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Interior Route Wines

Interior Route Wines Welcome to Interior Route Wines. We encourage you to explore our site to see our wines and to learn more about the amazing wine making history of New Mexico. Interior Route Wines is a small, privately owned winery, started in 2010. Our name and wines give the opportunity to go back to 1629, when the Interior Route of the King’s Highway along parts of the Rio Grande River gave rise to the longest history of wine production in the United States. Monks that accompanied these expeditions planted smuggled vines from the old world, probably of the grape variety known today as the Mission grape, to ensure a steady supply of sacramental wine. While we don’t know which grapes were subsequently planted or survived into the wine stage during these early ventures, they were most likely from the Iberian peninsula, namely Spain and Portugal. Our primary focus is to explore wines with connections to that period – hopefully providing a taste of an amazing history.

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411 W Water Street, Santa Fe, NM, US, 87501 Email:
Phone: 505-225-1733 Web: www.interiorroutewines.com
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Products



  Gewurztraminer
2009 Winner of San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, Bronze Medal. 2009 Winner of Women’s Wine Competition, Sonoma, CA, Bronze Medal. Our Gewurztraminer is a spicy, fruity wine with a rich bouquet of roses, apricot and clove. A classic Gewurztraminer in the Old World tradition, this wine is a perfectly paired when serving with brunch dishes, roasted turkey, spicy dishes such as Chiles Rellenos or as a nice accompaniment to hor d’oevres.
  Muscat
This heavenly nectar of the Muscat grape is a beautiful wine with a fragrant bouquet of orange blossoms and honeysuckle. This dessert wine is the ideal mate when paired with dark chocolate and raspberry dishes or simply as the dessert course itself. Enjoy! 2009 Winner of Southwest Wine Competition, Taos, NM Bronze Medal.
  Riesling
2009 Winner of San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, Silver Medal. 2009 Winner of Eastern International Wine Competition, Silver Medal. 2009 Winner of Southwest Wine Competition, Taos, NM, Silver Medal. This is a delightly fresh wine, both crisp and semi-dry. Reminiscent of a delicate bouquet of white flowers, our Riesling embodies a citrus taste with hints of lemon & pineapple. An excellent accompaniment to seafood such as grilled salmon or shrimp, poultry dishes with rich cream sauces or a myriad of cheese delicacies.

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f. money says...
We have visited this vineyard several times. The wines are beautiful!