Copper Horse Vineyard - Arizona

Cochise County Wine Country Arizona

Portal, a lovely remote area located in SE Arizona is proud to produce some of the nation's most highly sought-after grapes. Portal is not simply just a piece of land, we pride ourselves on marrying the combination of soil along with climate and weather patterns to create a unique growing environment, perfect for producing the ultimate grapes for a range of varieties. The grapes produced in this region are becoming highly sought after and we here at Copper Horse Vineyard are proud to be one of the first wineries to launch our unique product. We hope you enjoy our wine and we look forward to seeing you soon.

"La perfection du vin"

Cochise County has the potential to be the major wine growing region in the state of Arizona, here's why.....

Cochise County region in Arizona is located one hour east of Tucson. Cochise County produces 74% of the wine grapes grown in Arizona. Cochise County is considered Arizona's upcoming wine country. The local grape varieties grown in this region include Malbec, Petite Sirah, Merlot, Malvasia Bianca, Sangiovese, Chenin Blanc, Syrah, Corvina, Tannat, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Tempranillo, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Mourvedre.

Whatever your tastes may be - Either Bold Reds, Vibrant & Crisp Whites, Spicy, Dry, Subtle & Food Friendly, Sweet Wines and even Dessert Wines - We guarantee to provide something for your taste.

Cochise County region has now become Arizona's second federally-recognized wine growing region, formerly known as an American Viticultural Area.

The approval puts Cochise County on the same national list of recognized viticultural areas that include Napa Valley California, Paso Robles California, and Willamette Valley, Oregon.

Copper Horse Vineyard - Arizona Rose

Arizona Rose Willcox


We are now releasing a Rose made from 100% Sangiovese grape by the "Saignee" method, which means by "bleeding" the first juice out of the vat before it gets any dark coloration.

The wine is a light color, light texture, and light taste. It is easy to drink and refreshing on a hot day.

Serve at 50F.

Food Pairing: Appetizers, cheese, pizza, and seafood.

Quantity: 175 bottles only.

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Copper Horse Vineyard - Arizona Red

Arizona Red Willcox

We are now releasing a Red made from 100% Sangiovese grape.

The wine is a dark color, medium body, and fruity taste. It is easy to drink and is food friendly.

Got Silver Medal at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2018

Got Silver Medal at the Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival & International Wine Competition 2018

Serve at 65F.

Food Pairing: Pasta, BBQ Chicken and Pork.

Quantity: 49 cases only.

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Bio of Eric Desfachelles

Eric earned his MBA from Texas and has worked in IT for 25 years. For the past 12 years he has also been doing accountability and taxes for his wife’s company. He did an internship in Napa Valley, California, for Moon Valley Circuits, working on wineries presses electronic and circuits in 1982. He has attended the Northwest Wine Academy in Seattle since 2007, graduated and completed his apprentice at ANC Cellars in Eastern Washington in 2013.

Eric Desfachelles Own of Copper Horse Vineyard

Eric Desfachelles - Director
Electronic Engineer

Regina Desfachelles - Winemaker Bio

Started her own company and ran a franchise called Visiting Angels. She made her first wine in 2006 and is also attending the Northwest Wine Academy in Seattle since 2007. She also rides horses in dressage shows. She is raising her own filly.

Regina Desfachelles - Winemaker

Regina Desfachelles - Winemaker
Worked in Cancer research for 15years

Rosy the Copper Horse

Rosy is a 6 years old filly and the reason for the company name and logo. She has the same color as the hills surrounding the vineyard, full of Copper.

Rose the Copper Horse

Rosetta - The name figure
She is the "Copper Horse"

Diva - Guardian Bio

Diva is a rescued dog of 1 year and very attached to the whole family, including Rosy. When she is not sleeping in her queen's chair, she patrols the land and report intruders and coyotes to us.

Diva - Guardian

Diva - Guardian
She is Rosy's bodyguard

The Copper in Copper Horse Vineyard

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