Many wineries in Las Cruces or around the area, have tasting rooms or restaurants in the city of Las Cruces, but their vineyard in the area surrounding town. The wineries are very beautiful and have an incredible atmosphere. Most of the wineries have a special members wine club, wine tasting room or patio, and offer their venue for smaller special events. Each winery has a mixture of wines to taste from. They have a variety from traditional wines to wines that are exclusive to their vineyard.
Las Cruces Area Wine Festivals
Southern New Mexico Wine Festival
Southern NM State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces, Noon – 6:00 pm daily. This oldest of our festivals, kicks off the summer season. A crowd of over 12,000 makes the event an annual start to summer, tasting wines from around the state and learning, during hourly seminars, about wine and how to pair it with food. Live music from your favorite local bands, and a growing repertoire of up and coming national bands, keeps everyone’s toes tapping as they enjoy the wine, shop for unique arts and crafts and a wide variety of agricultural products, or just enjoy the fun in the sun.
Harvest Wine Festival
Southern NM State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces, Noon – 6:00 pm daily. We begin the summer and end the summer with wine festivals. This time of year the fruit hangs heavy on the vine and is already being harvested. Join us for a celebration of the harvest with live music, a large variety of wines to sample, arts and crafts, food, wine tasting seminars, and of course a grape stomp.
New Mexico Wine Growers Association
NM Wine Growers Association
9944 N Valley Dr.
Las Cruces, NM 88007
The New Mexico Wine Growers Association is a non-profit organization of commercial New Mexico wineries, dedicated to making locally grown and handcrafted wines available for your enjoyment. Most of New Mexico’s wineries are small to medium-sized operations where you can visit with the winemakers and sample their wines. Visiting our wineries or purchasing our wines at your local store gives you a flavor of New Mexico like nothing else.