Discover AZ Wines: Great Wine Begins In The Vineyard


By Peggy Fiandaca Great wine begins in the vineyard. Terroir is the French word that refers to all things that can impact the vineyard – climate, soils, elevation, water, wind, etc. Finding the perfect spot, then planting the right grape varietals and maintaining the vineyard’s health is critical to producing that great bottle of wine. […]

Discover AZ Wines: Wine & Chocolate – A Perfect Pairing


Explore The Verde Valley Wine Country From Lights of Jerome


The Lights of Jerome Inn B&B is where the “lights of Jerome dance above every night.”  A unique, “green” one bedroom suite B&B, where the details and friendly customer service matter.  The private deck has mountain and wildlife views and guests will enjoy a gourmet continental breakfast of fresh fruits, bagels or muffins, organic granola, yogurt and […]

It’s Harvest Season At Javelina Leap Vineyards And Winery


Javelina Leap Vineyards and Winery processes approximately 44 tons of Arizona grown grapes equaling about 2,600 cases of fine Javelina Leap Arizona wine. When visiting, guests will be sampling wines at a fully functional vineyard and winery. Enjoy a tour of the winery and barrel room while sipping wine or relax in the Arizona room and private […]

Arizona Wine Moment: Harvestfest 2010 At Sonoita Vineyards


This month’s Arizona Wine Moment was submitted by Kimberly Sisk. One of the advertisers in your newspaper, Sonoita Vineyards, is my favorite place.  I have been a frequent visitor to Elgin wine country and there are many wonderful locations: The Village of Elgin Winery (Tombstone Rain wine) Callaghan Vineyards (Claire’s 2009) and Kief-Joshua Vineyards (they […]

Journey With Us To Discover AZ Wines


By Kathryn M. Miller – There is a long and rich heritage of agriculture in Arizona, but in recent years, there has been a surge in one industry in particular – the grape growing and wine making industry. Arizona is an up-and-coming player in the wine arena. In 2011, Arizona had an estimated economic impact […]