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Rio Grande Vineyards and Winery

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Address: 5321 N Highway 28, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88005-6231
Phone Number:
+1 575-524-3985
12:00 - 17:00
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Fri - Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Our Favorite Winery!

We had visited this winery 2 years ago and become part of their "wine club" we liked it so much on our first visit. We liked it so much in fact, that when we returned to Las... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2017
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had visited this winery 2 years ago and become part of their "wine club" we liked it so much on our first visit. We liked it so much in fact, that when we returned to Las Cruces/Mesilla, we took "the parents" there. They loved it. Gordon, the owner, did our wine tasting personally and gave such a great history... More 

Thank gcbmoh
Matteson, Illinois
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was our first stop when we visited Las Cruces and was slightly disappointed in the visit. You could do a $5 or $10 tasting. My husband and I started out with the $5 one and when we realized we were going over the quantity for that we said we would do a $10. We shared our tasting and truly... More 

Thank Beaglesx4
Smyrna, Georgia
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is one of the best vineyards and winery I've ever been to. New Mexico seems like an unlikely place to find good wine, but I'd read somewhere once that all 50 states in the US produce wine, so when I found myself in New Mexico for work-related purposes, I was eager to find some local wines. I wanted to... More 

3 Thank Dez P
Park City, Utah
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We arrived about 30 minutes before they closed thinking we could check out a few wines and then drive on. We ended up staying about quite a bit longer. We were fortunate to get there at a time that the owner and winemaker was there. We learned a lot of things we didn't know and tasted some wonderful wines. We... More 

Thank CS124578
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

The restaurant was beautiful. Service was excellent. The food was delicious. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Tamara H
Carol Ann C, Director of Sales at Rio Grande Vineyards and Winery, responded to this review

Although we appreciate your great review, Tamara, you may have us confused. We do not have a restaurant on site, as we are a winery and tasting room only. More 

El Paso, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

My husband recently book a wine tasting get away at a local hotel. We were unaware that we had to book our own wine tasting. We found out the day of our reservation. When we called to book we were surprised to find out that the winery was closed. However, the owner was amazing and agreed to open up and... More 

1 Thank trey7384
Clovis, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

Love the view of the Organ Mountains! You can sit out on the patio and relax after a very interesting and informative tour with the owner. We're not wine drinkers (came with a tour group), so my review is limited, but still enjoyed the tasting and the experience.

Thank Diana F
El Paso, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

Nice place to enjoy some wine with cheese and crackers... nice view, go during spring or summer to enjoy the backyard/patio.

Thank Servando G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

Stopped in Mesilla on our cross country road trip. We were shocked to learn that New Mexico does wines. We're even more shocked that these were some of the best wines we have ever tasted! We learned that the first vineyards in the us were planted in NM. Think: wines as good as those in CA minus any level of... More 

1 Thank RoaminHippos
United States
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11 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Such beautiful views!!! From the vineyard out front and along side the winery to the back veranda/patio, this was a gorgeous setting. The downside was that the wines were just okay. About 3 of the 5 wines I tried tasted very similar to one another and the pours were very small. The inside was very cute with a nice bar... More 

Thank Kara N

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