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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: 15755243985
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Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Loved these New Mexico Wines!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Dez P
Fayetteville, North Carolina

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

1 Thank Dez P
Park City, Utah
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 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 stars Reviewed January 17, 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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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 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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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 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 stars Reviewed April 8, 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 stars Reviewed April 4, 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 

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United States
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 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 

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Dallas, Texas
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200 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Amazing scenery - perfect way to relax and enjoy an evening and a glass of vine! Wine selection was smaller than I prefer, but I enjoyed a glass out on the back patio with live music and a fantastic view of the mountains!

Thank C T F
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

rio grande winery is a wonderful venue for many activities. gordon steel will host weddings, reunions, or about any kind of gathering you might imagine. the covered gallery in back has a beautiful view of the organ mountains, and live music is provided a couple of weekends out of the month. gordon has a life-long interest in wine making, inherited... More 

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