The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort announces the 26th season of its famed Winemaker Dinners, running from October 2015 through June 2016. The resort will spotlight 11 epicurean events just as it has been doing for more than a quarter of a century. Wright’s at The Biltmore, the resort’s signature restaurant, will host the multi-course Winemaker Dinners during which the winemakers there to discuss their vintages, followed by after-dinner drinks and cigars.
The 2015-2016 season of Winemaker Dinners at Arizona Biltmore:
October 1, 2015 – Jackson Family Wines, featuring Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon
November 5, 2015 – Robert Craig Winery, featuring Mountain Reds (Howell, Mt. Veeder, Affinity)
December 3, 2015 – Taittinger/Domaine Carneros, featuring Celebration Bubbles
January 7, 2016 – Justin/Landmark, featuring Isosceles
February 3, 2016 – Cakebread Winery, featuring Reserve Chardonnay and Cakebread Cabernet Sauvignon
February 4, 2016 – Cakebread Winery, featuring Reserve Chardonnay and Cakebread Cabernet Sauvignon
March 3, 2016 – ZD Wines, featuring Reserve Chardonnay, Reserve Pinot Noir and Abacus XVII
March 24, 2016 – Huneeus Vintners, featuring Faust Cabernet and Quintessa
April 7, 2016 – Robert Mondavi, featuring Reserve selections and 50th Anniversary Maestro
May 5, 2016 – Truchard Vineyards, featuring Roussane and Cabernet Franc
June 2, 2016 – Sequoia Grove, featuring Cambium Cabernet Sauvignon
Each Winemaker Dinner is $120, plus tax and 18 percent gratuity. Reservations must be made in advance by calling 602.955.6600; the dinners prepaid. (Prepay nine dinners and get one dinner free.) The dinners start with a reception at 6:30 p.m.