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Mimosa Brunch Buffet

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Join us for Sunday Brunch, featuring traditional brunch fare, New Mexican specialties and health-conscious choices.
Package price includes one Mimosa (can substitute milk, orange juice or coffee)
Special $4 Fresh Mimosas!

Adults: $19.95
Children: 12 & under: $5.95

Available from 9 am – 2 pm
Brunch only – 9 am – 11 am
Brunch or Regular menu – 11 am – 2 pm

We hope you’ll join us to kickoff our first Mimosa Brunch on March 5th!

D.H. Lescombes 25th Anniversary Winemaker’s Dinner

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Hosted by Hervé Lescombes in Las Cruces
 In celebration of our D.H. Lescombes 25th Anniversary, we invite you to join us for a special seven-course dinner. Inspired by the Lescombes family roots in Burgundy, France, each course will be accompanied by hand-picked and carefully paired wine selections from the Lescombes family cellar. You will be charmed and delighted as Hervé Lescombes and family host this unforgettable event.
Purchase tickets here.

 

Amuse-Bouche

paired with D.H. Lescombes Danielle “D” Brut 25th Anniversary Commemorative

 Appetizer
Torchon of Foie Gras
balsamic wine reduction + toast points
paired with St. Clair Winery 2016 Sulfite-Free Malvasia Bianca

Salad
Belgian Endive Salad
mustard vinaigrette + fines herbes
paired with D.H. Lescombes Chenin Blanc

Soup
Cream of Chanterelle Soup
chanterelle mushrooms + cream + cognac
paired with Blue Teal 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon

Main Course Selections
Steak au Poivre
filet mignon + green peppercorn cognac sauce
paired with D.H. Lescombes Herve “H” 25th Anniversary Commemorative
-or-
Coq au Vin
bone-in chicken + pancetta + pinot noir
paired with D.H. Lescombes Limited Release 2008 Merlot

both served with Haricots Verts and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Cheese Course
Assortment of European Cheeses
featuring cheeses from Burgundy, Normandy & the Netherlands
paired with D.H. Lescombes 2008 “Danielle” Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert
Poached Pear
red wine reduction + häagen-dazs ice cream + caramel lattice
paired with D.H. Lescombes Port

Purchase tickets here

Line Cook- Farmington

EXPERIENCED LINE Cook (part-time)
$9.00+ (DOE)
Requirements:

-Must represent our vision and values
-Knowledge of and passion for wine is a plus!
-Hard-working, team player
-A minimum of 6 months experience in a full service restaurant preferred
-Experience in an upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment preferred
-Ability to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per day
-Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
-Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 6 hours in length
-Ability to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location
-Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; basic reading, listening and speaking skills
-Ability to perform essential functions to St Clair Winery & Bistro standards with reasonable accommodation
-Ability to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends and some holidays
-Ability to communicate clearly with Guests, managers and team members
-Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, in a fast-paced environment

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please come in to fill out an application Mon-Thurs 2-5 pm at 5150 E. Main Street, Farmington, NM 87402. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

Imperial Kir being poured over raspberry sorbet.

Imperial Kir Raspberry Sorbet Float

Imperial Kir Raspberry Sorbet Float

Nothing says Valentine’s Day quite like the color pink! So, our rose-colored D.H. Lescombes Imperial Kir is a perfect companion for the holiday. Our Imperial Kir is a crisp, festive, semi-sweet wine with a (literally) bubbly character. Based on the ‘Kir Imperiale’, a raspberry-flavored drink first made popular in the late 1800s, we decided to put a soda shop twist on this old-world classic.

Inspired by a recipe by The Cookie Rookie, we added a few scoops of raspberry sorbet to create a delicious, sweet treat. Notes of citrus in the wine lend a bit of sophistication to an otherwise playful float. We like to top it with graham crackers and fresh raspberries, but feel free to try any other toppings that might strike your fancy (maybe some yogurt chips?). Perfect to enjoy on your own, or to split with a special someone this Valentine’s Day.

Imperial Kir Raspberry Sorbet Float

  • Servings: 1
  • Time: 5 min.
  • Difficulty: easy
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Imperial Kir with raspberry sorbet.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 scoops of raspberry sorbet
  • 1 cup Imperial Kir

Optional:

  • Crumbled graham crackers
  • Fresh raspberries

Directions

  1. Place scoops of sorbet into a large margarita glass.
  2. Pour Imperial Kir over the sorbet.
  3. Garnish with graham crackers and fresh raspberries.
  4. Sip, scoop and enjoy!

3 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Special ♥

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Valentine’s Day is a time to show feelings of love, affection and friendship.

If you’re out of ideas on how to make it memorable, here’s 3 ways to make the most out of your Valentine’s Day.

 

1. Play Cupid!

A Valentine's Day gift basket put together by St. Clair Winery & Bistro.

Wine, chocolates and exquisite treats are sure to make your sweetheart weak in the knees. Choose their favorite wine, and let our team put it together and mail it out to your sweetie. Be sure to order before February 7th to ensure delivery by Valentine’s Day.  Click here to order online or call our gift basket experts at 1-888-799-4637.

 

2.  Share a Romantic Dinner!

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A tried and true way to celebrate Valentine’s Day is to treat your Valentine to a romantic meal. Put away the apron and oven mitts and escape to our Bistro. The cozy atmosphere, special Valentine’s Day menu items and complimentary chocolate-covered strawberries served with each tableside wine bottle purchase are sure to make it an unforgettable day for you and your Valentine. For details on the celebration, click here.

 

3. Treat Your Sweetie!

D.H. Lescombes Imperial Kir Raspberry Sorbet Float

If you’re looking to spend a romantic night in, treat them to a delectable dessert. This easy Imperial Kir Raspberry Sorbet Float recipe is sure to make the special day even sweeter. Click here for step by step instructions.

 

 

 

Corks & Candles Celebration

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these Cupid specials!
 
Appetizer Special
Mussels with Garlic White Wine Butter Sauce – 15
Suggested pairing – D.H. Lescombes Semillon
 
Dinner Special
Steak Manhattan Oscar style with Potatoes Gratin – 25
Suggested pairing – D.H. Lescombes Petit Verdot
 
Dessert Special
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries – 6.5 (FREE if you order a bottle of wine to enjoy with your meal in-house)
Suggested pairing – St. Clair Port
 
Dinner menu will be served all day with the option to purchase à la carte items separately.

New Year’s Eve Dinner

 

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Ring in the New Year with a four-course meal and a Champagne toast!

Appetizer Choices: Calamari or Salami and Fromage
Salad: Chopped Kale salad and Fig with Gorgonzola
Entree choices: Pork Chop or Stuffed Trout or Prime Rib
Sides: Fingerling Potatoes and Asparagus
Dessert Choices: Port Caramel Ganache Cheesecake or 7-Layer Chocolate Tort
Paired with a glass of champagne

$50 per person
4 pm – 10 pm
Wine Shop will be open until 12am

Call to make your reservation:

Farmington St. Clair Winery & Bistro: 505-325-0711
Las Cruces St. Clair Winery & Bistro: 575-524-2408
Albuquerque St. Clair Winery & Bistro: 505-243-9916

 

 

 

St. Clair and Community Come Together to Support Cancer Warriors

Photo courtesy: Daniel Gonzales/St. Clair Winery. Pictured are St. Clair Winery Staff led by Sales Manager Robert Duran, Tasting Room Manager Lora Robinson and Event Coordinator Naomi Morales presenting this year’s donation to the Cancer Support of Deming & Luna County, Patient Advocate Joanna Costilla and Board Member Don Hill
Photo courtesy: Daniel Gonzales/St. Clair Winery. Pictured are St. Clair Winery Staff led by Sales Manager Robert Duran, Tasting Room Manager Lora Robinson and Event Coordinator Naomi Morales presenting this year’s donation to the Cancer Support of Deming & Luna County, Patient Advocate Joanna Costilla and Board Member Don Hill

St. Clair Winery of Deming, NM, held their annual St. Clair Winefest the first weekend in October, with proceeds benefitting Deming & Luna County Cancer Support for the sixth year in a row. The local non-profit provides a variety of support to cancer patients in the community. They also provide outreach services for general education, early detection, screening programs, transportation assistance, and general cancer awareness.

This year’s Winefest donation was $5,433, which is over $2,000 more than last year’s donation. Major growth is attributed to the community support that has grown every year since its inception.

Each year since 2010, St. Clair has paired with the organization to donate some of the proceeds from their annual Winefest, which has become a destination for those looking to have a great time while also supporting a great cause. The largest portion of the fundraising stemmed from the Silent Auction, which is full of donated items from regional businesses, including St. Clair. The local winery also donates admission fees, pink ribbon sales, and vendor fees for the good of the cause.

“It’s amazing to see the support from all the local businesses that donate to the silent auction,” said Joanna Costilla, Patient Advocate from Deming & Luna County Cancer Support. “We’re extremely grateful to St. Clair for hosting this event and the generous amount of work they put into donating to help those in need. We’re also grateful to the community who continually supports the organization and our local cancer warriors.”

“It all went really well,” said St. Clair Tasting Room Manager, Lora Robinson. “We couldn’t have asked for better weather, and the turnout from the community was wonderful. We’re thankful for all the businesses and individuals who donated to the silent auction this year, it was a huge success. We can’t wait to do it again next year.”

Silent auction sponsors included: 1st New Mexico Bank, Allie Pelayo, Angel Nails, Black Hat Trading, Big-O-Tires, Bill Schnuk, Border Pest Control, Carol Smith, Car Quest, Cats, Circle S Western Emporium, Cliff & Terri Paulk, The Cookie Jar, Crafter’s Den, Dawn Lint, Deming Coke, Deming Luna Mimbres Museum, Deming Mattress, Diaz Farms, Dollar Tree, El Rey, First Federal Credit Union, Forghetaboutit, Foxworth Galbraith, Furniture Gallery, Gabe’s Fitness, Gene’s Equipment, Hofacket Law Firm, LLC, John Deer South Plains Implement, Karl’s Embroidery & Screen Printing, Kmart, La Fonda, Larry’s Music & Sound, Las Casuelas, The Lescombes Family, Mango Maddie’s, Marty & Will Willis, Mimbres Valley Feeds, Napa, The Patio, Pepper’s, Punkin Gose, Quality Inn, Rancher’s Grill, Samantha Crim, Shifflet Farms.

Deming & Luna County Cancer Support can be reached at (575) 546-4780

ST. CLAIR KIVA RELEASE PARTY

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We are excited to announce the release of our St. Clair Kiva!

 Join us and enjoy special pairings by our Chef. 

$10 at the door 

Bring your friends and help us celebrate!

Las Cruces: Monday, November 14 from 6 to 8:30 pm 

Albuquerque: Wednesday, November 16 from 6 to 8:30 pm 

Farmington: Thursday, November 17 from 6 to 8:30 pm 

Thanksgiving Buffet

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On Thanksgiving Day in Las Cruces and Albuquerque
Thursday, November 24th
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Traditional Roasted Turkey
Ham
Mashed Potatoes
Green Bean Casserole
Cranberry Sauce
Salad
Enchiladas
Desserts
Adults $27.95
Children 6-12 $9.95
Children 5 & under complimentary

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED 
Albuquerque: 505-243-9916
Las Cruces: 575-524-2408

Join us in Farmington, from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm for a three-course meal.

Options include:

Appetizer: Soup or Salad
Dinner: Turkey or Ham
Dessert: Cheesecake or Pumpkin Pie 

Adults: $19.95
Children: $10.95

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED 

Farmington: 505-325-0711