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Hacienda del Sols Guest Ranch Resort host Zin, Blues & BBQ in its garden courtyards Sunday.

Hacienda del Sols Guest Ranch Resort host Zin, Blues & BBQ in its garden courtyards Sunday.

Special wine dinners
INTERMEZZO RESTAURANT: The dinner features wines from Maryhill Winery of Washington state. Reservations required. When: 6 p.m. reception, 6:30 dinner Where: 5350 E. Broadway, Suite 128 Price: $60 with wine, $45 without wine Info: 748-8100, www.intermezzo-tucson.com

Wine festivals
ZIN, BLUES AND BBQ: Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort’s eighth annual spring event in the garden courtyards includes 50 selections of zinfandels for tasting with barbecue. Live blues by Grams & Krieger Band and Stefan George Duo. When: 4-7 p.m. Where: 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road Price: $50 Info: 529-3500, www.haciendadelsol.com

Special wine dinners
VIN TABLA: Chef Bruce Yim prepares southern Italian-style foods to go with wines from the region selected by master sommelier Laura Williamson. When: 5-9 p.m. Where: 2890 E. Skyline Drive Price: $20 for five wine tastes, $40 for three-course dinner Info: 577-6210, lauraw@vintabla.com

Wine festivals
WINE AND FARM FESTIVAL: At Canelo Hills Vineyards and Winery in Elgin, the festival has free admission, with wine tastings of Keeling-Schaefer Vineyards, Colibri Vineyards and Canelo Hills wines for an extra cost. Also part of the fest are a farmers market, alpacas and alpaca fiber products from Square Top Ranch, emu goods from Circle T Emu Ranch and goat cheese for sale from Fiore di Capra, plus baked goods and other products. The Gathering Grounds Cafe will sell lunch items and vVineyard tours will be given. When: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Where: 342 Elgin Road Price: free admission Info: 520-455-5499, www.canelohillswinery.com Directions: From Tucson, take Interstate 10 east to Exit 281 (state Route 83) and go south toward Sonoita for 26 miles; at the stop sign, continue south approximately 4.3 miles to Elgin Road and turn left (east). Continue 3.3 miles to the vineyard on the road’s left side.


Unless noted, no reservations are necessary, prices are per person and do not include tax and tip.



BAR 58° & BISTRO (BROADWAY): At 58 Degrees & Holding Co. this week, wines of Portugal • April 30 Sample San Simeon and Maddalenaartisan wines from the Riboli family estate vineyards in Paso Robles and Monterey, Calif. Steve Riboli will attend. • May 7 to be announced • May 14 Penley Estate wines of South Australia, with winemaker Kym Tolley. When: 5-7 p.m. Where: 5340 E. Broadway Price: $10 Info: 747-5858, www.58degrees.com

TERRA COTTA: Call for Wine Wednesdays details. When: 4-10 p.m. Where: 3500 E. Sunrise Drive Price: $6 Info: 577-8100, www.dineterracotta.com

HILTON TUCSON EL CONQUISTADOR GOLF & TENNIS RESORT: Every Wednesday in its La Vista Lounge, sample a variety of wines and an hors d’oeuvres buffet. When: 6:30 p.m. Where: 10555 N. La Cañada Drive Price: $15 Info: 544-1905, www.hiltonelconquistador.com

CATAVINOS: Call for this week’s selections. When: 4-8 p.m. Where: 3063 N. Alvernon Way Price: $10 ($8 with purchase of a bottle) Info: 323-3063, www.catavinoswines.com

BEVERAGE HOUSE (ORACLE): This week, staff picks • May 2 zinfandels • May 9 selected wines from South America • May 15 summer white wines • May 23 French wines • May 30 staff picks When: 4-6:30 p.m. Where: 6250 N. Oracle Road Price: $4 Info: 219-6424, www.beveragehouse.net

BEVERAGE HOUSE (BROADWAY): This week, staff picks • May 2 Italian wines from small vineyards • May 9 Joel Gott Wines of St. Helena, Calif. • May 16 wines from Tobin James Cellars of Paso Robles, Calif. • May 23 “value” wines from Australia • May 30 staff picks with Memorial Day in mind When: 4-6 p.m. Where: 8660 E. Broadway Price: $2 Info: 296-9933

DISTRICT TAVERN: Call for this week’s selections. When: 5-7 p.m. Where: 260 E. Congress St. Price: $5 Info: 792-0081

PASTICHE WINE SHOP: This week, Benziger Family Winery of California • May 2 to be announced • May 9 Italian wines When: 5-6:30 p.m. Where: 3025 N. Campbell Ave. Price: $5 Info: 325-3333, www.pasticheme.com

VILA THAI CUISINE: Call for this week’s selections. When: 5-7 p.m. Where: 972 E. University Blvd. Price: $10 Info: 903-9777, www.vilathai.com

JW MARRIOTT STARR PASS RESORT & SPA: Call for the topic of this week’s class. Participants usually sample five to six wines, with artisan breads and cheeses from the resort’s Primo restaurant. When: 3:30-5 p.m. Where: 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Price: $25 Info: 791-6071, http://primo.jwmarriottstarrpass.com

AJ’S FINE FOODS: This week, wines that pair well with lamb. Limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. When: 2 p.m. Where: 2905 E. Skyline Drive Price: $5 Info: 232-6340, www.ajsfinefoods.com

ARMITAGE WINE LOUNGE AND CAFE: This week, “presummer” whites wines. When: 6-8 p.m. Where: 2905 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 168 Price: $10 Info: 682-9740, www.armitagewine.com

TERRAZA DEL SOL: Tastings at Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort’s bar. Call for this week’s selections. When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: 5601 N. Hacienda del Sol Road Price: free Info: 299-1501, www.haciendadelsol.com

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