Where is the wine region of Willcox located?
A. On the north island of New Zealand
B. In western Virginia
C. On the “downs” of southern England
D. In the southeast corner of Arizona
Willcox, in Cochise County (Cochise was an Apache warrior chief), is an AVA (American Viticultural Area) in Arizona, and part of that state’s emerging wine country. The town itself, near the border with Mexico, has a population of about 3700. Numerous grape varieties are grown including petite syrah, sangiovese, syrah, grenache, tempranillo, and cabernet sauvignon. Approximately 70% of Arizona’s wine grapes are grown there.