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.
- 4 Wine Tasting Rooms
- 14 Cafes and Restaurants
- 10 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
Aerial view of Old Town - (C) Susie Beach
20th Annual Chocolate Walk
A special evening of holiday lights and a bag full of homemade chocolate; presented by the Old Town Association of Cottonwood.
Old Town Main Street merchants stay open late; the songs of carolers fill the air, shops full of the scents of hot cocoa, mint, holiday cheer. Stroll down the avenue as they compete for the best chocolate award. Chocolate collecting bags are decorated with historic images of Old Town Cottonwood. There will be a variety of homemade chocolates to indulge in at more than 35+ merchants.
Annually on the first Saturday of December.
December 7th 2013, 4-8 pm
Cottonwood is "A Culinary Hot Spot"!
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]
VIP Wine and Chocolate Pairing
A VIP esclusive evening of Wine Tasting and Chocolate Pairing at the Tasting Rooms of Arizona Stronghold, Burning Tree Cellars, Fire Mountain Wines and Pillsbury Wine.
Enjoy the short stroll between tasting rooms alive with the music of well known local artists while enjoying premier wines enhanced with gourmt chocolates.
Friday, December 6, 2013