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REALLY Fun, Informative Experience

I have been involved with the Southwest Wine Center when it was an idea and the building housed the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Prescott, Arizona
Highlight of our wine tasting experience

We were fortunate to have another winery suggest we visit the Southwest Wine Center at Yavapai... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I have been involved with the Southwest Wine Center when it was an idea and the building housed the racquetball courts for Yavapai College. I planted vines as the vineyards were just getting planted and I am proud to say that the vines have grown...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were fortunate to have another winery suggest we visit the Southwest Wine Center at Yavapai College. We arrived about an hour before closing and were greeted by the nicest gentleman who not only guided us through a couple of tastings (red and white) but...More

Thank Seattle52
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Wow are we lucky to have the Southwest Wine Center at Yavapai College! Not only do they have award winning, yummy wines, the wine is made by the students and many made from the vineyard right there. There is a full 2 year program to...More

Thank aileen530
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Southwest Wine Center is operated as part of the Yavapai College program in Viticulture and Enology. The wines are very good to excellent and all produced by college students. The faculty and students staff the tasting room and provide an academic perspective on Arizona...More

Thank mrhackerott
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Great to see what a.local junior college is doing to prepare students with hands on training in the wine industry! Staff is friendly and informative, wines are well crafted by the students! They are producing a very competitive product. The facility and 13 acres of...More

Thank LPinAZ
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We tried the tasting room after seeing the reviews on Trip Advisor. They are correct! This is a great stop. The people were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The vines have been planted, cultivated and harvested by the students. They have great wines and a better...More

Thank bandie101
Reviewed 17 March 2016

The location is on the college campus, which runs the vineyards and winery as part of an educational program. Fabulous reds, and a delicious white from this facility, which is run by students and staff. Much has gone into the development of this program and...More

Thank GweeVermont
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The Southwest Wine Center, located on the Verde Campus of Yavapai College in Clarkdale, AZ, is well worth a stop. There are a number of fine wine tasting establishments in the Verde Valley, but the SWC is unique: It's also a classroom for students studying...More

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