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An Arizona-based food and beverage writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Grape Arizona Wine Event

  • Heritage Square 115 North 6th Street Phoenix, AZ, 85004 United States (map)

Celebrate the Grape Arizona Wine Event on Sunday, January 29, 2016, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix. Sixteen local wineries and more than 10 culinary partners are participating in the 7th annual Grape Arizona Wine Event, benefitting Phoenix Rotary Club Charities Youth Programs.

“This is a great opportunity for wine lovers to taste the best of what Arizona wineries have to offer — all in one place, while supporting a great cause,” says Barbara Katz, the event’s co-chairperson. Early bird tickets are on sale now at www.grapearizonawineevent.com for $55 per person. Admission includes 20 wine tasting tickets, bites and dishes from local area restaurants, a silent auction, a raffle featuring fabulous themed prizes worth thousands of dollars, and wine-related vendors. This year’s participating wineries include:

  • Caduceus Cellars
  • Carlson Creek Vineyards
  • Chateau Tumbleweed
  • Dektown Cellars
  • Kief-Joshua Vineyards
  • LDV Winery
  • Oak Creek Vineyards & Winery
  • Page Spring Cellars
  • Passion Cellars
  • Pierce Wines Arizona
  • Pillsbury Wine Company
  • Rune Wines—this year’s Debut Winery
  • Sand-Reckoner Vineyards
  • Sierra Bonita Vineyards
  • Wilhelm Family Vineyards
  • Zarpara Vineyard and Winery

In addition to wine tasting, attendees will sample some of Arizona’s best food from culinary partners including: Beckett’s Table, The Bakery Phoenix, Leoni’s Focaccia, The Herb Box, The Larder at DeSoto Central Market, Modern Round, Southern Rail, The Strand, Urban Italian Eatery, Urban Table, Vincent’s and more! 

For more information and to buy tickets, visit grapearizonawineevent.com

Earlier Event: January 28
Later Event: February 1
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