Looking for a wine tasting tour or adventure? You’re in luck! Sedona and the surrounding areas have emerged as Northern Arizona’s Verde Valley Wine Trail. There are more than 25 wineries, vineyards and tasting rooms along the trail. Along the Oak Creek in the Page Springs area, you’ll find some great wineries and vineyards that you can visit and tour. There are four vineyards/wineries and each one is special in their own way. Page Springs Cellars, Oak Creek Vineyards, Javelina Leap and the DA Ranch all have wine tasting rooms where you can enjoy their delicious creations made from grapes grown right on the property. Enjoy a glass of wine and the laidback atmosphere. Listen to some music or have some food while you’re there.
How do you get to there? These wineries are close to one another, so you’ll be able to visit all of them or pick one and stay awhile. Remember to bring a designated driver or book a Wine Tour and leave the driving to someone else. There are very few Uber and Lyft drivers in Sedona and the Verde Valley, booking a tour is the probably the best way to get there and learn all about the history of the Wine Trail.
There are many tour companies that specialize in wine tours in the Verde Valley. Look for an experienced local company who really knows the area. It is best to check out companies online first before you book. There are Jeep Tour companies that also have wine tours.
In Sedona, check out some of the tasting rooms in Uptown Sedona, located in the shopping district.
In Cottonwood, you’ll find many tasting rooms in the Old Town Cottonwood area. Along Main Street, there are several within walking distance that specialize in all types of wine. Along State Route 89a, in Clarkdale where you’ll find more tasting rooms. In Jerome, tasting rooms are located on State Route 89A in the shopping areas within the town.
The Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce has put together information about the Verde Valley Wine Trail. Ask for a Trail Map and Passport at any of the participating wineries. Take your map with you and ask the wineries to stamp your passport. After visiting all of the wineries, you can upload your passport to the Verde Valley Wine Trail website to win prizes.
Enjoy the nightlife? After your wine tour, settle into one of Sedona’s local bars. The nightlife in Sedona doesn’t disappoint.
Here’s some of the top rated Wine Tours of Sedona and the Verde Valley that we think would be fun.
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