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JUNE 19-23, 2019


We make wine approachable

Vintage Albuquerque events are the perfect opportunity to learn by exploring a variety of wines in a fun, social environment. It’s also a chance to taste wines from all over the world without traveling or a passport. Our events aren’t about hints of this, notes of that. It’s about experiencing the world of wine in a friendly, approachable way. Sure, some may have a more sophisticated palate, but what it ultimately comes down to is finding something you like and enjoy it! With 5 fun and different days of events, you’ll excite all 5 senses. Choose one, choose them all!

Schedule of Events

Wednesday June 19, 2019

Opening Nite Gala Dinner $195 Sandia Golf Resort and Spa 

Music Provided by ‘Best of Albuquerque’ Guitarist 
Wayne Wesley Johnson
Compliments of New Mexico Jazz Workshop


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Thursday June 20, 2019

Winery Seminar $75

VGS chateau Potelle @ Hotel Andaluz


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.


Peay Vineyards at Savoy Bar & Grill

Wilson Daniels  Selection at Artichoke Cafe

Au Contraire at Piatanzi

Bodegas LAN at MAS Tapas y Vino

Marietta Cellars at Seasons Grill Old town

Freemark Abbey at Ranchers Club

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June 19-23, 2019



Friday June 21, 2019

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.


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. Located at the beautiful Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum grounds, this tented wine & food tasting extravaganza features over 100 wines from all over the world and scrumptious dishes from local restaurants who try to outdo each other for best food of show. They might be competing, but the real winner is you!


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Saturday June 22, 2019

VIP Reception & Auction Preview – Sponsored by Vara Winery
(by invitation only)
Major supporters and Sponsors are invited to join us before the Big Event Auction Dinner for Vara Sparkling wine and hors d’oeuvres. A great time to visit with friends, preview the Silent and Live Auction items before the crowd, and start your shopping list for the evening.

Download 2018 Auction Catalog (PDF)


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. There’s also the opportunity to bid on a wide variety of silent and live auction items with proceeds supporting our arts education beneficiaries. 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. We’re sure you’ll find something you just have to take home. Raise your paddle often and support the kids.


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Sunday June 23, 2019

Sparkling Brunch $85 is for those who can’t get enough Vintage Albuquerque festivities. Vara Winery