FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Willcox Wine Country to Host The Arizona Wine Garden Party February 26th & 27th 2022, at Singh Meadows in Tempe
Two-day festival to benefit The Joy Bus & two-days of wine tasting with 20 Arizona wineries pouring over 150 wines in the Garden setting at Singh Meadows along with Arts and Crafts from Arizona Artists
(Tempe, AZ) On Saturday February 26th & Saturday February 27th, 2022, The Wilcox Wine Country Partnership along with other wineries from around Arizona will host The Arizona Wine Garden Party at Singh Meadows. The Two-day Festival will feature AZ Wineries pouring over 150 Wines, Artists, Food Trucks, and live music.
The Garden Party will support: The Joy Bus Charity that is a nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to relieve the daily struggles of people with cancer by delivering a fresh meal with a friendly face. Their mission is to improve the lives of their patrons through good food and company.
The Joy Bus was founded by award winning chef Jennifer Caraway whose tireless pursuit to help cancer patients is an inspiration.
The Garden Party is a 1st time event being held at Singh Meadows a 72 acre oasis in North Tempe. This is a space where the community can come reconnect with nature while enjoying some great AZ Wine, Food and Live Music.
The modern AZ Wine Industry started in the early 1980’s however viticulture originally began in Arizona in the 16th century when missionary Spanish Jesuit priests began to plant grapevines and make wine for sacramental use, now the wine industry in AZ has grown into over 100 licensed and bonded wineries, many have received national and international attention and accolades for their wines.
About Willcox Wine Country
The Cochise Graham Wine Council, Inc. dba Willcox Wine Country, is a region and association of Arizona Farm Wineries and Vineyards located in Cochise and Graham counties in far southeastern Arizona. The Willcox area leads Arizona wine grape production by growing 74% of the state’s wine grapes and is the source of the most highly rated Arizona wines by Wine Spectator, San Francisco Chronicle, tastings.com and the Arizona Republic.
The area includes the Willcox AVA (American Viticultural Area), making it federally recognized as a unique and distinctive wine growing region in the United States. Willcox Wine Country features 10 tasting rooms, tours, locally grown and produced wines and the semi-annual Willcox Wine Country Festival (held in May and October), which has been rated by Fodor's Travel as one of the top-ten wine festivals in North America. For more information visit www.willcoxwinecountry.org.
About The Joy Bus is a nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to relieve the daily struggles of people with cancer by delivering a fresh and healthy meal with a friendly face. Our mission is to improve the lives of our patrons through good food and company. Founded in 2011 by award-winning chef, Jennifer Caraway, The Joy Bus was named in honor of her dear friend Joy. Joy struggled with the painful and debilitating side effects of ovarian cancer to which she ultimately succumbed. Her grace, drive, and determination inspire us to help those who fight that same battle.
Many cancer patients are left to fend for themselves during this turning point in their lives. The Joy Bus eases that burden by providing healthy meals specified to meet our patrons’ needs, delivered by volunteers who are often cancer survivors themselves.
For more information https://www.thejoybusdiner.com/
At the Center of the Willcox Wine Country region, the City of Willcox is the historic, cultural, and economic hub of far southeastern Arizona.
Established as a Railroad terminal in 1880, Willcox became a small rural community supporting local Farms, Orchards, Vineyards and Ranches in a vast region of high-altitude basins and mountain ranges. Willcox is the hospitality gateway to Willcox Wine Country, the Chiricahua National Monument, Ft Bowie National Historic Site, and the Coronado National Forest.
For more information visitwillcox.az.gov/