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Chianti Rufina’s Story Continues: Nipozzano Riserva

Chianti Rufina’s Story Continues: Nipozzano Riserva

Posted on: May 25th, 2017 by Tom Peiffer No Comments

Nipozzano recently released their 2013 vintage Chianti Rufina Riserva and it once again has all the hallmarks of consistency and subtle changes from year to year.  And according to their owners at Frescobaldi, 2013 was a challenging year with crazy weather in the Tuscany region. It was an especially cool winter, dropping below freezing... Read More
A Portuguese Alvarinho: Zip with that seafood

A Portuguese Alvarinho: Zip with that seafood

Posted on: May 17th, 2017 by Tom Peiffer No Comments

It’s not too often that a Portuguese white wine makes it to the seafood spread, but here’s one to savor.  Grown in the northern part of Portugal (Moncao & Melgaco), the Alvarinho grape produces a zippy flavor combo that brings out the depth of seafood flavors. Nortico is well known for producing a light... Read More
Ben & Jerry’s Celebrates Bob Marley’s Legacy with One Love Flavor

Ben & Jerry’s Celebrates Bob Marley’s Legacy with One Love Flavor

Posted on: May 16th, 2017 by Press Release No Comments

“One love, one heart…” So begins one of the most recognized songs in reggae history. Bob Marley’s famous refrain is a plea for universal compassion, and is an excellent anthem for Ben & Jerry’s latest flavor, One Love. The flavor concoction that came to realization in connection with the Marley family pays tribute to... Read More
Perfect Summer Sipping: Sofia Brut Rosé And Brut Rosé Minis

Perfect Summer Sipping: Sofia Brut Rose And Brut Rose Minis

Posted on: May 15th, 2017 by Press Release No Comments

This summer everything will be coming up rosé with the latest expansion to Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s wildly successful Sofia label. The second sparkling wine in the winery’s celebrated collection and constructed in the fashion of French Crémant, Sofia Brut Rosé‘s light effervescence and fruity floral notes are an exhilarating reminder of rosé’s superiority... Read More
SaltRock Releases Quintessential Spring Cocktail Menu

SaltRock Releases Quintessential Spring Cocktail Menu

Posted on: May 12th, 2017 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

SaltRock Southwest Kitchen at Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa is bringing 15 new libations to the lineup with the introduction of the “Quintessential Spring” cocktail menu. “Every Sunday, we head to the Sedona Farmer’s Market where we chat with some of the local farmers to get an idea of what herbs and vegetables are in-season.... Read More
Shake Shack: Recipes & Stories Cookbook to hit shelves soon

Get a Bite of the New Shake Shack Cookbook

Posted on: May 9th, 2017 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

Do you love everything about Shake Shack? If the answer is yes and heading out to one of the three Valley locations isn’t always an option, you will love this news! Sales for the new Shake Shack Cookbook, Shake Shack: Recipes & Stories go live on May 16th. You can pick up your very own... Read More
Even-Steven: Merlot Cabernet from Medoc

Even-Steven: Merlot Cabernet from Medoc

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by Tom Peiffer No Comments

Finding good values in Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon blends continues to be a wine buying challenge, especially if you are looking at all the options available from Bordeaux, France.  As a quick selection, let’s check out the Medoc part of Bordeaux.  It’s always a good value, but with somewhat varied results.  Choose carefully. Why consider... Read More
Your Favorite Scottsdale Restaurants- Now with less gluten!

Your Favorite Scottsdale Restaurants: Now with less gluten!

Posted on: May 3rd, 2017 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

With the increase in celiac disease and gluten sensitivities, restaurants are including options for all their diners. May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, creating the perfect opportunity to shine a light on some unexpected places in town that feature gluten free menu choices as good if not better than their non-gluten free counterparts. 5 of the... Read More
Verde Valley Wine Festival

2nd Annual Verde Valley Wine Festival | Full Participant List & Highlights

Posted on: April 25th, 2017 by Press Release No Comments

The 2nd Annual Verde Valley Wine Festival, presented by Four Eight Wineworks in collaborative alliance with the non-profit arts establishment, Made in Clarkdale, is Northern Arizona’s premier wine and culinary experience of the year. The event comes back to the Clarkdale Town Park in historic Clarkdale, Arizona over Mother’s Day Weekend, May 13 and May 14, 2017 from... Read More
New Spring Cocktail Menu at The House Brasserie

The House Brasserie’s New Cocktails: Sip Spring by the Glassful

Posted on: April 24th, 2017 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

The House Brasserie is currently celebrating five years in the heart of downtown Scottsdale. This local hotspot is esteemed for its contemporary American fare handcrafted by award-winning Chef Matt Carter. The setting isn’t too shabby either, as the restaurant is set inside a splendidly restored, tree-lined former private residence.  If you’re a craft cocktail... Read More

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