When you want to sip on something locally made, you'll find plenty of options in and around Albuquerque. The craft beer scene has exploded here and a number of local brewers have been awarded medals at prestigious events like the Great American Beer Festival. There are dozens of breweries scattered around the city, but be sure not to miss popular favorites like the award-winning La Cumbre Brewery. If you want to hit multiple breweries in a single stop, drop by the bustling Brewery District, which can be found on Candelaria between Edith and I-25. For a real taste of New Mexico, be sure to track down one of the local beers brewed with green chiles for a spicy kick. Find lots of local breweries with the helpful listings farther down this page.
New Mexico might not be the first state that comes to mind when someone mentions wine country in the United States, but Albuquerque is home to a handful of hard-working wineries producing some truly tasty wines. Explore the diverse, higher-elevation terroirs during your visit and find a new favorite to bring home to your friends. Local wine makes a perfect souvenir. Find more information about wineries throughout the area with the business listings farther down this page.
The Albuquerque area hosts unique food, beer and wine festivals that draw thousands of visitors every year; see below for a list of major events. Also be sure to check our calendar for smaller beer-pairing dinners, wine tastings and other savory events.
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New Mexico boasts over 30 established microbreweries and brewpubs dotting scenic byways and main streets across the state. With a cadre of …