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Albuquerque/Santa Fe Wine Tastings & Events

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Casa Rondeña Winery offers you a variety of different wines often difficult to find at a single winery. Not only do they have those light whites such as Gewürztraminer and Riesling, they also combine the two to make Serenade, which won Best of Show at the New Mexico Wine Competition. Tastings are offered Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m.-6 p.m. No appointment necessary, $5 tasting fee. For more information visit Casa RondeƱa Winery, 733 Chavez Rd., Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87107, 505-344-5911.
Wine in the morning, wine in the evening, wine around suppertime---that could very well be the motto of Gruet Winery where the wine is poured from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays and noon-5 p.m. on Saturdays. Taste any six wines for $15. There's also a reserve tasting for $15. Tours are offered at 2 p.m. on Saturdays. For details, visit Gruet Winery, 8400 Pan American E Fwy NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, 505-821-0055.

For additional information on wine events, please contact:

Kokoman Wines & Liquors
34 Cities of Gold Rd.
Pojoaque Valley, NM 7501

Quarters BBQ-Wyoming Wine Shop
4516 Wyoming Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111

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