Greetings from the Wine Cellar: This first day of March means the winter season in Yuma is starting to fade away, but thankfully there’s plenty of beautiful weather ahead before the heat of summer is upon us. One result of the passing of the season is that this coming Sunday, March 7th, Visit Yuma will…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: Last summer told Newsletter readers about the RESTAURANTS Act of 2020, a bill that had just been introduced into the U.S. Congress. Standing for Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive, the bill’s purpose was to create a $120 billion grant program to provide structured relief…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: Happy Presidents Day from the Wine Cellar everyone! And aside from that, I want to let everyone know about a great new campaign the Yuma Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring. It’s all about a simple yet powerful theme to help our community: Buy Local! The Old Town Wine Cellar is…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: In case you’ve forgotten, this coming Sunday, February 14^th, is Valentine’s Day. Don’t forget a card, of course, but you really need more. There’s nothing wrong with flowers or candy, but at the Old Town Wine Cellar we think wine is really the way to go (surprise!) We have a…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: Downtown events this week: First Friday will be this week: February 5^th, rather than last week as indicated slightly in error in last week’s Newsletter. As we mentioned, on the first Friday of every month many downtown businesses re-open or remain open until 8PM or later, and some feature special…

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Oops – we goofed. First Friday is right around the corner, but it’s next week, not this week. Got to check that calendar a bit more closely – sorry about that! But it’s no reason not to come downtown this Friday — or any other evening this week. So in any case, we still hope…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: First Friday is right around the corner. As in this Friday — February 5, 2021. The first Friday of every month, many downtown Yuma businesses participate in First Friday. Businesses on Main Street and Madison Avenue remain open until 8PM or later, and some feature special sales. Participating businesses include…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: Despite the limitations imposed from our current unfortunate situation with the ongoing pandemic, there are still fun things to do here in Historic Downtown Yuma during our beautiful winter season. Case in point: Historic Yuma Walking Tours, sponsored by the Sanguinetti House Museum. Here are the details: “The Sanguinetti House…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: I want to pass along a notice I just received from Visit Yuma (aka The Yuma Visitors Bureau). “The time of year has finally arrived — Visit Yuma’s specialty tours and dinners are here! Although our Tours and Dinners will look a little different to allow for everyone’s safety, we…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: The New Year is upon us. The Old Town Wine Cellar is hoping for a better 2021 for everyone. As always, we have lots of new wine and beer arrivals to check out, and of course our weekly selection of wines to sample or enjoy by the glass. So best…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: We’ve reached the end of the road for Year 2020, and like most folks I couldn’t be happier. It’s been a trying year, to say the least, as so many people have been faced with serious financial hardship as well as personal losses due to the ongoing struggle with COVID-19.…

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Greetings from the Wine Cellar: It’s Christmas week… If you’re still looking for that last minute gift for someone and can’t figure out what to get, or just simply don’t have time to deal with it, think of the Old Town Wine Cellar! Stop by or give us a call (373-0405) and we can help…

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