• March 29, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Located in in the beautiful Embudo Valley of northern New Mexico, award-winning La Chiripada is one of the state’s oldest wineries. It produces over 20 varieties of wines, including dry reds, crisp whites, and port. La Chiripada has been absent from Susan’s shelves for some time and we’re pleased to reintroduce these delightful wines at (more…)


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

At the beginning of February, Selena Abbott of Southern Glaziers Wine & Spirits, one of our favorite local distributors, hosted an extremely well-attended and highly appreciated tasting of French wines imported by renowned and respected Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant importers. Building on that successful tasting, Selena is returning. This time, she’ll again be featuring Kermit (more…)


  • March 8, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Our good friend, Thalia Varshay, from Fiasco Fine Wine is hosting this free comparative tasting of Prosecco from Adriamo Adami, who for over 90 years have historically produced only Prosecco in Valdobbiadene DOCG and Treviso DOC. As a specialist, Adami focuses on expressing the different characteristics of the regions where grapes originate, whether a single-vineyard (more…)


  • March 1, 2019
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Susan’s Fine Wine and Spirits will be offering a free tasting of Casa Rondeña Winery wines. Located in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, Casa Rondeña Winery is a boutique-style winery known for its portfolio of locally hand-crafted wines. At this tasting you’ll be able to meet winery representatives, learn about Casa Rondeña’s history and wine-making philosophy, (more…)


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

Taste five of Oregon’s best cool-climate Chardonnays from highly acclaimed winemakers and see for yourself what makes them so unique and age-worthy.  Hosted by James Selby of Favorite Brands will guide you through a range of styles and expressions of Chardonnay being produced in the Willamette Valley, in what may aficionados predict will be the (more…)


  • March 14, 2018
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Albuquerque-based Marble Brewing representative Xavier Romero will be pouring free tastes from their core lineup, and featuring the new-to-package, 2017 GABF gold-medal-winning Cholo Stout! Mention this website posting by uttering the password “I heart Xavi” and get 10% off Marble six packs during the tasting hours! While we regularly offer these tastings free to the (more…)


  • March 8, 2018
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cool Keith Hymes from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. joins us for this free tasting of several beers from the Chico, CA-based standard bearer. Wet your whistle with some Kellerweis, then transition to the Pale Ale that started a revolution. How about some of their West Coast-ified East Coast hazy IPA “Hazy Little Thing”, and then (more…)


  • March 3, 2018
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come sample a free curated selection from our cellar with our dyed-in-the-wool beer dudes, Jasper and Steve. Enjoy the brews and stay for the conversation about all things beer. Speaking of conversation, where else in town can you have such a rewarding, in-depth conversation about your favorite beers? (more…)


  • February 22, 2018
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Daniel from La Cumbre brewing out of Albuquerque will stop in to share free samples of their core lineup, such as their celebrated Elevated IPA, the award winning American lager simply called BEER, and we might just see something special, so you’ll have to come by to find out! (more…)


  • February 8, 2018
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kirk Shepard, representative of Ska Brewing of Durango, CO, joins us for a free tasting of their lineup of eclectic beers, featuring Modus Hoperandi IPA, Pink Vapor Stew, Sour Apple Gose, and the newly improved Euphoria Pale Ale. (We might even sneak in a few others!) (more…)


  • October 19, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Barrel Select season is upon us! Joe Golden from our very own Santa Fe Spirits will introduce you to this year’s hand-selected Colkegan whiskey finished in apple brandy casks. The same Single Malt whiskey locally made that you have grown to love spends the last year of its aging in casks that Santa Fe Spirits (more…)


  • October 12, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Tumbleroot’s Jason Fitzpatrick will be visiting us to introduce their newly available lineup. At this free tasting, Jason will lead us on an exploration of Tumbleroot’s Sugar Cane vodka, Blanco Agave spirit, Reposado Agave spirit, Blanco and Oro rums, Straight Rye whiskey, London Dry and Botanical gins, as well as their newest feature, Navy Strength (more…)


  • August 31, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

We at Susan’s pioneered the barrel-select program in New Mexico a number of years ago. This unique program has grown quite popular and Susan’s continues to offer some of the most interesting barrel programs to our customers. Occasionally, the best distilleries will offer a very limited number of the most respected retailers the opportunity to (more…)


  • July 27, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mike Trujillo, Southern Glazer’s head mixologist and spirits educator, has traveled the country perfecting his craft and perfection is what you get at this expert demonstration and tasting. Mike will show you how to make some of the basics like mojitos, margaritas, and several other rum, tequila, gin, and even whiskey cocktails. Once you get (more…)


  • July 6, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

John Lonergan, local author and founder of Foothills Spirits, will introduce you to the brain child of Left Turn Distilling’s La Luz vodka infused with Mr. Lonergan’s truly special “Hawaiian Ginger” making … GNGR Liqueur! GNGR traces its ancient roots to Germany. While most ginger comes from places like Peru and Vietnam, Mr. Lonergan gets (more…)