• 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…)


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

Like in most industries, there’s an annual sake competition where the best of the best are identified. Our friend and sake distributor, Linda Tetrault, will be at the Bar at Susan’s, pouring free samples of some of this year’s top award winners, which are only just now available in the U.S. Linda will feature five (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…)


  • 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…)


  • 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…)


  • August 23, 2019
    4:30 pm - 7:30 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. At this special gin event, we will take you (more…)


  • August 16, 2019
    4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

At the bar we’re featuring a fun exploration of the spirits of Mexico and the cocktails you can make with them. However there won’t be any tequila or margaritas! As the seasons change, so do the trends in fine spirits. One thing we have noticed is a dramatic rise in interest around the “other” Mexican (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…)