There is entirely someplace that you will be visiting on this tour, all in the name of tasting good wine. With an estimate of 6 types of wine from each wine storage room. With the varieties of wines being served, be sure to ask a sample of the chocolate wine, I assure you, this one will blow off your mind. A souvenir wine glass will be provided if you choose to take it with you. All of wine tasting and server tips will be included and some small insights about the Spanish and Native American history of that place.
You can pack some snacks if you wish to for this tour as it is recommended. Because you are drinking quite a bunch of alcohol, ensure that your body is dehydrated and take your lunch before starting the journey. If possible, carry some more water for this tour. This winery tour will end at 4.30 pm. Pick up points will be at either your accommodation or meet at Turquoise Tours & Gift shop.
For all our participants to take part in this, an adventure they must have attained an age limit of 21 years. All our guests are required to book their reservations. This is a small group tour to ensure personal service.
So what are you waiting? Hurry up and book your reservations as soon as possible and be a part of this fabulous adventure.
With convenient pickup at your accommodation, or, if you're visiting Taos for the day, at a place of your choice, your winery tour begins at 1pm.
A scenic drive to the first winery in the artist colony of Dixon, La Chiripada is a family run winery in the Embudo Valley. Started by two brothers in the 1970's, it's now operated by their son/nephew. After tasting up to 6 wines of your choice, you'll venture to Black Mesa Winery in Rinconada, another scenic small town on the Rio Grande. With 6 more wine tastings, be sure to ask for a sample of their famous and delicious chocolate wine! You'll receive a souvenir wine glass, if you choose to take with you. The final stop is at Vivac winery located in the canyon on the road back to Taos. The tour will finish around 4:30PM.
All wine tastings and server tips are included, as well as transportation and riveting information on the Spanish and Native American history of the area. Not included are snacks or guide gratuity (while not required, gratuities of 15-20% of tour cost is welcomed to make your guide feel appreciated and valued). Bringing munchies along is definitely recommended! Keep in mind that you are consuming alcohol at elevation, which may increase the effects of alcohol. Drink plenty of water and eat lunch before you join the tour.
Pickup & Return:
Pick up at either your accommodation or meet at Turquoise Tours & Gift Shop
Turquoise Tours & Gift Shop.
Departure Times: 1pm
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- Wine tasting room fees
- Tasting room server tips
- Pickup and drop-off
- Small-group tour
Does not include:
- Tour guide gratuities (while not required, gratuities of 15-20% of tour cost is welcomed to make your guide feel appreciated and valued).
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum drinking age is 21 years, must be at least 21 years to participate in this tour
- Minimum of 2 guests required to book from April 20 - October 29, minimum of 4 guests required to book off-peak.