Balloon Fiesta names New Mexico Pinon Coffee as 2015 coffee sponsor

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Balloons won’t be the only thing in the air in the next week, the Balloon Fiesta has chosen their official coffee sponsor.

The smell of fresh roasted coffee will be accompanying the hot air balloons at this years Balloon Fiesta and the New Mexico Pinon Coffee Company are the official roasters.

New Mexico Pinon Coffee Company is the largest coffee roaster in the state, roasting over 800,000 pounds of coffee per year.

The coffees is made with a unique mixing of pinon that has been picked in the southwest. The coffee is hand-roasted in small batches and with more than 50 flavors to choose from.

Facts such as these and many others can be learned at the company’s course, Coffee 101. This course is the ultimate coffee tasting experience.

Classes are offered every other Saturday from 10am until noon.

For more information, visit their website. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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