Later this fall Scottsdale will welcome its first Arizona vineyard wine shop and tasting room when the Lawrence Dunham Vineyards Wine Gallery tasting room and shop opens at 6951 E. 1st Street.
The southern Arizona winery's tasting room will be taking over a redeveloped ranch house on the southwest corner of Goldwater Boulevard and First Street in downtown Scottsdale.
In addition to offering wine by the glass and bottle, the tasting room and wine shop will offer a small menu of seasonal menu of little bites. There will also be local wares, artwork, and gourmet goodies will be available for purchase along with retail wines.
The 1,533 square foot space will be able to accommodate about 50 people with more space available on a front patio equipped with lounge-friendly furniture and custom light fixtures. The interior of the space will showcase a gallery of local artwork, a custom-built tasting bar featuring stone from the vineyard, and an open kitchen.
An additional patio found out a back the back door will have a community table.
The Lawrence Dunham Vineyards Wine Gallery is set to open on November 1.
Lawrence Dunham Vineyards is owned by winemaker, grower, and co-owner Curt Dunham and co-owner Peggy Fiandaca. The winery, which had its first harvest in 2009, has a 40-acre estate in the Chiricahua Mountain foothills of Cochise County.
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For more information visit the Lawrence Dunham Vineyards Wine Gallery website.
Lawrence Dunham Vineyards Wine Gallery 6951 E. 1st Street, Scottsdale
Tue - Thu: 12 - 7 p.m. Fri - Sat: 12 - 8 p.m. Sun - Mon: reserved for special events