Wanting to get to sample and enjoy some of the areas most delicious and diverse wines? Interested in getting the opportunity to see some other local flavor to Arizona? This is the perfect wine tour for you.
Old Town Cottonwood is the historic area of town. Unlike much of Cottonwood proper which is full of fast food restaurants, hotel chains, auto dealerships; here is where the history is. Nestled in about a five block stretch is some of the areas finest restaurants, four wine tasting rooms, and an array of interesting shops, galleries, and antique stores.
We bring you to Old Town in the comfort of our fully enclosed tour vehicles. Upon arrival you, allow us to guide you through the maze of interesting and delicious places to visit while there. Sample wines at two of the areas four tastings rooms. Some of the shops offer our guests discounts, so we will be sure to let you know that when we arrive.
While you, you have the choice of visiting Arizona Stronghold, the states largest vineyard, partially owned by James Maynard Keenan from the bands Tool, A Perfect Circle, & Pucifer. Just across the street is Pillsbury Winery, which is owned by the former director Sam Pillsbury. You may remember the movie Free Willy which he directed. Down the street from Pillsbury is Burning Tree Cellars and slated to open in August of 2013 is Cellar Dwellers which will only add to the experience of enjoying delicious local wines.
If you are not wanting to do a lot of walking, this is a perfect tour for you because the tastings rooms are within about a block of each other. Though on the other hand, if you wish to enjoy the Arizona sunshine, there are plenty of interesting places to see while walking around this isolated and historic area of town.
This tour includes water, two wine tastings, and a cheese plate (or comparable food item). It is a vehicle base tour, lasts about 3 hours, and costs just $145 per adult. . If you wish to extend your tour beyond three hours, it’s just $35 per hour per adult more.