The Wine Trail in the News

November/December 2016 – How Green Was My Valley: Food, wine, and history blossom along Arizona’s Verde River
AAA Westways

September/October 2016 – Verde Valley Vines
AAA Arizona Highroads

March 2016 – Arizona Wine
Sunset Magazine

November 2015 – 7 Awesome U.S. Wine Destinations That Aren’t Napa
Food and Wine

October 2015 – Pillsbury Wine Company: 2013 Shiraz Private Reserve
The Wine Monk: Arizona Wine Blog

October 2015 – You Must Visit These 12 Awesome Places In Arizona This Fall

October 2015 – Arizona wine trails lure thirsty travelers
Las Vegas Review-Journal

September 2015 – Vintage Americana
Rachel Ray Magazine

September 2015 – Four Unmissable U.S. Wine Regions You May Have Missed

September 2015 – Episode 2: Jerome and Verde Valley Wine Trail
The Scene

September 2015 – Here’s to 4 Under-the-Radar U.S. Wine Regions

August 2015 – 17 Best Things to Do in Sedona, Arizona
Vacation Idea

July 2015 – Tilted Earth Shares the Wealth
Verde Independent

July 2015 – New laws cheer for beer, whine about wine labels
Verde Independent

June 2015 – Donuts, burgers: New restaurants in Cottonwood, Jerome
The Arizona Republic

June 2015 – Warum Anwälte, Piloten, Rentner und Rockstars in Arizona Wein anbauen

June 2015 – 2015 Summer Getaways
Phoenix Magazine

May 2015 – Colourful history, horse riding and quality wine: Discover Phoenix, Arizona

April 2015 – Colourful history, horse riding and quality wine: Discover Phoenix, Arizona

April 2015 – What’s in a name? (featuring THAT Brewery – pg. 15)
House2Home Showcase Magazine

April 2015 – Arizona wine industry matures; experts foresee potential gains
AZ Central

April 2015- Sleeping among the vines: Winery bed and breakfasts 
USA Today Travel

April 2015 – The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Arizona
The Culture Trip

March 2015 – Water to Wine: Day Tripping Across Arizona
Sunseeker Magazine

March 2015 – 5 New Wine Vacations
SELF Magazine

March 2015 – Champion of AZ Vino
Frontdoors News Magazine

February 2015 – SchoolHouse Restaurant
Arizona Highways

February 2015 – 8 Wheelchair- accessible Arizona attractions
The Arizona Republic

February 2015 – Arizona Wines are Winning Golds, and Its Vineyards are Going Green
Green Living Magazine

December 2014 – Winemaking Passion in Jerome, AZ – Passion Cellars
Crush Brew

November 2014 – Pair your Thanksgiving dinner with perfect wines
Tallahassee Democrat

November 2014 – Victorious vino: Republic contest finds state’s best 
AZ Central

November 2014 – Great AZ day trips: Old Town Cottonwood 
AZ Family

September/October 2014 – Cream of the Crop

September 2014 – Arizona Wine Country
Phoenix Magazine

August 2014 – 10 Vineyards Outside of California Where You Can Get Married 
Martha Stewart Magazine

August 2014 – Top 10 wineries in Arizona! 

July 2014 – This is Cottonwood

May 2014 – Tool singer Keenan leaves Arizona Stronghold winery
Arizona Republic

May 2014 – Companies Try To Reduce Packaging Waste Without Jeopardizing Products

May 2014 – Napa, Shmapa! Jerome, Arizona is the New Wine Country
Yahoo Travel

May 2014 – Arizona winery gets Aussie import deal
The Shout

April 2014 – The Verde Valley Wine Trail

Troy Media

April 2014 – A Taste of Arizona

Vegas Seven

April 2014 – Arizona Rock Art, Vineyards and Love of the Terroir

Forward Magazine

March 2014 – Verde Valley Wein aus der Wuste

Reise & Preise

March 2014 – Get your kicks on Route 66

Daily Express’ Saturday Magazine

March 2014 – Get your kicks on Route 66

March 2014 – Die ersten wärmenden Sonnenstrahlen genießen

Rheinische Post

March 2014 – Wein aus der Wuste

Harz Kurier

March 2014 – Wein aus der Wuste

HNA Hessische Allgemeine

March 2014 – Wein aus der Wuste

HNA Hessische Allgemeine Online (

March 2014 – Wein aus der Wuste

Waldeckische Landeszeitung

March 2014 – Wein aus der Wuste

Oberhessische Presse, Marburg

March 2014 – Wein aus der Wuste

Hersfelder Zeitung

March 2014 – Wein aus der Wuste

Giessener Allgemeine

March 2014 – Wein aus der Wuste

Zeitungsgruppe Lahn-Dill, Wetzlarer Neue Zeitung

March 2014 – Wein aus der Wuste

Butzbacher Zeitung

March 2014 – Wüsten-Wein aus dem Wilden Westen

Rheinische Post

March 2014 – A Perfect Day in Cottonwood, AZ
Sunset Magazine – South West Edition

March 2014 – Go West!

Slice Magazine

February 2014- Joia do deserto

Go Outside-Brazil

February 2014 – Where The Wild West Is Reborn


February 2014 – Verde Valley Wine Trail in the Future

Verde Independent

February 2014 – Arizona Chardonnay
San Jose Mercury News

February 2014 – Verde Valley Wine Tour
North Scottsdale Lifestyle Magazine

August 2013– Verde Valley has Plenty to Offer

July 2013- Wine Industry & the Economy

July 2013- Two Arizona Syrahs earn 90-point rating from Wine Spectator

July 2013- Arizona Farming is Turning Water into Wine

Arizona Farm Bureau

July 2013- Arizona Wines Gain Appeal and Recognition

Tucson Citizen

July 2013- Arizona Wine Boosting Ties to University of Arizona

Arizona Daily Star

June 2013- Cottonwood: Verde Valley Wine Explosion

Maricopa Monitor

June 2013- Kindred: A Wine Collaboration From Four Spirited Arizona Vintners

Phoenix New Times

June 2013- Arizona:Riding the Big Country

Yorkshire Post

June 2013- HEAT RELIEF: Wine in the Pines

Tucson Citizen

June 2013- Add fine food, wine to red-rock site vibe

Arizona Daily Star

June 2013- Wine, Native Arts Festival Planned for June 14-16

White Mountain Independent Online

May 2013 – Wine Bottling with Page Springs Cellars

Grace Stufkosky Photography

May 2013 – Desde Arizona: Vinos De Page Springs Cellars (English with Spanish subtitles)

Eddy Warman You Tube Video

May 2013 – Sam Pillsbury Turns on New Zealand Wine, Sort of

Phoenix New Times

May 2013 – 5 Things to Know about Kindred and Arizona’s Wine Industry

May 2013 – 4 Arizona vintners create new Kindred wine together

May 2013 – Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders – Another Kind of Tasting Experience

Wine Country Magazine

May 2013 – Burning Tree Cellars-Producing wines that speak for themselves

Wine Country Magazine

May 2013 – Pillsbury Wine Company – It’s the Place that Makes the Wine

Wine Country Magazine

May 2013 – Arizona Stronghold – It’s about Arizona and Promoting the Industry

Wine Country Magazine

May 2013 – Sam Pillsbury Answers the Question: Why Arizona Wine?

Phoenix New Times

May 2013 – Sam Pillsbury Spills on the Reason He Landed in Arizona, and Launches a Wine Column for Chow Bella

Phoenix New Times

April 2013 – Arizona, the next wine frontier

April 2013 – Page Springs Vineyard pairs fine wines and fast food on a budget

ABC 15

April 2013 – Sam Pillsbury Spills on the Reason He Landed in Arizona, and Launches a Wine Column for Chow Bella

Phoenix New Times

April 2013 – Verde Valley wine industry in training for the next step

The Verde Independent

March 2013 – Make Plans: Riches of Verde Valley are worth seeing

The Arizona Republic

March 2013 – The Best of American Wine

CBS “This Morning”

March 2013 – Make Plans: Choose Your Own Adventure in Sedona

The Arizona Republic

March 2013 – Arizona Wine at Devoured 2013

Phoenix New Times- Chow Bella

February 2013 – Rolling, Sipping Along Verde River

Daily News-Sun

February 2013 – Celebrate Your Love Locally

3 TV “Your Life A to Z”

February 2013 – Verde Valley Wine Trail

Phoenix Magazine: 52 Weekend Adventures

December 2012 – Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Lonely Planet

Decmeber 2012 – Arizona Vines & Wines Winter Issue

Arizona Vines & Wines

November 2012 – Walkin’ in Cottonwood’s Old Town

Arizona Republic

November 2012 – Exploring Arizona’s Verde Valley Wine Trail

November 2012 – An Intruiging Mix

Canadian Traveller

October 2012 – Arizona Wine Goes to School

Wine Spectator

October 2012 – Verde Valley Wine Trail Rolls out the Barrels for the 5K Great AZ Grape Stomp

The Epicurean Explorer

September 2012 – Rolling Out the Barrels

Food and Flourish

July 2012 – Vintage Verde Valley/ Sunset Summer Trips

Sunset Magazine

June 2012 – Seniors Take Part in Wine Trail Barrel Decoration

June 2012 – Vagabonding Lulu – Get Fired Up for Fun in Old Town Cottonwood

AZ Vines and Wines

June 2012 – Summer Getaways

Phoenix Magazine

June 2012- Vintage Verde Valley

Sunset Magazine- Summer Trips

June 5th, 2012- Water, Wine- Arizona?

Chicago Tribune

May 29th, 2012- Verde Valley Wine Trail Raises $8,000 for Yavapai College


May 22nd, 2012- Cornville, Cottonwood and Jerome Arizona- The Verde Valley Wine Trail

by Robin Dohrn-Simpson

April 24th, 2012- Verde Valley Hosts First Wine Symposium

by Jeff Wood

April 3rd, 2012- Verde Valley Wine Trail: Barrels to be Auctioned


March 9th, 2012- Verde Valley Wine pARTy Classes

Food and Flourish Magazine

January 31st, 2012- Head to the Verde Valley for Valentine’s Day


January 4th, 2012- Arizona Wines

by Manos Angelakis

January 2012- Verde Vallery’s Amazing Grapes Guide to the Verde Valley Wine Industry

Verde Independent

Summer 2010- Audio Log- The Travel Show

Tom Wilner interviews key players in AZ wine industry.