, wine tastings provide a perfect atmosphere to relax while you enjoy a variety of wines and socialize. So whether you’re a connoisseur or just a grape nut, here are some great places that promise to bring the highest quality, style and fun to your wine tasting experience in a way only Vegas can offer.
The Hostile Grape: Hidden in the chic basement of the M Resort, The Hostile Grape’s warm lighting and comfortable lounge will make you feel welcome as soon as you walk in. With over 160 choices of wine by the glass and over 400 bottles you’re sure to find something you’ll love. For tastings, The Hostile Grape uses an innovative dispensing system that allows you to sample a wide variety of wines by using a prepaid card. Choose a one, three or five ounce pour from their impressive, high-end selection. Unique, handcrafted cocktails, delicious appetizers and live music add to the appeal and make The Hostile Grape a great choice for a special night. (The M Resort, 12300 S Las Vegas Blvd, Henderson)
Rio’s Wine Cellar and Tasting Room: Entering Rio’s Wine Cellar instantly transports you to Old Italy. The rustic atmosphere, stone floors, brick archways and luxurious couches are a backdrop to an incredible wine collection showcasing approximately 10,000 bottles of wine, some very rare. Rio’s Wine Cellar offers a nice variety of generously poured wine flights to go with their wonderful selection of Artisan cheese and meat pairings, which are served with freshly baked bread. Visit Rio’s Wine Cellar for a nice getaway from the hustle and bustle of Vegas. (Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas)
Double Helix Wine & Whiskey Bar at the Palazzo: This inviting, circular lounge is located in the middle of the Palazzo shopping arcade. Double Helix is a great place to savor some quality wines, nibble on delicious food and people watch! Enjoy one of their specially selected, three wine flights or create your own from their diverse wine menu. Pair your selection with an Artisanal Cheese Board or an appetizer crafted by celebrity chef, Emeril Lagasse. Double Helix is a perfect place to decompress. They also have another location at Town Square. (3327 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas)
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway at The Wynn: From the chic, cozy atmosphere to the impressive wine list featuring bottles from some of the best vineyards in the world, to their delectable, small plate menu choices, there is much to love about La Cave. Wine lovers can enjoy a personally selected wine flight with a perfectly paired Charcuterie board while enjoying the view of the Wynn pool and gardens from La Cave’s lovely patio. (3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas)
This is only a small sampling from a wide selection of wine bars and restaurants. Just another great reason to visit Las Vegas! What is your favorite wine tasting spot? Share with us in the comments!