Many of the best vineyards and wineries along the New Mexico wine trail happen to be in and around Santa Fe! This makes “the City Different” a great destination for wine lovers. We’ve gathered everything you need to know about Santa Fe wine tours before you take on Northern New Mexico’s wine country!
Even if you visit Santa Fe just for the wine, you’ll want to fill your trip with delicious restaurants and events unique to our city. Access our complimentary Vacation Guide for a thoughtful list of the best things to do and places to see in Santa Fe!
The Best Wineries and Vineyards to Plan Your Santa Fe Wine Tours Around
What Is the New Mexico Wine Trail?
Much of the New Mexico Wine Trail follows along the Rio Grande River. About 40 wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms make up the entire trail and 14 of those are within one hour of Santa Fe!
Exploring the Wine Trail Near Santa Fe
If you’d like to visit as many wineries and vineyards as possible, we recommend following the trail from north to south along the Rio Grande starting in Dixon and ending in Albuquerque. This route will take you to 14 different wineries, vineyards, and wine bars apart of the New Mexico wine country. Many of them feature award-winning wines that you’re sure to love. The tasting rooms along this route are as follows:
- La Chiripada Winery – Dixon, NM
- Vivác Winery – Dixon, NM
- Black Mesa Winery – Velarde, NM
- Hervé Wine Bar – Santa Fe, NM
- 315 Restaurant & Wine Bar – Santa Fe, NM
- Casa Abril Vineyards & Winery – Algodones, NM
- Corrales Winery – Corrales, NM
- Pasando Tiempo Winery – Corrales, NM
- Milagro Vineyards – Corrales, NM
- Acequia Vineyards & Winery – Corrales, NM
- Gruet Winery – Albuquerque, NM
- Casa Rondeña Winery – Albuquerque, NM
- D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro – Albuquerque, NM
- Sheehan Winery – Albuquerque, NM
Other Ways to Taste Wine in Santa Fe
Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta
“The City Different” is also home to the Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta. One of the most anticipated events of the year, the Fiesta takes Santa Fe’s reputation as a foodie’s paradise and cranks it up a notch. Local restaurants serve the absolute best that they have to offer, while you taste the best wines from over 90 wineries around the country. The five-day festival takes place in September and includes cooking demonstrations, educational seminars, wine pairings, and so much more!
Santa Fe Tours
Food tours in Santa Fe allow you to pair wine tastings with some of the city’s best food. Wander New Mexico offers four distinct tours that each highlight something special about the city’s culinary scene. Taste of Canyon Road is the perfect tour for people looking for a focus on wine pairings. This walking tour combines food and art. You’ll learn the history of Santa Fe’s most famous road, visit two art galleries, and indulge in a three-course dinner with wine pairings.
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Now that you know everything you need to about Santa Fe wine tours, we know you’re ready to start your tastings! Two Casitas has the widest and best selection of Santa Fe vacation rentals in the city. We’re known for providing our guests with an authentic Southwest experience, incredible customer service, and spectacular homes! We love getting to introduce new people to “the City Different.” And if you’ve stayed with Two Casitas before, give us a call at (505) 984-2270 before you make your reservation, and we’ll take 10% off of your booking!
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