Cliff Castle Casino Hotel, voted Arizona’s number one casino for more than a decade, is hosting the fourth annual Taste of the Verde Valley event on
Saturday, October 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Stargazer Pavilion.

The Taste of the Verde Valley, an annual celebration of the Verde Valley wine harvest, will include culinary creations from new Cliff Castle Casino Executive Chef, Patrick Jochim, paired with wines of the Verde Valley. The Verde Valley Wine Trail Painted Barrel auction returns to the Taste this year with proceeds benefiting the Verde Valley Humane Society and Yavapai County Big Brothers Big Sisters.

The event begins at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Oct.17, and will feature food and wine tastings and music. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now. Tickets include five wine or food tastings, a complimentary tasting glass and a $10 casino in casino Free Play.  Additional tasting tickets will be on sale inside the event.

“We’re pleased to once again host the annual Taste of the Verde Valley event at the Stargazer Pavilion,” said Rojelio Rubio, Director of Marketing at Cliff Castle Casino Hotel. “We’re excited to partner with our local wineries to celebrate the wine harvest and offer guests the very
best food, wine and entertainment the Verde Valley has to offer.”

Stargazer Pavilion is located off of I-17 next to Cliff Castle Casino Hotel. Tickets are available in advance at the casino cashier or online at

Tickets are also available at the gate.