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Kief-Joshua Vineyards

Address: 370 Elgin Road, Elgin, AZ 85611
Phone Number: 520-455-5582
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81%
Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Elgin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Attraction details
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a great winery in Elgin, AZ. The young winemaker was extremely kind, and had the time to chat with our group even though they were very busy. The wines were exceptional, and I liked the added touch of being able to purchase a cheese and salami board. We're planning on returning soon

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Chicken
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We have sampled and bought the wine here over a number of years, but a recent visit with a large group of guests was very disappointing. All of the reds had a very acid smell and taste (nail polish remover was the common agreed upon aroma/taste); is there some contamination in their system or a bad red that is being... More 

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Tucson
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

great winery, with free samples and wine to purchase, can't remember which wine my wife liked so much, that we purchased three bottles. great people.

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Charlene M, Owner at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us. Hope you can return soon. Happy Holidays to you and your family. Cheers! More 

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Beautiful vineyard, lovely wine maker, and wonderful wines. It was a really great experience and I look forward to returning with my family.

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Charlene M, Owner at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us. We truly appreciate that you took the time to write a review. Hope to see you soon! Cheers More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you visit one southern Arizona vineyard, thus should be it! Beautiful Tuscan home/tasting room. Kief Manning is passionate about his craft, with years of study, travel and work to arrive at this peak. He was patient and funny as he shared generous pours. His 2011 Sangeovese rivals any Italian red. If you love wine you'll love this spot!

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Charlene M, Owner at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the "fantastic" review. We are really glad that you enjoyed yourself and the wine! Hope you can visit us again. Cheers! More 

Oro Valley, Arizona
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211 reviews 211 reviews
83 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

again one of the "stops" there are maybe 12-15 wineries but only 3-4 are must stop. We like reds and they have some nice ones. nice looking building too

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Charlene M, Owner at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us, and thanks for the review. Cheers! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Chances are, owner and winemaker Joshua Manning will be in the tasting room when you visit. He loves to talk about his wines, which are all environmentally friendly and delicious, especially the Magdalena red blend. During the summer, there's live music on the back patio, and year-round, bites of locally made goat cheese in the fridge. A must-stop when in... More 

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Charlene M, Owner at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, responded to this review

Just wanted to thank you for taking the time to write a nice review. We appreciate it and hope you will return in the future. Cheers More 

Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We headed south on a Wednesday afternoon with no particular agenda in mind. There were only a few wineries open mid week and lucky for us, KJ Vineyards was one of them. We were their last customers of the day yet they did not rush us. I agree with other reviews, the winemaker, Kief Joshua Manning, is very knowledgable and... More 

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Charlene M, Owner at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, responded to this review

Wow. Such an awesome review. We are very grateful that you enjoyed yourself here! Please come back and visit us soon. Cheers! P.S. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a positive response. We really, really appreciate it. More 

Mesa, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It was a very interesting experience. Learned a lot about how they watch the weather to be able to pick. If it rains it messes with the sugar contents of the grapes.

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Charlene M, Owner at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, responded to this review

Just wanted to take a moment to respond for your review. Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy lives to visit us, and especially for writing such a great review. We all really appreciate and hope you come back to see us. Cheers! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

When you stop by Kief-Joshua you will find not only an attractive, welcoming tasting area but there are always folks there having fun! Kief-Joshua is quickly becoming one of the premier wineries in the Elgin-Sonoita area!

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Charlene M, Owner at Kief-Joshua Vineyards, responded to this review

I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to write something so nice and thoughtful. We really appreciate it and hope you can visit us again. Cheers! More 

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