Tag: wine tasting

Tucson Wine: CataVinos 5th Anniversary Party – Sept. 22

Congratulations to Yvonne Foucher, the owner of CataVinos Wine Shoppe in Midtown. Today she celebrates her 5th anniversary as a locally-owned wine store and wine tasting venue. It can’t be easy in this economy to compete with multiple big box chains selling wine. What makes the CataVinos experience unique is that Yvonne and her tasters […]

Tucson Culinary Festival – October 27-30, 2011

Tucson dining, Tucson restaurants, Tucson Culinary Festival My favorite event is the World Margarita Championship. I especially love the new location on the patio of Maynards Market & Kitchen. It’s a lovely place to hang out whether with hundreds of people or on a different night with a few friends. The breeze. The trains whizzing […]

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 […]

So You Say You Want To Learn All About Wine?

“Uncorked The Novice’s Guide to Wine” by Paul Kreider is exactly that. Kreider, a winemaker and wine consultant, has taken just about everything anyone would want to know about wine and explains the information in a clear, concise and best of all interesting manner. Although the book has the novice in mind those of us […]

Tucson restaurant news: Willcox wine, TOCA, CPK

Tucson restaurant news, southeast Ariz wine news and celebrations Native American Celebration The celebration of a remarkable journey of walking 2,500 miles will be held in Sells, Arizona on Saturday, March 20, featuring community participation in the final 6-mile walk into Sells, along with blessings, traditional singing and dancing and a feast of traditional O’odham […]

Cuvee Wine Bar & Cellar – Bellbrook Ohio

Author’s note:  Since Circle Of Food has a national audience, I suggest that you not focus on the local aspect of this wine bar post but more so on the “concept” and “lifestyle” aspect of it.  Find something similar in your neck of the woods. Here is my LAFF group at our recent event at Cuvee Wine Bar.  […]

Tucson restaurants: Wine, Women, and Janos

Image via Wikipedia Tucson restaurant news On Monday, Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tucson’s one named-wonder Janos Wilder hosts “Women of Bordeaux – Meet the Winemaker Wine Tasting Party. Meet a half dozen women who make Bordeaux wine, ask them questions, pick their brains, sample the wines, munch on Janos-inspired hors d’oeuvres, and […]

Tucson restaurant news:wine, coming soon, gelato

Image by Andrew Albertson via Flickr Tucson restaurant news – go local all the way Coming Soon: Uptown Bistro which will occupy the former Monkey Bar space anticipates opening this month. Another downtown eatery is on the precipice of opening — A Steak in the Neighborhood. And Burger City which used to be downtown and […]