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SITA Fairgrounds

It’s Member Monday! Every Monday we feature a member of the Sky Islands Tourism Association. These are the small businesses and non-profits that make our Sky Islands communities an incredible place to visit! This week we are pleased to feature […]

Sonoita Fairgrounds

Today we are featuring The Patagonia Creative Arts + Tin Shed Theater which is a non-profit that brings arts programming to the Sky Islands!   Founded in 1999, the Patagonia Creative Arts Association offers classes, workshops, and open studios to […]

Patagonia Creative Arts Association

Deep Sky Vineyard

Today we are featuring Deep Sky Vineyard on of the small businesses that make our Sky Islands communities of Patagonia, Sonoita, and Elgin an incredible place to visit! In 2009, the owners of the vineyard traveled to Argentina and […]

Deep Sky Vineyard

Mama said to eat your fruits and veggies! Red Mountain Foods will make your Mama happy. If you’re craving fresh produce, specialty natural foods, and local goodies, Red Mountain Foods in Patagonia will have what you need. Red Mountain […]

Red Mountain Foods

Southern Pacific caboose

According to local legend, this particular Southern Pacific bay window model 1848 caboose once ran the tracks through Patagonia in the 1960s. Even if that’s not literally true, what we do know for a fact is that some incredibly generous […]

A Southern Pacific Caboose has come home!

Excerpt from the NY Times article – “8 Things to Do in the Southwest This Fall” written by Elaine Gusac – Oct. 3, 2021 Taste desert wines Arizona is likely not the first state that comes to mind when you […]

Rune Wines Makes the NY Times!

Wines of the Wild

Reprinted from “Animal Attraction: Vineyard bottles Wine of the Wild to benefit Reid Park Zoo” written by Matt Russell for the Tucson Weekly. Have you heard the one about the African elephant, squirrel monkey, giraffe, flamingo, white rhino, and anteater […]

Kudos to Rancho Rossa Vineyards

Made famous by Robin Raven of USA Today in her article: 30 of the most adorable dogs you can meet at wineries. “Rancho Rossa Vineyards is the perfect place for a winery dog. Their brand label, Rescued Hearts Cellars, is unique […]

Meet Little Arthur Jackson – Winery Dog

Sita Copper Brothel 2

Craft beer and good eats are a family affair at Copper Brothel Brewery in Sonoita! Family owned and female brewed, you can find unique beers (Orange blossom saison, anyone?) and scratch pub fair at Copper Brothel. Stop for a […]

Copper Brothel Brewery