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Sonoita lies in the rolling, grass-covered hills of southeastern Arizona at the crossroads of US State Routes 82 and 83. Part of Arizona’s original wine country, vineyards and tasting rooms continue to blossom in this small village, with vintages ranging from colorful picnic-style wines to serious award-winning varietals.

  • Sonoita is a lot higher and a lot cooler than Tucson or Phoenix – the nightly low temperature in Phoenix is a little lower than our daily high temperature.
  • This is Arizona’s premier wine country, officially designated by the ATF as an American Viticultural Area, with active wineries for over 40 years, and ranches and farms going back generations to the 1830’s – the area has been farmed for well over 4,000 years.
  • It’s just 45 minutes from Tucson, and the directions to Hops & Vines involve exactly two turns once you’re on I-10: Turn South/Right on scenic Highway 83, go 16 miles, East/Left on 82 (at the stop sign), then go 2 miles and it’s on your left.

Not Just Wine

Although wine is a great reason to visit, Sonoita has some very fine restaurants – some of the best in Arizona. There are also gift shops, artisan studios and other cottage-industry businesses here, ranging from Native American jewelry and rugs, fine apparel, alpacas, cycling, caverns, hiking, and handmade pottery. There are also some amazing local bed-and-breakfasts and ranches.

Accommodations

Canelo Stone Cottage
303.384.0471
VBRO.com/90775

Casita Dole Che
520.455.0416
CasitaDoleChe.com

Crown C Ranch
PO Box 505, Sonoita 85637
73 Crown C Ranch Rd.
520-455-5739
info@crowncranch.com
crowncranch.com

La Hacienda de Sonoita
34 Swanson Road,
Sonoita 85637
520-455-5308
rogos@haciendasonoita.com
haciendasonoita.com

Lazy Lizard Rock
290 Via Mantaraya
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
520.619.0230

Open Cross Ranch
520.443.4603
OpenCrossRanchAZ.com

Sonoita Inn
P.O. Box 99
Sonoita, Arizona 85637
520.455.5935
SonoitaInn.com

Sonoita Luxury Accommodations
520.275.1663
SonoitaVacationRentals.com

Spirit Tree Inn B&B
3 Harshaw Creek Road
Patagonia, Az 85624
866.394.0121
Info@SpiritTreeInn.com
SpiritTreeInn.com

Stage Stop Inn
303 McKeown Ave.
P.O. Box 692
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520-394-2211
stagestophotelpatagonia.com