Alcantara is a family-owned, local business that began in 2004. Wine maker Ron Brumley states “the rocky limestone soil and sunny climate in the Verde Valley is very similar to the wine making regions of France and Italy.
OwnerBarbara Predmore with her passion for wine, art, and family, wanted to grow grapes in Arizona back in 2002, when Alcantara LLC was establish. After 3 years of careful investigation of soils, climate, and different areas, she found the perfect land at the confluence of the Verde River and Oak Creek. A blend of three different parcels located in Yavapai County, she worked with the community to bring vineyards to Northern Arizona. Working with the other pioneers of Northern Arizona Wines (Eric Glomski, Rod Snapp, and Maynard James Keenan) to put Northern Arizona winemaking on the map.
OwnerBob Predmore is a founding partner of Alcantara Vineyard and Winery and supports wife, Barbara, and son, Brian, in business oversight and project planning for strategic operations of Alcantara. Bob has been in the advanced technology design and construction industry for over 40 years providing program and portfolio management for major technology corporations. Bob is currently president of PPM Consulting, a partner in Nano-PM, and founding member and partner of ATDG- all serving the advanced technology industries. Bob has been in all facets of project delivery from site acquisition, programming, project funding, commissioning and turnover to operations for major manufacturing facilities around the world. Bob ran Intel design and construction from 2002-2009, responsible for over $2B annually in construction. He founded PPM in 1997 and was Director of Motorola Semiconductors from 1984-1996. Bob is a registered engineer and graduate of Cal Poly and currently teaches select courses in Program Management at ASU. His passion for good wine and the concept of vine to wine in a sustainable business supporting the Verde Valley growth makes him a strong advisor and advocate for Alcantara Owner of PPM – Predmore Program Management
Winemaker & Vineyard Manager
Native to Arizona. Retired from the Technology industry of 30 years. Film & Advertising industry as a Location Scout & Production Manager. Arizona State University Alumni. Three children. Worked in all aspects of the Arizona wine industry since 2012. Enjoys MLB, NASCAR, restoring old Chevy trucks, fishing, SUP, and exploring new wine regions.
Here for a good time, not a long time.
Winemaker, Viticulturalist, Speaker for the fungi
Flagstaff born and raised, I was introduced to brewing from a relatively young age. Since then I’ve been working in the Arizona wine industry for 7 years, small boutique to commercial production facilities. Student of life, Dean’s List graduate AAS in Viticulture and Enology from Yavapai College, amateur gardener and keen observer of nature and the human scene. Currently undertaking regenerative agriculture efforts, trying to clean my pottery studio (impossible), and making the dream a reality
Tasting Room / Wine Club Manager
Annie is from the Pacific Northwest, she grew up on Mount Hood near Portland, Oregon then moved outside of Seattle in her 20’s. Where she and her husband started their family.
Annie has worked in the customer service industry for most of her life. She started her career in real estate, over 10+ years managing commercial and residential properties in Oregon and Washington state. She changed careers to spend more time with her family and started working in the medical billing and coding industry and started working with local catering companies.
Annie found the sun and moved to Arizona in 2018. If you don’t find her at Alcantara you will find her hanging out with her family hiking, kayaking or antique shopping.
OPEN DAILY FROM 11AM – 6PM
Alcantara Vineyards · 3445 S. Grapevine Way · Cottonwood, Arizona 86326 · (928) 649-8463