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Arizona Wine Growers Association Hosting Arizona Wine Month Grand Festival on March 25 at Steele Indian School Park 


Sip on award-winning Arizona wines, enjoy live music, food trucks, local artisans and local breweries 

March 7th – (PHOENIX, Ariz.) – On Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., the Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) will be hosting the 2nd Annual Arizona Wine Month Grand Festival and Governor’s Cup Celebration at Steele Indian School Park, sponsored by ArizonaWines.com and Dawning Public Relations. The festival – celebrating the proclamation signed by former Governor Doug Ducey in 2022 designating March as Arizona Wine Month – will feature award-winning wines from across the state, along with live music, a variety of food trucks and local artisans. 

“With March officially being Arizona Wine Month, and the Governor’s Cup wine competition being held that month as well, we had to take this opportunity to celebrate this thriving industry, the state’s award-winning wines and the winemakers who make it all possible,” said Kris Pothier, president of the AWGA and owner of Chateau Tumbleweed.

The full list of wineries include: 

  • 1764 Vineyards LLC
  • Arizona Stronghold Vineyards
  • Birds and Barrels Vineyards
  • Bodega Pierce
  • Caduceus Cellars & Merkin Vineyards
  • Callaghan Vineyards
  • Cella Winery
  • Chateau Tumbleweed
  • Cove Mesa Vineyard
  • Deep Sky Vineyard
  • Dos Cabezas WineWorks
  • Javelina Leap
  • Laramita Cellars
  • Old Pueblo Cellars
  • Rune Wines
  • Salt Mine Wine
  • Soaring Wines
  • Southwest Wine Center
  • Strive Vineyards
  • Sunset Ride Wine
  • Twisted Union Wine Co.
  • Winery 101

General admission tickets, on sale now, can be purchased in advance online for $35/person and include a commemorative wine glass with eight wine tasting tickets, or will be $45 at the door. VIP tickets (available in advance only) are $55 per person and allow early entry at 10 a.m. plus extra tasting tickets. Non-Drinkers are $10 for entry. 

With limited parking available, ride sharing is encouraged or use of the Light Rail, which stops on Central Ave. in front of Steele Indian School Park. 

Please note that masks are not required for this event and are up to the discretion of each participant. Pets are not allowed (service animals only) to this 21+ only, rain or shine event. Tickets are not refundable.

Tickets are available now at www.azwinegrowersassociation.com or on Eventbrite

For more information on the Arizona Wine Month Grand Festival, or other upcoming festivals hosted by the Arizona Wine Growers Association, visit www.azwinegrowersassociation.com.


The Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) serves grape growers and winemakers in Arizona, allying its members for representation, promotion and education.  The association strives to advance with integrity, the sustainable growth and production of authentic Arizona-grown wines and increase awareness of the Arizona industry, which includes 104 licensed and bonded wineries throughout the state.  



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