• December 13, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Our good friend and associate, Selena (Gothic) Abbott from Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits will be showcasing a number of unusual wines for the holidays in “The City Different.” This special tasting event is free to members of Susan’s Wine Club and $5 to non-members, credited toward any purchase of $20 or more. Selena assures (more…)


  • November 22, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

The wines from Beaujolais provide an interesting contrast. Like most wines, many Beaujolais wines are designed to cellar well for at least a couple years. However, breaking with tradition in wine making, Beaujolais Nouveau is designed to be enjoyed immediately. This year Beaujolais Nouveau Day, marking the official release of the year’s wines, is November (more…)


  • November 8, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Many of our wine club members have expressed a desire for a second, up-scale, tier for their monthly wines. This month we’re introducing that concept to wine club members and non-members alike. This month’s regular offerings are from Hahn Family Wines—the Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. In addition, however, we’ve also acquired some (more…)


  • September 24, 2019
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wine Enthusiast’s Importer of the Year Launch your Wine & Chile activities with a free tasting of some exquisite wines at Susan’s. Jo Barrett, Western Region Manager for Broadbent Selections, and her representative in NM, James “Jimmy the Juice” Selby, and our own wine department manager, Barbara Bjorn, will be pouring a selection of some (more…)


  • September 13, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

The late, renowned founder Jess Stonestreet Jackson began his wine career as a winegrower and winemaker on his way to producing the nation’s top-selling Chardonnay. From regional to global expansion, this family-owned producer continues to successfully follow Jess’ “Flavor Domaine” philosophy, planting individual varieties suited to their terroir, to promote the ideal attributes of each grape. Irby Wood, (more…)


  • December 6, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This free tasting will feature Paul Mallory, head brewer at Santa Fe’s own award-winning Blue Corn Brewery. Paul began brewing in Albuquerque more than ten years ago. Since then, he continued to follow his curiosity and attended the Master Brewers Program at UC Davis. Paul gained valuable experience and won multiple awards for breweries like (more…)


  • November 21, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

John Rowley, owner and master brewer from Rowley Farmhouse Ales, along with Wes Burbank, head brewer, will visit Susan’s for a “Meet the Brewer” and “Tap Takeover” special tasting. Rowley is an independently-owned farmhouse-style brewery with a focus on mixed-culture fermentation. Their inspiration comes from American and European wild and mixed-culture fermented ales. In the (more…)


  • November 15, 2019
    4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This is a social gathering with no real agenda. Come meet local brewers and cicerones, learn about their products and aspirations. Of course, there just might be some exciting beers offered to help get the conversations started! (more…)


  • October 4, 2019
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Bar at Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits is celebrating Oktoberfest! Now that our in-store bar is open and features 10 draft-beer taps that will focus on local, specialty beers, it’s only obvious that we should take advantage of the opportunity to celebrate what is perhaps the most popular beer festival in the world. We (more…)


  • September 27, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

As much as we all enjoy fine wine, sometimes you just want a beer. And sometimes during events like Wine and Chile, you definitely would like a beer to “cleanse your palate.” So take a break from all those amazing wines and come have a brew at the Bar at Susan’s. Brandi Abousleman of Firestone (more…)


  • December 3, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Safe House Distilling Co. opened earlier this year to add to the rich vibrancy of New Mexico’s history and future, with their handcrafted line of spirits. Born in the heart of downtown Albuquerque, Safe House Distilling Co. focuses on delivering vodka, gin and whiskey products that are crafted to build upon the New Mexican experience. (more…)


  • November 14, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Willett family has been making fine whiskeys in Kentucky since the mid-19th Century. This family-owned distillery today produces some of the nation’s best bourbon and rye whiskeys and Susan’s has been pleased to offer Willett products since they first became available in New Mexico only a couple years ago. Susan’s is honored to host (more…)


  • October 25, 2019
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Fall is here and there is no denying it. It’s time to bust out the crockpots and flannel shirts and celebrate all we can before winter comes knocking at the door. The smell of pumpkin-spice fills the air but this season is more than that! Fall is the time for hot and hearty meals, and (more…)


  • October 18, 2019
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We’re very excited to welcome Safe House Distilling Company to the Bar at Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits for their first visit. Safe House is a local distillery from Albuquerque. Having just opened their doors this summer, Safe House is already making an impact on the market with their Teller Vodka that starts with the (more…)


  • September 20, 2019
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

It’s time again to feature one of our local favorites at the Bar at Susan’s. Leif West of Santa Fe Spirits will be at the bar pouring free samples from this local distillery. But it won’t stop there. Leif and Jordon, our bar manager extraordinaire, have created a fun fall cocktail list and will be (more…)