School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Community Beverage Presentations

This semester, we will be featuring two special beverage presentations. Information about topic, date and presenter is below. Space is limited so please RSVP in the HRTM office or call 575-646-5995.

Tuesday, April 16th, 5:30 - 7:30pm Riedel Glassware Presentation and Tasting

Delve into the history of the world-renowned glass making family and experience the impact that the size and shape of a glass has on your favorite wine. Each guest will receive a four glass "Performance" wine tasting kit that will be theirs to keep. You will never drink wine the same way again!

Presented by Chris Hillin,
Regional Sales Manager,
Crystal of America

$100 per person. Please RSVP by February 15th so that we may order the correct number of glass sets.

Thursday, April 25th, 5:30 - 7:30 pm Bourbon and Derby 101

Get ready for the 145th Run for the Roses. Sample some of the best Kentucky bourbons and cocktails. Discover the history and traditions behind Kentucky Derby foods. Attendees will receive an Official Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Glass.

Presented by Dr. Jean Hertzman,
School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management


Daniel Gonzalez, NMSU '03
Wine and Spirits Specialist
Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits

$30 per person