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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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Champagne, Sake, and Wine- What could be better!

UNLVino has been a prestigious culinary and beverage event in Las Vegas for over 40 years. Not only has this event raised millions of dollars in scholarships for UNLV students but it has also provided hands-on event planning, execution and promotion experience to graduating seniors. So raise your glass, take a sip for scholarship and […]


UNLVino Elevates Vegas’ Famed Wine Weekend, April 16-18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2015 UNLVino Elevates Vegas’ Famed Wine Weekend, April 16-18 Tickets are now on sale for UNLVino 2015, featuring celebrity chefs and entertainers Daniel Boulud, Steve Martorano, Frankie Moreno, Franks & Deans and more Click to Tweet: Raise your glass! Tickets are now on sale for #Vegas’ favorite #wine & #culinary […]


Welcome to the UNLVino Blog

Hello, and welcome to the UNLVino 2015 blog. Check in and keep up-to-date on everything going on with this year’s event.