Posted By Visit Mesa Team
May 22, 2019

Great Grapes! A Taste of Arizona Wine Country in Mesa

Get a taste of Arizona wine country in Mesa City Limitless at these premiere wine bars and tasting rooms.

There's nothing to WINE about! Get a taste of Arizona Wine Country in Mesa...

Sommeliers and oenophiles are taking notice of Arizona wines! The state’s burgeoning wine industry is turning attention to the Southwest and sharing the message that Arizona is indeed fertile ground for palate-pleasing winemaking – with several Arizona wines having been served at the White House. Tasting rooms are taking off in several regions around the state and Mesa visitors seeking out a taste of the grape stuff can find it close by:

Queen Creek Olive Mill

Guests can purchase wine on the spot and enjoy it in the Tuscan-inspired olive grove complete with picnic tables and shade umbrellas. Watch the event calendar as local wine makers and vintners show off their latest blends and host wine-themed events here throughout the year.

Postino East Wine Cafe

At this charming neighborhood stomp, their whole purpose is to make wine approachable and take the guesswork out of selecting the right wine. Locals continually recognize them as offering one of the best wine selections in the Valley.

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The Windmill Winery

Located just east of Mesa in neighboring Florence, Arizona this quaint countryside farmstead turned winery is a great day trip for any Greater Phoenix visitor. The tasting room, located inside of a beautifully refurbished dairy barn, is open Wednesday through Saturday. Call ahead for exact times and special tasting events.

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Garage-East Winery

Located inside Barnone, Arizona’s newest Craftsman Community located inside a repurposed and re-engineered Quonset hut. Arizona winemakers Todd and Kelly Bostock and their friends Brian and Kelly Ruffentine are introducing guests to small batch, creative Arizona wines at their micro-winery Garage East. All wines are exclusive to Garage-East, meaning they need to be tasted and enjoyed when visiting Arizona and can only be purchased in person to take home.

Garage East at Barnone

Il Vinaio Restaurant & Wine Bar

Il Vinaio, which means the wine merchant, is a neighborhood american restaurant and beer & wine bar, serving downtown Mesa. Their unique "wine bottle shaped” Bar is open for wine and beer tastings and live entertainment. It's the perfect destination for date night, small parties, or even a night out with the family!

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