• 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…)


  • June 28, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Taste some of the newest and more progressive expressions recently arrived into New Mexico—and our store—at this free tasting hosted by our friend, James “Jimmy the Juice” Selby from Favorite Brands. There are over 20 different varietals that grow native in the Rhône valley in France. About 13 of these Rhône grapes are widely planted (more…)


  • June 21, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Thalia Varshay of Fiasco Wines, one of the distributors from whom we get many of our superb imported wines, will host this free tasting of rosé wines from an assortment of wine-producing areas. Thalia will be presenting some new and as some familiar brands from California, France, Austria, Spain, and Portugal, including a new import (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…)


  • December 9, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

It’s Our Anniversary! A mere 13 years ago, Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits was opened by the same ownership that it enjoys today. Help us celebrate our success as Santa Fe’s premier locally-owned beverage shop. We’re having a big open house featuring: Free Tastings of some amazing wines, beers and spirits Food prepared by our (more…)


  • December 7, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Adam from Steel Bender Brewyard will be coming to Susan’s to let us explore their fantastic lineup. At this free tasting, Adam will be pouring samples of Steel Bender favorites and will even be featuring a few special releases. LLOYD’S 3 O’CLOCK KOLSCH A light and dry easy-drinking Kolsch-style ale brewed with German pilsner malt (more…)


  • September 21, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Rounding out our September of local beer, Susan’s presents a complimentary tasting with local favorite and famed slinger of Elevated IPA, La Cumbre. We all know and love their hop-forward offerings, but, like the other local brewhouses featured this month, they are constantly adding new and delicious offerings to their already impressive portfolio of locally-made (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…)


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

Austin Leard from Albuquerque’s very own M’tucci’s restaurants will be in house to introduce us to their house-made line of Shrubs at this free tasting. A shrub is a sharp, tangy infusion of fruit, vinegar and sugar. American-style shrubs date back to 17th century England when vinegar was used as an alternate preservative for berries (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…)