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Sunday 30 April 2017
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ARIZONA VITICULTURE – Geography & Strong Wines

Arizona viticulture is interesting to outsiders who see know Arizona for its legendary heat.  

Arizona Viticulture

Our geographical location gives Arizona grape farmers long growing seasons, full sun and bountiful fruit yields of grapes high in sugar and, in the case of red grapes, deeply colored skins. These grapes produce many exceptional wines of relatively high alcohol content and impressive body, color depth and structure. Additionally, our long growing season spreads out our harvest activities considerably, which gives farm wineries here great latitude in harvest timing and helps with the logistics of bringing in the fruit and processing the harvest into wine at the winery.

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