The Verde Valley has at least a dozen wineries between Cottonwood and Jerome, with many centered around Old Town Cottonwood. However, we could not find any information about a wine trail or and organized map. We just used Google and found most of the wineries...More
We drove from Mesa to Cottonwood (about 3 hours?)...parked and waited at the station for boarding. We had pre-purchased the first class tickets (about $100 each). We got on the train about 15 min prior to departure...We had a group of 6...seats were soft (very...More
Just spent a pleasant Saturday touring the wineries in the Cottonwood area and Jerome. First stop was at the Alcantara winery. We went with the $15 reserve tasting and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the wine. My favorite was the 2011 Rosso Tosca...More
We spent a couple days exploring the wineries in the area on our own. A very enjoyable experience,though be warned that it can get a bit expensive. We based ourselves in Cottonwood at the state park as we were towing a camper. Visited several wineries...More
The Verde Valley Wine Trail is off to a great start! Many businesses are Host to a Painted Barrels done by local Artists. People come in and "find" the barrels.