Annual Taos Winter Wine Festival! Forty wineries are participating, including Taos Countyâ€™s Black Mesa Winery and VivÃ¡c Winery, and Gruet Winery of Albuquerque.Reserve Tasting today (Jan. 29), 4-6:30 p.m. at El Monte Sagrado Resort, 317 Kit Carson Road. Tickets $75. Tasters will be treated to reserve wines, which is a higher quality of wine (usually more aged). The reserve wines will be paired with signature appetizers catered by local restaurants. A silent auction of wines will benefit the Taos High School Culinary Arts Program, which has proven itself as a beacon of success.Wine-paired dinners will take place at restaurants throughout Taos. These began Wednesday (Jan. 28) and continue through Saturday (Jan. 31).Contact the restaurants directly to make your reservation.