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High up in Arizona: Discovering the Sonoita AVA

It’s a March mid-afternoon in Sonoita [Suh-NOY-tah] AVA, and I’m already sweating through my clothes. This is, after all, southern Arizona, an hour and a half southeast of Tucson. Summer comes early to these parts–and with a vengeance. Luckily for me, there’s a dry breeze, and a fair amount of the day has been spent in the cool of barrel rooms. And luckily for the vines...