July 27th – August 9th
Celebrate the unique wineries of the Southwestern United States during our first ever Southwest Wine Fest! From July 27th – August 9th, we will feature specially selected wines from the renowned vineyards of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Whether you’re attending one of our dinners with an expert winemaker, sampling Southwest wines at one of our complimentary tastings, or enjoying our exclusive festival wine flight at dinner, you are in for a wine lover’s treat.
Keep reading for more information on our Southwest Wine Fest special events. We hope you join us for this celebration of Southwestern food and wine!
Dine with a Winemaker
McPherson Cellars Wine with Winemaker Kim McPherson: July 27th
Gruet Winery with Assistant Winemaker Soﬁan Himeur: August 3rd
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Tickets: $79 per person (excluding tax and gratuity)
Spend an evening drinking the wines of the Southwest with the winemakers themselves. Head Chef Colin King has created a special five-course menu featuring unique northern Mexican dishes designed to perfectly complement each winery’s varietals.
Reserve your space today by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kim McPherson of McPherson Cellars Winery will host our July 27th dinner. McPherson’s wines have won more than 450 domestic and international awards, and Kim is considered one of the most influential winemakers in the United States.
Our next dinner celebration on August 3rd will be hosted by the grandson of the founder of Gruet Winery, Sofian Himeur. This hands-on winemaker has overseen Gruet’s evolution from a small New Mexico winery into an internationally renowned vineyard.
We hope you join us for dinner! Please email us here to reserve your space.
Please note, credit card required for all wine dinner reservations.
Sample Wines of the Southwest U.S. (On Us!)
Join us for any or all of our six complimentary wine tastings from 4 – 6 PM at the bar. Each tasting will showcase a different one of our featured festival vineyards and their award-winning wines. No reservation required.
McPherson Cellars Wine
July 27th & 28th
Enjoy Rhone, Italian and Spanish varietals produced from grapes grown on the Texas High Plains.
July 29th & Augsust 3rd
Taste sparkling wines of New Mexico; all grown without the use of pesticides on one of the highest vineyards in the US.
Caduceus Cellars/Merkin Vineyards
Sample high elevation wines made from predominantly Italian and Spanish varietals, produced in a unique underground cement facility in Arizona.
Try a selection of “Uniquely Arizona” wines that reflect the characteristics of Arizona’s earth, grapes and the hands of the winemakers involved.
Take a Flight to the Southwest U.S.
Sample three unique varietals from the renowned wineries of Arizona and New Mexico with our special wine flight, created by Master Sommelier Andy Meyers. This specially curated selection of fruity wines is offered exclusively as part of the Southwest Wine Fest, so don’t miss this flight!
Wine Flight Menu
NV Gruet, Blanc de Blancs, ‘Sauvage’, Albuquerque, NM
2014 McPherson, Albarino, Texas
2013 Merkin, ‘Chupacabra Red’, Luna County, New Mexico