Wines made from grapes grown in Southern Arizona, from the Sonoita AVA, Wilcox Playa and Bowie. We still produce our wines in the traditional fashion, hand harvesting, sorting and foot stomping the reds. The wines are aged in French Oak, Hungarian Oak, Italian Chestnut and Stainless Steel. The winery has moved to the Stelvin ROPP cap and all of our wine bottlings from 2007 onward shall be in screw cap.
We currently have five acres designated for vineyards on our property. We originally planted many varietals that did not fit the micro climate that exists on our plot of land. Although it has a nice southerly facing slope, we thought the cold air drainage would be adequate with the falling eastern terrain. After several years of data points, we identified the need to change some of our varietals to cope with the late spring frosts and early fall frosts. Read more about our vineyard by using the navigation on the left.
Come out to the vineyard and sample our exceptional, hand-crafted wines. Slow down and take in the scenery of this broad valley and its sky islands. Go for a stroll in the vineyard. Bring along a tasty picnic to enjoy with a bottle of Zarpara wine on the outdoor terrace.
Flying Leap Vineyards is an Arizona Winery based in Santa Cruz County, AZ. This committed team of talented winemakers grows a select portfolio of both red and white wine grapes on two vineyards in southeastern Arizona. FLV produces a diverse portfolio of ultra premium, proprietary wines at its winery located in Elgin, AZ about 45 minutes south of Tucson. FLV operates four tasting rooms and three fine art galleries, which are located at its estate winery in Elgin, in historic downtown Willcox, Old Bisbee and Tucson?s St. Philips Plaza. Flying Leap?s award-winning wines are sold regionally in specialty and major wine retailers.
Grapes at Hannah's Hill Vineyard are grown and produced in Arizona within a day's drive of your dinner table. They are sold to you directly by the people who produced them.