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Izumi Yokoyama and Theresa Gray belong to the continuum of artists who have followed the call to come to the High Desert since Bert Phillips and Ernest Blumenschein’s wagon wheel broke, stranding the two young East Coast artists in Taos. That was a century ago, and the stream of artists that arrive in Taos and stay, remains steady. more
Izumi Yokoyama and Theresa Gray belong to the continuum of artists who have followed the call to come to the High Desert since Bert Phillips and Ernest Blumenschein’s wagon wheel broke, stranding the two young East Coast artists in Taos. That was a century ago, and the stream of artists that arrive in Taos and stay, remains steady. more
When was the  last time you really listened to the sounds of nature? The wind in the trees, the birds chirping, the sound of water flowing? Or welcomed a pollinating bee? Or noticed the change of the arc of the sun across the sky? more
John Lennon wisely once said, "Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans." He knew change to be a fundamental fixture of nature. Nature not only changes, but through change nature is able to evolve and thrive. more
Strap on a pair of snowshoes and stride through the forest with one of the knowledgeable Forest Service staff who will talk about flora, fauna, history and ecology of the area. Open to all ages, the Snowshoe with a Biologist program is "an interactive way to connect you with Forest Service employees who have a keen interest in natural resource education," according to a press release from the agency. more
Bees are vital to all life and yet not many people are eager to get up close and personal with their fuzzy cuteness. Willingness to work with bees requires the kind of people willing to reduce their senses in adverse conditions in order to obtain resources from a group of sensitive and sometimes temperamental creatures with sharp pointy bits who attack in life-threatening swarms. more
While tasting wine is often depicted as a poetic diatribe of exciting flavors and sensuous textures sumptuously rising out of a glass, skillful wine tasting is hardly that. The bouquet of the wine matters but only to a degree - it is the wine's acidity, alcohol, phenolic bitterness and tannin that matter. This is the structure of the wine, the elements which tell the wine's story. more
Picture it: You walk through a door into a huge room full of tables. People are milling around, chatting, nibbling on cheese. And on the tables is: wine. Lots and lots of wine. You have a glass in your hand, and no idea where to start. more
The intimate Taos Winter Wine Festival continues to attract some of the world's best winery owners, winemakers and importers as is evident with the exciting 34th annual schedule beginning today (Jan. 30), and running through Saturday (Feb. 1). more
The term "natural wine" is loosely translated from the French vin nature. In English the word natural is often misused - think Perdue "natural" chicken or Hormel "natural" meats - and has been rendered meaningless by cheap marketing. In French, though, nature connotes plain, naked or untouched. So, vin nature is "naked wine" - untampered with, authentic wine. But how does authenticity play a role in winemaking? more
New Mexico has a long history of winemaking, especially along the Río Grande, beginning in 1629, when Franciscan friar García de Zúñiga and a Capuchín monk named Antonio de Arteaga planted the first wine grapes in Santa Fe de Nuevo México. more
It really is going to warm up soon around Northern New Mexico (recent snowstorm not withstanding) into perfect hiking, biking, trail-running and horseback riding weather. So what should you keep in … more
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