Best of Our Valley 2020 is now open for voting. From now through Nov. 30, vote on your favorite local businesses, professionals and individuals across more than 4,000 categories for AZ Foothills annual Best Of Our Valley online contest.
The very best of each category will ultimately be featured in the coveted AZ Foothills’ Best of Our Valley collectors edition issue, a tell-all guide to the coolest people and places in the Valley of the Sun.
In honor of the fierce competition, we’re highlighting some of the leaders in the top categories so you can get to better know your nominees and potential winners.
Here, we’re showcasing some of the nominees that will guarantee you a great night out in the Nightlife & Cocktails category.
Best Arizona Brewery
There’s tons of delicious nominees in this category but the current leader Desert Monks Brewing has half the votes, with Huss Brewing Co. trailing with nearly 20-percent of the votes. Vote here
Best Craft Beer Bar
The race is tight in the category, with no clear leader yet. The Whining Pig and Goldwater Brewing Co. are tied for the most votes with each claiming 15-percent of them. Other close contenders include Angels Trumpet Ale House, Bottled Blonde, Pedal Haus Brewery, The Yard House and Wandering Tortoise, who all have just over 7-percent of the votes. Vote here
Best Craft Cocktails
Bourbon & Bones is the current leader with a little over a third of the votes. Kelly’s at SouthBridge has a little over 20-percent while Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row has 16-percent. Vote here
The coveted Best Nightclub category is being led by last year’s winner Riot House with more than half the votes. El Hefe trails with 27-percent. Vote here
Best Wine Bar
Current leader SORSO has more than two-thirds the vote. The next closest nominee is Postino Winecafe with just 11-percent of votes. Vote here