Wine FestNorth and South American Wines Compete During The Golden Nugget’s Wine Revolution

Tickets now on sale for this weekend-long event April 12-14, 2013

LAS VEGAS – The Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino will host its fifth annual spring wine event, Wine Revolution North America vs. South America April 12-14. This three day wine festival brings together consumers, winemakers and winery owners with poolside receptions, wine tastings, silent and live wine auctions and more.

Friday, April 12
*Wines from Two Hemispheres: A Golden Nugget Las Vegas Signature Wine Dinner , will allow guests to experience dinner under the stars with Winemaker Bob Pepi and the culinary vision of Chef Alex Irlandes. This unique event features Argentinean superstar winery Valentin Bianchi and California boutique wineries Two Angels, Eponymous and Angels Secret. Guests will enjoy epicurean delights exquisitely paired with incredible wines while being serenaded by the native beats of Argentina. The dining experience begins at 7 p.m. on the Tank pool deck.

Reservations can be made for $95 and include admission to the Poolside Champagne & Wine Kick-off Reception at H2O poolside bar*.

The Poolside Champagne and Wine reception will kick off at 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. and guests will have the opportunity to mingle with winemakers, owners and fellow wine enthusiasts while listening to smooth jazz at the property’s H2O bar. Tickets to this event can be purchased individually for $35*.

Saturday, April 13
Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse welcomes guests to experience an *Introduction To South American Wines. Join Master Sommelier Larry Stone as he guides a delicious exploratory tasting and discovery of 12 wines. The introduction begins at noon and tickets are $35 per person.

Master Sommelier Larry Stone, Winemaker Bob Pepi and Winery owner, George Daou will take you on a journey of comparison with *A Cabernet Contrast: North vs. South America at 2:30 p.m. inside Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse. Wine enthusiasts are invited to explore the intricate relationship between Cabernet from both hemispheres, featuring a total of 12 Cabernets from Chile, Argentina and California. Tickets for the tasting are $45 per person.

Tickets can be purchased for both exciting seminars on Saturday, April 13 located inside Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse for $75.

The Grand Tasting, with a showdown between 120 wine selections from California, Chile and Argentina, will be held in The Grand from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. and guests will be able to cast their votes for the best wines and regions. These amazing wines will be paired with chef appetizers, live music, barrel tastings and a few surprises. Tickets to this event can be purchased individually for $100*.

Sunday, April 14
Rounding out the third day of signature events, is the Champagne and Jazz Brunch on Sunday, April 14, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Grand. Guests will enjoy live jazz alongside exquisite brunch offerings including made-to-order crepes, bloody mary bar and a selection of sparkling wines. Brunch will be followed by a live auction featuring wine lots, large format collector’s bottles and more. Tickets to the brunch and auction can be purchased individually for $100*.

Guests can end the weekend by relaxing in a cabana at the Golden Nugget’s Hideout pool and “Wine Down with the Winemakers” as they enjoy a glass or two of North and South America’s best wines. Tickets can be purchased individually for $25*.

The fun-filled signature events, which include Poolside Champagne & Wine Kick-Off Reception, Wine Revolution Grand Tasting, Champagne & Jazz Brunch with Live Auction and “Wine” Down With The Wine Makers, will feature hundreds of wines from North and South America. Regularly priced at $260*, guests who book in advance can lock in the discounted ticket price of $199* for all four events. Each event can also be purchased separately.

To make reservations for all of the signature and additional Wine Revolution events, guests can visit or call 866.946.5336.

Wineries and winemakers to be featured include:

North American Wineries
Chateau Montelena
Hugo Family Cellars
Dry Creek
Martin Ray
Cline Cellars
Daou Vineyards
Pine Ridge
Joseph Phelps
Charles Krug
Realm Cellars

South American Wineries
Marques de Casa Concha
Finca Decero
Castillo de Molina
Valentin Bianchi
New Age
Concha y Toro
*price is per person, plus taxes.

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