• 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…)


  • June 7, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Linda Tetrault of Floating World is hosting another free sake tasting. Previous sake tastings that Linda has conducted have been very well received, so you’ll want to join us for this one. Linda will be introducing new Namazake, Junmai Daiginjo, and an Umeshu Plum wine to sample, as well as showing new size products from (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…)


  • 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…)


  • 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…)


  • 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…)