Verde Valley Wine Consortium


The VVWC is a Wine Producers’ Trade Organization
that Promotes, Enhances and Connects Every Part of
the Wine Community in the Verde Valley


Our Vision

The Verde Valley Wine Consortium assists in creating, nurturing and advancing the Verde Valley as a significant and important wine region – locally, regionally, nationally and internationally – in every aspect of winemaking, wine culture, wine education and wine tourism.


Meet the 2019 Board of Directors

Tom Schumacher, President

Paula Woolsey, Vice President

Bill Anderson, Secretary

Kim Koistinen, Treasurer


Ted Ferring

Emil Molin

Dean Pefanis

Mitch Levy

Daniel Wood


Presence in the Community

Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus is cultivating a bright and sustainable future for Northern Arizona’s emerging grape and wine industry. The College is a partner in the movement to strengthen and transform Yavapai County’s rural economy by building on the momentum of the emerging wine industry.

The Southwest Wine Center

The Southwest Wine Center, on the Verde Valley campus in Clarkdale, Arizona, will be the premier academic center supporting wine growers throughout the southwest US. The Center will serve as a hub of education, research and rural economic development activity designed to support a young viticulture industry in achieving its potential as a significant US wine producing region.

Arizona Wine Growers Association

The Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) serves grape growers and winemakers in Arizona, allying its members for representation, promotion and education. The association strives to advance with integrity the sustainable growth and production of authentic Arizona-grown wines.

Painted Barrel Trail

Celebrate the Verde Valley’s wine industry and its local artists with the Painted Barrel Trail.

Verde Valley Wine Trail

Located in beautiful Northern Arizona, the Verde Valley Wine Trail invites wine enthusiasts to experience a destination rich in history, beauty, and the production of exquisite Arizona wines.


Membership & Benefits

Whether you own a winery, grow wine grapes or have another interest in the success of the Verde Valley wine industry, there are many great reasons to become a member of the Verde Valley Wine Consortium.

Join the Verde Valley Wine Consortium, Support the wine industry and receive in return:

  • Members Activities
  • Members Discounts
  • Exposure for Your Business
  • Wineries and Wine Related Business Listings
  • Regular e-Blasts and Quarterly Member Meetings
  • Symposium, Wine Events and More

By becoming a member you will be contributing to a pool of resources that support:

  • Marketing Programs that build awareness of the Verde Valley as a premium wine region, ultimately stimulating interest and demand for Arizona wines and wine grapes.
  • Promotional Programs that attract tourism and generate traffic through Verde Valley’s wineries, tasting rooms, restaurants, hotels and shops.
  • Education and research programs that help members to produce the best quality product and give the best service and educational opportunities to the community.
  • Legislative Support to protect member property rights, water rights, rights to farm, sustainability


You can sign up at any of our events or quarterly meetings

Download a Membership Application


The Wine Industry

Verde Valley Wine Trail Map

Alcantara Vineyard & Winery
3445 S Grapevine Way
Cottonwood, Arizona 86326
(928) 649-8463

Arizona Stronghold
1023 N Main Street
Cottonwood, Arizona 86326
(928) 639-2789

Burning Tree Cellars
1040 N Main Street
Cottonwood, Arizona 86326
(928) 649-TREE (8733)

Caduceus Cellars
158 Main Street
Jerome, Arizona 86331
(928) 639-WINE

Chateau Tumbleweed
1151 W State Route 89A
Clarkdale, Arizona 86324
(928) 634-0443

Clear Creek Vineyard & Winery
4053 E. Hwy 260
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
(602) 904-0173

Four Eight Wineworks
140 Main Street
Jerome, Arizona 86331
(928) 649-2007

Javelina Leap Vineyard
1565 Page Springs Road
Cornville, Arizona 86325
(928) 649-2681

Page Springs Cellars
1500 Page Springs Road
Cornville, Arizona 86325
(928) 639-3004

D.A. Ranch
1901 Dancing Apache Rd.
Cornville, AZ 86325

Pillsbury Wine Company North
1012 N Main Street
Cottonwood, Arizona 86326
(928) 639-0646

Saeculum Cellars
1341 West State Route 89A
Clarkdale, Arizona 86324
(928) 649-2007

Southwest Wine Center
Yavapai College Verde Campus
601 Black Hills Drive
Clarkdale, Arizona 86324
(928) 634-7501

Winery 101 – Old Town
Old Town Cottonwood
1019 N. Main
Cottonwood, Arizona 86326

Cellar 433
240 Hull Ave
Jerome, AZ 86331

Salt Mine Wine
536 W. Salt Mine Rd
Camp Verde, 86322

Merkin Vineyards Tasting Room & Osteria
1001 North Main Street
Cottonwood, AZ 86328

the oDDity wine collectiVe
140 Main Street
Jerome, Arizona 86331
(928) 649-2007

Bodega Pierce
1341 West State Route 89A
Clarkdale, Arizona 86324

Heart Wood® Cellars
Heart Wood Cellars Winery
Valerie (928) 274-8126

Carlson Creek Vineyard
1010 N Main St
Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Oak Creek Vineyards & Winery
1555 Page Springs Rd.
Cornville, Arizona 86325

Tantrum Wines
918 N. Main Street Suite 3
Cottonwood, AZ 86326


A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world

— Louis Pasteur


Verde Valley Wine Consortium

Partner Business Members and Not For Profit Members

Arizona Adobe Group Realty:

Burning Tree Cellars: Burning Tree Cellars

Caduceus Cellars: Caduceus Cellars

Chaine des Rotisseurs Sedona:

Chino Valley High School:

Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce:

City of Cottonwood: City of Cottonwood Economic – Development

Interview with You Joseph Montedonico, PLC:

Keep Sedona Beautiful:

The Vineyards B and B: The Vineyards B and B

Sedona Delivers Wine Tours: Sedona Delivers

Sound Bites Grill: Sound Bites Grill


KPPV Travel Radio USA: AZ Hometown

Local First Arizona:

Sedona Chamber of Commerce:

Sedona Winefest:

Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders:

Verde Valley Archaeology Center:

Yavapai College: Yavapai Community College

Yavapai College Foundation: Yavapai College Foundation

3 Kings Kasbar & Epiphany on Pima: 3 Kings Kasbar & Epiphany on Pima

Up The Creek Bistro – Wine Bar: Up The Creek

Colt Grill: Colt Grill

Carlson Creek: Carlson Creek

Vino-Zona Vino-Zona


Event Calendar