Harvest Wine Festival wraps up 3-day weekeend
POSTED: Monday, September 2, 2013 - 9:31pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 8:59am
LAS CRUCES, N.M. — The Harvest Wine Festival saw large crowds during the Labor Day weekend.
Organizers said the great weather and the 18 different New Mexico wines brought about 9,000 people to the Southern New Mexico Fair Grounds.
The festival featured all sorts of fun activities including a grape stomping contest and the wine-makers on site.
"This give people a chance to talk to the wine-maker and try the wine and maybe take some home and enjoy it later." said Dawn Starostka, who organized the festival.