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Noisy Water Winery

Bailey Riddle
October 6, 2020 | Bailey Riddle

October 2020

October is here! Check out all the wine news and events going on at Noisy Water Winery this month!

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October is here! Check out what we have going on this month at Noisy Water Winery.


What are we drinking this month?

→ Rosé ←


Why? Rosé is unique because it has the fruit-forward vibrancy of a white wine with the bold and comforting body of a red: it is a perfect match for the heartier meals we crave when the air turns crisp and cool. 


Rosé with a dense stew on a cold evening - delicious. Rosé with pizza and wings on a lazy Sunday while watching football  - what a comfort.  Rosé with seafood and rice - my mouth is watering  just thinking about it.  Rosé while cozying up by the fireplace - yes… 100% yes. 


Which Rosé will you be snuggling up with this October?


Give me dry!

2019 Ruidoso Rosé

Clean & Crisp:

with notes of tangy citrus and floral undertones.

2019 Pinot Noir Rosé

Bold & Warming:

with a full mouth-feel and notes of bittersweet berries.

Rose Heyyy

Bright & Crushable:

with a sassy kick of raspberries mid-palate and a subtle strawberry finish.


Give me sweet!

2019 Black Muscat

Decadent & Silky:

with Muscat, one of the world's oldest grape varietals.


This garnet-colored rosé is rich with sweet wild berry and honeysuckle flavor. It is bold, fruit-forward, and comfortingly smooth.


This month at 

Enchanted Vine

492 Ft Stanton Rd

Alto, NM 88312




Pumpkin Patch


10.1.20 - 10.30.20

11 am - 6 pm


Come for a glass of wine, leave with a pumpkin!





Farmer's Market

Every Sunday from 10 am -2 pm 


Come see us for local produce, gourmet foods, art, pottery, and other local products!



Disc Golf League

with Rugged Ridge Disc Golf


Every Friday from 5:30 am - 7:30 pm 


Join us for Disc Golf on Friday nights! You are welcome to join as an individual, or as a team.





11 am - 7 pm


Join us for:

Live music, food trucks, local alcohol, and games.



Wine by Noisy Water Winery 

Beer by Lost Hiker Brewing

Cider by Uncle Dick's Hard Cider


Don't forget your Dirndl or Lederhosen: best dressed will win a prize!




Yoga at the Barn


Calm the mind and body with a yoga sequence designed to help reduce stress and tension while practicing Social Distancing, in your favorite wacky costume or leotard! Spooky season is fast upon us and it's time to shake those cobwebs out!


$15 ticket includes class and a bonus. Tickets available online or at the door.

Bring a friend and a mat!

Class starts at 6:15 pm


Halloween at the Barn



11:00 am - 8:00 pm 


Get your costume on and come see us for Halloween! This will be a day that we are actually excited to wear our masks! 


Also, don't miss out…

October is the last month to sign up in order to receive the November Wine Club shipment!


Wine Club Perks


Wine club members get complimentary tastings daily, exclusive event invitations to Noisy Water events, and discounts on every single wine purchase!


The Tighty Whitey Release party was a success!


The High Mountain Youth Project was selected as our Tighty Whitey partner for the 2021 year!

Thanks to all of you who came to celebrate the new Tighty Whitey Wine and the local charities making an impact in our community 🤍


Crisp & Refreshing


The new Tighty Whitey is made with 100% Forbidden Desert fruit. It is delightfully bright with orchard notes, subtle citrus, and a clean finish.


We hope October brings you all the spooky thrills you seek, cozy evenings with warming wines, and quality time with your loved ones.


Happy October friends!




Bailey Riddle
September 19, 2020 | Bailey Riddle

You're invited...

hey friend.
Tighty Whitey is even brighter and fresher than before. 
Come try it - you'll see.
Did you know Tighty Whitey is a charity wine?
A portion of the proceeds from this wine are donated to local charities and as scholarships for higher education. 

Cheers Friends
Bailey Riddle
September 17, 2020 | Bailey Riddle

Harvest Update!

slowing down, sort of…
Harvest Update

We are in the final stretch of grape harvest! With summer temperatures climbing in early June, we received and crushed most of our grapes before Labor Day weekend - we normally expect to be harvesting into mid-October! What might we do with this unexpected lull in September? We have plans…

Though wine crush is slowing down, we are staying just as busy with fruit from our neighbors in the Hondo Valley. We are receiving beautiful apples and pears by the bin.  We will be making fresh Uncle Dick's Hard Cider to pour for you out of our Silo Bar at Enchanted Vine. Our Silo Bar is open from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm daily.
The Enchanted Vine Barn is also where we will be celebrating the release of the new Tighty Whitey.  You heard the buzz about the new label, but have you tasted the wine?  This batch is made with grapes from the Forbidden Desert Vineyard - which means the grapes were obsessively cared for by the famous Uncle Richard (Uncle Dick).  The new Tighty Whitey White is even brighter, cleaner, and more crisp than prior vintages.
Tighty Whitey White

A light floral nose with a middle of mingling pear and honey.  Subtle hints of chamomile and ginger add to a pleasing finish.

Shop Tighty Whitey
Come see us on October 3rd from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm to try the new Tighty Whitey and enjoy the celebration that marks the conclusion of harvest. 
How does this harvest compare to prior years? First, it was early and hot! Once again 2020 caught us off-guard…. damn you 2020.  Second, there was an influx of the bird population in New Mexican vineyards which left many vines picked over by birds before harvest.  This means the harvest was lean and batches will be slightly smaller.  If you fall in love with a 2020 vintage New Mexico wine, stock up - they will likely be more limited than prior years!

The grapes though… well, the birds were right.  It is BEAUTIFUL quality fruit and we will be eager to put the final product in the bottle!  By the end of October we will be bottling 2020 white and
rosé wine, the remaining 2018 red wine, and some of the 2019 red wine.  November is going to be a month of welcoming new wines to the Noisy family - just in time for the holiday season!
Back at the Forbidden Desert Vineyard were the living isn't easy, Richard is already strategizing for next year. He is busy mowing, mending soil, repairing trellises, and winter fertilizing.  He is also prepping old blocks of the vineyard so we can plant new vines in the spring.  As usual, he is obsessing over every detail and tending to the vines with the upmost care.

Richard's love of the Forbidden Dessert isn't unjustified - this vineyard (and his love for it) produces amazing grapes. 

Have you tried these Forbidden Desert favorites?

Skin-Fermented Chardonnay

• Buttery •
• Subtle Spice •
• Tart Apple •
Nuevo Nouveau

• Ripe Berry •
• Medium Body •
• Low Tannins •
Skin-Fermented Chenin Blanc

• Bold Mouth Feel •
• Juicy Peach •
• Soft Tannins •
Nuevo Verde

• Young •
• Bright Citrus •
• Crisp Finish •
Bailey Riddle
April 16, 2019 | Bailey Riddle

New Vineyard in Engle, NM

We have big news...

We're taking on a not-so-new vineyard!

Noisy Water Winery is taking over one of the oldest vineyards in New Mexico in a small town just outside of Truth or Consequences called Engle.  This old vineyard is filled with acres of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Chenin Blanc, and the biggest, baddest Cabernet Sauvignon vines you've ever seen! 

We're already in the process of pruning, implementing more sustainable water practices, and planting seeds to create a more biodynamic vineyard environment.

If you haven't already guessed, the man on the right is Jasper's uncle, Richard. Uncle Richard has over 40 years of experience in farming and will be taking over vineyard management... or, as he likes to tell us, he'll be "out standing in his field"... Get it?
If you'd like to stay up on the progress we are making and see some awesome footage of the vineyard as we go through the process of bringing life back to this vineyard, subscribe to our new YouTube channel!
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Time Posted: Apr 16, 2019 at 11:54 AM
Bailey Riddle
April 11, 2019 | Bailey Riddle

The Story of Demigod


It's sort of weird story ↓

Our 2017 Demigod, a Cabernet Sauvignon blend, is a homage to the first lover of wine: the mythical Roman God, Bacchus.

The story goes like this: Bacchus is born part mortal/part god or what we would call a Demigod. He is said to be the god of grape harvest, wine, fertility, and, our favorite, ritual madness. 
What is meant by ritual madness? It is apparently characterized by maniacal dancing, whirling, screaming, and a sort of trippy, out of body experience. It is also described as "diving deep into the ecstasy of drunkenness". 

Demigod entices us in with ripe cherries on the nose, turns to rich dark fruit and vanilla on the palate and leaves us longing with a silky-smooth finish.  It is bright and dangerously easy to drink!

Beware: ritual madness may emerge after consumption. 

The label was drawn by local tattoo artist, Isa Dykhoff.  She also tattooed this image on someone from the winery... any guesses who?  

**Wine was consumed prior to this decision.

Demigod is celebration of harvest, wine, and the ritual madness we reserve for special occasions... like Thursday night... you know, a rare event. 

Cheers & Viva Vino friends!
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Bailey Riddle
April 8, 2019 | Bailey Riddle

Wine Makes You Skinny


Happy Monday!
We have good news...

So we have all heard a small glass of red wine each day can be good for your heart, right? But did you ever think it may also make you skinny?! I know, we sound crazy.  Scroll down for some science


Where does the magic happen: Ellagic Acid, Resveratrol, & Piceattanol, that's where.

These 3 components in wine are pretty amazing!
Ellagic acid was shown in a lab to reduce glucose levels and lower fat accumulation in the liver, resveratrol reduces the absorption of glucose by human fat cells and piceatannol was found to prevent fat cells from converting into fatty tissue.  Don't believe us? We read about it on Wine Spectator and they have no reason be biased right? 
And if you don't believe Wine Spectator, ask the Italians! Italian food is rich with bread, pasta, cheese, butter, oils and all of the delicious ingredients standardly restricted on a diet meant to ensure a bangin' beach body.  When we ask our Italian friends how they eat such an indulgent diet,  their eyes sparkle and they smile as they tell us "it's the wine".  Round of applause everyone. They win at life. 
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Time Posted: Apr 8, 2019 at 11:08 AM


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