How to Find the Best Santa Fe Wineries

The City Different offers visitors many ways to experience New Mexican culture. Whether it’s a tour of the historic heart of downtown, a walk through one of the museums highlighting Native American art and history, or taste of spicy green chile, there’s always something unique around every corner. If you want to experience something outside of the classic list of sights and attractions in our area, take a trip to one of the nearby Santa Fe wineries. You’ll find a surprising array of award-winning wines in a handful of establishments that will leave you wanting more!

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You Need to Visit These 4 Santa Fe Wineries

Vivac Winerywine bottle and glasses

You will love visiting the Vivac Winery! The tasting room right outside of Santa Fe is small yet magical. Overgrown gardens outside make your entire tasting experience enchanting, where you can sample a variety of wines to taste. We recommend indulging in the six-wine tasting and pairing it with a cheese plate or decadent chocolates. You’ll want to keep coming back for more!

Casa Abril Vineyards & Winery

Casa Abril Vineyards & Winery is only a half-hour away from Four Kachinas Inn. We recommend indulging in one of their tasting experiences so you can try as many blends as possible! The views here are breathtaking; the flatlands lined by distant mountains offers an enchanting setting. The owner, Raymond, exudes his passion not only through his wines but through his incredible hospitality as well. Trust us; this is one of our favorite Santa Fe wineries to visit!

Gruet Winerya row of wine glasses

If you like a good glass of sparkling wine, you will love the Gruet Winery. The vineyard is in Albuquerque, but you can discover their incredible tasting room in Santa Fe! Located just a five-minute drive or 10-minute walk from Four Kachinas, the intimate tasting room has options for both sparkling and still wine tastings. Gruet Winery crafts each wine with expert care, so you can enjoy knowing that this is one of the best Santa Fe wineries in the area.

Black Mesa Winery

You can find the Black Mesa Winery 45 minutes north of the City Different. This award-winning establishment is one of the most popular Santa Fe wineries. Their vineyard only uses grapes grown here in New Mexico and considered some of the best in the state; they have more than 25 awards to prove it! Wines are available in their tasting room by the taste, glass, or bottle. You’ll definitely want to grab at least one of their labels to bring a taste of New Mexico home with you.

Raise Your Glass to a Relaxing Getawaysanta fe bed and breakfast private patio

After spending your day flexing your wine tasting skills, bring a bottle back to Four Kachinas Inn. You can enjoy a beautiful sunset in our garden courtyard while sipping one of your new favorite labels! Then, head back to your guest room, filled with authentic Native American decor, where you can get a relaxing night of sleep. Wake up to a tasty gourmet breakfast and head out for another day of exploring Santa Fe! 

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