There are several wineries located in Southern Arizona, near the town of Patagonia. The wineries offer tours and wine tasting. All of the wineries are located fairly close to one another, so you can make a day of sampling Arizona’s vines. If you can make your trip during the months of August or September, you will see the grapes on the vine. Please do make sure you call in advance to make sure they are open and to guarantee your experience will be a enjoyable one.
One winery is in Patagonia. The Santa Cruz Winery is located in the small town of Patagonia. The winery is open Wednesday through Monday from 11:00 to 5:00 pm. and Thursday through Sunday during the summer months. For more information on this winery, you may call 520-394-2888.
In a very small town near Patagonia are two wineries. The Sonoita Vineyards and the Village of Elgin Winery are located in Elgin. The Sonoita Vineyards is open everyday from 10:00 to 4:00 pm. For information on Sonoita Vineyards, call 520-455-5893. The Village of Elgin is open everyday from 10:00 to 5:00 pm. You may call the Village of Elgin Winery at 520-455-9309. You can get to Elgin from Patagonia by taking State Highway 82 northeast out of town. When you arrive at the town of Sonoita, you will take State Highway 83 south. Just outside of Sonoita, on State Highway 83 you will come across Elgin Road. Turn onto Elgin Road and head east to the town of Elgin.
There is yet another southern Arizonan winery, located in Nogales. The Arizona Vineyards is located on the eastern edge of the city. The vineyard is open everyday from 10:00 to 5:00 pm. For information, you may call 520-287-7972. You can get to the vineyard from Patagonia by taking State Highway 82 southwest out of town. Just as you pass the small town of Beyerville, you will need to be on the lookout for the signs to the vineyards.