Archives for the ‘Wine and Liquors’ Category

Family Golf at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort

By • Dec 4th, 2009 • Category: Sports and Leisure, Wine and Liquors

As kids get ready for a break from school this holiday season, Arizona families can take advantage of one of the states greatest attributes- being able to golf in December. JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa is hitting the greens for the second annual Family Golf Day. This year adults and children alike will […]



Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Celebration in Vegas

By • Nov 2nd, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

For those craving a stroll in the city of light without breaking the bank, Vegas might just be the ticket. This month, Paris Las Vegas will welcome the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau for the properties 3rd annual wine celebration. This year’s highly anticipated celebrity kick-off will feature a traditional grape stomping that is reminiscent of […]



Great Deals on Sedona Hotels

By • Oct 29th, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

It’s the perfect time to head to Sedona, Ariz. to see the colorful leaves and breath n the fresh cool air. Here are some budget-friendly packages that couples and families will appreciate at Kokopelli Suites in Sedona:   Wine-Away Package No, we don’t expect complaints when you stay at the newly remodeled Kokopelli Suites in […]



Wynn Las Vegas’ Nightlife: Tryst and XS

By • Oct 26th, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

Last week I was lucky enough to spend three nights at Wynn Las Vegas. It changed my view on Las Vegas. I don’t love Vegas, I have to admit. The constant ringing of slot machines and the smoky cigarette smell kinda turns me off. But after a visit to Wynn, I think I was just […]



Santa Rita Wines, Day Two

By • Oct 13th, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

Santa Rita is one of the largest wine producer in Chile, with vineyards in the Maipo Valley, the Rapel Valley, Colchagua Valley and Apalta Valley. It makes many varietals of wines, both red and white, but like most Chilean wineries, it makes a mean carmenere. After breakfast on our first day at Santa Rita, we […]



Jazz’ N The Plaza

By • Oct 5th, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

Now that the weather has finally turned here in the Southwest, I am looking forward to spending mucho tiempo outdoors. Imagine kicking back, feeling the breeze and sipping on an elegant cocktail, all the while a live jazz band is playing in the background. What’s even better is that this experience can be had each […]



World of Wine Launches iPhone Application

By • Oct 2nd, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

World of Wine Events, LLC, creator of the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, announced last week the launch of its “TastingRoom Finder” iPhone application. The application is the ultimate wine traveler’s guide to wine tasting rooms around the country, said Ken Loyst, partner at Fast Forward Ventures, the management arm of World of Wine Events, […]



Walking in a Whiskey Wonderland…

By • Sep 25th, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

I don’t think there is any occasion that couldn’t benefit from a little liquor. Ok, maybe I can think of a couple. But the majority rules. As the holidays approach, be sure to have a little “holiday spirit” on hand to combat all the marathon shopping, late nights, decorating, visitors, dressing up, the in-laws….I think […]



Wine and Jazz Walk in Chandler

By • Sep 11th, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

Now that the weather is cooling, what better way to welcome the arrival of fall than to support a good cause with a few good friends at the Wine & Jazz Walk on September 25, from 6-9 p.m. at the Promenade at Fulton Ranch. The center is located at the northeast corner of Chandler Heights […]



San Diego Food & Wine Festival 2009

By • Sep 9th, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors

What is a meal without wine? We all enjoy a little vino now and again, however making sure the chardonnay goes with the entrée is a craft that I have yet to master. I’ll take any help I can get when it comes to finding the perfect pairing. The San Diego Food and Wine Festival, […]