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OLLI – Yavapai College – Verde Valley Campus

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OLLI – Yavapai College – Verde Valley Campus


October 2019

Vintage Arizona: The Growth, Death, and Rebirth of a Local Wine Industry

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Yavapai College, Clarkdale Campus Room M-137, 601 Black Hills Drive
Clarkdale, AZ 86324 United States
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Arizona’s wine industry is booming. Starting from almost nothing in the 1970s, there are now over 50 wineries across the state and more starting every year.  Despite the youth of the current industry, there is a long history of wine-making in Arizona dating back some 200 years. Using numerous illustrations, this presentation traces the fascinating - and often amusing - story of Arizona wine from the Spanish Colonial period to the present.  Topics include pioneering efforts using wild grapes, Mesa’s…

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