14th Annual Sedona Winefest Returns September 23-24, 2023


The 14th Annual Sedona Winefest returns Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24.

Oenophiles, wine geeks, foodies and music enthusiasts unite!

The Sedona Winefest is back with amazing award-winning Arizona wines, food, artisans, live music and more at Posse Grounds Park, 525 Posse Ground Road from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This two-day festival sponsored by the Arizona Office of Tourism and the Verde Valley Wine Consortium, features 24 award-winning Arizona wineries, local breweries and distilleries, food trucks, live music from DJ Pablonious Funk and Moon Tsunami on Saturday, and The Naughty Bits on Sunday.

“This festival continually brings in wine lovers from across the country and is a huge draw for the city that celebrates a myriad of things that makes Sedona such a unique destination,” Sedona Winefest Founder Sandy Moriarty said. “We look forward to making this year better than ever and enjoying all that Sedona has to offer in a setting unlike any other.”

Award-winning wines from the state’s three wine-growing regions that include the best wineries and winemakers from Arizona:

• 1764 Vineyards • Cella Winery 

• Alcantara • Copper Horse Vineyard

• Arizona Stronghold • Coronado Vineyards

• Bodega Pierce • Covemesa Vineyard

• Caduceus / Merkin • Da Vines Vineyards

• Chateau Tumbleweed • Elgin Winery

• Four Tails Vineyards • Oak Creek Winery

• High Lonesome Vineyards • Omphalos

• Grand Canyon Wine Co. • Page Springs Cellar

• Javelina Leap • Southwest Wine Center

• Laramita Cellars • Su Vino Winery


Additionally, That Brewery, Diamond Distillery, Elgin Distillery and Seedlip non-alcoholic cocktails will be pouring their offerings for the non-wine drinkers in attendance.

Local food trucks that will include Merkin Gelato, Merkin Kebab, Malta Joe’s Baked Goods, Batchelor’s Pad BBQ, and Lobstar, complemented by food samplings from other vendors, including Maribel Cake Design, Virgin Cheese, Peace Love & Smoked Cheese, Sedona Divine Olive Oils & Vinegars and Carmella’s Joy.

winefest11Other local artisans and vendors include Eagle Eye Barrels, Bearded Makers, Choice Creative Culture, Sounds Bites Store, Room with a View, Oak Creek Apple Company and Tahoe Kitchen Co.

Early bird online tickets are available at www.sedonawinefest.com for $35/person and include full festival access, a commemorative glass and eight wine-tasting tickets. On the day of the festival, at-the-door tickets will be available for $45/person. Non-wine drinkers will be charged a general admission price of $10/person. Children under the age of 18 (accompanied by an adult) will receive complimentary access.

For more information on the 14th Annual Sedona Winefest, visit www.sedonawinefest.com or email sedonawinefest23@gmail.com.