Wine Trail Wagon

Verde Valley Wine Trail Expeditions

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Escape to Paradise with your very own personal transportation to amazing wine tasting!

Definition of Expedition:  ex·pe·di·tion  (ĕk′spĭ-dĭsh′ən) n.

A journey undertaken by a group of people with a definite objective:

  • An exciting expedition to thoroughly enjoy the Northern Arizona Wine Trail with a host/driver that knows the history of the trail, allows you to explore the trail at your leisure and serves as your designated driver so you can enjoy the many delicious wine without the worry of driving!
  • A scientific expedition to the wineries/wine tasting rooms to determine the best wines for your individual palates and to have FUN:)
  • A budget friendly expedition when compared to ‘wine tour’ companies.

The Vineyards B&B is proud to introduce our Wine Trail Wagon. The inspiration for the name of our comfortable 12 passenger van came from two interesting facts:

  1. Page Springs Road is home to many working vineyards and three amazing Wineries on the Verde Valley Wine Trail. Of the over 17 wine trail tasting rooms, only five are actual wineries with acres of vineyards on the tasting room property AND three of those wineries are right here! The Wine Trail continues into Old Town Cottonwood, through Clarkdale and then up the mountain to Jerome.
  2. Our B&B is located on Historic Page Springs Road in beautiful Page Springs Arizona. In the late 1800’s, Page Springs Road was a rough wagon trail, but by the early 1900’s it became a trade route for pioneer farmers who sold produce to miners in Jerome, soldiers at Fort Verde, markets in Phoenix, and from roadside farm stands at home and as far away as Route 66 near Flagstaff. The road follows Oak Creek along the same route it has followed for over 100 years. Page Springs Road is a lasting symbol of a pioneer time in a rural place, reflecting the community’s history while also providing a passage to the future.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Expeditions (Friday and Saturday Only) *Exclusively for our B&B Guests/Currently not open to general public

... enjoy the many delicious wines WITHOUT the worry of driving!

Book Now above by adding an Expedition as an ‘Extra’ to your Lodging!

*Please click on the overview descriptions below to view  Expedition details*

Old Town Cottonwood Expedition

Cost = $50 per person Exclusively for Guests of The Vineyards B&B 
Total expedition time of 5 hours (12:00 pm. – 5:00 p.m.) NOT including travel time
11:30 a.m. Depart from The Vineyards B&B for an exclusive tasting at either a Page Springs winery or a Clarkdale winery to ‘wet your whistle’ – Bruce’s choice:)
12:30/1:00 p.m. Arrive in Old Town Cottonwood for Initial Van tour through town pointing out all of the ‘Hot- Spots’ as well as the map of town.  Once parked, Bruce will personally escort guests to first wine tasting room to provide a fun introduction to wine tasting in Old Town:)
  • Six (6) Wine Tasting Rooms (AZ Stronghold, Burning Tree, Pillsbury, Fire Mountain, Merkin Vineyards & Osteria, Winery 101) *Stay tuned for new ones on the horizon
  • State Bar featuring ONLY AZ state craft beers and wines
  • Two (2) Craft Beer Hang-outs (Bootleggers Saloon & R.I.O.T.)
  • Several eateries for lunch choices or tapas & more wine:)
  • Many quaint Antique shops, Art galleries, Clock Shop, Tea/Cupcake Room, Olive Oil Traders…… So much to do in Old Town Cottonwood! Off to explore at your leisure
  • Old Town Jail Trail for Hikers!! *An easy hour of hiking through a dense riparian forest and a willow river’s edge that is a birder’s delight.  Trail head is at pick up/drop off Wild Rose Tea House location. Where else can you begin a hike with gourmet tea and end with local wines?

    5:00 p.m. Pick up in Old Town Cottonwood  & Return to The Vineyards B&B

  • Please Note that Expedition Pricing does not include any wine tastings, lunch, tax or gratuities.
  • Personalized combination of Page Springs/Old Town Cottonwood/Clarkdale/Jerome Expeditions may be available by request. Contact Tambrala directly at 928.300.4313 to inquire
  • Week day expeditions may be available by request. Contact Tambrala directly at 928.300.4313 to inquire.
  • Wine Trail Wagon seats up to 11 guests comfortably. Ask about special pricing for groups of 6 or more

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