Winter Into Spring Wine Tastings

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Tack Room Event

The Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation invites you to a one-night only Special Evening of dining that revives the flavors and tastes of Tucson’s Iconic lost restaurant The Tack Room. The Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation partners with Maynards Market and Kitchen to present a memorable evening of the food and flavors that defined a generation of… Read more »

Apr7 wine-tasting

California Value Wines

This week I thought I’d open some interesting wines from California, that I think represent great values. California produces more than 90% of the wine made in the U.S. Sometimes in filling the market with wines from all over the world, I have to remind myself that the wine scene in California is always changing… Read more »


Fabulous Values From France

France is famous for some of the most expensive and prized wines in the world. Names like La Tache, and Chateaux Petrus are legendary. However there is another side to French wine, where quality wines can be found at very reasonable prices.

May5 wine-tasting

Ravishing Rose

Rose wines have been associated with a sweet blush wine called white Zinfandel for most Americans, or a couple Portuguese wines named Mateus and Lancers. However French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese winemakers have been producing delicious mostly drier styles of blush wines for a long time.   These exhibit great berry characteristics, nice acidity and are… Read more »

May19 wine-tasting

Spring Whites

Spring time in Tucson. It’s like mid-summer in most other places. The heat is upon us, and for me it’s time to sip some cold, crisp, dry, refreshing white wine. Here are some of my favorite warm weather whites. I hope you enjoy them.