Feb 17: Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival Returns for 10th Year with New Location

On Saturday, February 17, 2024, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., the Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) will be hosting the 10th Annual Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival, this year at a new location: Kallista Park (4450 S. Houghton Rd., Tucson, Arizona). With much more space, plenty of parking and quick access via I-10, Off the Vine will be featuring 25 of Arizona’s finest wineries pouring their award-winning wines, alongside local food trucks, live music, local artists and a variety of other vendors with AZ-made wares.

“As one of our most highly attended festivals, we have outgrown the original location and are looking forward to being at Kallista Park, which still offers amazing views and more space along with the amazing wineries we always have in attendance,” said Kent Callaghan, President of the AWGA and Owner of Callaghan Vineyards.

The 2023 festival will feature exclusive tastings from 25 of Arizona’s finest wineries, paired with local fare from a variety of AZ eateries, including Carmella’s Joy, The Sweet Coqui, Jozarelli’s Italian Food Truck, Friesy, Hector’s South of the Border Mexican Food, The Sexy Grilled Cheese Food Truck, Sparky’s Cantina and Barney’s Bean Machine; along with live music from What’s The Big Idea Jazz Trio, Jennifer McMillan, Lexa Raquel and Los Gatos Locos, and a variety of local artisans – all set amongst the beautiful backdrop of Kallista Park. Wineries in attendance include:

• 1764 Vineyards
• Bodega Pierce
• Callaghan Vineyards
• Cella Winery
• Chateau Tumbleweed
• Coronado Vineyards
• Cove Mesa Vineyard
• Da Vines Vineyard
• Deep Sky Vineyard
• Desert Blossom Winery
• Dos Cabezas WineWorks
• Four Tails Vineyard
• High Lonesome Vineyard
• Laramita Cellars
• Old Pueblo Cellars
• Omphalos Winery
• Page Springs Cellars
• Pillsbury Wine Company
• Queen of Cups
• Rune Wines
• Soaring Wines
• Sonoran Wines
• Strive Vineyards
• Sunset Ride Wine
• Twisted Union Wine Co.

Early bird tickets ($35/person including commemorative glass with 8 wine tasting tickets) are available for purchase online at www.offthevineaz.com. Tickets are also available at the gate, day-of, for $45/person. VIP tickets ($60 including above plus a commemorative 6 bottle wine tote, 4 additional tasting tickets and a welcome mimosa are available online (will not be available at the door).

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