Did you know that Arizona makes wine and has wineries? Most people don’t think about wine when they travel to Arizona. However, Arizona is home to over 100 wineries throughout the State, with several galleries and tasting rooms conveniently located throughout downtown Scottsdale. Well, on the way to Sedona Arizona and also 15 minutes away are two towns you can enjoy a glass of wine in Cottonwood and Jerome. Arizona wine production has over 83 licensed and bonded wineries and is divided into three wine regions, The Verde Valley, The Sonoita Region and the Willcox region. Arizona’s vineyards are primarily located at 3,500 to 5,500 feet above sea-level with a cooler climate, cold winters, mild summers and with a good average of annual rainfall.