Arizona WineFest at the Farm showcases local wineries

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By Tami Hoey By Tami Hoey

PHOENIX -- Celebrate home-grown Arizona wines this weekend at the Arizona WineFest at The Farm at South Mountain.

The state's top wine growers will gather to showcase their finest wines at this interactive event.

Guests will learn about Arizona wine production, enjoy wine tastings and a picnic lunch, and participate in live and silent auctions at the Festival at The Farm.

"It's the sixth annual event here at the Farm," says Cory Whalin of Su vino Winery. "It's a great event. It's really the chance to come out and be around 32 wineries, meet the wine makers, the owners of the winery. You don't get his opportunity anywhere else."

Guests will enjoy a fresh farm-to-table feasting experience showcasing local, seasonal, and organic selections, paired with the 2014 Arizona Grower's Cup Medal Winning Wines.

Visitors can also meet and mingle with the honorable Arizona Grower's Cup and Winemaker's Medal award winners while sampling the top scoring wines from the 2014 competition.This is truly a unique celebration of local flavor and talent.

The Festival at The Farm
November 14-15, 2014
Presented by the Arizona Wine Growers Association

Friday, November 14, 2014
Celebration of the Arizona Wine Growers Reception
6:00-8:00 P.M.
Stone Grove at The Farm at South Mountain
Cost is $75 per person.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
The Festival at the Farm General Admission Events
12:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Located at The Farm at South Mountain
Buy tickets now for $65. Tickets will be $75 at the door the day of the event. AWGA member price is $60. 

The Farm at South Mountain:
6106 S. 32nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85042
Online at: www.arizonawine.org

About the Arizona Wine Growers Association:
The Arizona Wine Growers Association (AWGA) is a non-profit group member organization celebrating Arizona's diverse wine country, grape growers and winemakers with education, marketing, and legislative support.

Beyond the desert, Arizona's wine industry and regions stretch from the high country of the Verde Valley near Sedona's red rocks to the rolling hillsides of Sonoita and Elgin to the historic grasslands of Cochise County.

The AWGA shines local and international attention on the rising Arizona wine industry and the people committed to producing distinct wines unique to the lush landscape of Arizona.