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(Family Features) Wine is the perfect complement to any occasion, whether celebrating with friends or enjoying your favorite meal. With the grape harvest kicking off, now is the perfect time to learn more about the winemaking process to deepen your enjoyment of this beverage. Here are three ways to get the most out of this exciting season.
(BPT) - With the summer season winding down, the onset of fall foliage with the cooler temperatures, and a variety of events and festivals, fall presents one of the best times of year to visit the Lone Star State. Fall in Texas means plenty of fairs, outdoor music events, cheering crowds, wine harvests and more.
(Family Features) The summer forecast calls for delightful weather and a calendar full of casual, fun-filled gatherings with family and friends. Make sure you're prepared for all the seasonal soirees with delicious wines that enhance the mood and the good times.
(Family Features) The weather is warming and your patio is calling. It's time to make the grill your go-to for everyday dinners and entertaining alike. Add variety to your grilling fare by including American lamb. From burgers to chops, fresh lamb is a fast, delicious and simple weeknight option.
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(Family Features) There's nothing better than enjoying a delicious meal while relaxing with friends and family.
In 2008, native Tucsonan Chase Hoyt and his dad, Robert, sat down to enjoy an old bottle of wine that they had recently opened.
(NAPSI)—No matter what you’re cooking, and whether you’re dining alone or entertaining a crowd, the right wine can elevate a simple meal. Fortunately, selecting, serving and enjoying great wine doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive if you join the right wine club. Consider this easy recipe and wine pairing tip provided by one of the oldest clubs around.
(NAPSI)—In the quest for exceptional products, and wine in particular, there lies a constant tension between quality and price. The easiest route to defining value before the bottle is even opened is the score a wine has earned from the experts we trust, especially the coveted scores of 90 points and above, which testify to the highest-quality wines.
(BPT) - Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, bridal shower, graduation or simply inviting friends over to revel in the good weather, the change in seasons offers a great excuse to enjoy a meal outdoors and spend time with family and friends. Here are a few tips to help you simplify, so you can make the most of your good weather soiree.
Celebrate the art in pARTy and experience a world of WINE, FOOD, and ART in the lobby and courtyards of the Tucson Museum of Art in historic downtown. Taste more than 150 different wines from famous wineries and sample fantastic foods offered by 24 different local restaurants. Bid on fabulous items including wine, art, travel, services, and more in the silent auction. And don't forget to visit the CRUSH Wine Bar to relax and people watch. You must be at least 21 years of age to attend CRUSH events. Please remember a Designated Driver is the most responsible action to take to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you.
Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Arizona Wine Growers host the inaugural "Off the Vine" festival with some of Arizona's best wines at Steam Pump Ranch. Guest will mingle with winemakers, sample exclusive wines from 15 Arizona's wineries, and listen to live local music. Ages 21 and over, proper ID is required.
Are you looking for great community events and entertainment? There are so many exciting events happening in Oro Valley over the next few months, it is difficult to keep track! The Town hasn’t always been this busy with large-scale events, which begs the question: What has changed?
Restaurants continue to open around every corner downtown and throughout the Tucson, and most have made a commitment to support local and environmentally-friendly food within their recipes and concepts.
The Sonoita Vineyards 14th annual fall celebration of St. Martin's New Release includes barrel tasting of new and current releases, wine & food pairings, discussion with the winemaker and horse-drawn wagon rides through the vineyards. Lunch may be purchased on-site from 2 local restaurants. Horseback rides and trail ride packages are available from Arizona Horseback Experience. Reservations needed, call 520-455-5696.
The Village of Elgin Winery's annual harvest festival includes grape stomping, wine tastings, music and food, and shopping. Festival includes: souvenir wine glass, sample tastings of world-class Arizona wines, live music from 11:30 until 3:30 by Buzz and the Soul Senders, competition and crowning of Arizona's King and Queen of Grape Stomping at 1:30 p.m., arts and crafts, and Arizona-grown products available.
Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails, the new dining concept at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, is hosting a series of specialty dining events highlighting a local purveyor of fine food or wine.