Events

Aug25

Argentina Wine Dinner

The Argentina Wine Dinner is currently sold out. Please contact Maynards Market & Kitchen to be added to the waitlist. 520.545.0577

Sep8

Tasting the Wines of Chile

Chile has a warm, dry, sunny climate, ideally suited to grape-growing. Though once known for having good wines at reasonable prices, there are now more wines in the mid-price range and some expensive ones as well.

Sep10

Italy Meets AZ

We have invited Simona Fabrizio, an Italian chef from Orvieto, to join Executive Chef Brian Smith in the kitchen to create a menu that shines a light on delicious Italian food created with local Sonoran ingredients.

Sep15

Tasting the Wines of Washington

Washington State is considered one of the best producers of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in the United States. Most of the wineries are located in the dry, warm eastern part of the state.

Sep22

Arizona Summer Wine Dinner

Fall in love with Arizona produced wines and savor the tastes of the Sonoran desert at this end of summer event. Allow our Sommelier Steve Berger and Executive Chef Brian Smith to remind you just how exquisite the wines and food from our backyard truly are.

Oct6

Unexpected Whites

To start off the new wine tasting series with a bang, I’ve chosen to feature white wines made with grape varietals that are not the most well known, yet offer some great values.

Oct13

When In Rhone

This tasting will feature wines (both new and old world) made with Viognier, Marsanne and Rousanne, or Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre.  These wines are either from the Rhone region of France or inspired by those wines. 

Oct22

Grapes to Glass

Grapes to Glass is a wine festival that harmonizes local wines, delicious food, live music, distinctive crafts, and regional artwork in an idyllic venue for eager wine enthusiasts.

Oct27

California Values

California is known throughout the world as a great wine producing region. European settlers brought vines with them and began producing wines during the Mexican Colonial period.

Nov3

Under the Radar Reds

This week I’ve chosen to feature some wines made with lesser-known red grape varietals that offer some great values. There are a lot of wonderful, but not well known grapes out there. So, here’s your chance to try something different.

Nov10

South American Vino

Chile and Argentina produce some of the best wine values available in the world. Both countries were planted with European vines as early as the sixteenth century in Chile, and the eighteenth century in Argentina. 

Nov17

Wines to be Thankful For

To answer the perennial question “what wine should I have with our Thanksgiving meal?”, I have selected a variety of options in affordable price ranges and designed to give you the opportunity to select the one (or two) that you like.

Dec1

Old World Reds

“Old world” refers to France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Germany. Basically Europe. These wines usually try for a balanced approach, with restrained use of oak aging, and exhibit great minerality and a sense of the terroir from which they originate.

Dec22

Zinfandels By Any Other Name

Zinfandel has been considered by many to be an American varietal, however both Zinfandel and Primitivo (commonly grown in Puglia and Sicily) derive from the same grape, known as Crljenak Kastelanski (how’s that for a mouthful?!) from Croatia.

Dec29

Holiday Sparklers

Opening a bottle of sparkling wine is a time-honored and festive way to toast a special occasion. Whether it’s a birthday, graduation, anniversary, or, of course, a New Year, popping open a bottle of bubbly is a fun and easy way to get the party started.