New Mexico Wine

2019 Albuquerque Wine Festival (The New Mexico Wine Festival, Albuquerque)

Tickets valid any one day of the event. May 25, 26, or 27.

at Balloon Fiesta Park

Time: 12:00pm     Day: Saturday     Ages: All Ages / Bar with ID     Price: $10 - $50

THE OFFICIAL CELEBRATION OF MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Welcome to the 19th annual Albuquerque Wine Festival (The New Mexico Wine Festival, Albuquerque) at Balloon Fiesta Park featuring New Mexico's best wineries, exceptional food trucks, talented artisans, and award-winning musicians.

Come sample and shop a wide selection of red, white and sparkling wines that range from soft and sweet to bold and dry.

Share the experience with friends or grab a date for this annual Memorial Day Weekend tradition.

Your ticket includes a complimentary wine glass, tastes of 100 great wines from 20 great wineries, and most tickets include $5 off any bottle of wine at the festival. Wines also available for purchase by the glass, bottle, or case. 

Viva Vino!

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MAY 25 – 27, 2019
Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
12pm - 6pm

HOURS:
VIP EARLY ACCESS HOUR*
 - Saturday, 11 am – 12 pm.
GENERAL ADMISSION HOURS
 - Saturday, Sunday, Monday: 12PM – 6PM.

*see additional VIP benefits below

All full price 21+ tickets include $5 OFF any bottle of wine!*

*benefit not provided on complimentary tickets or third party ticket sales.*


Must bring VALID government issued photo ID.

Vertical IDs from NM will not be accepted.

If you are bringing children under the age of 18, you must be their parent or legal guardian.


TICKETING

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS

21 and over. Valid any one day of the festival.

$25 in advance. $30 at the gate 

General Admission (21+) Ticket Includes:

  • Viva Vino wine glass for unlimited sampling of New Mexico wines.

  • $5 off any bottle of wine.

  • Free Parking. Valid ID required. Vertical NM IDs are not accepted.

 

VIP Ticket
(Limited availability. Saturday only)

$50 in advance or at the gate (if not sold out)

VIP Ticket Includes:

  • Viva Vino wine glass for sampling wines.

  • VIP Parking area by the entrance.

  • Early, and exclusive, access from 11am – 12pm on Saturday, May 25.

  • $10 off any bottle(s) of wine.

  • 10% off at participating food vendors.

 

Military and First Responder Discounts
Available at the door only. A valid ID must be presented. 

  • Saturday & Sunday: $27. Includes festival access, Viva Vino wine glass, and $5 off any bottle of wine.
  • Monday (Memorial Day): $20. Includes festival access, and Viva Vino wine glass.

Non-Drinkers, Designated Drivers & 16–20 years olds

  • $10 in advance or at the gate all three days.

  • Designated Drivers receive a complimentary coffee and bottled water.

15 and under, no charge for admission. 

 

ADD-ONS, if you already have a festival, you can add to your experience here: https://tickets.holdmyticket.com/tickets/341500

Wine & Cheese Pairings with La Montanita Co-OP. Daily at 12:30PM

  • Limited to 50 people per session. 

  • Enjoy a culinary tour, sampling 5 unique cheeses paired with samples of 5 unique wines. 

  • Cost, $10 per person. 

  • You may purchase your sampling session after selecting your festival ticket.

  • Already have a ticket, purchase your session here: https://tickets.holdmyticket.com/tickets/341500

PAINTING CLASSES WITH KELLY JO DESIGNS BY WINE

  • Limited to 20 people per session. 

  • Paint an incredible piece of art with amazing instructor

  • Reserve a spot for $5. You may reserve your painting session after selecting your festival ticket. 

  • Already have a ticket, reserve your class here: https://tickets.holdmyticket.com/tickets/341500

 


WINERIES:

Acequia Vineyards & Winery

Amaro Winery

Black Mesa Winery

Black's Smuggler Winery

Casa Abril Vineyards & Winery

Casa Rondena

Corrales Winery

Gruet Winery

Jaramillo Vineyards

La Chiripada

La Esperanza Vineyard

Las Nueve Ninas Winery

Luna Rossa Winery

Noisy Water Winery

Pasando Tiempo Winery

Ponderosa Winery

Sheehan Winery

St. Clair Reserve

St. Clair Mimosa

St. Clair Winery

Tularosa Vineyards

Wines of the San Juan

 

PARTICIPATING VENDORS

AARP

Bath Planet

Black Bird Pies

Burton's Maplewood Farm

Busy Bee Frozen Custard

Celina's Biscochitos

Chi Massage

Chile Willies

Coats of Arms

Color Street

Curbside Pies

Defined Fitness

Disc-It

Dreamstyle

Elixir Boutique Chocolates

Gourmet Doner Kebab Food Truck

Grate Roots

Honey Shack NM

Indian Motorcycle

James Rogers Silversmiths

Jen's Diner

Julie Coester

Kimos Hawaiian BBQ

Le Paris French Bakery

Luna Rossa Winery

Metal The Brand

Mike's Jerky

Mountain Man Gourmet

Mudgeeraba Spices & Cobra Chilli

Naked- Stones Jewelry

Nectar of the Vine

New Mexico Piñon Coffee

New Mexico Sabor

Old Barrel Tea Company

One Sparkle

Pampered Chef

Pars Cuisine

Phil's Gourmet Sauces

Rocky Mountain Outback Hats

Sogno Toscano Olive Oil Boutique

Solar Energy Consultant

Solar Works

Southwest Treasures

Steeped Tea

StreetFoodBlvd

Sundancer Steel and Glass

Sweet & Saucy

Sweetwater Herbs

Syria Bakery II

TFTWood

The (organic) Living Room

The Cornivore

The Crazy Wine Dash

Tiffany's Jewelry

Tinkerbell Collectibles

Topo Chico

ZZ'S French Crepes


MUSIC SCHEDULE:

SATURDAY
12:00PM: Underground Cadence
2:30PM: Fantuzzi
4:00PM: Baracutanga

SUNDAY
12:00PM: SharkSuit
3:00PM: Sol De La Noche

MONDAY
12:00PM: Chris Dracup: Funk of the West
3:00PM: The Rudy Boy Experiment

 


 

Other FAQs

  • Valid ID required for all those tasting and buying wine. Vertical NM IDs are Not accepted. 
  • No coolers.
  • No weapons.
  • No pets. 
  • No outside food, unless required for medical/dietary purposes.
  • No outside alcohol.
  • Attendees are allowed to bring ONE SEALED bottle of water into the festival with them. Don’t worry we will have plenty of water and food to keep all attendees hydrated and well fed.
  • Dogs are not allowed. Not even your small dog that can fit in your purse.
  • You are allowed to bring chairs but we provide plenty of seating and shade.
  • Parking is FREE.

 

All ticket sales are final. No refunds or returns. The festival will be held rain or shine.