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Come see us at the 5th Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival!

Get your festival tickets here! (Use Promo Code: KIEF for an extra 10% off online)

In celebration of the 33rd anniversary of Arizona’s original American Viticulture Area (AVA), Kief-Joshua Vineyards will be hosting the Fifth Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 20 Arizona Wineries in one location, on April 22nd and 23rd, 2017, from 11 am to 5 pm at Kief-Joshua, 370 Elgin Road, Elgin, AZ 85611. Advanced tickets are on sale now – tickets at the door will be $30.

“We are once again bringing together winemakers from all across Arizona,” states winemaker and host Kief Manning. “This year we want to celebrate that on October 26, 1984, the Sonoita/Elgin Wine Growing Region was granted AVA status, making it one of oldest federal government granted viticulture areas in the United States.”

The two-day event includes new wine releases, 20 Top Arizona Wineries or acclaimed winemakers, award-winning wine, gourmet food, a professional two-day chili cook-off and hot salsa contest and live music.The Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI) will host a regional two-day professional Chili cook-off. Cooks from as far as Texas will be competing for a spot in the national challenge. Guests can purchase tastes of the chili and join in the People’s Choice competition, with proceeds benefiting the local Rotary club.


Alcantara Vineyards
Arizona Stronghold
AZ Hops and Vines
Burning Tree
Carlson Creek
Cellar 433
Coronado Vineyards
Golden Ruke
Hannah’s Hills
Kief-Joshua Vineyards
Lightning Ridge
Page Springs
Passion Cellars
Su Vino
Village of Elgin


Saturday: from 11-2  Cat Daddy

Saturday: from 2-5  Professor James and Dr. T

Sunday: from 11-2 Top Dead Center

Sunday: from 2-5 Blaine Long

CHILI COOK-OFF And Salsa Challenge:

The Chili Appreciation Society (CASI) will host a regional two-day professional Chili cook-off. Cooks from as far as Texas will be competing for a spot in the national challenge. Guests can purchase tastes of the chili and join in the People’s Choice competition, with proceeds benefiting Mountain Empire Rotary Club.

The People’s Choice Chili contest will be on Saturday at 1 pm and the Salsa Challenge will be held on Sunday. The professional chili cook-off, where contestants earn points for nationals and must strictly follow the professional chili cooking rules, will be held on both days.

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


Gates will open at 10 am.

The tasting room at Kief-Joshua Vineyards is open seven days a week 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.

JJ’s Pantry: Real food. Real good. Real easy!

We offer all-natural gourmet food mixes and jarred items made from fresh hormone-free Arizona grown fruits, veggies, nuts, herbs, and spices. Our product line includes Beverage Mixes, Dip and Dressing Mixes, Dessert Dip Mixes, Soup Mixes, Rubs and Seasonings, Quick Bread & Scone Mixes, BBQ and Cooking Sauces, Salsa, Chutney, Relish, Ketchup and Mustard.

Our mission at JJ’s Pantry is to offer healthy, affordable, great tasting alternatives to the mass produced, chemically treated products found in your local grocery store. We strive to create healthy products with versatility, enabling you to create tasty dishes for yourself and your family. We want meal planning and preparation to be less stressful for you, so you spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your family.

Every product we offer is made fresh from locally grown, hand picked ingredients from southern Arizona including fruits, vegetables, herbs, and nuts. Our items are all additive and preservative free. We use 100% hormone free ingredients with absolutely nothing artificial – no fillers, no preservatives, no corn syrup, no artificial flavors or colors! We offer products that are fat-free, no-salt or low-salt, sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan. We manufacture and distribute out of beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and prepare your items fresh for you when you order.

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