Wine festival draws visitors from around the world

BERNALILLO, N.M. (KRQE) – People from around the world came to Bernalillo to tickle their taste buds at this year’s wine festival.

There are about 20 different wineries from across the state at the festival. Officials say that’s what makes the event a success.

“New Mexico wines are everything a wine should be,” said Maria Rinaldi, director of the wine festival. “There is a type of wine, something for everyone’s palate. And this is the place to try out your palate because every variety that is grown and produced in the state of New Mexico is available here.”

The festival continues through Labor Day in the town of Bernalillo. Tickets are $15.

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