Taos Winter Wine Festival Offers Fine Wine, Incredible Skiing

One of the most highly respected festivals in the wine industry, the annual Taos Winter Wine Festival - featuring wineries and some of the best wines from around the world – is January 30-February 2, 2013.

The Taos Winter Wine Festival has evolved into one of the premier wine events in the in the region. Drawing more than 3,000 wine enthusiasts, the festival is filled with spectacular wine and food events throughout Taos Ski Valley and the Town of Taos, where restaurants host wine dinners and chefs pair dishes that compliment the wines they are featuring. Daily seminars give the participants an opportunity to meet and interact with the winemakers and vineyard owners on a personal basis.

Skier, wine connoisseur or gourmet, the Taos Winter Wine Festival has something for everyone. Perhaps best of all, during the day you can ski Taos, where the conditions are nearly perfect.

Special events include: Reserve Tasting January 31 at El Monte Sagrado in Taos, and Grande Tasting February 2 at the Taos Ski Valley Resort Center. A silent auction of rare wines benefits the New Mexico Nature Conservancy.

Call 505-776-2291 ext. 1427 or visit www.taoswinterwinefest.com