Heart of the Desert, Alamogordo

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

Locations and Hours:

Heart of the Desert, Inc at Eagle Ranch

Original & Primary Location

7288 Hwy 54/70

Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

(575) 434-0035

Monday - Saturday: 8 am to 6 pm

Sundays: 9 am to 6 pm

Eagle Ranch Mercantile & Snack Bar

at Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

4100 Dripping Springs Road

Las Cruces, NM 88011

(575) 522-4100

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm

Sundays: 12 pm to 5 pm

Heart of the Desert Pistachios and Wines

in Historic Mesilla

2355 Calle de Guadalupe

Mesilla, NM 88046

(575) 647-2115

Monday - Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm
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  • We stopped here on a whim while headed to Cloudcroft. The place is cozy and the staff was very friendly. The pistachios we sampled were very good (didn't get to try any wine). Definitely worth a...  more »
  • It was great, friendly people, and April, who gave us the tour was awesome!! Definitely would recommend visiting!!  more »
  • It used to be my favorite wine because of the smoothness and because it didn’t have the preservative sulfates. They ruined their wine and now I’m going to have to cancel my membership. It went from a smooth inexpensive wine to be just a cheap wine.
  • Always fabulous! Great wine and beer and amazing pistachios! The customer service is also very friendly. I'm going to miss this little slice of my roots.
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