“Spanish Summer Night” Wine Dinner at Flying Leap Vineyards & Distillery

Celebrate the food, wine, and music of Spain by traveling just south of Tucson into Arizona Wine Country

Last modified on June 14th, 2018 at 10:58 am

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21jul5:00 pm9:00 pmSpanish Summer Nightfood & wine pairings5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Flying Leap Vineyards

In Spain, having a glass of wine with friends is ancient tradition.

You can also play along in Arizona at Flying Leap Vineyards & Distillery’s second annual Spanish Summer Night wine dinner from 5 – 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 21.

Experience wine country the way it was supposed to be seen with authentic paella, Spanish hors d’oeuvres, samples of new wine releases, and live music.

Tickets are $79 per person if purchased before June 30, and $89 a piece afterwards until the day of.

Your ticket includes food, up to eight tasting pours of Flying Leap premium white and red wines, and a souvenir 22-ounce Bordeaux-style wine glass, and entertainment.

Spanish Summer Night Dinner Menu

  • Paella – cooked over a citrus-wood and pine cone fire with a French baguette.
  • Tossed Salad
  • Spanish Hors D’oeuvres – fresh Manchego cheese, rustic hearth-baked breads, olive tapenade, jamón de Serrano, with Romesco sauce
  • Spanish Almond Cookies

Flying Leap grows four wine grape varieties that are indigenous to Spain, including Grenache, Graciano, Mourvèdre, and Tempranillo – all of which you can try at the vineyard.

TRUST Art & Design will be presenting a fine art show with colorful creations from Arizona artists, along with the enchanting music of DeGrazia will be performing Spanish string music and flamenco all through the night.

Flying Leap Vineyards is located at 342 Elgin Rd., Elgin, Arizona. For more information, call (520) 954-3245 or flyingleapvineyards.com.

Matt Sterner is a journalist, novelist, loves films, and would like to think he's a filmmaker. When he's not eating awesome food, he likes to talk and write about it.
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