On Saturday, January 27th from 1-6 p.m., Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is hosting the A Taste of AZ Food and Drink Festival for its inaugural year. Food and drink samples will be offered from a variety of Arizona producers, all while overlooking the gorgeous fields and McDowell Mountains. 

A Taste of AZ Food and Drink Festival is the physical manifestation of A Taste of AZ Magazine, a quarterly magazine that focuses on all thing’s food and drink in Arizona with an emphasis on telling the stories of local chefs, farmers and other producers that contribute to the local dining scene. The pages of the magazine will be coming alive on the 27th as the state’s biggest and best mixologists and chefs feature signature tastes and sips, as well as products produced exclusive to Arizona.

This year’s lineup includes:

  • Across the Pond
  • Cancion Tequila
  • Cast Iron Concepts
  • Cider Corps
  • Coabana
  • Crooked Tooth Brewing Co.
  • Hot Sauce and Pepper
  • L’Impasto
  • Merkin Vineyards
  • OHSO Brewery + Distillery
  • Pa’La
  • Pigtails
  • Saucy Luke’s Craft BBQ
  • Six Byrd
  • Spinatos Pizzeria
  • Superstition Meadery
  • The Shop Beer Co.
  • The VIG
  • Tortoise & Hare

General admission tickets are $89, of VIP for $129. Tickets include 15 drink samples, unlimited food samples, live music and cooking demonstrations. While VIP gain you an extra 90 minutes of access to the event, and two complimentary tickets to a spring training game at Salt River Fields this upcoming season.

For more information or to purchase tickets to the inaugural A Taste of AZ Food and Drink Festival, visit www.atasteofaz.com.