Arizona may conjure images of a vast, dry desert. But tucked away in the desert is a valley with lush grape vines. At the center of Arizona’s small wine country is Sedona.
While the city may not be the first place you think of for wineries and wine tours, Sedona has a bustling wine scene. There are plenty of wineries and vineyards throughout this picturesque town.
Try winery tours in Sedona and get a taste of the vibrant local wine scene. Find out the wineries in Northern Arizona you must check out in our guide.
Alcantra is one of the best wineries in Arizona’s wine country. You’ll find yourself surrounded by a lush vineyard with mountains in the backdrop, the perfect scene for a beautiful summer day spent sipping wine.
This is the ideal vineyard for anyone who wants to sample a variety of wines. Alcantra has 20,000 wines available and over 17 different varietals, so you’ll be able to have plenty of different wines during your time here.
The winery has two flight options, both with five tastings. The VIP option allows you to take a souvenir glass with you. They also have a wine club, so you can enjoy their bottles even after you’ve left.
Burning Tree Cellars
Located in historic downtown Cottonwood, Burning Trees Cellars is a stunning venue. With aerial desert views, a cozy tasting room, and a relaxing patio, you’ll enjoy sipping a drink or two here.
This winery sources grapes from around Arizona to create flavorful boutique wines. Bands often play live music, so you can enjoy your glass with a soundtrack of local bands and singers.
They have current releases of reds and whites as well as archival options for guests to try. Burning Tree Cellars also has a wine club.
DA Ranch & Vineyard
This family-owned estate is the perfect location for a date night or a Saturday spent with friends. DA Ranch & Vineyard is also the ideal location for special events and celebrations on the gorgeous green grounds.
All of their wines are grown on the estate and sold by the glass and in tasting flights. The high desert allows for syrah, cabernet sauvignon, tannat, seyval blanc, and petite sirah varieties, which they feature at the winery.
This winery cultivates their own wine, producing 750 cases with a limited production, making each one unique. Book Arizona winery tours so you don’t miss out on this stunning location in Cornville, AZ.
Passion Cellars and Salvatore Vineyards
Salvatore Vineyards and Passion Cellars began out of an abundance of love for Arizona wine and a true passion to be part of this exciting industry.
Located in Jerome, AZ, they specialize in fruit-forward, crisp white wines and artistically blended and complex red wines.
Since their first vintage made in The Willcox AVA, they have reserved the best of the best for aging. These reserve wines have been bottled under the name Salvatore, after the winemaker’s grandfather Salvatore Ligammari.
Try the award winning Passion Cellars wines and the age worthy and collectible Salvatore wines.
The vineyard is in Wilcox, Arizona, but this winery has a tasting room in Sedona. Both are family-operated and specialize in Spanish varietals.
Visit Sedona to enjoy stunning mountain views and desert sunsets along with lush green vines in the vineyard.
Winery 1912 has white and red wines, which you can enjoy with bocadillos or small plates. The wines they make are diverse and mimic the wines that Spanish monks created to establish their Arizona missions.
The winery has live music from local artists playing original and classic songs that you can enjoy along with your glass of wine.
Oak Creek Vineyard
Beautiful mountains and lush grape vines are the backdrops to Oak Creek Vineyard. This vineyard has won awards in San Francisco Chronicle and San Diego Wine competitions.
After tasting the options, it’s not hard to see why the wine has won so many awards. A glass of wine from Oak Creek Vineyard is worth a trip to Sedona.
Here, you can enjoy flights, which feature five different wines, either red, white, or staff picks and dessert wines. There are small plates you can enjoy along with your glasses.
If you love a particular wine, feel free to grab a glass or bottle of your favorite to sip on in the tasting room or take home with you.
Oak Creek Vineyard has a wine club that you can either pick up or have it shipped to you. There are different levels, which have discounts on the purchases of bottles at their release.
Winery Tours in Sedona
Summer is the perfect time to visit Arizona. The weather is beautiful, sunny, and warm, and the desert provides a stunning backdrop to all your adventures.
Visit the Grand Canyon State’s wine country to get a taste of what the local wine scene has to offer. Wine country here is one of the best things to do in Sedona.
Winery tours in Sedona give you the opportunity to try a variety of wineries and glasses of wine. These are only some of the best wineries and Sedona and the few you can visit during Sedona wine tours.
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