Come enjoy and learn all about Arizona wines at this full day (or half day!) event at The Farm At South Mountain. Featuring two morning symposiums lead by a panel of winemakers and industry professionals. Afterwards, a wine-paired lunch will begin followed by a live auction with Auctioneer Todd Ventura and will be featuring wine lots that restaurateurs and collectors won't want to miss! The Grand Tasting will kickoff at 2:00 pm* and guests will enjoy 100% Arizona grown and produced wines from around the state. This event is 21 and older, rain or shine.
10:00 am Symposium 1: We are the Malvasia
Join Dr José Vouillamoz & Todd of Dos Cabezas WineWorks, Pavle of Los Milics and Sarah of Sand-Reckoner Vineyards as they explore the family of grapes known as Malvasia. Malvasia Bianca is one of the stars of Arizona viticulture - and many of the grapes from the Malvasia family, derived from this selection are cultivated widely around the world.
11:15 am Symposium 2: A Tale of Two Varieties: Grenache & Tempranillo
Patrick Comiskey & Maynard of Caduceus Cellars and Merkin Vineyards, Kent of Callaghan Vineyards and Kris of Chateau Tumbleweed enlist grenache & tempranillo to tell the stories of the Verde Valley, Willcox & Sonoita. Six delicious perspectives from these three distinct winegrowing regions highlight the diversity and complexity of how Arizona tastes.
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Live auction begins with auctioneer Todd Ventura
2:00 pm Grand Tasting
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