Culinary Arts Events: Taste and Toast the Season
Keels Creek grows eight varieties of grapes and has been producing wine since 2006. Experience award winning wine in the Spanish style tasting room, which is shared with the Keels Creek Art Gallery where the work of more than 15 regional artists is on display.
Nestled in the Ozark hills, along the route of the historic Missouri & North Arkansas Railroad line, this small family farm operation grows twelve different varieties of grapes and several fruits. Featuring artisan wines plus plus jellies, coffees and other local products.
The Taldo House built in 1917 houses the Tontitown Winery, owned by the Ranalli family who have been in the wine business since 1923. Wines are made on-site from local Tontitown-grown grapes. Free tastings seven days a week.
Sassafras Springs not only features an award-winning winery, but two event venues at the Chapel Ruins and The Stables on its 30 acres. What was a milk barn 50 years ago is the cozy tasting room, which also has a covered patio with a fireplace. Enjoy daily tasting flights as well as several Arkansas beers.4. CR(EAT)E, Dec. 9, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville The Crystal Bridges culinary team presents this cooking demonstration, which you’ll enjoy with five courses paired with wine! 5. Farm to Table Dining in Fayetteville Fayetteville takes farm to table seriously with some of the freshest locally sourced and organic fare around. With dozens of FTT options in town, Experience Fayetteville spotlights some of its top picks. 6. WOW: High South Greatest Hits, Dec. 19, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Join regional chefs and mixologists to discuss and eat the virtues of Northwest Arkansas High South Cuisine. 7. Frost Fest: Arkansas’ Premier Winter Beer Festival, Feb. 2, Fossil Cove Brewing Spend the day enjoying craft beer, live music, food trucks, live art and local vendors. Brewery reps will be pouring samples and discussing their product. This festival goes down rain, sleet, snow or shine! 8. Plus, NWA restaurant listings by city include: Bentonville Eureka Springs Fayetteville Rogers Springdale Siloam Springs
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