Monday, October 3rd, 2022

We’ve had a bountiful harvest season this year – and Heart of the Desert has been busier than ever! Besides loving fall for the harvest season, we also enjoy the comforts of cooler weather, harvest vegetables, and the excitement of the “spooky season.” One of our favorite recipes to enjoy […]

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

Things have been busy here at Heart of the Desert! August is the prime season for grape harvest, which we just finished, now we’re in the middle of pistachio harvest! We love this time of year because we get to talk about our two favorite things and start the cycle […]

Thursday, September 8th, 2022

While most people associate fall with pumpkin spice and apple cider, we associate it with our two favorite things… WINE and PISTACHIOS! Did you know that early fall is the harvest season for New Mexican grapes? Typically, harvest starts in late August and extends into October. Grapes are harvested at […]

Thursday, August 18th, 2022

With back-to-school upon us, it’s time to get everything we need to start the year off on the right foot. We’ve got the textbooks, backpack, binders, and our favorite hoody… but what about snacks? When you think of the word “snack,” what do you see? If your mind immediately jumps […]

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

It’s National Grab Some Nuts Day, and we are nuts about nuts! And for a good reason! They’re a great snack, a healthy source of fat, and pair well with many of our wines. What’s not to love? We tend to lump peanuts, almonds, pistachios, pecans, walnuts, etc., into the […]

Thursday, July 21st, 2022

Whether you’re a seasoned road tripper or new to the game, there’s one thing we can all agree on: eating while driving is not ideal. But sometimes, a long trip demands sustenance! And sometimes munching and drinking a sugary, caffeinated drink is all that is keeping you from drifting off […]

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

A Holiday worth salivating…we mean celebrating! Is there a more perfect and versatile food in this world than chocolate? Enjoy it hot or cold, liquid, solid, or mixed with nuts and fruit. The typically sweet food can even be enjoyed as a savory dish (have you tried Mexican mole?) And […]

Tuesday, June 21st, 2022

As the summer continues, the forecast remains the same. Today’s weather is hot, tomorrow’s weather is hot, and next week’s weather… probably hot? Thank goodness for the genius who invented iced coffee! For those of us who need that morning pick-me-up but can’t imagine sipping piping hot bean water when […]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

Summer is here! There are so many things we love about summertime; long days, barbeques, sitting by the pool, and cold, refreshing drinks. That’s why, in the spirit of refreshment, we want to share a fun way to make your favorite wine into a fun and fizzy summer cocktail. It’s […]

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

May 25 is National Wine Day! You may be asking yourself, “What is National Wine Day?” The origins of this holiday are not clear, but the premise of the celebration is simple. It’s a day to honor our favorite fermented adult fruit drink! Here at Heart of the Desert, we […]