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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

5

 

Jamón Wrapped Dates

Ricotta, Balsamic-Black Garlic Reduction, Winter Herbs

8

 

Pan Con Tomate

M'tucchi's Ciabatta, Garlic Confit, Tomato

9

 

Piquillo Pepper Confit

Goat Cheese, Toasted M'tucci's Bread

12

 

Baby Red Romaine Salad

Pickled Persimmon, Toasted Marcona Almonds, Goat Cheese, Sheery Vinaigrette

11

 

Tapas Platter

Rotating Selection of Meat and Cheese, Marcona Almonds, Pistachios, Olives, Toasted M'tucci's Bread

22

 

tapas calientes


Salmorejo

Spanish-Style Tomato Soup
Fermented Basil, Garlic Oil, M'tucci's Ciabatta

8

 

Papas Bravas

Spicy Fried Potatoes, Crisp Chorizo, Garlic Aioli, Rosemary

7

Add Fried Egg +1.50

 

Fried Brussels Sprouts

Sherry Vinegar, Salsa Balsamica

9

Add Chorizo +1

 

Fried Green Chile Bombas

Bomba Rice, Shrimp, Chorizo, Green Chile Saffron Aioli

10

 

Lamb Merguez Sausage

Brandy Mustard, Pickled Red Onion, Cranberry Mostarda

13

 

Albondigas

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

12

 

Chicken Empanadas

Poblano Peperonata, Escabeche Salad

14

 

Vara Paella

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

42

 

 

postre


Crema Catalana

Blackberry, Mint

8

 

Chocolate Tart

Chocolate Whipped Cream, Shaved Chocolate Espresso Beans

10

 


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 Brandy9 / 32
Solera Reserva Lot #0120

Fine Spanish Brandy10 / 40
Solera Reserva Lot #0819

Paso Uno 1 LITER9 / 39
Artisanal Immature Brandy

High Desert Gin10 / 36
High Desert Gin 1 LITER45

Rum Blanco9 / 35
Rum Blanco 1 LITER44

Rum Añejo10 / 38

Taylor Garrett Whiskey11 / 53

Taylor Garrett Rye11 / 53

Taylor Garrett Rum Rye11 / 53

Taylor Garrett Sherry 13 / 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

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

Negroni Blanco14

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

Spanish 7513

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

Winter is Coming14

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

 

 
VARA WINES
AVAILABLE DAILY
 

WinesGlass / Bottle

Apertif

VIÑA CARDINAL – NM12 / 32
Vermut Seco9 / 21
Vermut Seco 375 ML14
Vermut Dulce9 / 21
Vermut Dulce 375 ML14
Vermut Añejo Dulce11 / 27
Vermut Añejo Dulce 375 ML18

Sparkling

Silverhead Brut Cava Esp9 / 21
Silverhead Brut Cava Esp 375 ML14
Silverhead Brut Reserva Esp10 / 24
Silverhead Brut Rosado Esp10 / 24

White

Viura 2019 Esp9 / 21
Albariño 2020 USA13 / 32
Malvasia 2020 ESP13 / 32

Rosado

Garnacha Rosado 2020 Esp9 / 21

Red

Garnacha 2019 Esp9 / 21
Cariñena 2019 ESP14 / 34
Tempranillo 2019 ESP9 / 21
Garnacha 2019 ESP Lot #032114 / 34
Garnacha Reserva 2018 ESP46

Dessert

Dorado 2017 USA100


Sangria

Sangria Tinto 1.75 LITER10 / 50

 

Wine Cocktails

Silverhead Escape10

Silverhead Brut Cava, ginger, lime, jalapeño

Silverhead Kir Royal10

Silverhead Brut Cava, pomegranate, raspberry

Sweet & Seco10

Vermut Dulce, Vermut Seco, orange twist

Vara Spritz11

Vermut Seco, Vermut Dulce, Silverhead Brut Cava, lemon twist


Wine Flights

includes 2 oz of each wine

Vara Wine Flight #0014

Select any four wines

Vara Wine Flight #0114

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

Vara Wine Flight #0214

Viura 2019
Garnacha Rosado 2020
Garnacha 2019 ESP
Tempranillo 2019 ESP

Vara Wine Flight #0314

Garnacha 2019 Esp
Cariñena 2019 ESP
Garnacha 2019 ESP LOT #0321
Tempranillo 2019 ESP


Beers

Featured New Mexico Beers7

ON TAP selections vary