Richard Leahy is a wine author and wine industry consultant specializing in regional wines east of the Rockies. He has been reporting on the wines of Virginia and other regional wine states since 1986. Richard works with numerous wineries, associations and state agencies, and is the Conference Manager for the largest wine industry trade show on the East Coast, the Eastern Winery Exposition.
Wines of SE Arizona: Impressive Quality, Diversity and Taste of Terroir. Part I: Highlights of the Willcox Area
In an attempt to escape the gray post-New Years's blues, I recently flew to Tucson, AZ to evaluate the wines of the southeastern part of the state between Willcox and Sonoita. These towns both have their own regional AVAs or American Viticultural Areas, and 75% of...read more