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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 […]

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Wine may not be the first thing you think of drinking when it comes to cookies, but why not? When milk becomes boring, and coffee and hot chocolate won’t do the trick, consider some of your favorite wines to pair with your holiday cookies. Try these sweet wine pairings for […]

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

There are so many occasions in which we are stuck looking for a gift to give or send someone we care about. From birthdays to anniversaries, to the winter holidays, we are faced with the question of what gift should we give, bring, or send many times a year. We […]

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Give the gift of health this Christmas, by gifting pistachios. This year is like none other. Our budgets are tight, but we also want to give more, to more people. It may be the perfect year to make some DIY gifts and do some baking. Pistachios make the perfect holiday […]

Friday, December 4th, 2020

Christmas in the desert may appear different than Christmas where it snows regularly, however, the traditions still run deep. With Alamogordo being a small town, community involvement is important. 2020 has of course changed things, but Christmas is in the heart of this community.             […]

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Here we are at Thanksgiving time during a pandemic. A time when friends and families are supposed to come together, we are left pondering what exactly we are going to do this year. Many cities are attempting to regulate how many people are allowed at your Thanksgiving table and are […]

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Sometimes when you are in the specialty foods industry, you stumble upon exceptional products whose quality mirrors your own. This is exactly what happened with the line of farm-fresh dates that Heart of the Desert is now carrying. They make for a great snack and have a ton of health […]

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

What to expect. The running joke this year is that anything bad that happens in the future will be called a 2020. But this year isn’t a joke. It keeps giving and giving, doesn’t it?! A pandemic, horrible wildfires, multiple hurricanes, financial devastation for many, divorce and abuse are on […]

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

If you’re a bit of a foodie, fall is likely your favorite season. Not only do you have Thanksgiving and Christmas to enjoy, but there are also a ton of fruits and vegetables that harvest in autumn, including wine grapes! While you’re enjoying nature’s bounty, why not make a great […]

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. […]