Elgin is a lightly populated area in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. It is located near the Babocomari River. The semi-arid climate and the rich in minerals Elgin-Sonoita soil create excellent conditions for commercial scale winemaking. A 1970s scientific research concluded that the Elgin-Sonoita soil is very similar to that of Burgundy, France. Since then, there is a boom in the establishment of great vineyards, such as the Sonoita Vineyards. The local vineyards produce a wide variety of wines, such as Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and others. The nine local vineyards produce a total of 50,000 gallons of excellent quality wine per annum. Elgin hosts many annual wine festivals, including the famous St. Martin’s Day Festival. Over the last decades, winemaking has played a crucial role in the area’s economic development. If you are planning a trip to Elgin, there are many quality the nearby area.