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Governor's Tourism Award in 2012
Lonely Planet's Top 10 Places to Visit in 2013

Old Town Cottonwood

Located in the "Heart of the Verde Valley Wine Country". An easy trip from Phoenix—only an hour and a half drive. Old Town is known for its Main Street with over 60 businesses that attract visitors and support local residents.

Street Scene

  • 4 Wine Tasting Rooms
  • 13 Cafes and Restaurants
  • 9 Antique Stores
  • 5 Galleries
  • 3 Hotels
  • Shops and Boutiques
  • Historic Tours
  • Nature Trails and the Verde River
  • Live Performances at the Old Town Center for the Arts

Old Town Aerial - (C) Susie Beach
Aerial view of Old Town - (C) Susie Beach

Featured Business -
Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders

Featured Busines
Featured Busines

At  Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders, we are celebrating our 4-year anniversary in Old Town. We are so grateful to the local residents throughout the Verde Valley and the local business community who have given us an abundance of support and encouragement from the day we opened.

As a way of small token of our extreme gratitude we are offering an Anniversary Special from now until August 2, for our local regulars and new customers.

4  Year Anniversary Special Offer
Select any 3 same size bottles of your
favorite olive oils & or balsamic vinegars
at the regular price and add a 4th bottles
of the same size for just $4.00.
Offer good until August 26, 2014

If you haven't done so already, please stop in and check out our commercial cooking demonstration area that we call "The Kitchen". One of our very talented team members, Chef Linda is offering cooking classes on a regular basis on Monday afternoons starting at 4:30 P.M.
We are also featuring local guest chefs demonstrating healthy ways to create great tasting meals at home using our olive oils and balsamic vinegars.

The Kitchen is also available for private after hour gathering and parties. You can also invite your friends and use The Kitchen to host your own "Chef For The Day" event.

If you would like to be added on our monthly email list for upcoming Cooking Demonstration Classes, please call us with your name and email address or stop by and sign our Guest Book .

Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders
1002 N Main St.,
Old Town Cottonwood,  AZ 86326
928 634-9900


Cottonwood is "A Culinary Hot Spot"!

Great food

Great article in the Arizona Republic

Roger Naylor, a local travel and entertainment writer, has written an article talking about dining in Cottonwood featuring several local restaurants becoming known for their fine fare.

"Cottonwood has grown into a destination for wine lovers. Tasting rooms line Main Street in Old Town, housed in Prohibition-era buildings and fronted by covered sidewalks. So it’s not surprising that terrific restaurants have sprung up as well."
[Read the whole article here]

More Fun Things To Do

"This is Cottonwood" - Video

The recent AZ Culture event held in Old Town resulted in this promotional video for Cottonwood. Take a look and see local businesses featured along with the other points of interest in the area.

This four and a half minute video can be shared on YouTube with your friends...

Watch the video

Coming Events

Friday-Saturday, September 5-6, 2014:

Friday-Saturday, September 19-20, 2014:

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Tickets go on sale Oct. 1, 2014

Horses in Old Town - (C) Susie Beach
Horses in Old Town - (C) Susie Beach

Walkin on Main

Some art at Walkin' On Main

TVR - (C) Susie Beach
Thunder Valley Rally Cycles - (C) Susie Beach