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Heart of the Desert Pistachios & Wine

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Nice shop!

A co-worker was picking up some last minute Pistachio wine that he heard good things about from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravelinMan757
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Did wine tasting and enjoyed the chats. Really worth a stop hostess was friendly and informative... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2019
irie1029FWA
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Heart of the Desert is a pistachio ranch and vineyard in Alamogordo, NM. The Mesilla store is a great place to sample farm fresh New Mexico pistachios in a variety of flavors and taste a variety of Heart of the Desert wines. Enjoy shopping for New...more
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2350 Calle de Principal, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A co-worker was picking up some last minute Pistachio wine that he heard good things about from another co-worker. The shop is located in old town Mesilla, which itself is a nice spot to check out. Historical area with boutique type shops. Heart of the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Did wine tasting and enjoyed the chats. Really worth a stop hostess was friendly and informative. Bought pistachio wine!

Date of experience: February 2019
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HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Heart of the Desert Pistachios & Wine, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2019

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stop!

Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Sampled and purchased several types of pistachio and pecan delicacies at what seemed to be a reasonable price. Plenty of samples and very helpful staff. A pleasant shopping experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t very fond of the pistachio until I had April as my 1:30 tour guide today. Now I think pistachios are magical- they have so many flavors from chocolate with toffee to green Chile. I’m very impressed with the operation of this business.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

I love pistachios, especially seasoned with chile. The prices here were too steep for me. They do have some packages with only nut meat, which is easier than breaking through some of those hard little shells.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Wine AND Pistqscios under the same roof?! Oh yeah!!! .the staff were friedntly, knowledgeable and it make it a joy to be a patronage in their store!!! Thanka so much.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank queengloriae
HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Heart of the Desert Pistachios & Wine, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit to our store!

Reviewed June 9, 2018

This review is for the shop on the Mesilla plaza. Note that the excellent tours of the pistachio groves & nut-handling facilities are outside of Alamogordo. The Eagle Ranch (Heart of the Desert) pistachios are of higher quality than any others I've tried in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to New Mexico for the last 25 years for vacation. This is the first time that we made it to do a tour. My husband gets his supply of pistachios. Great place to visit. Highly recommend stopping by.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Norma H
Reviewed August 19, 2017

I went here after experience McGinn's Pistachio in Alamogordo, where a branch of Heart of the Desert is located. This branch in Mesilla seems more upscale than McGinn's. A variety of goods is available, at similar prices. Customer service was fair to middling during my...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Heart of the Desert Pistachios & Wine, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Thank you for your review. We do manage the sampling process for health reasons. No children's hands or sneezes get into the samples this way. You are welcome to sample as many items as you like, however.

Reviewed August 11, 2017

While the name of the place is Pistachios & Wines, pecans are there also----and many varieties of each (plain, chocolate covered, etc.). Great variety of local wines also. A good place to drop in. On the square in Mesilla.

Date of experience: August 2017
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HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Heart of the Desert Pistachios & Wine, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad to see you enjoyed your visit.

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