Kief-Joshua Vineyards

Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, March 10-11, 2018

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In celebration of the 38th anniversary of Arizona’s original American Viticulture Area (AVA), Kief-Joshua Vineyards will be hosting the 7th Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 18 Arizona Wineries in one location, on March 10th &11th, 2018, from 11 am to 5 pm at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Road, Elgin, AZ 85611.

Saturday, March 10th & Sunday, March 11th, 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Rain or Shine
(festival gates open at 10am)
Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd, Elgin AZ 85611

The two-day event includes 18 of Arizona’s top wineries and acclaimed winemakers. Bring your friends and family out to sample Arizona’s finest vintages!

Musical performances take place all day!
Local vendors will provide a variety of food, art, jewelry and more!

2018 Featured Wineries & Wine Makers:

  • Alcantara
  • Arizona Stronghold
  • Caduceus
  • Callaghan
  • Carlson Creek
  • Cellar 433
  • Deep Sky
  • Golden Rule
  • Keeling Schaeffer
  • Kief-Joshua
  • Lightning Ridge
  • Page Springs
  • Pillsbury
  • Rune
  • Sonoita
  • Su Vino
  • Village of Elgin
  • Zarpara

Tickets include: a souvenir wine glass and 10 wine sampling tickets. Additional sampling tickets available at the event.

Tickets purchased in advance are sold at a discounted rate, available at

Tickets will be also be available at the door for $30.00 each.

  • Free Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Must be 21+ to drink
  • Well behaved dogs are welcome


For information about the Wine Festival, please call Kief-Joshua Vineyards at 520-455-5582 or email us at



Festival gates will open at 10 am.  

The tasting room at Kief-Joshua Vineyards-Elgin is open seven days a week (11am-5pm) and is located at 370 Elgin Road, Elgin, AZ. The Sonoita Wine Trail is Arizona’s original and oldest wine-growing region. The festival is a perfect and affordable event for the entire family.

From Phoenix or Tucson: From Highway 10, take exit #281-- Rte 83 to Sonoita. Stay on 83 until you come to Elgin Road (mile marker 28) and turn left. Kief-Joshua Vineyards will be 3.7 miles on your left.

From Sierra Vista: I-90 to Rte 82 West, turn left on Upper Elgin Rd., the winery is 1 mile past the bridge on the right.

  • For more information, email: or call: 520-455-5582.

Photo Compliments of Jenelle Bonfield of Scottsdale Foothill Magazine

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Valentine's Day Wine Pairing Dinner at KJV with Las Vigas, February 10th 6 pm.

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Las Vigas Steak Ranch and Kief are once again joining forces for a four-course wine pairing dinner on February 10th at 6 pm. The cost is $55. Space is very limited and reservations are required.  Please call 520-455-5582 or email to reservation your spot.  Be sure to let us know your food selection too!  The menu is:

Mixed Green Salad
Breaded Calamari Strips
Choice of Roast Brisket, Stuffed Chicken Breast or Grilled Salmon with aged cheddar au gratin potatoes and bacon wrapped asparagus
Triple layer chocolate cake

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Past Events

7/31/2017 - Grapes and Goodies: Tricks and Treats at the Kief-Joshua Vineyards
2/1/2009 - Kief-Joshua Wines Served at Wriggley Mansion
8/1/2008 - Pressing Grapes in 2008
3/1/2008 - 2009 Tempranillo