Honoring Memorial Day with Heart of the Desert

Wednesday, May 8th, 2024

As Memorial Day approaches, it’s a time for remembrance, gratitude, and honoring the sacrifices of those who have served our country. At Heart of the Desert, we believe in commemorating this significant day with reverence, and in the presence of friends and family.


Memorial Day often brings people together in gatherings and celebrations, and our premium pistachios and wines provide the perfect accompaniment to these moments of unity and reflection. Here’s how Memorial Day and Heart of the Desert’s offerings go hand in hand:


Quality and Tradition: Just as Memorial Day is steeped in tradition and the celebration of our nation’s history, Heart of the Desert takes pride in its rich heritage of producing high-quality pistachios and wines. Our products represent the culmination of decades of dedication to excellence—50 years—making them a fitting choice for honoring this recognized occasion.


Shared Gatherings: Memorial Day weekend often sees families and friends coming together for barbecues, picnics, and outdoor festivities. Our gourmet pistachios make for a delicious and wholesome snack to enjoy during these gatherings, while our selection of wines adds an extra touch of sophistication to the occasion. Whether you’re hosting a backyard BBQ or attending a potluck, Heart of the Desert has something to elevate every gathering.


American Made and Grown: Heart of the Desert pistachios and the grapes that create our wines are grown at Eagle Ranch located in small town USA, Alamogordo, NM. Alamogordo is home to Holloman Air Force Base and has a rich history in the aerospace and space exploration industries.  The Trinity Site, located on White Sands Missile Range near Alamogordo, is historically significant as the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test.


Supporting Veterans: As a veteran-owned and operated business, Heart of the Desert is deeply committed to supporting our nation’s veterans and their families. By choosing our products for your Memorial Day celebrations, you’re not only enjoying the finest pistachios and wines, but you’re also contributing to a worthy cause.  Throughout the year, a portion of our proceeds goes toward supporting veteran-related initiatives, making your purchase a meaningful gesture of appreciation for those who have served.


Toast to Freedom: Memorial Day is a time to honor the freedoms we enjoy as Americans, and what better way to do so than with a toast? Raise a glass of our award-winning wines in tribute to the brave men and women who have defended our nation’s liberty. Whether you prefer a crisp white wine, a smooth red, or a refreshing rosé, we have the perfect selection to complement your Memorial Day festivities.


This Memorial Day, as we gather with loved ones to honor the memory of our fallen heroes, let Heart of the Desert be part of your celebration. From our premium pistachios to our exceptional wines, we invite you to savor the moments, cherish the memories, and toast to the enduring spirit of freedom.


Heart of the Desert is a working pistachio ranch and vineyard with three 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 showcase how pistachios are grown and processed, as well as a stunning Tuscany-themed patio that overlooks the groves and is available for weddings, private parties, or enjoying a relaxing glass of wine.