Early October is harvest time for grape varietals in southern Arizona. Most people think desert when they think of southern Arizona, but the Elgin, Sonoita and Willcox areas – where elevation is higher at 4300 – 4700 ft. – is perfect for vines. There are numerous vineyards to visit and enjoy an afternoon of tasting. […]
Grapes maturing on the vines before the fall harvest at Coronado Vineyards in Willcox, Arizona. The vineyard, located not far off I-10 by the Dos Cabezas Mountains, grows Malbec, Syrah, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese varietals and is the only winery in Arizona that has a full-service restaurant, in addition to their tasting room. The Wine […]
The lazy days of summer are over and autumn is upon us. Time for the air to cool and our spirits to renew. http://www.MarthaLochertPhotography.com Image registered with U.S. Office of Copyright. Any use requires licensing from Martha Lochert.
This is Frank Natsis – owner and founder of Omega Cellars Vineyards in the Amador Valley of east central California. Frank established his family-owned business in 2002 after a forty-year career in the restaurant business. Frank is originally from Artimision, Greece, where his father, a farmer, instilled in him a strong work ethic and attention to detail, which he […]
This is Kief Joshua Manning. Kief is a wonderful young man my friend and I met when we stopped in for a wine tasting at his Italian Gothic vineyard in Elgin, Az over the weekend. Open seven days a week from 11 am to 5 pm, this is a must-visit in “winery row” in Elgin, just thirty-five minutes south […]