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AVA: Sonoita
established: 1983
cases per year: Not Available
family owned: No
family name: Not Applicable
organic: No
estate: Yes
acreage: 60
percent estate: Not Applicable
futures available: No
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Primary Location: (Tasting Available)
290 Elgin Canelo Rd | Elgin | AZ | 85611
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Sonoita Vineyards
The oldest commercial vineyard in the region, Sonoita Vineyards opened in 1983 among the rolling hills of the Sonoita-Elgin high grasslands, and now includes over 40 acres of vines. Dr. Gordon Dutt, founder and original winemaker at Sonoita Vineyards and now retired soil scientist from the University of Arizona, along with Blake Brophy established the first experimental vineyard on the Ignacio de Babocomari Ranch in Southern Arizona back in 1973. The results of their tests were very compelling. Dr. Dutt, expected the grapes for red wine to bleach in the intense Arizona sun and produce wines with poor color and low acidity. However, much to his delight, the results were quite the opposite, resulting in red wines with brilliant color and acidity. Dr. Dutt attributes much of that success...

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CONTACT INFORMATION

290 Elgin Canelo Rd
Elgin, Arizona 85611


phone: 520.455.5893
fax:
Wine Club Website: n/a


Sonoita Vineyards

        
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