WHAT Wineries in AZ?

So who knew, between the cactus, sand and ever scorching sun…. grapes.

So who knew, between the cactus, sand and ever scorching sun.... grapes.

So who knew, between the cactus, sand and ever scorching sun…. grapes.

Cornville, just a bit west of the middle of AZ is this small town without any corn that we could locate, but a valley of artisan water that has just the right climate for growing grapes.

Cornville, just a bit west of the middle of AZ is this small town without any corn that we could locate, but a valley of artisan water that has just the right climate for growing grapes.

The heat was on, the monsoons threatening and I went wine tasting. What else do you do in 100 plus heat?

The heat was on, the monsoons threatening and I went wine tasting. What else do you do in 100 plus heat?

Along a beautiful road, down a valley with lush plant life, smack dab in the middle of the desert lies this completely inviting winery, Javelina Leap.

Along a beautiful road, down a valley with lush plant life, smack dab in the middle of the desert lies this completely inviting winery, Javelina Leap.

The tasting room inviting with a western flair. Annie our pourer was very informed about the wine and valley in which they are located and so willing to share with us why this valley is great for growing grapes.

The tasting room inviting with a western flair. Annie our pourer was very informed about the wine and valley in which they are located and so willing to share with us why this valley is great for growing grapes.

Cynthia and Rod Snapp are the owners and winemakers, this is a self portraiture of Cynthia which is located in the Arizona room behind the bar. The wine is a work of love and can be tasted in the wine.

Cynthia and Rod Snapp are the owners and winemakers, this is a self portraiture of Cynthia which is located in the Arizona room behind the bar. The wine is a work of love and can be tasted in the wine.

This is a great winery with wonderful reds, the Syrah and Merlot my favorites, and the Zin rolling in right behind.

This is a great winery with wonderful reds, the Syrah and Merlot my favorites, and the Zin rolling in right behind.

The grounds are beautiful, the pourers informed and welcoming,  the wine wonderful. I enjoyed my visit, cant wait to go back as I sit here tonight enjoying my Syrah while recalling my visit.

The grounds are beautiful, the pourers informed and welcoming, the wine wonderful. I enjoyed my visit, cant wait to go back as I sit here tonight enjoying my Syrah while recalling my visit.  You can find them at  http://www.javelinaleapwinery.com/

 

 

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