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Posts by: John Johnson

The Cheese Plate: A Simple Reminder about Simple (and Thoughtful) Living

For many of us, a quiet evening with a bottle of wine, paired with delicious food and shared with our loved ones is one of our favorite...

Temecula Valley

Escape to a Winter Wonderland of Wine in Temecula Valley Wine Country

This winter, Temecula Valley Wine Country, less than an hour outside of San Diego, will come alive like never before—in large part...

Yavapai College

Walking through the Vines and Toward a Degree

Entering the wine industry as a working professional can happen in many ways—from young tasting assistants to post-retirement winemakers,...

Devour Phoenix

2014 Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition Announces Finalists

One of our favorite food and wine events of the year is the Devoured Food + Wine Classic. To begin the festivities, the Devoured team hosts...

The Quest: Tasting 100 Varietals

It started eight years ago. Everyone who knew of it encouraged my pursuit and I would routinely receive comments like, “What a wonderful...

2014 Ripe Award Winners

Ripe Award Winners Announced – and we agree on their choices!

The second annual Ripe Award Winners have named their 2014 winners and we wholeheartedly agree with their choices:   Gio Osso –...

Gio Osoo

Meet the Chef: Gio Osso

Tucked away in a cozy spot in Old Town Scottsdale is where Chef Gio Osso creates… without labels and limits. He has fashioned a space...

Featured Winery: Sand-Reckoner Vineyards

BLENDING SCIENCE AND THE ART OF WINEMAKING FOR THE GOOD LIFE: Sand-Reckoner Chatting with Rob and Sarah Hammelman, along with baby Levi, in...

The Henry

The Henry Comes to Arcadia

Arcadia residents has a new neighborhood restaurant and coffee shop. The Henry, by Fox Restaurant Concepts, and XV Coffee Bar and Larder...

New Year's

New Year’s Eve Wine & Dine Events

Celebrate the closing of 2013 and beginning of a new year at one of your favorite Valley restaurants! Mouth-watering cuisine, cocktails,...