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The Grand Tasting – A Time Honored Tradition!

              Like a fine wine UNLVino only gets better with age. This is best exemplified in the time-honored tradition of the Grand Tasting. Taking place inside the gorgeous Paris Las Vegas Ballroom, guests can expect the night to be filled with live entertainment from Jazz performer, Frankie Moreno, paired […]


From last year’s UNLVino: Frankie Moreno

To many, Frankie Moreno has been a staple in their music catalogue for years. To others, he is virtually brand new. Frankie started as a child prodigy pianist and was first introduced to American audiences at the age of ten with his debut on CBS’s “Star Search”. Now, named Headliner of the Year in Las […]


From Last Year’s UNLVino: Chet Buchanan

Chet Buchanan of 98.5 KLUC’s Chet Buchanan and the Morning Zoo will be this year’s UNLVino Master of Ceremonies. We are so excited to have him back for another amazing year! He will be the emcee each night of UNLVino and will host our Live Auction at the Grand Tasting on April 18 at 7:45 […]


From Last Year’s UNLVino: Entertainment Updates!

A huge component of UNLVino is the wonderful entertainment we have each year. This year we will be having show stopping performances each night from some of Las Vegas’s most beloved headliners. Bubble-Licious: Chadwick Johnson Chadwick Johnson is an award winning singer and songwriter. He mixes vintage classics with hits of today to make soulful […]


Auction Update: Rock in Rio

At our silent auction this year we will feature a Rock in Rio package. This includes two general admission tickets to the weekend of the guest’s choice as well as two goodie bags filled with CDs, t-shirts, memorabilia and other merchandise from Rock in Rio. Rock in Rio a is music festival that originated in […]


Honoree Spotlight: Steve Martorano

From a humble upbringing, Steve Martorano grew up in South Philly and had big aspirations for himself. He started in the restaurant industry in the 70’s when he opened a small delivery sandwich shop out of his apartment. The business grew and he soon opened his first sit down restaurant a few years later. In […]


Auction Update: Rachel Eva Jewelry

Rachel Eva Jewelry began in 2005 and her collections feature necklaces, bracelets and earrings. She is in inspired by nature’s raw beauty and handcrafts each piece to be unique. “The assembly of ornamental accessories showcases the designer’s signature link weaved through a variety of attritions that pay homage to the essence of organic materials while […]


How to Say Cheers in 12 Different Languages

CHEERS! As a sign of goodwill and friendship, toasting is something we will definitely see a lot of at UNLVino. Check out the list below for how to say “Cheers” in 12 different languages. Czech Spelling: Na zdravi Phonetic Pronunciation: Naz-drah-vi Danish  Spelling: Skal Phonetic Pronunciation: Skoal French Spelling: Santé Phonetic Pronunciation: Sahn-tay German Spelling: Prost […]


UNLVino Fun Facts

The first ever UNLVino was a one-day event that was held in a warehouse. At the first UNLVino in 1974, there were only 25 tables with a few wines featured at each station. Tony Goitia, Territory Manager of Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada, first got involved with UNLVino in 1981 when he helped pour […]


Inside Class Sessions: Red Rock and Venetian Tours

A few weeks ago, our class participated in a site visit for two of our UNLVino venues. We first visited Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, where its pool will serve as the new home for Sake Fever. The luscious area has 19 cabanas and three acres of space. Guest can join us poolside for […]