Opening Nite Gala Dinner $175 at Campo at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm features our Honorary Chair, Regina Martinelli and the Wines of Martinelli Winery & Vineyards. The wines will be perfectly matched with an incredible dinner prepared by award-winning chef and James Beard award finalist, Jonathan Perno.
Thursday June 21
Martinelli Winery Seminar $75
Join Regina Martinelli at Los Poblanos Historic Inn at noon for a retrospective tasting of her Sonoma family’s Martinelli wines. Produced from their own estate grown grapes in Sonoma since 1880, Regina will showcase her family’s single vineyard Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Syrah from the Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast and Green Valley appellations. Wines from each varietal will highlight what the Martinelli family has accomplished in Sonoma County as one of the regions founding pioneers.
Winery Dinners $95 are a long time favorite of Vintage Albuquerque, a four-course, wine-paired dinner, specially created by each restaurant’s executive chef, in concert with the winemaker of selected wineries. Representatives of the featured wineries will be present to guide you through each wine and food pairing.
- Artichoke Cafe & Wilson Daniels
- Farina Alto & Jose Pastor Selections
- Piatanzi & Rocca delle Macìe
- Ranchers Club & Wines of South America [MENU]
- Savoy & Martin Wood [MENU]
- Bien Shur & Duckhorn
- Seasons & Banfi [MENU]
Casual Dinners $65 are an alternative to the more formal winery dinners. These feature multiple courses with wines or cocktails.
- Salt And Board: Italian Provisions & Wine Flights
Friday June 22
Trade Tasting is open only to members of the restaurant and hospitality industry. It provides our participating wineries, breweries, distillers, distributors, and importers a chance to connect with our local restauranteurs and hoteliers.
The Grand Tasting $85 If you’ve never been to a Vintage Albuquerque event, this is the one not-to-miss. If you’re a regular, you know how much fun this is. A tented wine & food extravaganza, located at the beautiful Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum grounds, you can taste from over 100 wines from all over the world. And, scrumptious dishes from over local restaurants who try to outdo each other for best food of show. They might be competing, but the real winner is you!
Saturday June 23
VIP Reception & Auction Preview
(by invitation only)
Major supporters and Sponsors are invited to join us before the Big Event Auction Dinner for VARA Brut Reserva Cava, wine and hors d’oeuvres. A great time to visit with friends, before the crowd, and preview the Silent and Live Auction items, and start your shopping list for the evening.
The ‘Big Event’ Auction Dinner $225
This truly is the highlight of the Vintage Albuquerque June Wine Week Extravaganza. This formal dinner is your opportunity to eat, drink, and be merry, while supporting our arts education beneficiaries, by bidding on a wide variety of silent and live auction items. Fine art, jewelry, trips, one-of-a-kind dinners, and of course, specially selected wine lots, curated by our expert wine committee, and donated by our generous contributors, will hopefully find their way to your hearts, and your home. Raise your paddle often and support the kids.
Sunday June 24
Champagne Brunch $95 is for those who can’t get enough Vintage Albuquerque festivities. Cherie Montoya’s award-winning restaurant, Farm & Table and nationally recognized executive chef Carrie Eagle will pair four successive plates with four unique sparkling wines. Better get your tickets soon. This is always sold-out!