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The slow burning rise of Alzinger—the brand created by both father and son through two generations of winemaking—has finally afforded this standout Wachau estate the international renown it deserves.
As we watch the last page of the calendar countdown the days, it's time to think about the coming year. And what better way to bid farewell to 2018 and welcome 2019 than a fabulous dinner with us.
Champagne holds a special place in our hearts, but there are many different styles of bubbly in the world.
Enjoy a fabulous Christmas Eve dinner here at Arroyo Vino. We are offering a beautiful 3-course menu, with a choice for each course. As always, we’ll have some wonderful, festive wines to celebrate with family and friends. Call now to book your table.
We are in the midst of a whisky boom, and nowhere is that more evident than the world of Scotch.
Our next December family meal is an unabashed holiday celebration. The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a unique Italian American tradition.
It's Holiday time. Join us for the 2018 Arroyo Vino Holiday Tasting to find the best wines and spirits for the season.
It's that time of year - a dinner featuring White Truffles from Italy.
Come in and take advantage of the Wine Shop 7th Anniversary Sale.
Bordeaux holds a coveted place in the world of wine.
Beef Bourguignon is a rich stew originating from the Burgundy region of Eastern France. Since then, it has been adapted and refined. And now it comes to Family Meal. Book your table now to avoid disappointment.
Avoid the Big Box stores and local malls - they are going to be jammed with people.
Join us as we drink beyond the usual suspects and talk about the wines we enjoy most during holiday dinners.
Join us for our famous, most-sought after Family Meal. Fried Chicken makes a return to Arroyo Vino.
Opportunity strikes at random moments, and this Tuesday is no exception. We are very please to welcome Giovanni Nancini, Managing Director of LUX Wines, for a "Tour of Italy" wine dinner.
Tomorrow we will be tasting wines picked out by the Arroyo Vino Staff.
For many people, Rioja is synonymous with Spanish wine, but Spain is a vast country that encompasses many different climates, winemaking styles and indigenous varieties.
Julia Child needs no introduction. A towering figure literally and figuratively, she brought classic French cooking into homes across America.
...for oeniphiles, the wines of Lingua Franca, a new Willamette Valley project spearheaded by master sommelier Larry Stone and Burgundian icon Dominique Lafon, are music to our ears.
Bourbon is an American spirit, its origins shrouded in legend and folklore.
Thailand brings to mind thoughts of an exotic land: secluded beaches, vast jungles, Buddhist temples, night markets, amazing people...and the food, oh the magical food.
Burgundy — or Bourgogne in French — is the source of endless wine related love, frustration and fascination.
The Staglin property lies on the famous Rutherford Bench, producing Cabernet-based red wine with a distinctive dustiness, in addition to a well deserved reputation for brilliant Chardonnays
In 2015 when we first offered "Family Meal" at Arroyo Vino, we were partially inspired by Thomas Keller's Yountville restaurant Ad Hoc.
It's a head-to-head challenge of some classic wines from around the world against some of the best Champagne producers in the world
Arroyo Vino is very excited to welcome Bartholomew Broadbent to Santa Fe for the 2018 Wine & Chile Fiesta.
The history of rosé champagne is long and varied. Shipping records of the pink stuff date back to 1775.
Chardonnay is arguably the most famous white wine grape in the world, and its mostly America's fault.
Sauvignon Blanc is a real wild child. Literally.
Bedrock, Red Wine Sonoma Valley 'The Bedrock Heritage', 2016
We are gathering our picks, practicing our pronunciation and working on the hand gestures, so you can experience some of Italy’s best wines, under the Arroyo Vino Tent.
You wouldn’t think Santa Fe would be a hub of artisanal sake.
There would be no modern version of the Manhattan or Martini without the early advent of vermouth.
Family owned since 1810 and 100% estate, Domaines Schlumberger is the largest Grand Cru landowner in Alsace.
We welcome The Scones back to Arroyo Vino for an evening of good food and good music on the patio.
A tête de cuvée is a champagne house’s top drop.
The wines of Piedmont are among the most recognized in the world.
A Bastille Day Celebration featuring wines from Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
Vive la France.
Liberté, égalité, du vin.
We are celebrating Bastille Day with an all French event under the tent on the Patio.
The 21st century has brought vast innovation and improvement to German wine. Made famous by the racy, delicate Rieslings produced in the Mosel Valley, Germany has overseen a revolution in quality wine production.
With Independence Day just around the corner, we at Arroyo Vino have decided to throw a wine tasting tribute to American wine producers.
One of the most famous cocktails in the world, no other drink has such a hold on popular culture as the Martini.
As a tribute to the three-day mountain culinary festival that is Aspen Food and Wine, we have decided to host a tasting showcasing high altitude vino.
The 7th Annual Arroyo Vino Rosé Extravaganza returns for 2018.
Extending 600 miles across roughly a quarter of France, the Loire Valley ranks third in viticultural output behind Bordeaux and the Rhône.
Wine plays an essential role in rounding out a summer barbecue.
We have a last minute, special opportunity to experience a Prix Fixe dinner created by Chef Allison Jenkins. We have 10 seats available and you must call to get a confirmed reservation. A very special opportunity that should not be missed.
At a time when it seems you can get almost any wine anywhere, we are continually thrilled to find new wines from our favorite regions that excite and enthrall us.
There are quite a few of us at Arroyo Vino with a fondness for the wines of Oregon. It would be an unusual day of there wasn't a Chardonnay or Pinot Noir from the Willamette among our suggestions. But as we will discover, there's more to Oregon than just Chardonnay or Pinot Noir.
Join us for a Family Meal meets Wine Dinner evening at Arroyo Vino. Chef Allison will serve a wonderful classic Italian family style menu, while our wine team pairs a line up of superb older vintage Italian wines.
To finish out our fantastic May Sale, we are opening a few of our favorites for you to enjoy while you shop for yours.
We have decided to continue the sale for one more week. If you missed the sale last week, or just need more, we're here. Come see us!
Few topics in the wine world are as polarizing as the use of oak.
Kitchen Angels is holding its 20th annual fundraising event, Angel’s Night Out, at restaurants around Santa Fe. On Thursday, April 26th, we will be contributing 25% of your bill to Kitchen Angels.
It is one of the most iconic producers in California. We have just received the latest releases and thought we should share. Join us Saturday as we taste through a selection of Ridge Vineyards wines from the 2016 and 2015 vintages.
We might be some distance from the nearest body of water, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy of good old fashioned Clam Bake.
Grab your bibs and get ready.
Artisan. Wine. Oregon. Terroir.
Guiding words for one of our favorite wineries.
TERRE ROUGE means "Red Earth". This vermillion-colored soil is one of the hallmarks of the Amador County region.
Part of what keeps wine drinking fresh and fun is discovering a grape or region that is interesting, unique and different. After many years of drinking wine, this is a great way to reignite your passion for vino.
A glut of articles have been written concerning what to drink with an Easter meal. All of them are concerned with what to pair with ham and lamb and maybe even hard boiled eggs and baskets full of candy.
Sicily is a melting pot of a variety of different cultures and cuisines, sometimes known as God's Kitchen.
Sicily is one of the world's fifty largest islands, which means it boasts an incredible number of microclimates. Vines grow all over the island, from the seaside Trapani to the volcanic slopes of Mt. Etna.
There are many myths surrounding St. Patrick and whiskey (whisky is the preferred term for Scotch), all of them probably false, since the first written record of whiskey in the UK don't occur until the 15th century
The story of Californian wine country is a story of transformative success and evolving style. Greater in size than many winemaking countries, the sunshine state has an ideal climate for ripening grapes, moderated in top wine growing areas by the cooling influence of the Pacific ocean.
A Guide to this Summer’s Patio Pounders
Enjoy the kind of cool, refreshing white wine you’d drink by the pool when summer comes.
For Restaurant Week, we are offering a 3-course menu that focuses on savory dishes, and omits dessert. The "Things To Share" are just that, dishes designed to share with your dinner mates to get the meal started. We'll still have a dessert menu available should you desire.
Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with dinner at Arroyo Vino. Our menu will have plenty of delicious food you’ll want to share with that special someone. And, as always, we can help pick out the perfect wine to enjoy with your meal.
Picturesque mountains. Yodeling. Lederhosen. Raclette. Schnitzel. Well, we have the mountains. And we can certainly help with the raclette and schnitzel. Join us for at Family Meal: Alpine. It's unlikely that they will be yodeling and lederhosen.
Circles within circles. Regions with regions. The wine world has many examples of wine designations within wine designations - places where a line on the map specifies what you can put on the label. Join us tomorrow as we explore some wines within wines.
Starting the year on a high note for our Winemaker Dinners, we are thrilled to have Robert Sinskey, Vintner of Robert Sinskey Vineyards, join us in Santa Fe. You can join us in this rare opportunity to enjoy a dinner from Chef Colin paired with a selection of his wine.
There are wines from across the world that are sometimes overlooked or disregarded because the grape or region might not be recognized. We aim to widen the horizon at this Saturday Wine Workshop, as we present a selection of esoteric wines for your enjoyment. These are wines we believe to be great drinking and fantastic value. Come and see for yourself.
Japanese flavors and textures have had a large influence on Chef Colin Shane. Family Meal: Japan allows him to play with an entire menu. Dust off your best kimono and book your table now.
This afternoon we will present a small selection of wines to highlight women as the key drivers behind the wines. Winemakers who are leaders in the field - or should I say vineyard.
The Big Easy. The Birthplace of Jazz. For us, most importantly, The City of Chefs. Our first Family Meal of 2018 pays homage to New Orleans and the amazing cuisine that has originated there. Will you be here to enjoy it?
We are bringing back the incognito tasting for 2018. I'm hoping to have these as regular occurrence, using different themes, regions and grapes. Tomorrow, we'll have 3 whites and 3 reds to test your mettle. Join us at the Tasting Table and take your chances.
The end of 2017 is upon us and we are excited to see what 2018 will bring. Celebrate with us as we move to a new page on the calendar.
The Arroyo Vino Wine Shop will be open on New Years Eve for the necessary supplies for your celebration.
The clock is ticking down to the end of the year. Do you have everything you need to bid 2017 adieu and to welcome 2018? Do you have enough bubbly in the home for everyone?
To help you celebrate the end of 2017, all sparkling wine is on sale this weekend.
Champagne. Prosecco. Cava. Blanc. Rosé. 750ml. 1.5L.
While it might not be a snow covered Christmas this year, you can still enjoy a fabulous Christmas Eve dinner here at Arroyo Vino.
The Arroyo Vino Wine Shop will be open on Christmas Eve for a last minute gift or for the perfect wine to go with your holiday dinner.
We have one last tasting event for 2017 to help you find your perfect holiday wine.
A region with a long history (some very recent) and a fabulous cuisine. Chef Colin and the Arroyo Vino Kitchen will be offering up some classic dishes from northwest Spain.
It is with great pleasure that we present the other half of the truffle season - we have a special shipment of Italian white truffles on the way.
Come in and take advantage of our Wine Shop Anniversary Sale.
20% off 6 bottles or more, wine and spirits.
Making a welcome return for Family Meal, Chef Colin and his much sought after Southern Fried Chicken.
The way to change a perception is to experience something that changes your mind.
The black truffle, Périgord truffle or French black truffle, is a species of truffle native to Southern Europe. And they are in season. And we have some. Join us and enjoy a fabulous meal featuring the delicacy.
He's a young, passionate wine maker with a local connection. We are thrilled to welcome Evan Martin back to Arroyo Vino.
As you are enjoying your time with family and friends this Veterans Day, it would be only proper to also share some great American wines.
There once was a little movie that maligned one of the world's greatest grapes. We aim to show that Merlot can stand tall on the world stage. Our good friend Irby Wood will be here to give his justification of why everyone should be turning to Merlot.
Fall has definitely arrived in Santa Fe, but there is still a little warm sunshine. It's a good reason to break out and enjoy some white wines that may have been under the radar. We've got a great lineup of white wines to enjoy as Fall is upon us.
Situated in Monforte d'Alba in the prized Bussia Soprano vineyard in the heart of the Barolo region of Serralunga, the Conterno family has been producing and aging the great Piemontese wines for more than five generations.
Perched on a ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean at Fort Ross, Hirsch Vineyards is the birth ground of great pinot noir on the extreme Sonoma Coast.
France vs. California with LIOCO and North Berkeley Imports
A head-to-head wine pairing of classic French houses and a modern California producer.
Please call us for reservations - 505.983.2100
2017 Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta – Great Burgundy: Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Olivier Bernstein, Domaine Leflaive, Domaine Laroche, Champagne Gosset, Hyde d’Villane
There's really not much else I can say about this opportunity - an astounding lineup of wines, an amazing menu from Chef Colin Shane.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Olivier Bernstein, Domaine Leflaive, Domaine Laroche, Champagne Gosset, Hyde d’Villane
Family Meal meets Wine Seminar
Summer is winding down and the tent on the Patio will go away. In the mean time we are going to use it as much as we can in the mean time. Our Patio Wine Seminars have been very well attended so we figured if we add dinner and talk about wine, how much fun would that be.
Introducing the Saturday Wine Supper