Arizona Wine Week 2010 kicks off on October 30th with a 5k run in downtown Phoenix called the Great Arizona Grape Stomp. On Monday, November 1st governor Jan Brewer is scheduled to officially proclaim Arizona Wine Week with a press conference. On Friday November 5th the Celebration of the Arizona Wine Growers Reception will take place at Quiessence Restaurant at the Farm at South Mountain. This event will provide guests with a chance to mingle with award-winning wine makers in a casual setting. Hors d’ouevres will be severed along with the award-winning wines.
During the week there will be events and specials going on across the state, here is a quick list of scheduled events. If you are hosting an event and it is not listed here please email me and I will add it!
FnB Restaurant: Arizona Wine Growers Association members can purchase all Arizona wines AT COST for all 5pm reservations
Downtown Phoenix Market: October 26th – November 3rd: Shoppers receive 1 raffle ticket for every bottle of wine they buy. They will raffle off two tickets to the Festival at the Farm. Tuesday, Nov 2nd: $1 off glass of wine when shoppers bring in their own glass from an AZ winery. Wednesday, Nov 3rd: 10% off all bottles of wine (Raffle drawing that night) Thursday, Nov 4th: $2 off flights of wine. Friday, Nov 5th: $7 for glass of AZ homemade Sangria made by Mario, our Fresca King and a cheese bite.
Studio Vino Winery: For just $2, visitors to Studio Vino, during AZ Wine Week, will have an opportunity to sample a flight of three Arizona Made wines.
Quiessence Restaurant: Is offering half price bottles of Arizona wines
The Tasting Room: Is offering Arizona wines by the glass
Rancho Pinot Grill: Is offering Arizona wines by the glass at a discount
Cheuvront Restaurant and Wine Bar: Is offering 50% off all bottles of Arizona Stronghold Nachise and Mangus.
Arizona wine week concludes with the main event, the “Festival on the Farm” on Saturday November 6th. This event is open to the public ($65) and will feature wine education and seminars, meet and greet the wine makers and of course LOTS of food and wine sampling! Don’t miss it! Get your tickets quick before they sell out.
Get tickets HERE