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If you like to relax with a glass of wine and the smooth sounds of jazz, make your way to the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas from March 25-27 for the 3rd Annual Jazz & Wine Fest! Kick things off March 25 with a Champagne & Wine Reception at The Tank, It's a chance to mingle with top winemakers, owners and other wine aficionados and enthusiasts while listening to the soothing sounds of smooth jazz all underneath the stars.
Then, get ready to tantalize your taste buds, because on March 26 the festival continues inside The Grand Events Center, where you can sample more than 200 selections from more than 50 of the most prestigious wineries throughout California, Oregon and Washington. You'll sample library selections, vintage releases and use Riedel stemware while listening to more live jazz, all supplemented by exquisite food from the Golden Nugget's award-winning chefs.
Las Vegas has more wine Sommeliers than any other city in the country, and there's no shortage of great places to check out the latest wines and hard-to-find gems. With a spectacular view of the city and airplanes taking off, check out the extensive wine collection and dramatic display at Panevino. Settle into a cozy tapas experience at the new La Cave wine cave at Wynn Las Vegas, where you can also enjoy hand-crafted beers along with sumptuous food by Chef Bill DeMarco. Or check out the wine angels at Mandalay Bay's Aureole, where servers scale up and down the wine tower in search of the perfect bottle for you and your guests! Add some chocolate tasting to your wine experience at the Wine Cellar inside the Rio All-Suite Hotel.
Whether you are a sommelier or just a casual fan of wines, it's a weekend you won't want to miss! Plan ahead and book your trip in May for the fifth anniversary of Vegas Uncork'd! The ultimate epicurean experience, this delicious and inspiring star-studded weekend is guaranteed to satisfy every craving when it comes to providing access to world-class chefs, sommeliers, great restaurant design, and Bon AppÃ©tit editors and contributors. The event takes place at various hotels including Bellagio, Caesars Palace, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, and Wynn Las Vegas.