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Award winning wine and a view that can’t be beat!| Visit Arizona’s only off-grid solar-powered winery and tasting room in Sonoita, Arizona just 30 minutes from Sierra Vista, 1 hour from Tucson, and 2.5 hours from Phoenix. Rune’s first vintage […]

Rune Wines


The oldest commercial vineyard and winery in Arizona, Sonoita Vineyards was started in 1974 by Dr. Gordon Dutt. Following his experimental success, Dr. Dutt planted Arizona’s first commercial vineyard in 1979 and opened the winery in 1983.  Perched at an […]

Sonoita Vineyards





Established in 1876, the historic Empire Ranch has been a working cattle ranch in southeastern AZ for over 140 years. Its rich history includes successive ownership by two prominent ranching families (the Vails and the Boices) followed by two corporations […]

The Empire Ranch


Founded in 2008, A Land In Balance is a non-profit organization committed to sustaining the rich and diverse uses and history of the San Rafael Valley Watershed.  It was created to protect and defend the diverse community culture, the long-term economic […]

San Rafael Valley Watershed: A Land In Balance