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Family Tradition: Cave Creek Distillery gets OK to make whiskey on-site

By Sarah Donahue From the Appalachian to the Sonoran Desert, Chris Chapman is planting his 250-year-old moonshine recipe in the heart of Cave Creek. A former post office will soon be a fully operational distillery—Hillis and...

Saving the Earth: Miguel hops on board Vessl as corporate ambassador

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Saucy R&B singer Miguel is furthering a cause during the pandemic: sustainability. He’s hopped on board Vessl as its corporate ambassador and adviser. The Tempe-based company is dedicated to eliminating disposable bottles and...

Power in Numbers: Carefree Restaurant Week celebrates its dedicated following

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Jo Gemmill believes there’s power in numbers. Collectively, Carefree’s restarants and coffeehouses—including her English Rose Tea Room—will make their mark with the third annual Carefree Restaurant Week from October 1 to October 11....

‘The Stars Aligned’: Partnership brings to life Seven Apart winery

By Brandie Bosworth Scottsdale businessman Don Dady grew up in the Sonoma Valley and spent his childhood passing the vineyards, hoping to one day call one his own. Fast forward to Dady as an adult, when...

‘Relationships Are Everything’: Musically Fed looks to community to feed struggling music industry

By Connor Dziawura For the past five years, Maria Brunner has, through her organization Musically Fed, made it her mission to feed the homeless and food insecure locally—and even across the nation. By teaming up with...

Twice as Nice: Michael Waltrip launches ‘Two-Time’ beer brand

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Michael Waltrip is about having fun and enjoying life. The two-time Daytona 500 champion is serious about his beer, though. He, Bryan Sperber (former Phoenix Raceway president) and J. Glynn Gross founded Phoenix-based...

‘Best Time of the Year’: Arizona Restaurant Week offers takeout options this fall

By Elsa Hortareas Arizona Restaurant Week is returning this fall, armed with to-go options for those uncomfortable with the dine-in experience due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Set for September 18 to September 27, the week features...

Open for Business: Stratta Kitchen caters to the takeout set

By Kristine Cannon After a four-month delay, James Beard Award-winning chef Alex Stratta’s new Mediterranean restaurant finally opened its doors in August. Located in McCormick Ranch and originally slated to open mid-April, Stratta Kitchen serves the...

The Ultimate Picnic Basket: Merkin Vineyards offers sips of its products

By Elsa Hortareas With fall approaching, Merkin Vineyards is offering the quintessential picnic in a prepacked cooler for the perfect social distancing activity. The coolers have three options, all with wine and food. The first option retails...

Rockin’ in the Desert: Paul Hoffman blends his favorite wines with music

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The walls at Paul Hoffman’s Desert Rock Winery & Distillery are peppered with photos of visitors to his Scottsdale Airpark-area facility. There’s Hoffman with Arizona-bred SiriusXM DJ Shannon Gunz and her fiance, Mudvayne’s...

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