Corks & Cactus

Boutique wines and botanical beauties come together this weekend at the Desert Botanical Garden’s annual Corks & Cactus wine tasting.

Each day features forty varieties to sample from, accompanied by cooking demonstrations from Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events (which will also have items like their beef panini and antipasto for sale) and Gertrude’s, the Garden’s own restaurant. Bottles of all 80 wines can be purchased on site; come ready to stock up the cellar.

Sip from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 22, at Dorrance Hall in the Boppart Courtyard, 1201 North Galvin Parkway. (The event is also held Saturday, February 21.) Admission is $30 for members, $35 for the public. Tickets can be purchased at or through the ticket office at 480-481-8188.

Sat., Feb. 21; Sun., Feb. 22, 1-5 p.m., 2015
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