Archive for Southwest Wine Center

THE VERDE CAMPUS WINERY TASTING ROOM’S REVENUE EXCEEDED FORECASTS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BY MORE THAN 30%.

Brings in $98,862 in sales on $75,000 budget

Yavapai Community College reported to the Governing Board in August 2017 that the Verde campus winery tasting room had brought in $92,862 for the fiscal year 2016 – 2017. The revenue exceeded the 2016-2017 budget by $25,000. The College did not indicate how it will use the excess revenue generated by the tasting room.

You may view the fiscal year 2016 – 2017 report in the Community College Governing Board agenda for August 2017 by clicking here. 

COLLEGE VINEYARD YIELDS OVER 12 TONS OF GRAPES THIS YEAR

Harvest appears very good

Yavapai Community College announced this week that it will harvest over 12 tons of grapes this fall from its Verde Campus vineyard. The harvest appears to be very good.

The wine Center has announced a number of events for this fall one of which, Sunset Yoga with Roxanne,  is listed below. The public is invited to join in any of its fall events.

BARREL TASTING EVENT ON VERDE CAMPUS AT WINE CENTER

SATURDAY, JULY 15 FROM NOON TO 2:00 P.M

A “barrel tasting event” will be held on the Verde Campus at the Southwest Wine Center from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 15. Admission is $20 at the door, which includes tastings and small bites. The College says it will be tasting a number of unreleased 2016 reds during the event.  The Center is located at 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale, Arizona.  Its normal hours are from noon to 6:00 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. The following is an advertisement sent out by the College for the event.