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Tierra Entrada

Tierra Encantada Vineyards Cabernet Franc (NV)

“Cabernet Franc, fine French black grape variety, much blended with and overshadowed by the more widely planted Cabernet Sauvignon,” as stated in The Oxford Companion to Wine, edited by Jancis Robinson.

Estrella Del Norte Vineyard dinner

June 9: Flavors of Morocco Vineyard Dinner

Enjoy the Flavors of Morocco at the Vineyard for this third annual event at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard. Chef Rocky Durham will prepare a North African-style feast to reflect the season in Northern New Mexico. Each course will be paired with wines and served at our Grand Table in the outdoor gardens of Estrella Del [...]

Gruet Winery

Gruet Winery: A true (New Mexican) Champagne house

Champagne, a word that brings forth a sense of excitement and celebrations, all captured in sparkling bubbles floating in a wondrous liquid. And behind that wine lie stories, such as Dom Perignon, the blind monk who exclaimed, “I am drinking stars.”

Black Mesa Winery

April 14: Art by the Glass at Black Mesa Winery

Lynda Burd, Black Mesa Winery co-owner, will lead a food- and wine-filled art class at the winery. Burd is the artist and graphic designer beyond the wineries labels. The afternoon painting class — which includes all the supplies; art, wine and food — will provide the guidance for creating a work of art suitable for framing. [...]

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Black Mesa Winery 2006 Port

Port, a sweet fortified wine, provides a pleasant finish to an evening. Black Mesa Winery’s Port is no exception. Jerry Burd, winemaker, blends Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah and Zinfandel for a rich, full base that he ages in oak for three years. Fortified with brandy, this wine speaks “Port.”

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Tierra Entrada

Tierra Encantada Vineyards Cabernet Franc (NV)

“Cabernet Franc, fine French black grape variety, much blended with and overshadowed by the more widely planted Cabernet Sauvignon,” as stated in The Oxford Companion to Wine, edited by Jancis Robinson.

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Plaza Hotel

Eating and drinking in the original Las Vegas

Wine aficionados often are forced play detective as they search for local wines at restaurants outside of California, Oregon and Washington. Those traveling through New Mexico on I-25 might be surprised — and pleased — to discover Las Vegas as a good stop for local juice. Las Vegas?

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Vineyards

Gruet Winery

Gruet Winery: A true (New Mexican) Champagne house

Champagne, a word that brings forth a sense of excitement and celebrations, all captured in sparkling bubbles floating in a wondrous liquid. And behind that wine lie stories, such as Dom Perignon, the blind monk who exclaimed, “I am drinking stars.”

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Black Mesa Winery 2006 Port

Port, a sweet fortified wine, provides a pleasant finish to an evening. Black Mesa Winery’s Port is no exception. Jerry Burd, winemaker, blends Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah and Zinfandel for a rich, full base that he ages in oak for three years. Fortified with brandy, this wine speaks “Port.”

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