SONOITA, Ariz., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards is celebrating their Fourth Annual Arizona New Release Wine Festival on April 16th and 17th, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day will be filled with new wines, winery tours, great food and live music!
Featured wines include a 2009 Tempranillo, and a 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, along with such favorites as our 2009 Zinfandel, Cephus, Magdelena and our 2010 Chenin Blanc. The winemaker, Kief Manning, who earned a graduate degree in Viticulture and Oenology from the University of Melbourne in Australia, will be offering winery and vineyard tours at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. on both days.
Bisbee’s own Cat Daddy and the 12 Barz Blues Band, will be performing from 11 am to 2 p.m., followed by Country music singers Andy Hersey and Tim O’Connor, from 2 to 5 p.m. Locally Arizona and M & R’s Chuckwagon will be selling chicken wings, pulled pork sandwiches, bratwurst and much more for your enjoyment.
The tasting room is open seven days a week and is located at 370 Elgin Road, Elgin, AZ. To visit, take I 10, exit 281, Rte 83, head East on Elgin Rd (mile marker 28 1/2). The Sonoita wine-growing region features ten wineries, panoramic mountain views and lush green grasslands. It is a perfect and affordable event for the entire family. The cost of the event is $10 per person, which includes wine tasting and a souvenir glass.
For more information, visit www.kj-vineyards.com or call 520-455-5582.