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Black Mesa Winery

1502 Highway 68 - Mile Marker 15, Velarde, NM
+1 505-852-2820
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wine and cats

I like to stop here any time I'm driving from Santa Fe to Taos or vice versa. The wine is great... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Fun Wine Tasting Visit!

Plans changed because of a rainy day in Taos so we decided to do a bit of exploring and ended up at... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Reston, Virginia
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  • Average3%
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1502 Highway 68 - Mile Marker 15, Velarde, NM
+1 505-852-2820
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

I like to stop here any time I'm driving from Santa Fe to Taos or vice versa. The wine is great, service excellent, it's literally right off the highway and they have a variety of charming things they sell from chocolate sauce to vinaigrette that...More

Thank PA2NM
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Plans changed because of a rainy day in Taos so we decided to do a bit of exploring and ended up at Black Mesa Winery. Their tasting room has a delightful ambience, along with a great selection of wines at a reasonable prices. Scott, who...More

Thank RevLou
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We decided to stop by Black Mesa on our way to Taos; we got very good service; even though it was early and we were the only ones there, the person in charge offered us the tasting and since we were driving, we didn't feel...More

Thank NYlatinbeauty
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Stopped here on our way to Taos. Great place to stop. They have many good wins. But we choose the reds. We were not disappointed. Our server Scott his wines and Aldo a lot of the local area. They also can ship to many states.

Thank fuzzyohio
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were on our way to another winery, but stopped at Casa Cristal next door & decided to just pull in and have a wine tasting at Black Mesa. So glad we stopped. The sommeliers are knowledgeable, friendly, excellent wine selection, and we met several...More

Thank CRadventure2013
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Nate was a great pourer. I liked the whites a little better than the reds. Pinot Gris was my favorite. By the way do not use Mapquest to find the place, please use the winery's website for directions. It is more accurate. i got a...More

1  Thank uncvcutraveller
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I've always love their red wines. The Pinot Noir is my absolute favorite. The Black Beauty chocolate dessert wine is a close second. Friendly staff, down to earth and knowledgeable. A bit out of the way unless you're driving from Santa Fe to Taos, then...More

3  Thank flurrygirlz
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The tasting room is cool, and the stewards as well. They probably have the best wines in New Mexico, but the chocolate caliente rocks. Chocolate and chili in wine ... how bad can that be. It is a dessert wine, but not sweet ... and...More

2  Thank phillipfrazier
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I believer her name was Murphy, such a delight to speak with. We had a great wine tasting and ended-up ordering a case of wine. The Black Beauty was so incredible to me, they have a very wide variety of prices and types....You will have...More

2  Thank bodie l
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I'm not big into wine tastings - but this winery made it so much fun. The atmosphere and the staff were amazing. It was like meeting up with old friends! I plan on going back next year to participate in the pick and stomp! It...More

2  Thank Itsnotcoldatthebeach
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