Corks & Cactus

February 18, 2017 - February 19, 2017

1-5 p.m. | Saturday or Sunday
Members: $35 / General Public $40

Special Event Settings: 

Questions

  • Call: 480 941.1225, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
  • Visit the Admissions Box Office 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Sample, sip and savor your way through the splendor of the Desert Botanical Garden at Corks & Cactus, where boutique wines and desert beauty blend into a delightful event.  Visit with representatives from a variety of wineries and purchase a bottle or case at the Garden’s Wine Retail Store.

  • Sample 40 different wines each day
  • All 80 wines will be available to purchase in our wine retail store
  • Most wines featured in the retail store are priced at $35 or less, with no sales tax on any wine purchased
  • Guests are able to mix & match 12 or more bottles and receive 10% off the total purchase price
  • All wine purchased benefits the Garden’s education, research, exhibition and conservation programs
  • Did you purchase wine at Corks & Cactus 2016? If so, bring back your Desert Botanical Garden reusable wine tote and receive 10% off your purchase of six or more bottles.

Tickets

  • Members: $35
  • General Public: $40

Entertainment 

  • Saturday, February 18: Sydney Sprague
  • Sunday, February 19: Cactomaniac Early Entry Performer – Jeordie, 12:15 - 1 p.m
  • Sunday, February 19: Obadiah Parker, 1 - 5 p.m. 

Cooking Demonstration

  • Saturday & Sunday on Kitchell Patio
  • Fabulous Food Fine Catering & Events | 2 p.m. 
    Prickly Pear Tequila Sabayon, Prickly Pear Chocolate Zinfandel Velvet Cake, Chile Pepita Brittle
  • Gertrude's | 3 p.m.
    Red Wine & Beet Cured Hamachi with Saguaro Blossom Syrup + Tepary Bean Salad

Wine List

DINING AND BEVERAGE OPTIONS

Fabulous Food Fine Catering concessions menu available in Dorrance Hall:

  • Beef Panini - $16.95
  • Turkey Panini - $14.95
  • Cheese Platters (serves 2) - $15
  • Spinach and Artichoke Dip - $9.95
  • Antipasto - $13
  • Chocolate Fondue (serves 2) - $10.95
  • Prickly Pear Iced Tea - $3.00
  • Canned Soda (Sprite, Diet Coke, Coke) - $2.00
  • Bottled Water - $2.50

The Fine Print

Must be 21 or older to attend and must show proper identification. Children will not be admitted, even if a parent or guardian is present. Event programming subject to change. No outside food, beverage or alcohol may be brought into the event. No refund, exchanges or rain dates. Corks & Cactus ticket price includes Garden/Event admission, wine sampling and entertainment. Event is rain or shine. Wine sampling will conclude at 4:30 P.M.

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