Granite Creek Vineyards, LLC

Granite Creek Vineyards, is a family-owned and operated winery located in Chino Valley, Arizona. Nestled in a unique Northern Arizona valley, located at 4,600 feet above sea level, Granite Creek Vineyards is surrounded by rugged granite peaks and high elevation rolling prairie. Basking in intense sunshine, this unique microclimate provides hot days and cool nights late into the fall. Perfect growing conditions combined with granite soil and pure well water stimulate truly unique and delicious fruit.We are committed to organic viticulture, never using herbicides, pesticides, or chemical fertilizers. Our wines are hand-made in small lots using open-topped fermenters and gravity racking. We strive for minimal interference in the wine making process, thereby letting these excellent wines speak for themselves.We specialize in producing fine, hand-crafted, sulfite-free wines, made with 100% Certified organic grapes. The farm was the first in the state of Arizona to be certified organic, reflecting over 30 years commitment to organic agriculture. The vineyards surrounding our winery Certified Organic by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF).The niche for organic wines is expanding, according to the Organic Trade Association. WineAmerica, the national association of wineries, projects growth of organic wines at 10 to 15 percent annually through the next decade. People with allergies and asthma are sulfite sensitive and are usually advised to avoid them by health experts. Sulfite-free organic wines offer a new and unadulterated product to wine consumers.Our tasting room and winery are located on a historic homestead property offering its visitors a look at early 20th century farm life. The original homesteader’s house, The Homestead Museum, dating back to 1916, is outfitted with period piece furniture and is open for viewing during regular business hours.


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