Tag: willcox

So. AZ wine fun – drag queens & chocolates, Feb. 9

Take a short drive out of Tucson this Saturday, Feb. 9 (unless of course if you are going to the 4th Avenue Trunk Show dressed in Steam Punk finery) and check out these two fun events in Sonoita and Willcox. Visitors who cannot go back East because of the weather…this is a perfect diversion for […]

Tucson Eats, Tucson Drinks – Valentines Ideas & Events

Get a 4-star hotel room, wine & chocolates (2 events), cooking lessons, pop the question Feb. 14 – Get a 4-star hotel room Forget dining out altogether and get a  hotel room with room service at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Now we’re talking…Available only on Tuesday, February 14, the “Room for Two” overnight stay includes […]

Tucson: My favorite foodie things – 2011

2011 wouldn’t be complete without a list of my favorite foodie things (in no particular order and I’m sure I’m forgetting some). Tucson Culinary Festival’s World Margarita  Championship – This is my favorite event during that four day culinary extravaganza. I love the margaritas and  food sampling, mingling and camaraderie among the  mixologists. Sullivan’s Steak […]

Willcox: Coronado Vineyards Holiday Celebration

Date: Saturday – December 10 Looking for something to do that the whole family can enjoy? Take a short jaunt to Willcox (not far from Tucson) and breathe in the clean air of the beautiful Coronado Vineyards. You can also do some of your holiday shopping here as their gift shop has some of the […]

Willcox: Coronado Vineyards – 5th anniversary

I must say that I have been very impressed by the Coronado Vineyards in Willcox, Arizona. This weekend they are celebrating their 5th anniversary and introducing two new wines.  I personally love their 2009 Syrah. from the press release Willcox, AZ- November 8, 2011 – After 5 fabulous years, Coronado Vineyards wants to celebrate by […]

Wine Tasting: Spain, Willcox, Chile, Central Coast

Wine. Now that the weather is finally cooling off in Tucson, I’m jonesing for wine. Last week I invited some wine lovers and gal pals over for wine tasting. I supplied the wine and some snacks and they provided more food to be paired. Nobody went hungry. Nobody stopped talking or stopped drinking, for that […]

Willcox Wine Country Festival – Oct. 15, 16

Wine in Willcox: the perfect October pairing Cochise County, Ariz.  – Some things just go together like food and wine, art and music. Most people don’t think of Willcox and wine in the same sentence but that’s all about to change. Willcox and the rest of Cochise County has some great wineries that produce some […]

Willcox: Apple Annie’s pie competition and benefit – Sept 17 & 18

A celebration of all things Apple Pie!  Start your day with the famous “All-You-Can Eat” pancake with apple pie syrup breakfast, served both mornings from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.  Enjoy free samples of scrumptious apple pies!  Indulge in homemade Apple Crumb Pie ice cream!  Apple-smoked burger lunches are served 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (those […]

Arizona Wine: Great Arizona Grape Stomps 5K Race Series

Arizona Wine: Great Arizona Grape Stomps 5K Race Series Aside from drinking wine, what could be more surreal than running through a vineyard with other like minded wine lovers and runners? Willcox is cooler than Tucson and only an hour drive away. The Great Arizona Grape Stomps 5K Race Series is sponsored by the Arizona […]

Peachy Keen Experience in Willcox

The peaches are ripe for the picking or so they say at Apple Annie’s Orchard in Willcox. This weekend and next (July 18-19 and July 25-26) plus the first three weekends in August, jump in the car and enjoy a celebration of farm fresh peaches. The 12th annual Peach Mania starts with a delicious “All […]