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September 25
Royal Palms Resort & Spa will host the James Beard Foundation's Taste America: Phoenix event with chef Michel Nischan. The event will begin at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit the James Beard Foundation's website. Royal Palms Resort & Spa, 5200 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018, 602-840-3610, 800-672-6011.
October 24
Prado at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia presents a Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner at 6:30 p.m. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $100 for members/$125 for the general public. For more information, visit the James Beard Foundation's website. Prado, Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, 4949 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253, 480-627-3004.
February 12-14, 2016
February 12-14, 2016, Thunderbird Artists will host the 5th Annual Waterfront Fine Art and Wine Festival at 7135 E. Camelback Rd. on the Scottsdale waterfront. Come see revitalized downtown Scottsdale, enjoy the water, music, shopping, art and, of course, wine. Admission is $3; wine tasting ticket with souvenir glass, $10. For more information, visit

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.
Enjoy half-price bottles of wine all day Monday, or get $5 wines by the glass everyday 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.

For additional information on wine events, please contact:

Sportsman’s Fine Wines & Spirits
3205 E. Camelback Rd,
Phoenix, AZ 85018

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