Our Wines

New Wine Awards 2018

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2016 Passion Cellars Malvasia Bianca

2014 Salvatore Sangiovese 2016 Salvatore Chardonnay

2016 Salvatore Fumé Blanc
2015 Passion Cellars Malbec
2014 Salvatore Cerca
2015 Salvatore Viognier
2014 Passion Cellars Day Tripper

Arizona Republic Wine Competition

2014 Salvatore Sangiovese
Gold Medal Arizona's Best Sangiovese
1st Place-Judge's favorite
Top 12 best overall wine in the state

2014 Salvatore Cerca
Arizona's Best Red Blend 2nd Place

2015 Salvatore Viognier
Arizona's Best Viognier 3rd Place

Bronze Medal Awards
Passion Cellars 2015 Malbec
Passion Cellars 2014 Day Tripper
Passion Cellars 2014 Nebbiolo
Salvatore 2014 Cerca
Salvatore 2015 Viognier

Our Wine / Current Wine List

Salvatore Reserve Wines

2015 Viognier

Our 2015 Viognier was aged in both French Oak and Stainless Steel. It has fresh peach and starfruit notes that are backed by a light fennel edge with a bright finish and just a hint of oak. Grapes are sourced from Zarpara Vineyard of the Willcox Bench, Willcox AVA. Only 70 cases produced. Drinking well now through 2021.

2014 Cerca

The Italian word Cerca means Seeking. Salvatore Vineyards is seeking to develop our best Aglianico-based blend. 2014 marks our inaugural vintage of Cerca - 44% Aglianico, 44% Syrah, 12% Merlot which exudes notes of anise, tar, and coffee intermingled with dark fruit. Aged for 24 months in French Oak. Grapes are sourced from Dragoon Vineyard, Willcox AVA and Fort Bowie Vineyard Only 55 cases produced Drinking well now through 2026.

Passion Cellars Reds

2015 Rosella

Silver Medal - 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Our 2015 Rosella is 100% Sangiovese and was harvested early to preserve the natural acidity. Stawberry aromas and flavors dominate this bright rose colored wine. This dry rosé pairs perfectly with either shellfish or hearty cheeses.

2014 Day Tripper

55% Grenache and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon. Our 2014 Day Tripper has silky tannins carrying shiso leaf, tea, blood orange, and incense notes along through the elegant finish. Aged for 24 months in French Oak.

2014 Nebbiolo

Our 2014 Nebbiolo is a medium-bodied red showing roses and perfume on the nose with food-friendly acidity on the palate. Aged for 24 months in French Oak.

2014 Aglianico

Our 2014 Aglianico is a full-bodied tannic red with dark fruit notes on the nose and expressive flavors of black cherry, coffee, tar, and licorice. Aged for 24 months in French Oak.

Passion Cellars Whites

2014 Jerome White

This is our 3rd bottling of Jerome White. This year’s blend is 95% Chenin Blanc and 5% Sauvignon Blanc.

2014 La Neve

Silver Medal - 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Our 2015 La Neve (Italian for Snow) is 85% Grenache Blanc, 12.5% Malvasia Bianca, and 2.5% Viognier. It exhibits green apple, herb, and minerality, along with floral scents and refreshing acidity. This wine is a perfect match for shellfish and of course, the famous dish of southern France, bouillabaisse.

2013 Hell's Half Acre

People’s Choice Award Winner, AJ's Fine Foods
This Viognier dominant blend exudes a spiced floral bouquet with a soft, full-bodied mouth-feel. On the palate: dried apricots, peaches, pears, and honey.

2015 Sauvignon Blanc

Silver Medal - 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
The 2015 Sauvignon Blanc was fermented and aged in stainless steel. While preserving the citrus flavors common in sauvignon blanc this vintage is showing a layer of lemon cream and pineapple on the finish.

2015 Malvasia Bianca

Our 2015 Malvasia Bianca opens with a fragrant tropical nose that finishes with notes of hibiscus and pineapple on the palate.

Would you like to join our wine club?

Wine club members must be 21 years of age or older. There are several ways to become a member: Print out our SALVATORE VINEYARDS CLUB APPLICATION or our PASSION CELLARS CLUB APPLICATION, fill it out, and send us your information by mail, call us to give your information by phone.


Passion wines are offered at select fine dining restaurants in Arizona.

  • Phoenix - Binkleys, Durant’s ,AJ’s Fine Foods
  • Scottsdale - Elements
  • Flagstaff  - Vino Loco, The State Bar
  • Prescott - El Gato Azul, Park Plaza Liquor & Deli