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Tuesday, December 5th, 2023

Christmas is nearly upon us.  How are you celebrating with your family and friends?  The ugly sweater contest has had its day.  Are you ready to elevate your celebrations to the next level?  Consider incorporating winery treats and Heart of the Desert-themed touches to your party.   The Wine: There […]

Monday, October 23rd, 2023

October is in full swing, and Halloween is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to gather your friends for a spine-tingling adult Halloween party. Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering or a full-blown monster mash, we’ve got you covered with party-planning tips and scrumptious snacks.   Adult Halloween […]

Tuesday, December 20th, 2022

Every country has its special ways of celebrating Christmas. American Pistachio Growers compiled a unique list of ways to incorporate pistachios into Christmas traditions for several countries. We are sharing them with you here. Maybe you will want to include one of these ideas in your gift-giving celebrations this year. […]

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022

It’s that time of year again, the time to get your holiday shopping done. It’s the time of year that we, at Heart of the Desert, are busy at work making gift baskets, packaging gifts, and sending your purchases out to make someone very happy. Believe it or not, this […]

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 […]