Build-A-Blend Event at Page Springs

Last weekend, Matt and I headed up to Cottonwood to pick up a couple of our wine shipments at Pillsbury and Arizona Stronghold. The weather was beautiful, and most of the shops were open. Here are a few pictures from our quick trip. This awesome sign was hanging in the Stronghold tasting room. I want…

Fantastically Unique Event with Flying Leap Vineyards

Flying Leap Vineyards is hosting a Star Party! – An evening of star gazing and wine tasting! The event will be hosted at Flying Leap Vineyards Winery in Elgin AZ on Friday April 18th from 6:00-9:00 pm. Here is some info from there website: Chuck Dugan and Reid Susmark, two of Arizona’s finest amateur astronomers…

Southeast Arizona Wine Grower’s Festival

Are you looking for something to do on April 12th or 13th? Well, we have the answer for you! Just one hour south of Tucson, the Third Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Grower’s Music Festival is taking place at Keif-Joshua Vineyards! 21 Arizona Wineries will be featured each day from 11 am to 5 pm. Several wineries will be…

Great Article about the AZ Wine Industry

This morning on KTAR’s Bruce St. James Show, Bruce did a piece about the Arizona wine industry’s commitment to water conservation. This segment was part of a series about the ongoing 17 year drought in Arizona, and how the state is coping. Peggy Fiandaca, President of the Arizona Wine Grower’s Association and Co-Owner of Lawrence Dunham Vineyards appeared to…

Tempe Festival of the Arts – March 28-30

Join us March 28th-30th at the Tempe Festival for the arts. The Arts festival has become a valley tradition over the years, showcasing wonderful local and international artists as well as hosting the AZ Wine Festival. Wine festival admission is free, and it is located on 7th Street, just west of Mill Avenue. Wine tastings at…

Recap: The Grape Arizona Wine Event

We mentioned last week that we would be attending The Grape Arizona Wine Event on Sunday the 16th. Well, we did and it was AWESOME! Great auctions, food, wine and atmosphere. There were several Arizona wineries represented, and one guest winery from Sonoma – Three Fat Guys. We had the chance to talk to several winemakers…

Micro Dwell Event – Phoenix

Last Saturday, Matt and I visited the Micro Dwell event at the Shemer Art Center. The event runs through March 23rd and they have interesting attractions each weekend like solar cooking, a locomotive that has been turned into a pizza oven, hydrogen power demonstrations, and of course AZ Wine tasting from Cellar 433! We went…

Exciting Mail Day!

After our Valentine’s Day dinner, we stopped by the Whole Foods at 24th Street and Camelback to pick up some local wines. They have a pretty impressive selection right now. When we returned home we were pleasantly surprised to find that our Pour AZ plate had arrived!!! Here is a picture with some of our choices from…

AZ Beer Week

For those of you who also like Arizona beer, or perhaps it’s the drink of choice for your significant other, you may want to check out Arizona Beer Week. The kickoff is tomorrow with the Arizona Strong Beer Festival. General Admission is $40 and tickets can be purchased here.  

First Annual Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival

Join us in Oro Valley on February 22nd for the first annual Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival, hosted by the Arizona Wine Grower’s Association. Tickets can be purchased here for $20, or buy 3 get 1 free! Matt and I will be volunteering at the registration desk from 1:00-3:00, so stop by and say…