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Kokopelli Krunch

Wine, Stomp Competitions And Family-Friendly Events At Kokopelli Krush

Who knew you could combine wine, beer and plenty of family-friendly events? Now in its 11th year, Kokopelli Krush is an event suitable for the entire family — featuring live entertainment, games, a kid’s play area, the Krush stomp competitions and wine and beer.

The longest running wine event in the state, Kokopelli Krush offers wine from a dozen local wineries in the Arizona Wine Gallery. Aside from Kokopilli Winery, wineries include:

  • Alcantara
  • Lawrence Dunham
  • Javelina Leap
  • Arizona Stronghold
  • Kief-Joshual
  • Kieling Schaffer
  • Su Vino
  • Studio Vino
  • Carlson Creek
  • Page Springs
  • Callaghan Vineyards

As for the Krush stomp competition, teams of two will compete daily for prizes. The winner of the championship round will have the chance to choose from: a five day/four night Carnival cruise for two, round-trip tickets for two on Southwest Airlines, or a two-night trip for two to Las Vegas with flights and hotel included. Sound like something you’d like to do? Register in advance online for $15 per team or at the door for $20.

A percentage of the proceeds from Kokopelli Krush, sponsored by Mercedes Benz of Chandler, San Tan Sun News and the Chandler Hilton, will go to the American Cancer Society.

For more information about Kokopelli Krush, visit kokopelliwinery.net.


Daily schedule for Kokopelli Krush:

Friday, October 19

5 p.m.Doors open; Visit Krush Arena, AZ Wine & Beer Gallery & kids play area
5-7 p.m.Live entertainment
7-7:15 p.m.Introduce Grand Marshall and featured AZ Winemakers
7:15-8:30 p.m.Krush Heat 1
8:30-11:30 p.m.Live entertainment
11:30-11:45 p.m.Introduce Grand Marshall and featured AZ Winemakers
11:45 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.Krush Heat 2 & last call
12:30 a.m.Kokopelli Krush closed for the night

Saturday, October 20

11 a.m.Doors open; Visit Krush Arena, AZ Wine & Beer Gallery & kids play area
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.Live entertainment
2:30-2:45 p.m.Introduce Grand Marshall and featured AZ Winemakers
2:45-3:30 p.m.Krush Heat 3
3:30-6:30 p.m.Live entertainment
6:30-6:45 p.m.Introduce Grand Marshall and featured AZ Winemakers
6:45-8:30 p.m.Krush Heat 4
8:30-11:30 p.m.Live entertainment
11:30-11:45 p.m.Introduce Grand Marshall and featured AZ Winemakers
11:45 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.Krush Heat 5 & last call
12:30 a.m.Kokopelli Krush closed for the night.

Sunday, October 21

11 a.m.Doors open; Visit Krush Arena, AZ Wine & Beer Gallery & kids play area
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.Brunch
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Live entertainment
2-2:15 p.m.Introduce Grand Marshall and featured AZ Winemakers
2:15-3 p.m.Krush Heat 6
3-3:30 p.m.Krush check in, all heat winners
3:30-4:30 p.m.Championship Krush Off
5 p.m.Kokopelli Krush closed until next year

If You Go: Kokopelli Krush

Where: 35 W. Boston St., Chandler
When: October 19-21, 2012
Tickets: $15, includes one drink ticket or an Arizona wine tasting
Contact: (480) 792-6927
Web: kokopelliwinery.net
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Arizona Wineries: Eglin & Sonoita

Looking for a good idea for a day trip? Then visiting the wineries of Eglin and Sonoita South of Tucson is the perfect activity for you. Below is a list of the wineries in Elgin and Sonoita in southern Arizona.

MAp of Elgin and Sonoita Wineries

  1. Charron Vineyards

    18585 South Sonoita Hwy
    (520) 762-8585
    charronvineyards.com
    Fri–Sun: 10-6
    Open Daily by Appointment

  2. Dos Cabezas WineWorks

    3248 Hwy 82
    (520) 455-5141
    doscabezaswinery.com
    Thurs–Sun: 10:30-4:303

  3. Wilhelm Family Vineyards

    21 Mountain Ranch Drive
    (520) 455-9291
    wilhelmfamilyvineyards.com
    Fri–Sun: 11-5
    Open Daily by Appointment

  4. Rancho Rossa Vineyards

    32 Cattle Ranch Lane
    (520) 455-0700
    ranchorossa.com
    Fri–Sun: 10:30-3:305

  5. Callaghan Vineyards

    336 Elgin Road
    (520) 455-5322
    callaghanvineyards.com
    Fri–Sun 11-3

  6. Canelo Hills Winery

    342 Elgin Road
    520) 455-5499
    canelohillswinery.com
    Fri–Sun: 11-4

  7. Kief-Joshua Vineyard

    370 Elgin Road
    (520) 455-5582
    kiefjoshuavineyards.com
    Daily: 11-5

  8. Village of Elgin/Four Monkey

    471 Elgin Road
    (520) 455-9309
    elginwines.com
    Daily: 10-4

  9. Sonoita Vineyards

    290 Elgin Canelo Road
    (520) 455-5893
    sonoitavineyards.com
    Daily: 10-4

  10. Lightning Ridge Cellars

    2368 Hwy 83
    (520) 678-8220
    lightningridgecellars.com
    Fri–Sun: 11-4