Northern Nevada’s premier event for wine, beer, spirit and food connoisseurs
Northern Nevada’s premier event for wine, beer, spirit and food connoisseurs, Barrels & Bites, returns Friday, November 13. The ultimate festival of drinks and auction runs from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Tuscany Ballroom at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows is the official benefactor of the 25th annual event where attendees enjoy hundreds of specialty wines, beers and spirits, alongside a large selection of hors d’oeuvres and desserts and partake in silent and live auctions. The event organized by Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada raises funds for the Club, which serves more than 13,000 children annually in northern Nevada. Tickets are available online at www.BarrelsandBites.com for $60; $75 at the door. VIP tables of 10 are $1,500, which includes early entry, special pours and an exclusive seating area.
“Barrels & Bites is the most amazing experience of fine wine, spirits, beer and food to be found in northern Nevada,” said Tony King, general manager, Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada. “Each year the anticipation of this event continues to grow and we are excited to raise the bar on the event and additional funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.”
The 25th annual event features wines from around the world, specialty beers, ales, lagers and premium liquors from a variety of purveyors. Barrels & Bites also offers attendees festive hors d’oeuvres and elegant desserts from the Peppermill and other retail establishments as well as exciting auctions including culinary trips, VIP winery visits and other cultural experiences. In addition, all Barrels & Bites attendees receive free admission to Edge Nightclub following the event.
Barrels & Bites tickets can be purchased online at www.BarrelsandBites.com or at these retail locations: all Whispering Vine Wine Shops, and at two Ben’s locations (Lakeside and South Virginia Street stores).
Additionally, a free ticket to Barrels & Bites can be earned by participating in Yelp’s Great Reno Whiskey Hunt, Oct. 23 – Nov. 13. Participants will have the opportunity to visit seven local bars to sample seven select spirits and receive a collectible card with one letter in the word W-H-I-S-K-E-Y. Collect all seven cards on or before Nov. 13 and redeem at Barrels & Bites for free entry into the event.
For more information about Barrels & Bites please visit www.BarrelsandBites.com or to purchase VIP tables of 10 please contact David Taylor at (775) 360-2444. For more information about the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows including programs, volunteer and donation opportunities please call (775) 331-KIDS (5437).