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Heart of the Desert, Alamogordo

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Winery / Vineyard · Farm
Heart of the Desert is a working pistachio ranch and vineyard with four retail establishments in New Mexico. They are best known for their farm fresh pistachios and Award-Winning New Mexico wines. Each store offers wine and pistachio tastings. They offer worldwide shipping and produce attractive gourmet baskets that make great corporate and family gifts. The main store, on the ranch in Alamogordo, offers farm tours that showcases how pistachios are grown and processed as well as a stunning Tuscany themed patio that overlooks the groves and is available for private parties or enjoying a relaxing glass of wine.

Locations and Hours:

Heart of the Desert, Inc at Eagle Ranch

Original & Primary Location

7288 Hwy 54/70

Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

(575) 434-0035

Monday - Saturday: 8 am to 6 pm

Sundays: 9 am to 6 pm

Eagle Ranch Mercantile & Snack Bar

at Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

4100 Dripping Springs Road

Las Cruces, NM 88011

(575) 522-4100

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm

Sundays: 12 pm to 5 pm

Heart of the Desert Pistachios and Wines

in Historic Mesilla

2355 Calle de Guadalupe

Mesilla, NM 88046

(575) 647-2115

Monday - Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm
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  • I liked this place a lot better than Pistachio Land because it was more chill, not as many people and just less crowded. Their prices are way better too. They don’t have the variety, but the prices...  more »
  • I was delighted to see sampling during Covid. The employees to great precautions. Sampling always does me in. I bought wine, flavored balsamic, and sweet and spicy pistachios. Everything is...  more »
  • Always fabulous! Great wine and beer and amazing pistachios! The customer service is also very friendly. I'm going to miss this little slice of my roots.
  • We were in Alamogordo last month and visited the gift shop. I had a package sent to my sister that arrived quickly and was packed well. She was delighted. We bought several different items for ourselves including one of the new flavors, Chipotle BBQ. They are wonderful!!! Hope you continue this flavor.

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