Kief-Joshua Vineyards offers a magnificent view of the beautiful mountain ranges of Sonoita and is the perfect setting to taste our acclaimed wines.
Public Tastings - Willcox
The public can visit the vineyard at our new Willcox location, open Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. after March 15, 2017. We offer six wines for tasting at a cost of $10, which includes a souvenir glass with your wine or $7 if you bring a glass.
Public & Private Tastings and Tours - Elgin
Public Tastings are offered daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at our elgin tasting room. We offer six wines for tasting at a cost of $10, which includes a souvenir glass with your wine or $7 if you bring a glass.
Private tastings are offered by reservation only at our original location in Elgin, which delivers the ultimate wine country experience. Upon entering, guests immediately feel the warm Italian Gothic ambiance of this elegant setting in an area that has become known as “winery row.” Visitors may taste Kief-Joshua’s Classic Wines at the tasting bar, where new releases such as the Tempranillo, and favorites such as the Sauvignon Blanc and Zinfandel are available. Or, choose to peruse the Wine Shop for that perfect wine country gift or souvenir. Most tastings are hosted by Kief Manning, winemaker.
Private Option 1: Wine Savvy! ($20 per person)
This tasting walks guests through an in-depth tasting of six wines and is tailored to cover any wine-related topics about which participants have always wanted to know. This program provides guests the perfect opportunity to ask Kief specific questions about different aspects of winemaking and styles of wine.
Private Option 2: Wine Sense! ($25 per person)
Guests can also choose to become familiar with 12 fresh aromas that are present in the different varietals we utilize in winemaking as well as the barrel-aging process. The tastings will test “smell memory.” Guest will familiarize themselves with those scents and then try to identify those aromas, stimulating a fun and open discussion on wine aromas and flavor characteristics.
Private Option 3: Simply Food and Wine! ($60 per person)
This tasting features a luxurious tasting highlighting Kief-Joshua Vineyards wines, and how they pair with local cuisine.
Wine Tasting 101! ($25 per person)
Want to know how to judge a great wine? This program is designed to teach wine drinkers the proper techniques of wine tasting.
Kief-Joshua offers one elegant master bedroom suite on airbnb for $155.00 per night.
Directions to Kief-Joshua Vineyards
From Tucson: From Highway 10, take 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. We are two doors down from Callaghan Vineyards. 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. We are open 7 days a week from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tours and Private Tastings are available by appointment. Absolutely no alcohol can be brought onto the property. No exceptions will be made.
Accommodations, Local Restaurants, and Travel Assistance
370 Elgin Road
Elgin, AZ 85611