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 & Private Tastings and Tours - Elgin-OPEN DAILY, 11-5
Public Tastings are offered daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at our elgin tasting room. We offer five 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.
Public Tastings - Willcox, FRIDAY, 11-3 or by appointment
The public can visit the vineyard at our new Willcox location on Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m or by appoitnment. We offer five wines for tasting at a cost of $10, which includes a souvenir glass with your wine or $7 if you bring a glass.
Private Option 1: 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 2: 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.com for $102.00 per night.
Inclusive Wedding Packages
We now offer two inclusive packages for either 50 or 100 guests. The packages include:
* Free Night Airbnb in Master Bedroom and use for Bridesmaids
* 1 Case of Wine or 2 (100 Guests)
*40' x 40' Canopy w/Stakes for 50 guests or 40' x 60' Canopy w/Stakes for 100 guests
*Ft of 8' High Sidewall Window
*Vinyl Dance Floor to Form a 16' x 20' with 4" Riser
* Banquet Tables (Seats 8 on one side, 16 on both) Head Table
*72" Round Tables (Seats 10-12) Guest Tables
* 6' Banquet Table Gift Table
* 48" Round Table Cake Table
* 6' Banquet Bar Table 42" High
* Resin Folding Chairs w/Padded Seat (White)
*8' Drape (90" x 156")
* 132" Round Linens
* 6' Drape (90" x 132")
* 108" Round Linen
* 6' Drape (90" x 132") w/60" x 120" Linen (Black)
* Lantern w/Candle Light
The cost of 50 Guests is $6000, and $10,000 for 100 people. Food and music not included. Please call the winery at 520-455-5582 for more information or to schedule a tour. For smaller weddings, please call for pricing.
Directions to Kief-Joshua Vineyards-Elgin
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.
Directions to Kief-Joshua Vineyards-Willcox: From Phoenix or Tucson: From Highway 10, take exit #336 – Take Haskell Avenue to Maley St, head south on 186. Turn right on Kansas Settlement Road. Make a Left on Arzberger (A “paved” road). At Mile marker 3 turn right into Wayward winds and Kief-Joshua Vineyards will be on your left.
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370 Elgin Road
Elgin, AZ 85611