Queso Vino is the newest food and wine festival in New Mexico celebrating two powerhouse agricultural industries that define the history and local economy of our state. This will be a party to celebrate the bounty of the 2019 grape harvest paired with delectable nibbles from the heart of New Mexico’s thriving diary country!


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October 18

Campus Union Building Ballroom
5pm - 8pm

An evening filled with wine and cheese!  Starting at 5:30PM ballroom will open to find your table and enjoy appetizer stations including a “build your own grilled cheese” and the largest cheese and charcuterie board in Portales history. Dinner will be served starting a 6:45PM followed by exquisite desert and reserve wines poured by our visiting wineries. The evening will end by 8PM and all will have the opportunity to purchase any of the wines served during the evening before departing. 

VIP Reception

$ 65


October 19 & 20

Baseball Field on the Diamond
12pm - 6pm daily

Come enjoy a relaxing atmosphere inside the baseball diamond for a picnic in the ballpark. Bring your chairs or picnic blankets and sample wines from around the state while enjoying delicious cheese inspired food and great live music.

Entry tickets include your sample glass and wine tastings from every vendor. This event is family friendly.

Festival General Admission

$ 20

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