Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Vineyards of Willcox AZ


Flying Leap Vineyards Wine Tasting Room & Fine Art Gallery





The Flying Leap Vineyard originated in 2010 and is the most energetic of all the wineries in Arizona.  You can find their exceptional, handcrafted wines in tasting rooms in Willcox and other places located in the Sonoita Wine Tour.  Not only can you taste and buy their wines, but they also have a wonderful gallery with unique pieces of art found throughout the premises.
Address:  100 N. Railroad Avenue, Willcox, AZ
Phone:  (520) 384-6030
Hours:  Wednesday through Sunday, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Sand-Reckoner Vineyards
Owned by the Hammelman family, the building can be found on the Willcox Bench.  The luxury chateau has earned national consideration and can boast that their Malvasia Bianca won top 100 wines for two years in a row.
Address:  130 S. Haskell Avenue, Willcox, AZ
Phone:  (303) 931-8472
Hours:  Open by appointment only
Website:  www.sand-reckoner.com  

Golden Rule Vineyards
This vineyard is located in the Dragoon Mountains and near Willcox.  The winery is a division of a farming venture tended by the Grahams.  They began wine tasting in November of 2014 and made it handy for wine lovers to buy and taste their superb wines.
Address:  3525 N. Golden Rule Road, Cochise, AZ (from Interstate 10, you take the 318 exit)
Phone:  (520) 507-3310
Hours:  Thursday through Sunday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (or by appointment)

Pillsbury Wine Company’s Vineyard Tasting Room


Sam Pillsbury not only owns the vineyard, but crafts the wine too.  One of the innovators of Willcox’s wine country, Pillsbury has gained worldwide awareness for his amazing wines.  His cozy tasting room provides a relaxing atmosphere for sampling and enjoying his classy wines.
Address:  6450 S. Bennett Place, Willcox, AZ
Phone:  (310) 508-3348
Website:  www.pillsburywine.com 

Carlson Creek Vineyard

Maintained by a single family, this vineyard has devoted its product to being the best of Arizona’s fine wines.  Located on 80 acres, their tasting room is in the heart of downtown historic Willcox and near the Railroad Park.
Address:  115 Railview Avenue, Willcox, AZ
Phone:  (520) 766-3000

Passion Cellars at Salvatore Vineyards
Address:  3052 N. Fort Grant Road, Willcox, AZ
Phone:  (928) 649-9800

Coronado Vineyards
Address:  2909 E Country Club Drive, Willcox, AZ
Phone:  (520) 384-2993

Aridus Wine Company



This company is entrenched in tradition and creates extraordinary wines for all to enjoy.  The vineyard is sitting on 40 acres and located in the Chiricahua Foothills.
Their tasting rooms are found in two locations in Willcox:

Aridus Tasting Room
Address:  145 N. Railview Ave., Willcox, AZ
Phone: (520) 766-9463

Aridus Portfolio Tasting Room & Crush Facility
Address:  1126 N. Haskell Ave., Willcox, AZ
Phone: (520) 766-2926
Hours:  Open by appointment only

Lawrence Dunham Vineyards
Also located in the Chiricahua Mountains, they are renowned for their specialty wines.
Address:  13922 S. Kuykendall Cutoff Road, Pearce, AZ
Phone:  (602) 320-1485
Hours:  Open by appointment only

Bodega Pierce and Saeculum Cellars


Also located on the Willcox Bench, this vineyard is owned and operated by the Pierce family.
Pierce. The Pierce family grows wine grapes at nearby Rolling View Vineyard on the Willcox Bench.
Address:  4511 East Robbs Road, Willcox, AZ
Phone: (602) 320-1722

Zarpara Vineyard


Address:  6777 S. Zarpara Ln., Willcox, AZ
Phone:  (520) 222-7114
Website:  www.zarpara.com

Keeling Schaefer
Website: http://keelingschaefervineyards.com




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