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Address: 7320 U.S. Highway 54/70, Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone Number:
+1 800-368-3081
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09:00 - 05:00
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Mon 09:00 - 05:00
Fri 09:00 - 05:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 06:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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PistachioLand- Pistachio Tree Ranch is owned and operated by the McGinn...

PistachioLand- Pistachio Tree Ranch is owned and operated by the McGinn Family and is home to 12,300 trees and 6,000 wine producing grapevines. The original trees were planted in 1980 and the first nuts were harvested in 1984. Today, Pistachio Tree Ranch is a fully integrated farm where the McGinn Family grows pistachios, makes pistachio candy and packages pistachio products sold on their farm and around the United States. Arena Blanca Winery features the McGinn Family's wines produced on the farm from grapes grown in their vineyard. The World's Largest Pistachio monument was finished in 2008 and was built as a tribute to Tom McGinn, whose vision was to grow pistachios in the New Mexico desert. It stands 30 feet tall and has been featured in New Mexico Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, and Parade Magazine. It was filmed in 2010 in the movie, "This Must Be The Place," and on the History Channel's "Only in America" with Larry the Cable Guy in December 2012. Named a New Mexico Treasure by the NM Cabinet Secretary of Tourism, June 2014, on New Mexico Television episode 3. Visit the farm and winery year around, open daily. Motorized Farm Tours Daily. Call ahead for groups larger than 6 people. Weather permitting.

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Great stopover and ice cream!

Awesome samples and product variety.. As locals, we always bring visiting friends and family.. The tour is informative and the ice cream is terrific..

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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La Luz, New Mexico
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La Luz, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome samples and product variety.. As locals, we always bring visiting friends and family.. The tour is informative and the ice cream is terrific..

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Preston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Place was amazing. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable in all areas of the tour. Thanks and the pistachio ice cream was amazing.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cute little place to visit and buy different things. They also have a winery. The amount of items will boggle your mind. Try the Atomic Hot Pistachio brittle. It's delicious but spicy!

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Tim M, Owner at McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our family farm. We enjoy making our own wines, and many pistachio goodies too. The Atomic Hot Chili Pistachio Brittle has won numerous awards for its sweet heat, and we make it on site. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope that you can visit again! More 

Hondo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Never a bad experience. Been going there for years and have always been greeted with a smile. Customer service is amazing very well worth a visit

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Tim M, Owner at McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us again. We are glad that each experience has been pleasant and that you return for more of our fabulous pistachio treats. We will share your review with our staff, who enjoys the feedback about their service. We look forward to your next visit! More 

El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the friendliness of the staff and the great variety of pistachios and wine! I love love love this place! We visit at least once a month! 💕

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Tim M, Owner at McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to our farm every month. We love to create new and delicious products, as well as finding new gourmet items from New Mexico companies to sample out in our farm store. Look for our new wine coming out in March too. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such s great stop! Love the pistachios, but always find something new to try. Staff is beyond helpful!

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Tim M, Owner at McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us again and again! We do love coming up with new tasty treats, and we are happy to hear that you enjoy our farm. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family owned and operated business. Watched a short video on the history of the operation, participated in wine tasting as well as the various nuts and candies for sale. Friendly staff, clean and inviting facility.

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Tim M, Owner at McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our family farm. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. My wife and I enjoy farming, and creating new, delicious products like our candies and wines. Look for a new wine from our winery this March. We hope you have the chance to visit us again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were stationed in the local area for several years, and recently had a chance to go back for a visit. McGinns is still the most impressive wine, jelly, candy, and nut store in the area. They offer military discount, and all of my out of state family always requests items from McGinns.

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Tim M, Owner at McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us again! We enjoy creating delicious, hand made goodies and wines here on the farm. We are happy to hear that you enjoy our store. Be sure to look for us online when you run out of your favorites and can not make it back for awhile. Thank you for your service to our country. We... More 

Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for wine or pistachios. They make their own wine and the nuts are sold as is or flavored. My favorite is the brittle. They have tours or the grounds everyday which is a good place to take those out of town visitors.

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Tim M, Owner at McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our family farm. The pistachio brittle is made here by hand, nearly every day, and it is simply the very best brittle anywhere. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope you have the chance to come back soon to try our newest wine! More 

Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were on a cross country trip and on a whim decided to stop at the Pistachio Tree Ranch. We were pleasantly surprised. In addition to getting a great picture with the pistachio the gift shop was a great place to get anything "pistachio". We ended up buying a ton of stuff. Who knew that pistachios came... More 

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Tim M, Owner at McGinn's Pistachio Tree Ranch, responded to this review

We are happy you stopped! We love to create new and delicious pistachio flavors, as well all things pistachio...cookies, candies, even wine. We make them all by hand here on the farm and offer free samples. When you run out of your favorites, look for us online at PistachioLand.com. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit, and hope that... More 

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