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Kit box
Adding water
Extracting some for testing
Smelling oak
3 oaks in the bucket
Northern Rio Grande Chapter board officers

President: Robert Dolci
Vice President: Mike Kleckner
Secretary: Suzie Buxton
Treasurer: Mary Dixon

Event Coordinator: Tina Kleckner

About Us

We are one of three chapters of the New Mexico Vine and Wine Society, which is a non-profit, volunteer organization. Its mission is to spread recognition of, and appreciation for, New Mexico grape growers, wine makers and wine enthusiasts. 


As the Northern Rio Grande Chapter of the New Mexico Vine and Wine Society, we focus on grape growing in our region around and north of Santa Fe. We meet 6 times a year, with members taking turns hosting at their homes four of the six meetings. Twice a year we meet at the Abiquiu Inn. We try to make our meetings both fun and educational. Each meeting includes appetizers brought my members. 

Our Chapter has varied in size over the years but generally has around 50 members. Several of our members have won awards for their wines in New Mexico State (and other) wine competitions.

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