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While tasting wine is often depicted as a poetic diatribe of exciting flavors and sensuous textures sumptuously rising out of a glass, skillful wine tasting is hardly that. The bouquet of the wine matters but only to a degree - it is the wine's acidity, alcohol, phenolic bitterness and tannin that matter. This is the structure of the wine, the elements which tell the wine's story. more
Après ski - that much-loved pastime, after a long day on the slopes when you finally get to relax and unwind with your friends -- is one of the perks of a ski vacation. The tradition itself, comes from a time-honored practice of ending a long, cold day on the mountain, with a hot drink, gathering with friends to stretch out before turning in for the night. more
Picture it: You walk through a door into a huge room full of tables. People are milling around, chatting, nibbling on cheese. And on the tables is: wine. Lots and lots of wine. You have a glass in your hand, and no idea where to start. more
The intimate Taos Winter Wine Festival continues to attract some of the world's best winery owners, winemakers and importers as is evident with the exciting 34th annual schedule beginning today (Jan. 30), and running through Saturday (Feb. 1). more
The term "natural wine" is loosely translated from the French vin nature. In English the word natural is often misused - think Perdue "natural" chicken or Hormel "natural" meats - and has been rendered meaningless by cheap marketing. In French, though, nature connotes plain, naked or untouched. So, vin nature is "naked wine" - untampered with, authentic wine. But how does authenticity play a role in winemaking? more
New Mexico has a long history of winemaking, especially along the Río Grande, beginning in 1629, when Franciscan friar García de Zúñiga and a Capuchín monk named Antonio de Arteaga planted the first wine grapes in Santa Fe de Nuevo México. more
Super Bowl weekend gets a bit cozier and a lot merrier when the Taos Winter Wine Festival (TWWF) kicks off its annual event.  Now in its 34th year, the Festival returns with its celebration of fine local foods paired with offerings from some of the most renowned national and international wineries. more
Metal heads mark your sick calendars for this year's Monolith on the Mesa Festival planned May 28-30 at the Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership, 20 ABC Mesa Road, off U.S. 64 west.Organizers … more
The DreamTree Project's Taos Festival of Trees has earned its place as an eagerly anticipated event on Taos' holiday season calendar. The Festival returns to El Monte Sagrado Resort, 317 Kit Carson Road, on Friday (Dec. 6), 6:30-9:30 p.m. All money raised from the event goes toward DreamTree Project's housing programs and full range of compassionate support services for youth in crisis in the Taos community. more
The 37th annual Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25-27, 2019 brings dozens of hot air balloonists to Taos, New Mexico ... more
For 37 years the last full weekend in October has brought to Taos one of its favorite events: the Taos Mountain Balloon Rally, a spectacular, almost indescribable kaleidoscope of color juxtaposed against the apex of our region's autumnal beauty. more
Everyone loves a good story — one that makes us shiver in our skin, laugh out loud or cry. A good story reminds us of our baggage and blessings. We feel it in our bones ... more
Julienne Hadfield brings to her necklaces, belt buckles, bracelets and earrings an uncommon approach: beads are her palette and pieces of jewelry are her canvases. Along with her lifelong passion for … more
The excitement in Taos is palpable every year, anticipating opening night of the Taos Fall Arts Festival. The opening reception and awards presentations take place this year from … more
"To make music of the folk, by the folk and for the folk" is what the Red River Folk Festival at Aspencade sets out to do - and for the fifth year, a hot lineup is roaring into this … more
The differences between the recent Meow Wolf Taos Vortex and Taos Solar Music Festival were as deep and wide as the Río Grande Gorge. One featured three days of high-powered … more
Jessica Joy, the mover and shaker behind the annual Tribal Vision Festival, said this year's event promises to be the best. It kicks off with a Prayer Party and Lighting of the … more
Regeneration Festival is about bouncing back, just as a forest regenerates after a forest fire.It all began in August of 2011, founder Lyla June Johnston said. That was when four … more
With the waning days left in the summer of 2019, the fresh mountain air of Red River beckons the spirit. For many, that spirit is stirred by the infectious energy of the annual … more
Life is a dance for Stella Mares-McGinnis. Her world twirls like the traditional Hispanic waltz and polka that she could perform in her sleep. And her soundtrack better have “a helluva good … more
It may be the height of the summer season here in Taos but we've nevertheless got reminders that fall is right around the corner. Afternoon clouds routinely build with the sweet … more
'It's hot down in Texas," as Taos' own Michael Hearne likes to sing in his virtual state theme song "New Mexico Rain," but it's a sentiment that was also expressed by outlaw country … more
The Borromeo String Quartet is a group of very busy musicians. In addition to their many performing and recording commitments, they pay it forward academically as ensemble-in-residence … more
To the delight of us all, my Sicilian grandmother would smile and break into giggly laughter when her daughter (my aunt) Rebecca clapped and danced in the family kitchen singing "Mambo Italiano" with … more
The Taos Lilac Festival has been celebrating the joys of springtime in Kit Carson Park since 2013. For the first time, this year’s festival ... more
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