Sips & Bites: News you can use from the Phoenix restaurant community
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Sips & Bites: News you can use from the Phoenix restaurant community

A prestigious award for a couple of local cocktail bars, an special anniversary, wine tastings & dinners and a opening delayed around Phoenix

Holy Cannoli! Maggiore’s to open The Sicilian Baker Cannoli Bar & Market
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Holy Cannoli! Maggiore’s to open The Sicilian Baker Cannoli Bar & Market

Italian sweets and treats at The Sicilian Baker Cannoli Bar & Market when the newest concept opens up in north Phoenix from the Maggiores.

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La Bella Vita Frappato

When one things of red wine from the island of Sicily they think of Nero d’ Avola, but there is another grape that deserves some attention Frappato. La Bella Vita “The Good Life” produces Frappato from the western side of Sicily around the city of Marsala. Frappato grapes makes light bodied wine and has a…

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What grape is that….?

In a continuing effort to familiarize people with lesser known varieties of grapes grown around the world I present you with this next installment. PLOUSSARD also called POULSARD is a thin skinned grape found in the Jura region of eastern France. It’s light color makes it ideal for Vin Gris and even for making of…

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What grape is that….?

With an estimated 10,000+ varieties of grapes used to produce wine around the world, why are only familiar w/ a small portion of them. Some grapes grow in specific regions in the world, some are grown throughout the world. Some are used exclusively for blending and some are bottled by themselves. Some grapes are the…