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New Downtown Scottsdale Wine Trail

Love wine? Check out the brand-new Scottsdale Wine Trail in Downtown Scottsdale. Five tasting rooms have partnered to offer a fantastic wine-tasting experience showcasing the best of Arizona. Explore wines from LDV Winery, Carlson Creek, Aridus Wine Company, Su Vino Winery and Salvatore Vineyards. All of the tasting rooms are within easy walking distance.

Scottsdale Wine Trail

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Pedal Haus Brewery

This delightful new spot sits on Mill Avenue in the heart of downtown Tempe.  Founded by ASU grad Julian Wright, Pedal Haus Brewery boasts a great selection of European-inspired beers and food. Two certified cicerones (the counterpart to the sommelier) can assist you with finding the perfect match.

Pedal Haus

Huge brewing vats are a part of the industrial décor and enhance the vibe as you munch on Maine …

Wink24 at Biltmore Fashion Park

Have you been to the new Wink24 at Biltmore Fashion Park? It’s an eclectic space with a lovely patio. Owner and chef Fernanda Borlettie serves up wood-fired pizza, paninis, salads and charcuterie.

Wink24

We sampled a tasting menu showcasing some of their specialty items such as Roasted Barbabietole, Spicy Meatballs and Zucchine Fritte…all delicious. I also loved the Roasted Parsnip and Pecorino Salad with crisp bacon and green apples.

Global Fare at Sel in Downtown Scottsdale

Sel is a wonderful new restaurant in Downtown Scottsdale, serving up food that is “global, simple, and delivers a punch”. From the moment you walk in, you know that you are in store for something special. They feature artisan cocktails, a fine wine list and a prix-fixe menu that changes weekly. You can also order a la carte.

Sel

Among the dishes we sampled were the Squash Blossom …