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Carlson Creek Vineyard expands to Scottsdale

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The Arizona wine industry is booming, and as one of the first to plant vines, Willcox-based Carlson Creek Vineyard is making the biggest expansion in the company’s seven-year history. Carlson Creek purchased a new building in Willcox,and will also be opening a tasting room in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale this summer. “With both production and… Read More →

Carlson Creek Vineyard exceeds expectations with harvest

After a full month in the vines, Willcox-based Carlson Creek Vineyard has completed their 2015 harvest. Producing everything from their award-winning Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah and Riesling, to new varietals, such as Malbec and Malvasia Blanca, the family-owned vineyard saw a bountiful harvest compared to years prior. Due to higher production, they were also able to… Read More →

Arizona Vineyard Expands, Releases New Wine

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

After being in business for five years and with multiple award-winning wines in their portfolio, Willcox-based Carlson Creek Vineyard just recently released their first-ever Merlot varietal. A 2012 vintage, aged in French and Hungarian oak barrels, this robust Merlot is highlighted by flavors of plum and cracked peppers with a lasting finish; a perfect pairing… Read More →

Liberty Center at Rio Salado Ready for Construction

by in Construction | Mixed-Use

Bulldozers and backhoes are in motion at Liberty Center at Rio Salado, the new sustainable mixed-use business park under development by Liberty Property Trust in Tempe at Priest Road and Rio Salado Parkway. The company is readying the location for construction with the recent approval of its site plan by the City of Tempe. “Rising… Read More →

Arizona Wineries: Southeast Arizona

bottle of wine and glass on a picnic table in a vineyard

Looking for a good idea for a weekend getaway? Then visiting the wineries of Southeastern Arizona is the perfect trip for you. Crop Circle 3052 N. Fort Grant Rd. (888) 833-5951 January 1 – May 31: Friday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. June 1 – Dec 31: Wednesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. –… Read More →

Wineries Win Battle At Capital


Southeastern Arizona: The Border Report Significant business developments promise to fortify the economies of Arizona’s southern half By Peter O’Dowd After battle waged at the Capitol, local wineries still in the game. Poised to enter the State Legislature with a litigious flurry, Arizona wine growers dug in for a fight of David and Goliath proportions.… Read More →