The Verde Valley Wine Festival is Northern Arizona’s foremost wine and culinary festival, and after a 2-year hiatus due to pandemic precautions we are excited to return to a new location in the Verde Valley for festival #5.  People will come from around the region and beyond to the City of Cottonwood known as the “Heart of Arizona Wine Country”. It’s also well known for its rich history, small town atmosphere, and an array of sites, outdoor adventures, and fun. 

This festival is benefiting the Arizona Vignerons Alliance (AVA) and the Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA). We are excited to be working in a collaborative partnership with these two non-profit organizations on this festival.

The Arizona Vignerons Alliance Mission is:
To strive for quality and authenticity in Arizona wine, to explore and refine our regional focus and therefore our identity, to gather and share information with each other to improve our grape growing and winemaking practices across all wine regions of the state, and to promote Arizona wines so they are recognized, respected, and sought-after both domestically and internationally.  

The Arizona Wine Growers Association:
Advocates for growth, change, and opportunities to strengthen all aspects of wine growing, making, selling, and drinking.

We share the vision and the passion with both organizations. 

SAVE THE DATES:
Festival – April 30, 2022 
Pre-Festival VIP Auction Event – April 29, 2020

VVWF22 is being held in the Old Town Activity Park, at 187 E Pima St. with the goal of offering the finest Arizona wineries, breweries, distilleries, and restaurants committed to creating homegrown products for locals and visitors to enjoy. VIP experiences, artisans, and live music will enhance the festival experience. 

Vendor registration will open in January, and tickets will go on sale in February. Check back often for more updates as they become available and sign up for our emails.

Arizona might bring to mind cacti, tumbleweeds and sandstorms, but the elevation and arid climate of Arizona’s Verde Valley are surprisingly grape-friendly.”

—Vogue Magazine, August 2018

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