Nevada’s Greg Ross Wins Five U.S. National Amateur Awards for Walker River Estate Wines

November 25, 2021

Greg Ross received a congratulatory call last weekend from the chief Judge of the U.S. National Amateur Wine Competition, where his wines captured five awards. Congratulations are also pouring in from the local wine community. Photo: Greg and Susan Ross in 2018.

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Nevada Vines & Wines Touts Four Courses with Wine for $40, New Venue for Annual Christmas Party

November 19, 2021

As inflation spikes the cost of a restaurant meal, Nevada Vines & Wines boasted a catered $40 feast at its November meeting. The group tasted reds and whites by local winemakers, guided by Greg Ross of the Walker River Estate Vineyard.

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One Year In: Artesian Cellars Thrives in a Chaotic Time, and a Major Strip Property May Want Their Wine

September 23, 2021

In only a year, Artesian Cellars Winery has become a hot spot in Pahrump. But not without a series of abrupt twists and turns, leading staffers to joke that the winery’s name should be Adaptation Cellars. The winery enters its second year with a robust promotional calendar, 21 employees and compliments from a Las Vegas Strip sommelier.

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Halloween in August: Grape Expectations Annual Bacchus Awards Draws 400

August 11, 2021

Grape Expectations School of Winemaking chose a Halloween theme for its 2021 Bacchus Awards, held at the Orleans in Las Vegas. Costumes, dancing, and wine, of course. Labels featured names like Brigitte Bordeaux, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Opus One, and Quarantine Cuvee’. Photo @GrapeBasinNews, August 7, 2021

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Big Night at Artesian Cellars: HBO Documentary Screening is a Hit With Locals in Pahrump

August 3, 2021

You know you’re headed for success when you can pack the place on a Monday night! Pahrump’s newest winery rolled out the red carpet for a screening of the HBO documentary “Small Town News,” featuring the town’s own TV station KPVM. Photo: @GrapeBasinNews, the Exterior of Artesian Cellars Winery in Pahrump on August 2, 2021

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Teri Bath, “Hostess with Mostest” Moves On; Nevada Vines & Wines Seeks Event Coordinator

July 9, 2021

After eight years of managing monthly tasting events, holiday gatherings, and vineyard tour parties Teri Bath wants to hand off the responsibility. Nevada Vines & Wines needs an event coordinator who knows how to plan a party, and relishes the role of host or hostess. Photo @GrapeBasinNews: Celebration at the Tamarack Junction, following the 2019 Vineyard Tour

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Nevada’s Home Winemakers Learn from Sommelier Comments; Somms “Pleasantly Surprised”

June 29, 2021

Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers arranged for winemakers to chat one-on-one with sommeliers for a professional evaluation of their wines. The event drew 20 entries from the region’s serious home winemakers. Photo @GrapeBasinNews: Wine educator Dani G. Morris sips a Nevada-made red.

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Sunday Tour of the Dyette Family Vineyard: First in a Summer Series from NGGW

May 27, 2021

About 20 members of Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers attended the first in a 2021 series of private Vineyard tours. Some attendees told Grape Basin News it was their first social event after the pandemic year. Photo: @GrapeBasinNews – Adrian Dyette points to vines he transplanted while NGGW members look on on Sunday, May 23, 2021.

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Nevada Winemaker to Teach 4-Week Series: “A Sensory Evaluation of Wine”

March 28, 2021

Greg Ross, the award-winning proprietor of Walker River Vineyards, will teach a series of classes for the Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers. The format is a group tasting, with plenty of time for questions and discussion, he says. Photo: Greg Ross (center) with medalists at the 2019 Nevada Vinny Awards.

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Nevada Wine One Year After the Shutdown: New Classes, Gold Medals, and a Sad Good-bye

March 9, 2021

Like everyone else, Nevada’s winemakers hope we’ll soon say good-bye to the pandemic. Grape Basin News is back after a dormant year, with news of upcoming events, competition winners, and a tribute to the late long-time Nevada Vines & Wines treasurer Lynne Keller.

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Join the Vino 100 Wine Club

December 22, 2018

As a Vino 100 Wine Club member, you get a global selection of wines that may not be available, or may only be present in limited quantity in our store. They are exclusive to you as a Vino 100 Wine Club member. Each bottle will reflect our commitment to bringing you the finest wines from our search. No membership fee just $35 each month. You get: * Two bottles of the amazing, hand selected wines * Complimentary glass of wine during Wine Club pick up * 10% Coupon Towards any bottle of wine. * Tech sheet to learn about featured wines * A recipe to pair with each wine * Selected events for Wine Club members only *  Your choice of 1 White/1 Red, 2 Reds, or 2 Whites * HUGE VALUE!!! Typically the Value exceeds $50! Questions? Call 775.851.8466