COMMITTED TO GROWING AND SOURCING INGREDIENTS FROM OUR AND ARIZONA'S PREMIER FARMS, FIELDS, PASTURES AND TREES.

Merkin Vineyards Tasting Room & Osteria


Osteria noun Italian pronunciation: [ōstəˈrēə]) Gathering place for locals serving regional wine and food with an emphasis on local specialities such as pasta, grilled produce, meat or fish, and often served at shared tables.

“Our Farm to Your Table. Our Vines to Your Glass.”

Merkin Vineyards is on a mission to come as close as we can to delivering a 100% Arizona
experience to our extended family and community. It’s a mission few would choose
to take on, but essential when Regional, Sustainable, and a Sense of Place are the goal.

  • All of our wines are produced by MJ & Jennifer Keenan, Tim White and our Cellar team using fruit from our 110 acres of Estate Vineyards in both the Verde Valley and Willcox, AZ.
  • Our fruits and vegetables are farmed by Randee Larremore and Maynards father, Mike Keenan, in our Verde Valley greenhouses, gardens, and orchards. What we can’t grow, we source from local Arizona farmers. What we don’t grow, we source from other AZ Growers.
  • All of our pastas and breads are made from scratch using from Arizona Heirloom and Italian milled wheat flour by Chef Chris Smith and our magical kitchen staff.
  • Our House Made Gelati and Sorbetti are hand crafted by Kelley E. Foy using Arizona produced dairy and fresh ingredients grown in the Merkin Vineyards Greenhouses, Gardens, and Orchards.

Mother Nature beats the drum to which we march and jump. So our menu remains
flexible and changes weekly or even daily depending on her whims. It’s a challenge
and journey we gladly embrace and we sincerely hope you join us in our quest.

Willing Participants In The Mission

Just replenished online at the Merkin Marketplace: Merkin Vineyards tomato sauce. Just add your favorite meat and/or veggies and it's ready to serve. Get it shipped to your door - available in all 50 states. https://caduceus.org/product/merkin-vineyards-tomato-sauce/ #eatlocal #merkinmarketplace #caduceuscellars

Here’s a sneak peek at our special for #NewYearsEve menu in Cottonwood starting at 4 pm tomorrow. Hours for New Year’s Eve and Day are 11 am - 9 pm. Reservations suggested for parties of 6 or more. #welcome2021 #goodbye2020 #eatlocal #farmtotable #arizonawine #cottonwoodaz

Join us in #OldTownScottsdale on Sunday, Jan. 3 for our first #Sundaybrunch of 2021. We will open at 10 am and serve our special farm-to-table brunch menu all day. Try one of our #mimosa flights featuring Chupacabra Bubbles. https://www.yourvalley.net/stories/merkin-vineyards-joins-the-brunch-crowd,204737 #arizonawine #eatlocal

Join us in Old Town Cottonwood for New Year's Eve or New Year's Day. We’re open 11 am - 9 pm. Reservations required for parties of 6 or more. Dine-in or take home a Merkin dinner bags. Don't forget a bottle of Chupacabra Bubbles for your New Year’s toast. #HappyNewYear2021

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Merkin Vineyards Old Town Scottsdale will close at 7 pm on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as well as New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy Holidays to your family from our crew. #eatlocal #arizonawine #oldtownscottsdale #cheers

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We feature 9 Merkin vintages and 6 rotating Special Wines.

Our Wine


Merkin Vineyards & Caduceus Cellars are making high elevation wines out of predominantly Italian and Spanish varieties. Owner and Winemaker, MJ Keenan, along with his wife, Jennifer, and Winemaker Tim White, are producing roughly 8000 cases a year in their tiny underground concrete facility known as The Bunker.

The majority of the Merkin Vineyards wines are produced from fruit grown on our 70 acre Buhl Memorial Vineyard in Willcox, Arizona.

Production is combination of whole cluster, open topped 1/2 ton bin fermentation, stainless steel submerged cap extended maceration, and modified carbonic maceration for the Reds, and whole cluster, skin contact, or pressed stainless steel fermentation for the Whites and Rose’s. The epitome of a boutique owner owned and operated winery.

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LOCATION:
1001 North Main Street
Cottonwood, AZ 86326

HOURS:
7 days a week

11am – 9pm

RESERVATIONS:
Service is first come first serve.For large parties or private events we recommend you call ahead to reserve space.
Ph: 928-639-1001


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Joey Dahlin

 General Manager

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Christopher "Chef Smithers" Smith

Executive Chef

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Maynard James Keenan

Owner / Winemaker


Located high on top of Cleopatra Hill between Prescott and Flagstaff
is the historic copper mining town of Jerome, Arizona, founded in 
1876 it was once known as the wickedest town in the west. All of our 
wines are produced by MJ & Jen Keenan, and Tim White, from our 110 
acres of Estate Vineyards in both the Verde Valley and Willcox, Arizona.


158 Main Street
Jerome, Arizona 86331

HOURS:
Sun-Thurs 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Fri & Sat 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM 
365 Days a Year

Ph: 928.639.WINE(9463)

Serving traditional Italian style Espresso drinks from 8 a.m. to Noon every day.


“Our Farm to Your Table. Our Vines to Your Glass.”

Merkin Vineyards is on a mission to come as close as we can to delivering a 100% Arizona experience to our extended family and community. It’s a mission few would choose to take on, but essential when Regional, Sustainable, and a Sense of Place are the goal. Our wines are produced by MJ & Jen Keenan, Tim White, and Erin Center from our 110 acres of Estate Vineyards in both the Verde Valley and Willcox, AZ

7133 E. Stetson Dr. Suite #4
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

HOURS:
Sun-Thurs 11 am - 9pm.
Fri & Sat 11am - 11pm.

Ph: (480) 912-1027


Four 8 Wineworks is Northern Arizona's first and only wine producers co-operative. This facility provides emerging winemakers with a metaphorical leg up by providing them access to space, equipment, and resources they need to produce world class high elevation Arizona wines.

140 Main St
Jerome, AZ 86331

HOURS:
Sun-Thurs: 11-6
Fri & Sat: 11-8

ph: 928-639-3516