Merkin Vineyards Orchard Market Cafe

Merkin Vineyards
Orchard Market Cafe

Cornville, Arizona

October 2017 – Present
A New 4,031 s.f. Merkin Vineyards Facility developed by Owner Maynard James Keenan with a 622 s.f. attached screened porch and an 1,760 s.f. attached Greenhouse. The Main Building has a full Basement for Food Storage, Wine Storage & Gelato Production. The First Floor includes a Commissary Kitchen, Office, Utility Room, Public Toilets, a Display Kitchen with a designer Wood Fired Pizza Oven, Dining Area for 45 persons, a Wine Tasting Bar & Gelato Sales Area for 22 persons. The Tasting Bar opens to an attached screened porch with 3 Servery Counters/ Windows. The Attached Greenhouse & Potting Area will have vegetables grown hydroponically. The produce will serve this facility as well as the Old Town Cottonwood, Merkin Tasting Room & Osteria and the two Jerome Merkin Vineyards Tasting Rooms.

The New Building will be constructed with all poured-in-place Concrete Walls and Floors, a Steel Framed Vaulted Metal Roof & Wood Framed Flat Roofs. The Interior Design has Open and Exposed Mechanical & Electrical Equipment, Custom Built Metal Framed Booths/ Tables/ Benches, Ceramic Tile & Steel Panel Faced Serving & Bar Counters, Energy Efficient LED Lighting and the Facility is ADA Compliant.

Site Development includes a New Water Well for Domestic Water, an Alternative Waste Water System, a 16,000 Gallon Water Storage Tank for Fire Protection, Compost Bins, Pump House, appropriate Landscaping and Required Parking. The Project is presently in the Construction Permit Phase. Construction is scheduled to begin in October of this year.