• August 16, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Well-known author and consultant Madeleine de Jean, now residing in Santa Fe, will host a free tasting and discussion of several Champagne and sparkling wines from France, England, and the United States. This is a not-to-be missed chance to taste and learn from Madeleine’s unique firsthand information and colorful career in wine. Madeleine opened the (more…)


  • August 9, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Our own wine department manager and buyer extraordinaire, Barbara Bjorn, will team up with the ever-popular and always informative James “Jimmy the Juice” Selby from Favorite Brands, as they offer a free tasting of some of our newest, wonderful summer wines. Featured wines are: FRANCOIS CHIDAINE TOURAINE SAUVIGNON BLANC, FR 2018 Uber Star [and we (more…)


  • July 26, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

There is a quality revolution taking place in South America led by vignerons who are discovering the terroir of Chile and reviving ancestral heirloom varieties like Pais and Muscat, in addition to making world-class wine from the international luminaries like Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, and Riesling. Outside of Austria, Chile has the highest (more…)


  • July 19, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This tasting with the play on words is one of our favorite of the year. We feature wines that will enhance and upgrade your summer meals. It’s summertime and the living is easier with lighter meals, picnics, outdoor grilling and entertaining. It’s also the ideal time to enjoy some lighter red wines that can take (more…)


  • July 12, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

In the blinding, chalky hills of the Andalusian coastal region of Jerez, Spain, exists the birthplace of one of the world’s most unique and laborious wines. With an intensity and distinctness that separate it from all others, Sherry has historically been esteemed in the company of Champagne, Madeira, Port, and Tokai. Interestingly, Christopher Columbus departed (more…)


  • May 17, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Rowley Farmhouse Ales are produced right here in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and they specialize in traditional and rustic farmhouse and sour ales. Josh Batchelor, Rowley’s sales director and beer aficionado just informed us that he’ll be available to host this intimate free tasting of Rowley Farmhouse Ales. Josh will be pouring samples of some (more…)


  • April 12, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Linda Tetrault of Floating World will be hosting a free tasting of an array of flavors coming out of the East. Japan is arguably producing some of the finest whiskey and most unique brews in the market today. Floating World has really specialized in bringing us the best from the Land of the Rising Sun. (more…)


  • March 15, 2019
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Beer at Cellar Temperature vs. Refrigerated In the U.S. we prefer our beer to be refrigerated, in the mid- to upper-30s (Fahrenheit). But, in Ireland and all of the U.K., beer is served at “cellar” temperature of about 50-55 degrees. Have you ever directly compared to see difference and find out which you might prefer? (more…)


  • February 15, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

We are very excited that Jesse from GT’s Living Foods is coming to Susan’s to host a complimentary tasting of kombucha. Kombucha is a fermented probiotic drink traditionally made with a small alcohol content. The alcohol was usually removed for placement in grocery stores, but now “hard” kombucha is making a comeback and becoming quite (more…)


  • January 11, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Brandi, our representative from Firestone Walker Brewing will visit Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits to offer a free tasting exploring the excellence of Firestone’s lineup. Brandi will be pouring samples of some amazing brews you’re sure to enjoy: Luponic Distortion Rotating IPA—no fruits, no flavorings, no shortcuts. Just the magic of 100 percent natural hops, (more…)


  • August 30, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Tumbleroot’s Joseph Haggard will be in to take us through their spirit line up at this free tasting. Made in Santa Fe with local ingredients, Tumbleroot produces 2 Agave spirits, 3 gin offerings, 2 rums, a vodka, and our spirits buyer’s personal favorite, a rye whiskey. Tumbleroot is the brainchild of two friends, Jason Fitzpatrick (more…)


  • August 23, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Once synonymous with a refreshing summer British cocktail, gin has gone mainstream and is produced in many countries and regions around the world. Enjoy it on the rocks, over crushed ice, in a martini, and of course during the summer in a quintessential gin and tonic. Our very own general manager and spirits buyer, Adam, (more…)


  • June 14, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Come learn about Sotol as Adam Howard, our very own General Manager and spirits buyer takes you through the small world of Sotol tequila. Sotol is another masterfully created agave spirit coming from our friends to the south. It is derived from the “Dessert Spoon” that is wildly harvested and processed in a way similar (more…)


  • May 31, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Dry Fly Distilling, from Spokane, Washington, is one of the newest distilleries to be represented on the shelves of Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits. Dry Fly founder, Don Poffenroth, wanted to create spirits that reflect the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Along the way he created a true farm-to-bottle product line. In fact, all of (more…)


  • May 24, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Jimmy McCabe, general manager of Synergy Fine Wines, is hosting a free tasting at Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits that promises to be a lively and interesting event. Jimmy is energetic, playful, and a knowledgeable specialist. So, any tasting he hosts is sure to be a fun and informative event. Jimmy will present a number (more…)