One of the most adored places to sneak away in Phoenix is the Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia. Nestled near Camelback Mountain, this Spanish-inspired gem takes “staycation” to a luxurious level with Joya Spa, breathtaking views, and a delicious dining gem, known as Prado.
Arizona’s wine industry has quietly been doing well over the past few years. In fact, it doubled the number of gallons it produced from 2011 to 2012. Now in 2014, things are getting even better. New acres of grapes continue to spread in its three primary wine regions and new wineries continue to open.
Featured Chef Albert Torrisi, Executive Sous Chef of Gertrude’s restaurant in Phoenix.
You might be aware that different wines have different serving temperatures, but you might not be aware that the temperature at which you store your wine is also important. In fact, the wine storage temperature can affect both the flavor and quality of the wine. To get the best out of your wine, especially those expensive rare vintages, you should store it at the ideal temperature in addition to serving it at the proper temperature.
We sure are lucky to call Arizona home. The Valley is chock-full of amazing, one-of-a-kind dining destinations. From old timers that have appeared on our list for years (hello, Vincent on Camelback and Tarbell's) to taste bud-tantalizing newcomers (like SumoMaya and Virtu), here are 50 of our favorite restaurants in the Valley--plus a few out-of-towners that we can't get enough of.