April 7-12 Join more than 35,000 guests and partake in more than 20 events during the 36th Annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival that features dishes from prominent chefs and restaurants, and a diverse array of wine and spirits. The festival boasts lavish dinners and cocktail parties, but the Great Arizona Picnic is the major attraction with 50 restaurants, chef demonstrations and live music. The Epicurean Expo is great for those wanting to check out the latest in culinary appliances and cookware, and the SubZero Wolf Mixology Lounge crafts superb cocktails. There will also be a tequila deck serving up margaritas and a beer festival featuring 200 specialty beers. The event's proceeds go to The Scottsdale League for the Arts. For the latest information, go to scottsdalefest.org or call 480-945-7193.
Ongoing Su Vino Winery Tasting Bar offers five tastes of wine for $10, chocolate and wine pairing flights, and wines by the glass and by the bottle. Su Vino Winery, 7035 E Main St Suite 110, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, 480-994-8466.
Mondays Enjoy half-price bottles of wine all day Monday, or get $5 wines by the glasseveryday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. during happy hour at Rare Earth Pizza & Wine Bar. Also offered during happy hour everyday are $3 beers and $6 margaritas. Rare Earth Pizza & Wine Bar, 28190 N. Alma School Pkwy., Scottsdale, AZ 85262, 480-513-6252.
Mondays & Wednesdays Uncorked wine bar offers 50% off all glasses of wine and wine flights from 3:30 p.m.-10 p.m. on Mondays as part of Monday Madness. Meanwhile, Wednesdays mean $5 off all bottles of wine and cheese trays. Uncorked, 16427 N Scottsdale Rd Suite 130, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, 480-699-9230.
WINE SHOP For additional information
on wine events, please contact:
Sportsman’s Fine Wines & Spirits
3205 E. Camelback Rd,
Phoenix, AZ 85018