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Beyond the Standard tagline
Beyond the Standard tagline

Albuquerque Tasting Room

Wine. Spirits. Tapas.

315 Alameda Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
505.898.6280

Tuesday 11am – 6pm
Wednesday – Saturday 11am – 8pm
Sunday – 11am – 4pm
Closed Monday

Wine & Spirit Tasting Hours

Limited Menu: A small charcuterie plate only available during tasting hours

Wednesday – Sunday 11am – 4pm

Wine Classes – Guided Wine Tasting
Wednesday & Friday 1:00pm

Dining
Wednesday – Saturday 4pm – 8pm
Tapas Menu Available
Reservations by Phone or Opentable only.

 

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VARA WINES
AVAILABLE DAILY

 

WinesGlass / Bottle

Apertif

VIÑA CARDINAL, NM12 / 35

Vermut Seco9 / 25

Vermut Seco 375 ML17

Vermut Dulce9 / 25

Vermut Dulce 375 ML17

Vermut Añejo Dulce11 / 30

Vermut Añejo Dulce 375 ML20

Sparkling

Silverhead Brut Cava, Esp 375 ML14

Silverhead Brut Reserva, Esp10 / 24

Silverhead Brut Rosado, Esp10 / 24

White

Viura 2019, Esp9 / 21

Albariño 2020, USA13 / 30

Malvasia 2020, ESP13 / 40

Rosado

Garnacha Rosado 2020, Esp9 / 21

Red

Garnacha 2019, Esp9 / 24

Cariñena 2019, ESP14 / 34

Tempranillo 2020, ESP9 / 24

Garnacha 2019, ESP LOT #032114 / 34

Garnacha Reserva 2018, ESP46

Tinto Especial 2019, USA Club Exclusive57

DESSERT

Dorado 2017, USA 375 ML100


Sangria

Sangria Tinto 1.75 LITER10 / 50

 

Wine Cocktails

Silverhead Escape10

Silverhead Brut Reserva Cava, ginger, lime, jalapeño

Silverhead Kir Royal10

Silverhead Brut Reserva Cava, pomegranate, raspberry

Sweet & Seco10

Vermut Dulce, Vermut Seco, orange twist


Wine Flights

includes 2 oz of each wine

Vara Wine Flight #0014

Select any four wines

Vara Wine Flight #0114

Silverhead Brut Reserva Cava

Silverhead Brut Rosado Cava

Garnacha Rosado 2019

Viña Cardinal

Vara Wine Flight #0214

Viura 2019

Garnacha Rosado 2020

Garnacha 2019

Tempranillo 2020

Vara Wine Flight #0314

Garnacha 2019

Cariñena 2019

Tempranillo 2020

Garnacha 2019 LOT #0321


Beers

Featured New Mexico Beers7

ON TAP selections vary

 
VARA SPIRITS
AVAILABLE DAILY
 

SpiritsGlass / Bottle

Fine Alembic Brandy9 / 45
Solera Reserva Lot #0120

Fine Spanish Brandy10 / 50
Solera Reserva Lot #0819

Paso Uno 1 LITER9 / 35
Artisanal Immature Brandy

High Desert Gin10 / 40
High Desert Gin 1 LITER60

Rum Blanco9 / 35
Rum Blanco 1 LITER53

Rum Añejo40 / 38

Taylor Garrett Whiskey11 / 55

Taylor Garrett Rye11 / 55

Taylor Garrett Rum Rye 11 / 55

Taylor Garrett Sherry13 / 72
Cask Finish


Spirit Flights

includes ½ oz of each spirit

The Angel’s Share14

High Desert Gin
Fine Alembic Brandy
Rum Añejo
Taylor Garrett Whiskey

The Devil’s Share15

Taylor Garrett Whiskey
Taylor Garrett Rye Whiskey
Taylor Garrett Rum Rye
Taylor Garrett Sherry Cask Finish

Find Your Own Wings14

Select any four of our spirits to create your own flight

 

Cocktails

Tropical Heat12

Serrano-infused Vara Rum Blanco, pineapple, lime, simple syrup, bitters

Don’t Be So Chai13

Vara Rum Añejo, chai syrup, lemon juice, mole bitters

Perfect Rye Manhattan14

Taylor Garrett Rye, Vara Vermut Dulce, Vara Vermut Seco, bitters, brandied cherry

Apple Daiquiri11

Vara Rum Blanco, lime, apple cider syrup

First Class Old Fashioned14

Taylor Garrett Whiskey, bitters, orange bitters, demerara syrup, brandied cherry

Cucumber Gimlet12

Vara High Desert Gin, cucumber, lime juice, simple syrup, soda

Vara-Tini13

Vara High Desert Gin, Vara Vermut Seco, lemon twist

The Pink Drink Effect12

Paso Uno, hibiscus-blood orange syrup, lemon

Final Approach12

Taylor Garrett Whiskey, rosemary syrup, lemon, lime

Vara Brandy Sidecar13

Vara Spanish Brandy, Vara Orange Liqueur, lemon, simple syrup, light rimmer of sugar, cinnamon and cayenne

Spanish 7513

Vara High Desert Gin, lemon, simple syrup, Vara Silverhead Brut Cava

Negroni Blanco14

Vara High Desert Gin, Vara Vermut Seco, Vara Vermut Dulce, Vara Orange Liqueur, bitters

Winter is Coming14

Taylor Garrett Rye, chai syrup, mole bitters, orange peel and cinnamon stick

 

 
VARA TAPAS
AVAILABLE WED – SAT 4pm – 8pm

 

tapas frias


Popcorn

Truffle Oil, Sea Salt, Shaved Parmesan, Thyme

5

 

Pan Con Tomate

M’tucci’s Ciabatta, Garlic Confit, Tomato

9

 

Piquillo Pepper Confit

Goat Cheese, Toasted M’tucci’s Bread

12

 

Arugula Salad

Chickpeas, Piquillo Peppers, Red Onion, Goat Cheese, Marcona Almonds, Burnt Honey-Orange Vinaigrette

13

 

Tapas Board

Rotating Selection of Meat & Cheese, Nuts, Olives, Toasted M’tucci’s Bread

22

 

 

tapas calientes


Papas Bravas

Spicy Fried Potatoes, Chorizo, Garlic Aioli, Rosemary

7

Add Fried Egg +1

 

Chicken Pintxos

Marinated Chicken Thigh Skewers, Pearl Couscous, Red Onion, Bell Pepper, Tzatziki

14

 

Flank Steak

Balsamic Marinade, Chimichurri

18

 

 

paella


Vara Paella

Saffron Bomba Rice, Chicken, Chorizo, Shrimp, Mussels, Clams, Saffron Aioli

42

 

 

postre


Crème Brûlée

Sliced Berries

8

 

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Ganache, Caramel Drizzle, Whipped Cream

10