Treat your taste buds and your charitable side to this year’s Chocolate and Wine Experience on Friday, January 22, 2016. Sip and taste two of life’s most decadent treats as you dance to live music at the harmonious backdrop of the Musical Instrument Museum. Sit and savor the evening in our lounge area or educate yourself by learning about the processes of making wine and artisan chocolate. Indulge your playful side by painting with chocolate or put yourself in the scene at Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory at our interactive photo booth. To elevate the experience, guests are invited to explore select museum exhibits.
A few of the perfectly indulgent chocolates you can expect to find at the event are Bouchee Chocolate, Chocoláte, Salted Serenity Sweets, Talking Stick Resort and more. For sophistication you can expect to be sipping on wines from Aridus Wine Company, Cellar 433, Real Russian Vodka – Chocolate Martinis, Tenuta Le Velette and a few others.
General Admission to the Chocolate and Wine Experience is $60 if purchased during presale or $70 at the door. Admission is all inclusive and includes access to select museum exhibits, food, drink and access to all of the event activities. The Chocolate and Wine Experience will be located at the Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the event concludes at 11 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to come dressed in cocktail attire. For more information, visit: www.scottsdalefest.org or purchase your tickets here.
All net proceeds raised will support the non-profit Scottsdale League for the Arts in its effort to promote arts and arts education organizations in the Phoenix metropolitan area, via annual fundraisers such as the Scottsdale Culinary Festival and The Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner. Since 2002, the League has contributed more than $4 million to numerous organizations such as Ballet Arizona, Childsplay, and Free Arts of Arizona.