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‘Craftery Row’: Downtown Mesa boasts a frothy scene

By Tom Scanlon | September 15, 2021 Perhaps there’s a reason Mesa rhymes with cerveza. You could practically blow the head off your beer at the Chupacabra Taproom and hit the Oro Brewing Company, which is...

A Premium Portfolio: Longhouse Wines expands to Arizona

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | May 13, 2021 Longhouse Wines expanded its distribution partnership with Scout Distribution to include Arizona. The portfolio of brands also includes Wren House Brewing, Karl Strauss Brewing Co., Harland Brewing, Bivouac Ciderworks...

Raising Spirits: Grand Canyon Brewing returns to form with two new beers

By Claire Spinner | May 6, 2021 After a tough year of shutdowns and isolation, Grand Canyon Brewing and Distillery in Williams is hoping to raise Arizona’s spirits with new brews — Prickly Pear Wheat...

Wine Time: Pita Jungle introduces its new vino

By Claire Spinner | April 21, 2021 Pita Jungle is stepping into spring with its new proprietary wines Jungle Vino, a cabernet sauvignon red blend and a chardonnay. Matchbook Winery in Dunnigan Hills, California, helped create...

Shake Your Tail Feather: Peacock Wine Bar shares elegance and wine

By Annika Tomlin | March 3, 2021 Peacock Wine Bar blends the owners’ passion for the alcoholic beverage and a family feel. Tracy Wallace and her husband, Rich, opened the Gilbert wine bar after visiting a...

‘Anniversary Week’: Simple Machine fetes 1st year with special beers

By Tara Alatorre | January 19, 2021 Simple Machine Brewing Company celebrated its first anniversary by releasing three special beers during what it dubbed “Anniversary Week.” Although the North Phoenix brewery did not have a...

One Sip at a Time: Sorso Wine Room celebrates 6 years

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | January 17, 2021 When Mark Teahen left Major League Baseball during Spring Training of 2014, he and his wife, Lauren, took a trip to Italy to consider the sport in the...

Roosevelt Row Gets Lucky: Craft cocktail and food truck concept comes to town

By Annika Tomlin | January 11, 2021 Restaurateur Julian Wright is best known for his Pedal Haus Brewery, La Bocca Pizzeria and Canteen Modern Tequila Bar concepts. Now he’s bringing Luckys Indoor Outdoor, a craft cocktail...

Partner in Wine: Danica Patrick teams with French family for rosé

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Former racecar driver Danica Patrick acknowledges that her reasons for offering rosé wine aren’t necessarily classy or politically correct, but they’re true. “I like to drink it,” the part-time Scottsdale resident says with...

‘Hare’ of the Dog: Distillery’s owners add a personal touch to its tasting room

By Jacqueline Robledo After several years of running a business and working in academia, the husband-and-wife team of Jim Matz and Wendy Tilton decided it was time to try something new. The couple moved to...

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