19 January, 2022, 08:45

Local First Arizona Localist Event Pairs Flying Leap Vineyards With Veg-In-A-Box

Leap and Learn – Local First AZ Wine Tasting

Thursday, April 28 at  6 p.m.

Flying Leap Vineyards Tasting Room

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If you love eating and drinking local, you might want to check out this next Local First Arizona Localist event.

LFA is partnering with Flying Leap Vineyards and Veg-in-a-Box for a pairing at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28 at Flying Leap Vineyards Tasting Room.

Flying Leap owner Mark Beres will guide guests through seven of their wines while they snack on paired vegan hors d’oeuvres from Veg-in-a-Box, some of which feature rubs and sauces available for purchase through Flying Leap Vineyards. You’ll learn about the southern Arizona wine scene and leave with a commemorative Flying Leap Vineyards wine glass.

To register, click here. Mention promo code 0428 for the Localist price of $15.

Leap and Learn Menu

Hors d’oeuvres

  • Sweet chili fries with Flying Leap Vineyard’s Arizona Rub in Mild, Original or Rattlesnake flavors
  • Butternut hummus
  • A selection of “Veg-Balls” based on eggplant, mushroom, and beet with Arizona Rub Sauces for dipping
  • Mini grilled ‘ham and cheese’ sliders
  • Black bean brownies


  • 2013 Escape White
  • 2014 Sangiovese Classico
  • 2014 Sangiovese Reserva
  • 2014 Canelo Hills Red
  • 2014 Habanero Chili Wine
  • 2014 Solo Dessert Wine
  • Bonus mystery offerings

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