Our Menus.

Our new To Go Menu offerings are already receiving great reviews. You’ll find our pairing suggestions with each menu item, but by all means, have fun trying out new combinations. If you like the way it tastes, then it’s the right pairing. 

Our Food

 

VARA DINING
AVAILABLE DAILY

tapas frias


Popcorn

Truffle Oil, Sea Salt, Shaved Manchego, Thyme

4.5

 

Gildas

Boquerones, Pickled Pepper, Marinated Olive

6

 

Pan Con Tomate

Ciabatta, Garlic, Heirloom Tomato

8

 

Braised Beet Salad

Arugula Goat Cheese, Pickled Red Onions, Marcona Almonds, Cava Vinaigrette

9

 

Piquillo Pepper Confit

Goat Cheese, Toasted Bread

10

 

Crudité

Raw and Pickled Seasonal Vegetables, Chile Oil, Olive Aioli

12

 

Tapas Platter

Rotating Selection of Meat and Cheese, Marcona Almonds, Pistachios, Olives, Toasted Bread

20

 

tapas calientes


Papas Bravas

Spicy Fried Potatoes, Chipotle Aioli, Crisp Chorizo, Rosemary

6.5

 

Citrus Roasted Asparagus

Sea Salt, Chile Oil

7

 

Fried BrusselS Sprouts

Sherry Vinegar, Salsa Balsamica

8

Add Chorizo +1

 

"Arroz" Con Pollo

Chicken Pinxtos, Herb Couscous, Saffron-Tomato Coulis

8

 

Fried Green Chile Bombas

Bomba Rice, Shrimp, Chorizo, Green Chile Saffron Aioli

9

 

Lamb Merguez

Brandy Mustard, Pickled Red Onion

10

 

Albondigas

Certified Angus Beef and Pork Meatballs, Manchego Cheese, Spicy Heirloom, Tomato Ragout

11

 

Gambas al Ajillo

Marinated Shrimp, Salsa Seca Crunch

13

 

Vara Paella

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

40

 

 

postre


leche frita

Fried Milk Custard, Seasonal Berries, Taragon Cream

7

 

Chocolate Flan Cake

Ancho Chile, Candied Orange

9

 


Tables are reserved for two hours.
At this time we are unable to split checks for parties of six or more. Thank you for your understanding.

Consuming raw or undercooked meets, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs or unpasteurized milk may increase your risk of food borne illness

VARA WINERY & DISTILLERY

315 Alameda Blvd. NE.  Albuquerque, NM 87113
505.898.6280

reservations recommended

 

VARA SPIRITS
AVAILABLE DAILY

 

SpiritsGlass / Bottle

Fine Alembic Brandy12 / 32
Solera Reserva Lot #0120

Fine Spanish Brandy9 / 40
Solera Reserva Lot #0819

Paso Uno 1 LITER8 / 39
Artisanal Immature Brandy

High Desert Gin9 / 36
High Desert Gin 1 LITER45

Rum Blanco8 / 35
Rum Blanco 1 LITER44

Rum Añejo9 / 38

Taylor Garrett Whiskey10 / 53

Taylor Garrett Rye10 / 53

Taylor Garrett Whiskey 14 / 72
& Canteen Brewhouse Collaboration

 

Spirit Flights

1.5 oz of each spirit

Find Your Own Wings12

Select any four of our spirits to create your own flight

The Angel's Share12

High Desert Gin
Fine Alembic Brandy
Rum Añejo
Taylor Garrett Whiskey

 

Cocktails

Apple Daiquiri10

Vara Rum Blanco, lime, apple cider syrup

Cucumber Gimlet11

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

Don't Be So Chai12

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

Final Approach11

Taylor Garrett Whiskey, rosemary syrup, lemon, lime

First Class Old Fashioned13

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

Perfect Rye Manhattan13

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

The Pink Drink Effect11

Paso Uno, hibiscus and orange syrup, lemon

Tropical Heat11

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

Vara-Tini12

Vara High Desert Gin, Vara Vermut Seco

Vara Brandy Sidecar12

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

Spanish 7512

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

 

 

VARA WINES
AVAILABLE DAILY

 

WinesGlass / Bottle

Apertif

VIÑA CARDINAL – NM12 / 32
Vermut Seco8 / 20
Vermut Seco 375 ML13
Vermut Dulce8 / 20
Vermut Dulce 375 ML13

Red

Garnacha Reserva 2018 ESP16 / 46
Garnacha 2018 Esp8 / 18
Monastrell 2018 USA12/ 30
Tempranillo 2019 ESP8 / 18
Tempranillo 2018 USA13 / 32

Rosado

Garnacha Rosado 2018 Esp8 / 18

Sparkling

Silverhead Brut Cava Esp9 / 20
Silverhead Brut Cava Esp 375 ML13
Silverhead Brut Reserva Esp10 / 23
Silverhead Brut Rosado Esp10 / 23

White

Viura 2018 Esp8 / 18
Albariño 2020 USA12 / 30

Sangria

Sangria

Sangria Tinto 1.75 LITER12 / 32

Wine Cocktails

Silverhead Escape9

Silverhead Brut Cava, Ginger, Lime, Jalapeño

Silverhead Kir Royal9

Silverhead Brut Cava, Pomegranate, Raspberry

Sweet & Seco9

Half Vermut Dulce, Half Vermut Seco on the rocks with an orange twist

 

Wine Flights

1.5 oz of each wine

Vara Wine Flight #0012

Select any four wines

Vara Wine Flight #0112

Silverhead Brut Cava
Silverhead Brut Rosado
Silverhead Brut Reserva Cava
Viña Cardinal – NM

Vara Wine Flight #0212

Viura 2018
Garnacha Rosado 2018
Garnacha Tinto 2018 ESP
Tempranillo 2019 ESP

Vara Wine Flight #0312

Garnacha Tinto 2018 Esp
Monastrell 2018 USA
Tempranillo 2018 ESP
Tempranillo 2018 USA

 

Beers

Featured New Mexico Beers6

ON TAP selections vary