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Las Cruces Wine & Ale Trail

Whether you want to customize an afternoon tour, plan an off-site event at a unique venue or just go out for a couple of brews, the breweries in Las Cruces, New Mexico can accommodate your needs.

Bosque Brewing Taproom bosquebrewing.com – Defending champion of the New  Mexico IPA Challenge, this brewery specializes in artisan crafted beers and fine ales.

Pecan Grill and Brewery pecangrill.com – Family-owned restaurant and brewery offering over a dozen specially brewed craft beers, including a pecan flavored beer.

High Desert Brewery highdesertbrewingco.com – Known for its large selection of handcrafted ales and lagers, High Desert offers rotating beers produced on the premises as well as a tasty pub menu.

Picacho Peak Brewing Company pichacopeakbrewing.com – The newest brewery in Las Cruces, it handcrafts its beers onsite in a unique indoor/outdoor venue and features regular live entertainment.

Spotted Dog Brewery spotteddogbrewery.com – After 15 years of experimenting and brewing in the family kitchen, this brewery opened last year and offers fresh and new beers weekly.

Traveling El Camino Real – the Royal Road – from Mexico City to San Juan Pueblo, Spanish explorers planted grape seeds, making our fertile Mesilla Valley the oldest wine-growing region in the United States. Today, this historic highway winds its way through rich farmland, horse country and vast pecan orchards.

The Las Cruces Wine Trail boasts numerous wineries and tasting rooms that serve award-winning wines from grapes grown in Southern New Mexico’s warm sun-soaked soil and cool high desert nights. While visiting one of our many establishments, tour the winery and talk to knowledgeable wine producers. Take a load off and visit a while, enjoying majestic views of the Organ Mountains or listening to local musical acts.

New Mexico has been producing wine for over 500 years, making it the oldest wine producing region in the United States. Whether planning an afternoon tour, an off-site event or even an intimate outing, take the time to enjoy one of the many wineries or tasting rooms in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Amaro Winery amarowinerynm.com – Located near the historic Alameda District, Amaro is a locally-owned family winery, producing award-winning wines made from high quality New Mexico grapes.

Fort Seldon Winery fortseldenwinery.com – Adjacent to the historic Fort Selden ruins, the winery is family-owned and features both a vineyard and tasting room.

Heart of the Desert Winery heartofthedesert.com – Located off the Historic Mesilla plaza, it features wine produced at the Eagle Ranch Winery, from State Fair winners to their whimsical pistachio wine.

La Vina Winery lavinawinery.com – Home to the state’s oldest wine festival, this family owned and operated winery is also the oldest in New Mexico. It is located along scenic Highway 28 in the heart of the beautiful Mesilla Valley.

Luna Rossa Winery lunarossawinery.com – Indulge in one of their many award-winning blends while enjoying hand-rolled crust pizzas cooked in a brick oven, or treat yourself to homemade gelato.

Rio Grande Vineyard and Winery riograndewinery.com – A family-owned winery with an amazing view of the Organ Mountains and a vast selection of wines made and aged on-site.

Sombra Antigua Winery sombraantigua.com – Built among the vines of New Mexico’s oldest commercial vineyard, it is a family-owned winery offering a variety of wines and live entertainment.

St. Clair Winery and Bistro stclairvineyards.com – Sample award-winning wines from New Mexico’s largest winery while dining on French-inspired cuisine. Vintage Wines blackrangevineyards.com – Besides serving their own Black Range label, the tasting room located in a small adobe building in Historic Mesilla offers over 50 wines featuring the best of southern New Mexico as well as other regions in the state.

Zin Valle Vineyards zinvalle.com – Located on scenic Highway 28, the vineyard produces all their wines onsite, specially blended with grapes from the Mesilla Valley.

Marketing Department Contact Information

Chris Faivre
Director of Marketing & Communications
Visit Las Cruces | 211 N. Water Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
Office: (575) 541-2150 | Cell: (575) 343-0444
cfaivre@las-cruces.org

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Blacksmith at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market

Chalk-art artist at the Farmers & Crafts Market

Rio Grande Winery at dawn

Afternoon at Rio Grande Winery

La Posta de Mesilla has one of the best patios to enjoy and evening cocktail

Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Mounument

Roadside roadrunner made entirely from recycled materials pulled from local landfill

Poolside at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces

Walk of Flame Green Chile Trail in Las Cruces

A sack of red chile during harvest season

Dining at St. Clair Winery and Bistro

Dining in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Enjoying a glass of wine on the Rio Grande Winery patio

Riding the dunes at White Sands National Monument

Hiking in the Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument

Shopping on the historic Mesilla Plaza

Stars over the Organ Mountains

Rockin’ out at the Las Cruces Country Music Festival

The party goes all night at the Las Cruces Country Music Festival

Ristras hanging on the Mesilla Plaza

Riding the dunes at White Sands National Monument

Hiking in the Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument

Taking a selfie break in the Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument

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