Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival returns March 7 and 8 Two-day festival will include more than 18 Arizona wineries, local eateries and live music

ELGIN – On March 7 and 8, Kief-Joshua Vineyards will host the 8th Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival at their vineyard in Elgin. More than 18 Arizona-based wineries and vineyards will be represented at the two-day festival, pouring some of the state’s best award-winning wines. There will also be four local bands on stage, gourmet food from local eateries and a variety of retail vendors.
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, wine lovers from across the state are invited to enjoy wine tasting, new wine releases, meet-and-greets with winemakers and local fare from The Caio Down Food Truck, Las Vigas Steak Ranch Mexican Cuisine and Russell Compton Texas BBQ.

Kief-Joshua Vineyards will host the 8th Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival at their vineyard in Elgin.

The festival will be held at 370 Elgin Road in Elgin. Tickets are available online at Eventbrite <https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-southeast-arizona-wine-growers-festival-tickets-81060675663> The cost is $45 per person for a two-day bundle or $20 to 30 per day. Tickets will also be available at the door. Rain or shine. Festival gates open at 10 a.m.

Participating wineries include:
 
Kief-Joshua Vineyards
High Lonesome Vineyards
Lightning Ridge
Sonoita Vineyards
Village of Elgin
Page Springs
Caduceus
Larimita Cellars
Chateau Tumbleweed
Arizona Stronghold
Callaghan Vineyards
Su Vino Winery
Cellar 433
Carlson Creek
Deep Sky
Rune
The Meading Room
Birds and Barrels

The musical lineup for the two-day festival includes:
 
Saturday:
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Rhythm Jax with Angel Diamond
2 to 5 p.m. – Bad News Blues Band
 
Sunday:
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Cat Daddy and the 12 Barz Blues Band
2 to 5 p.m. – OnesAll Band
 
A variety of locally made products will also be available from retailors including Sogno Tosco Olive Oils, Poof Itza Gift, Slash Z Photography, Udderly Natural Products, Caroline’s Chocolates , Elksong Jewelry, Hermosa Handbags, Andersen Windows, Cutco Cutlery, Whoa Nelly Gallery, Peace and Love Smoked Cheese, Windsor Hats and more.
For more information, visit www.kiefjoshuavineyards.com, call (520) 455-5582 or email kjvineyards@gmail.com.