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Eagle Ranch

7288 Highway 54 70, Alamogordo, NM 88310-9141
+1 575-434-0035
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Sample Pistachios and Sip some Wine!

If you love Pistachios and also enjoy a glass of wine.... this is your place. Convenient locations... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nancy H
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White Rock, New Mexico
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We have now been to Heart of the Desert twice. There is a shop offering a variety of excellent... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Josiah3
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Know your farmer, know your food! Ever wonder what a super food is? Do you know the climate of Alamogordo is identical to Iran? Eagle Ranch is a self contained agribusiness which means that everything that is done to the crop, from start to finish, is done right here on the premises. Our most popular attraction, the FREE farm tour, offers visitors a behind the scenes look at harvesting and processing pistachios while providing unusual and little known facts about one of America's favorite snacks. The tour takes about forty-five minutes. You will visit the field, the processing plant, the salting and roasting facility, as well as our packaging and shipping departments. It's a walking tour with wheelchair accessibility. Don't forget to leave plenty of time to visit our gift shop. We offer FREE samples of our pistachio products and candies, as well as our award winning wines. Enjoy a glass of wine or pistachio ice cream on The Grove Patio overlooking the pistachio trees. The Grove Patio is even available for private events. Free Tours Daily June - August: Monday through Friday, twice a day at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM September - May: Monday through Friday at 1:30 PM Groups: We are happy to accommodate groups of 10 or more by appointment. Buses Welcome!
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“wine tasting” (25 reviews)
“gift shop” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7288 Highway 54 70, Alamogordo, NM 88310-9141
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+1 575-434-0035
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you love Pistachios and also enjoy a glass of wine.... this is your place. Convenient locations and great service.... p.s. you can sample the various Pistachios prior to purchasing.... and some great flavors!

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have now been to Heart of the Desert twice. There is a shop offering a variety of excellent pistachio products. My wife loved the white chocolate pistachio ice cream. They offer a variety of wines, which you can sample before buying. I recommend taking...More

Thank Josiah3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I felt this place was very commercialized compared to McGinn's up the street. Overall, we were kind of disappointed. The employees that work there seemed rather abrupt and dismissive. We had to rearrange our day so that we could take the tour since they only...More

1  Thank Phillitravels
HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Eagle Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. In comparing your reviews of the two facilities, we are a bit confused as you said you didn’t come to Heart of the Desert in the McGinn’s post. It’s also interesting that you found our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had spent the morning in White Sands and stopped in here for pistachio ice cream. We ended up tasting some wine and several different pistachios varieties and treats and went home with a bottle of wine, a bag of green chilies pistachios and some...More

Thank annettep937
HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Eagle Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Glad you were able to stop in and enjoy some of our goodies and take some home for later. That ice cream is so good!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a hidden gem. Be sure to stop and take the tour of the pistachios. Of course you will need to sample the wine. We bought both the wine and pistachios. It is also good to know that they offer gift baskets so we can...More

Thank Tami V
HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Eagle Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Glad you found the gift baskets. They really do make great gifts and we ship for you, too. Sounds like you were able to enjoy a bit of everything we offer. Thanks for stopping in!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the tour. It was fun to have the wine sampling and then we had ice cream on their wonderful deck. It overlooked the orchard. Lots of pistachio things to buy in the store.

Thank Kay B
HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Eagle Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! What better place to enjoy some ice cream...on The Patio looking out at the pistachio trees?!?! Glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everybody was helpfull and the tour was interesting. The pistacios are great no matter what flavor you choose. The wines have to be sampled.

Thank M6350QVbenb
HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Eagle Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving a review. Glad you found the staff helpful and enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was an accidental drive by stop as I needed a restroom. Boy am I glad I did. The shop was incredible. There was a great patio out back to relax on and enjoy a drink. I was not able to take a tour. But...More

Thank bLiselotte
HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Eagle Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping into the shop and taking the time to leave a review. Great to hear you were able to check things out and try some of our delicacies!

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been visiting Alomogordo and the pistachio ranch since I was a kid. I'm 25 and grew up in Wisconsin, but am on my 6 trip to New Mexico and have never skipped a visit to Heart of the Desert. It...More

Thank Sara P
HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Eagle Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for the great review!! Sad to hear you missed The Patio as it is quite fabulous. Love that you keep coming back and have found the white chocolate pistachio ice cream.

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to stop. Didn't take the tour since it wasn't available the day we were there. The oldest pistachio farm it has lots of choices of pistachio to buy. Good place to have a wine taste test. We tried two both...More

Thank SaraD81956
HODAlamogordo, Public Relations Manager at Eagle Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for the nice review. Glad you were able to find a wine to enjoy on the beautiful patio.

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tjk1025
What days and what times are the tours? We will have some flexibility in our schedule.
5 June 2017|
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Response from HODAlamogordo | Property representative |
Free Tours Daily: June – August: Monday through Friday, twice a day at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM September - May: Monday through Friday at 1:30 PM
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