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Thursday, August 13th, 2020

Birthdays. Anniversaries. Birth Announcements. I don’t usually write blogs for Heart of the Desert from a first-person stance, but we are going to try something different this week. Why, you may ask? Well, it just seems appropriate to give a first-hand description of a virtual celebration. So, here we go… […]

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

Virtual Happy Hours seem to have become the new norm. Friends are having set dates for them. Businesses are having them in place of live meetings with clients. They have their pluses and minuses, but they are definitely a great excuse to drink wine if you need one. What is […]

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Pistachios are touted as a healthy nut. They help with everything from Diabetes to Heart health. But did you know they can also play an important role in beautiful skin and hair? The oils and shells are even used in beauty products! Pistachio Oil is full of Vitamin E which […]

Friday, July 10th, 2020

The fruity adult beverage. It’s the dog days of summer. It’s hot! Depending where you live, it may be humid and buggy, too. You want something nice and cool and refreshing to drink. A glass of room temperature red wine just isn’t going to work for you at this juncture. […]

Friday, June 26th, 2020

Wine lovers often find themselves with a lot of empty bottles. These bottles often end up being thrown away or begin to pile up. If you’re one of the many who doesn’t know what to do with these bottles, you’ll definitely find these DIY upcycling craft projects worth your while. […]

Monday, June 15th, 2020

The capsaicin in chiles may help you lose weight. As a southwestern food producer, we use red and green chiles as seasoning on our pistachios. We know all about the health benefits of pistachios and share them frequently in our blogs. It’s even more fun to find out that the […]

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Cool. Dark. Still. Sideways. To get the best flavor experience from your wine there are some basic rules to follow. Don’t let it get too hot or too cold. Store it on its side. Don’t expose it to sunlight. Don’t store it on top of your refrigerator and don’t keep […]

Monday, June 1st, 2020

American pistachios contain significant amounts of melatonin, much higher than most fruits, vegetables, cereals, legumes, and seeds. Why is this important? SLEEP! A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. In fact, it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, there’s a lot that can interfere […]

Monday, May 18th, 2020
Woman drinking glass of red wine

So, you are new to wine and want to know what to expect from red wine. Is it sweet? Is it dry? Where should a beginner start? We will break it down for you. Red Wine for Beginners Let’s start with what makes red wine…well red. It’s the skin of […]

Friday, May 8th, 2020
woman drinking glass of white wine

So, you are new to wine and want to know what to expect from white wine. Is it sweet? Is it bitter? Where should a beginner start? We will break it down for you. White Wine for Beginners White wine is usually the easiest place to start to grow your […]