SideDish, Nov. 28, 2018
Home for the Holidays Winter Gala
6 to 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3; Club at Las Campanas, 132 Clubhouse Drive; $150
The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus presents its 35th anniversary season gala benefiting its music education programs and free concerts in the Santa Fe Public Schools. Guests will enjoy Champagne and hors d’oeuvres, gift certificate drawings, silent auction, wine raffle and entertainment by the Symphony String Quintet. Head to the dining room for a holiday buffet and wine, a special musical presentation and a live paddle-bid auction.
More information: Make reservations by emailing Feliciana Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org, calling 505-983-3530 during business hours or visiting box office.santafesymphony.org/dev/contribute2.aspx.
D.H. Lescombes Renaissance Limited Release Party
6 to 8 p.m Wednesday, Dec. 5; Hervé Wine Bar, 139 W. San Francisco St.; $15
Celebrate the release of St. Clair Winery’s D.H. Lescombes Limited Release Renaissance, a southern Rhone-style blend composed of syrah from the winery’s vineyard Block Five, blended with hand-selected Mourvèdre, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and pinot noir. Hors-d’oeuvres will be served, and the $15 fee benefits MindMatters, a nonprofit created to raise awareness and erase the stigma of mental illness in New Mexico.
More information: Get tickets at stclairwiner260.corecommerce.com.
Fizz the Season Sparkling Wine Tasting
1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8; Rio Chama, 414 Old Santa Fe Trail; $25
La Casa Sena Wine Shop presents a sparkling wine tasting with bottles from around the world — and small bites to balance all that bubbly.
More information: facebook.com/events/ 290316008267054
2018 Arroyo Vino Holiday Tasting
2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8; Arroyo Vino Restaurant and Wine Shop, 218 Camino la Tierra; $30
Pick and choose from 50 wines available for sampling, and if you order a case or more, you’ll get a $30 credit that will cover the cost of entry. Case discounts also will be available if you’re looking to stock up ahead of the holidays.
More information: Visit facebook.com/events/ 2257997547767351.
Winter Is Here Beer Dinner
6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13; Blue Corn Brewery, 4056 Cerrillos Road Suite G; $40 in advance, $45 at the door
Bend the knee and join Blue Corn Brewery and New Mexico Dark Side Brew Crew for a reception and three-course dinner paired with beer from Blue Corn Brewery. Guests can stave off the cold with cheese and cured meats paired with New England-style IPA, a bay scallop tartlet with Glasgow Garnet Scotch Ale, smoked brisket Black Rye Ale and Mexican chocolate pudding with Apparition Pale Coffee Ale.
More information: Call 505-438-1800 for reservations.