Cascina Chicco Wine Dinner at Quiessence

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , |

The Quiessence team is hosting the Cascina Chicco Winery for an evening of seasonal Arizona cuisine paired with Piedmont Region wines. Cascina Chicco is known for its delicate scents of the Italian terroir.   This wine dinner will begin with an appetizer reception at 6:00 pm, followed by a four-course wine dinner experience at 6:30 pm. The winemakers from Cascina Chicco will present each wine during the evening that will pair perfectly with seasonal produce from our on-site garden, Soil & Seed.   Wednesday, March 27 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm $99++ includes four-courses paired with wine   Call 602-276-0601

AZVA: Wine Symposium and Grand Tasting

By |January 12th, 2019|Categories: |Tags: , , |

DESCRIPTION Join the Arizona Vignerons Alliance at our third annual event! Come enjoy and learn all about Arizona wines at this full day (or half day!) event at The Farm At South Mountain. Featuring two morning symposiums lead by a panel of winemakers and industry professionals. Afterward, a wine paired lunch will begin followed by a live auction with Auctioneer Todd Ventura and will be featuring wine lots that restaurateurs and collectors won't want to miss! The Grand Tasting will kickoff at 2:00 pm* and guests will enjoy 100% Arizona grown and produced wines from around the state. This event is 21

Roots & Reds – A Garden Wine Dinner at Quiessence with Rune Wines

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , |

Join Quiessence and Arizona Rune Wines for an evening of seasonal garden cuisine next to Soil & Seed Garden at The Farm. This from-the-garden dinner will pair this fall's harvest with some of Arizona's best wines and feature Chef Dustin Christofolo of Quiessence and winemaker James Callahan of Rune Wines. Begin your evening with a passed hors d'oeuvre and sparkling wine reception next to Soil & Seed Garden. Stroll the garden to see what is growing during this beautiful fall season. Dinner will begin at 6:30 pm with a sprawled table lining the beautiful garden. Wednesday, November 14 at 6 p.m. 6106

Thursday Wine Flights at Quiessence

By |August 30th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , |

Take flight each Thursday in August at Quiessence with its Wine Spectator award-winning wine list showcasing varietals from around the world. Guests will enjoy a curated flight of wines and trio of small tapas at Arizona’s original farm-to-table restaurant, Quiessence at The Farm. The Quiessence in-house Level II Certified Sommelier, Alison Sponberg, will hand pick each wine tasting to best pair with Chef Dustin Christofolo’s special wine flight menu for the evening. Learn about new and old world wines themed to the week’s special menu. Each week will have a different pairing theme: August 16 – “Southwest is Best” August

Thursday Wine Flights at Quiessence

By |August 23rd, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , |

Take flight each Thursday in August at Quiessence with its Wine Spectator award-winning wine list showcasing varietals from around the world. Guests will enjoy a curated flight of wines and trio of small tapas at Arizona’s original farm-to-table restaurant, Quiessence at The Farm. The Quiessence in-house Level II Certified Sommelier, Alison Sponberg, will hand pick each wine tasting to best pair with Chef Dustin Christofolo’s special wine flight menu for the evening. Learn about new and old world wines themed to the week’s special menu. Each week will have a different pairing theme: August 16 – “Southwest is Best” August

Thursday Wine Flights at Quiessence

By |August 16th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , |

Take flight each Thursday in August at Quiessence with its Wine Spectator award-winning wine list showcasing varietals from around the world. Guests will enjoy a curated flight of wines and trio of small tapas at Arizona’s original farm-to-table restaurant, Quiessence at The Farm. The Quiessence in-house Level II Certified Sommelier, Alison Sponberg, will hand pick each wine tasting to best pair with Chef Dustin Christofolo’s special wine flight menu for the evening. Learn about new and old world wines themed to the week’s special menu. Each week will have a different pairing theme: August 16 – “Southwest is Best” August

The Cheese Course 101

By |January 13th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , , |

Saturday, January 13th, 2018 1:00 p.m. To 3:00 p.m. Class description: The Cheese Course 101 Join food stylist Ellen Straine for an adventure in cheese tasting, pairing cheeses with sweet and savory condiments, creating a cheese course or cheese tray that will look beautiful and taste fabulous. Complimentary glass of wine included. About the Teacher: Ellen has been a food stylist since 1995. She grows vegetables, herbs, and flowers in her backyard gardens that often appear in her work. A partial list of clients, past and present, include Ritz-Carlton, Land O’Lakes, Best Western, Cabela’s, Kona Grill, Santa Barbara Catering Company,

Second Annual Arizona Wine Symposium and Grand Tasting

By |November 19th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , |

DESCRIPTION Arizona Wine Education • Grand Tasting • Arizona Wine Sale It is a full day of wine experiences you won't forget! In the morning, enjoy two educational tasting panels with industry professionals and guest panelist, Doug Frost, wine consultant, writer, and one of only four people in the world to hold both Master Sommelier and Master of Wine titles. EVENT SCHEDULE: VIP Pre-event Winemaker lunch (Saturday, November 18, noon- 2 pm) Kick off the Symposium on Saturday with an intimate lunch at Bar Bianco with your favorite Arizona winemakers! Symposium Panel Tasting Topics (Sunday, November 19 from 10 am

The Cheese Course 101

By |November 11th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

DESCRIPTION Saturday, November 11, 2011 11:00 a.m. To 1:00 p.m. Class description: The Cheese Course 101 Join food stylist Ellen Straine for an adventure in cheese tasting, pairing cheeses with sweet and savory condiments, creating a cheese course or cheese tray that will look beautiful and taste fabulous, and tasting some of the best breads Phoenix has to offer. Complimentary glass of wine included. About the Teacher: Ellen has been a food stylist since 1995. She grows vegetables, herbs, and flowers in her backyard gardens that often appear in her work. A partial list of clients, past and present, include

Wine Wednesday at The Farm with Pillsbury Wine!

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , |

DESCRIPTION Date: Wednesday, October 18 Time: 4-7 pm Location: The Farm Kitchen (6106 S. 32nd Street Phoenix, AZ) Cost: Wine and Noshing Items vary in cost. Be sure to pre-order as there will be a limited amount of snacks the evening of. (The Farm Kitchen regular menu will not be available.) Experience The Farm in the evening under the stars at the first Wine Wednesday of the season! Head to The Farm Kitchen for flights, glasses and bottles of local Pillsbury Wine with education from the winemaker himself, Sam Pillsbury. Pre-order your flights for an early bird discount! Enjoy live

October Paint Night at The Farm

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , |

Join Easel for You to Paint Party for an evening of painting under the stars at The Farm at South Mountain. Bring a date or a friend to paint under The Farm lights and Arizona's Fall nights. A fun filled evening, lead by a local artist, Rhonda Hitchcock-Mast with live Music from Chicks with Picks. No experience required! Bring your creativity and a friend! Early Bird Ticket Pricing (Ends Oct. 1): $35 +fees & tax Regular Ticket Pricing: $40 +fees & tax Tickets include all supplies needed for the evening. Cash bar with beer, wine & yummy snacks will be

Succulent Mason Jar Terrarium Class

By |September 28th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

DESCRIPTION Located at the Botanica Ramada Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6-8 pm Early Bird Pricing Available! Hurry and grab your ticket before prices go up! Join The Farm at South Mountain and the Gals from Art Cart for a night of succulent terreriam fun! Learn to design your very own terreriam with rare species of succulents displayed in a vintage-like mason jar decorated by you! Beer and Wine cash bar will be available inside Botanica during the event. FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? All ages welcome, although the agenda is geared for

SOLD OUT: Thursday Wine Flights at Quiessence

By |September 28th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

Thursday Wine Flights at Quiessence Date: September 14, September 21 and September 28 Time: By reservation only Location: Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain 6106 S. 32nd Street Phoenix, AZ 85042 Price: $35 per person ++ Details: Take flight each Thursday in September at Quiessence with its Wine Spectator award-winning wine list with varietals from around the world. Guests will enjoy a curated flight of wines and trio of small plates at one of Arizona’s Best Locavore Restaurants, Quiessence at The Farm. The Quiessence in-house sommelier, Alison Sponberg, will hand pick each wine tasting to best pair with Chef

SOLD OUT: Thursday Wine Flights at Quiessence

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

Thursday Wine Flights at Quiessence Date: September 14, September 21 and September 28 Time: By reservation only Location: Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain 6106 S. 32nd Street Phoenix, AZ 85042 Price: $35 per person ++ Details: Take flight each Thursday in September at Quiessence with its Wine Spectator award-winning wine list with varietals from around the world. Guests will enjoy a curated flight of wines and trio of small plates at one of Arizona’s Best Locavore Restaurants, Quiessence at The Farm. The Quiessence in-house sommelier, Alison Sponberg, will hand pick each wine tasting to best pair with Chef

September Paint Night at The Farm!

By |September 20th, 2017|Categories: |Tags: , , |

Join Easel for You to Paint Party for an evening of painting under the stars at The Farm at South Mountain. Bring a date or a friend to paint under The Farm lights and Arizona's Fall nights. A fun filled evening, lead by a local artist, Rhonda Hitchcock-Mast with live Music from Chicks with Picks. No experience required! Bring your creativity and a friend! Early Bird Ticket Pricing (Ends Sept 10): $35 +fees & tax Regular Ticket Pricing: $40 +fees & tax Tickets include all supplies needed for the evening. Cash bar with beer, wine & yummy snacks will be