Honoree Spotlight: Daniel Boulud

At each UNLVino event we honor someone who has impacted the Las Vegas community. This year, at Bubble-Licious, we are honoring Chef Daniel Boulud with the Dom Perignón Award of Excellence. Daniel Boulud is originally from Lyon, France and moved to America in 1982. He is a world-renowned chef and owner of several award-winning restaurants […]


Wine Tasting 101

The Grand Tasting is quickly approaching. In preparation, check out this video on wine tasting 101. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvEEUb1LZKQ  


Silent Auction Update

The students involved with UNLVino have been working hard to secure some amazing items for this year’s silent auction. From staycations to gateways, adventurous activities to beautiful art pieces there is something for everyone at our silent auction. Looking for a staycation? We have a two night stay at the elegant Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas […]


Beginner’s Guide to UNLVino

Is it your first time to UNLVino? Don’t fret, check out this article by Brian Sodoma in the UNLV News Center for tips on how to make the most of your first time at UNLVino! http://news.unlv.edu/article/serious-fun-expert-guide-enjoying-unlvino

UNLVINO 2015_Britto2

Romero Britto: The Official UNLVino Artist

  Born in Recife, Brazil in 1963 Britto was drawn to being creative and loved art from a young age. He is a self-taught artist who is known for his use vibrant colors and bold patterns. His work reflects hope, happiness and faith. Britto is very active and supports many charities around the world each […]


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 with exceptional beverages and indulgent creations from […]


Meet the Students: Emma James

Each year UNLVino raises thousands of dollars in scholarships for students in the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at UNLV. This blog will let you meet some of the students that have received these scholarships and see how it has helped them in college. Meet Emma James. She is a senior at UNLV, […]


Sake Fever – East Meets West!

We are excited to welcome Sake Fever back into the UNLVino lineup! A fan-favorite, Sake Fever will showcase a variety of sakes, Japanese spirits and cocktails from Southern Wine & Spirit of Nevada’s Master Mixologists, Francesco Lafranconi and J.R. Starkus. This year we are bringing in some of Las Vegas’ top restaurants to create a […]

FullSizeRender (1)

Inside Look at Class Sessions- Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada Visit

Prior to graduation, the students of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration must plan and operate a special event. Our class this year is helping to organize one of Las Vegas’ most well known and prestigious events –UNLVino! A few weeks ago, our class was lucky enough to visit Southern Wine and Spirits, […]


Bubble-Licious – Champagne Under the Stars!

Taking place at Doge’s Palace outside of the Venetian, Bubble-Licious is truly an event fit for a king! We will kick-off UNLVino with a traditional 21 cork salute as we honor James Beard Award Winning Chef Daniel Boulud with the Dom Pérignon Award of Excellence. There will be a wide variety of fine champagnes and […]