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Arizona Wineries

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa is also the perfect vacation destination for fine wine connoisseurs. Southern Arizona is home to many top-quality vineyards that are less than an hour from our world-class resort. Request box lunches from the resort 24-hours in advance. Our guest services staff at the front desk will assist you with directions to Southern Arizona’s wine country!

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B.) Callaghan Vineyards

Callaghan Vineyards have been producing award-winning wines for over 20 years. Owner Kent Callaghan named his 25-acre vineyard “Buena Suerte” (Spanish for “Good Luck”) and over the years has received many kudos for his fine red and white wines. Callaghan Vineyards have also had their wine served at the White House on three separate occasions; in 1996 their 1993 Buena Suerte Cuvee was served at a White House dinner for the Democratic National Committee; in 2000 their 1998 Buena Suerte Cuvee was served at President Bill Clinton’s last state dinner for the prime minister of India; and during President George W. Bush’s 2006 dinner for retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, their Claire’s 2004 was served.

Callaghan Vineyards
336 Elgin Road
Elgin, Arizona 85611
(520) 455-5322

C.) Canelo Hills Vineyard & Winery

Canelo Hills Vineyard & Winery was established in 2003 on 10 acres in the heart of Sonoita's beautiful grasslands. This family owned and run winery handcrafts Arizona-grown fruit into award-winning, unique wines that embody the Southwest’s marriage of sun loving grapes with its hot, dry days and cool, clear nights. Producing fine wines from 100 percent Arizona-grown fruit and educating their visitors about the art of winemaking, Canelo Hills Vineyard & Winery is proud to offer you their award-winning selection.

Canelo Hills Vineyard & Winery
342 Elgin Road
Elgin, AZ 85611
(520) 455-5499

D.) Dos Cabezas WineWorks

This family-owned and operated winery produces exceptionally beautiful wines. Made near the rolling hills of Southeastern Arizona, Dos Cabezas wines have been enjoyed at the White House and earned critical and international acclaim. Their tasting room in Sonita offers a relaxed yet inviting atmosphere where chats with the owners are as common as the fantastic wine.

Dos Cabezas WineWorks
3248 Highway 82
Sonoita, AZ 85637
(520) 841-1193

E.) Lightning Ridge Cellars

A small family winery established in 2005, represents years of personal endeavor from the ground up. We’re proud to offer wines based on our Italian heritage. Our estate wines are made from classic Italian varietals: Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Montepulciano, Primitovo, Malyasia and Muscat Canelli. Clay soils, long warm summers, cool nights and an old world style of winemaking provide the perfect combination to produce rich, full-bodied wines.

Lightening Ridge Cellars
2368 Hwy 83 (Vaughn Loop Rd)
Elgin, AZ 85611
(520) 455-5383

F.) Rancho Rossa Vineyards

Rancho Rossa Vineyards is one of the largest family owned wineries in Elgin. They produce about 1,200 cases of wine each year from 22 acres of estate fruit. In addition, they do not purchase any fruit or bulk wine from vendors and are the only winery in the area that can say that honestly. Specializing in ultra-premium dry varietals, their whites and reds are aged from two to five years. For their best try the Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon; this 100 percent Cabernet is only made in very small lots.

Rancho Rossa Vineyards
201 Cattle Ranch Lane
Elgin, AZ 85611
(520) 455-0700

G.) Sonoita Vineyards

Sonoita Vineyards offers an array of award-winning wines ranging from the crisp and fruity to the bold and complex. As the first winery established in Sonoita, their history is as rich as their wines. After establishing their first experimental vineyard in 1973, owners Dr. Gordon Dutt (who was a soil scientist at the University of Arizona) and A. Blake Brophy discovered that the region’s high 5,000 foot altitude and its soil were nearly identical to the soils of Burgundy, France. Today their 20-acre vineyard produces over 10,000 gallons of wine per year.

Sonoita Vineyards
290 Elgin-Canelo Road
Elgin, AZ 85611
(520) 455-5893

H.) The Village of Elgin Winery

The Village of Elgin Winery is located in the heart of Arizona wine country. Their wines are made from grapes grown in Southern Arizona, the Sonoita American Viticultural Area, Wilcox Playa and Bowie. This winery is also unique in that it still produces wines in the traditional fashion of hand harvesting and sorting, as well as even stomping their reds by foot. Aged in French, Hungarian and American oak, Italian chestnut, stainless steel and plastic barrels, all Village of Elgin wines are bottled with the Stelvin ROPP screw cap to improve overall quality.

The Village of Elgin Winery
471 Elgin Road
Elgin, AZ 85611 USA
(520) 455-9309

I.) Wilhelm Family Vineyards

Karyl Wilhelm of Wilhelm Family Vineyards offers excellent wines and even a “Wine Aroma and Sensory Perception Seminar”. Wilhelm Vineyards features Syrah, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

Wilhem Family Vineyards
21 Mountain Ranch Drive
Elgin, Arizona 85611