There are few things that announce the holiday season like the aromas of traditional New Mexican cuisine wafting from kitchens across The City Different. Here are a few of our favorite recipes that are sure to bring the spirit of Santa Fe’s holiday season home.
The Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta is an annual seven-day collection of events highlighting the culinary artistry found in Santa Fe’s many excellent restaurants coupled with the sophistication of wines from around the world.
By bringing 100 wineries to Santa Fe to partner with 75 of the city’s best restaurants, a week long schedule of food and wine events is created featuring cooking demos, seminars, winery luncheons and dinners. The weekend culminates with the Grand Tasting at the Santa Fe Opera where all 75 participating Santa Fe restaurants and all 100 wineries serve samples of their best offerings. The Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta takes place September 23–30, 2018—with the Grand Tasting taking place on Saturday, September 29.
If there’s one overarching truism about Santa Fe residents and visitors, it’s the love of chile and colorful vistas. Fall in Santa Fe is not only characterized by the vibrant aspen foliage, but also the iconic aroma of fresh roasting chile. Your love of chile will be satisfied this September with two of Santa Fe’s standout chile events.