Chile can be found everywhere in New Mexico: from highway signs welcoming you to the Land of Enchantment to dried red chile hanging along doorways to the smell of roasting chile in the fall to appearing on menus. What is a chile, and why is it so ubiquitous here?
All food and wine festivals should entail some combination of sunshine, the best wines, world-class chefs, tasty dishes and charitable contributions. Some of the best fiestas are happening right in your backyard like the 24th Annual Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta. And if you’re far away, it’s definitely worth planning a trip.