El Portal boutique hotel is the perfect place to stay during the Sedona WineFest! The WineFest is September 25th & 26th, and takes place less than three miles from El Portal at the Sedona Airport.

Delight in wines from 13 Arizona wineries, enjoy gourmet food, live music, and more! The two day festival celebrates and spotlights the growing wine industry in Arizona, particularly the ones in the Verde Valley. Guests will have the opportunity to taste wines from Freitas Vineyard, Javelina Leap, Caduceus Cellars, Merkin Vineyards, Jerome Winery, Bitter Creek Winery, Page Springs Cellars, Arizona Stronghold, Alcantara, Pillsbury Wine Co., Oak Creek Vineyards, Juniper Well Ranch Vineyards, & Carlson Creek Vineyard.

The Winefest will be joined by the airport’s traditional airport open house and fly in, and the classic car show, Saturday the 25th from 9:00am-2:00pm. Plus the Sedona Arts Center with their “Artists in Action” Program. Over a dozen artists who are also instructors at the art center demonstrate their artistic skills, visitors will be able to join in and get on the pottery wheel to see if they can create a masterpiece. The Center’s School of Art will host an adjacent pavilion with artists demonstrating the many modes of art taught at the school.

Tickets are $12.oo/person and includes an 18-ounce commemorative Winefest glass and 6 tasting tickets. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase wines by the glass, bottle or case from all the participating wineries.

Live Music Saturday is Steve Douglas’ gypsy jazz trio, ZAZU, and on Sunday, guests will enjoy the popular trio Soundscape Sedona, featuring Susannah Martin.

El Portal Sedona hotel invites you to stay and take part in “the AZ Wine Tasting Event of the Year!”

Our suites are uniquely decorated, no two the same. Each has all the amenities you could imagine, including a private entrance, patio, fireplace, whirlpool, bath, wifi and more! El Portal is a pet friendly bed and breakfast, so while you are at the festival, your pet is at “home” with our El Portal family.

Call 1-800-313-0017 for your Sedona accommodations, or visit our website and check out our September Specials!