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One Year with Arizona Wine

I started working at Maynards a little over a year ago, just a few months after I moved to Arizona from Northern Lower Michigan. As I settle in after a 3-month home renovation, I’m getting more time to get out and experience Tucson and the surrounding area, especially the wine! When I moved here, I… Read more »

New Maynards AZ Red

The new vintage of Maynards AZ Red is in, just in time for our 10 year anniversary! I have to say that the process of picking the wines to create the blend for our new edition was one of my best experiences to date! Rob Hammelman at Sand-Reckoner Vineyards guided me through the process.

Recipe: White Cheddar & Roasted Garlic Whipped Potatoes

Can’t make it to Maynards this Thanksgiving? Whip up a taste of Chef Brian’s delicious four-course Thanksgiving dinner in your own kitchen with his recipe for this delicious side dish!

Grapes to Glass Photo Blog

We had an incredible time exploring Arizona wines with you at our 4th annual Grapes to Glass Art & Wine Festival!

Q&A with Sand-Reckoner

We’re thrilled to be gearing up for the release of our 4th edition of the Maynards AZ Red! We strive to keep things local at Maynards wherever and whenever we can, and wine is no exception. 

Recipe: Apple Chorizo Stuffing

A delicious seasonal and locally-inspired recipe to add to your favorite Fall go-to dishes!

Tastes Like A Cabernet

Take a look behind the scenes at the making of our new Maynards Red Wine!

Recipe: French Omelette

The classic French omelette is one of my favorite things to make and eat! Achieving that beautiful custard-like omelette takes some patience but is always worth the wait.

Develop Your 6th Sense

Hone your wine sensing and tasting skills with Sommelier Will Olendorf’s latest post about the deductive tasting method for wine!

Every Guest, Every Time

So, I got to thinking (dangerous, I know) about this whole Sommelier thing… In my journey to potentially becoming a Master Sommelier one day, there is one thing that every Master I’ve ever met has pounded into my thick skull: hospitality