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Reopening June 15th

The Lescombes family would like to send a huge THANK YOU to our friends and neighbors for your support and patience as we’ve navigated through these unprecedented times.


The Governor recently announced that restaurants will be allowed to open starting on June 1st at 50% capacity. Although we are excited to get back to serving you, we are going to take some time to better
prepare for reopening while continuing to offer our curbside to-go options.


We will open our locations in Albuquerque and Las Cruces for dine-in services beginning June 15th. Our Santa Fe location, which is temporarily closed, will also reopen June 15th. Between now and then, we will be working diligently to ensure that we are able to serve each and every guest to the high standard that you’ve come to expect from us. As always, our top priority is the health and safety of our team and guests.


We are diligently working to ensure we have:

  • Easy options for how to browse our menu without sharing between guests.
  • A comprehensive plan for sanitization and cleanliness along with a training program for all staff.
  • A steady supply of necessary ingredients so we can offer a selection we can be proud of.
  • A supply of single-serve items to replace shareable condiments.
  • A supply of hand-sanitizer and surface/equipment sanitizer to maintain a high level of cleanliness.
  • Cashier sneeze barriers where recommended
  • Planning seating areas to ensure the minimum required distance between tables
  • A no-contact option for credit card payments
  • Any other requirements as noted in official COVID-19 safe practices

If you have any other considerations, feel free to let us know. We’d love to hear from you!


Thank you all again, it will be our pleasure to see our dining room full of smiling faces!


For the latest news on our opening, our sanitization policies, our menu options, our special offers, and our entertainment schedule, please like and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Valentine’s Day dinner

Dinner available at our Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Farmington locations. (For the Sip & Snack event in our Deming Tasting Room, scroll down.)

Reserve a dinner for you and your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.

Our Executive Chefs have selected a special menu for this four-course dinner.

Appetizer:
Choose one to share
Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp OR Baked Brie

Starter:
Tomato Bisque OR Endive Salad

Main Entree:
Filet Mignon with Burgundy Sauce roasted potatoes + haricot vert
OR
Sea Scallops with roasted red pepper puree + risotto with truffle oil + haricot vert

Dessert:
Choose one to share
Cheesecake with Mimbres strawberry sauce OR Chocolate Tort

$50/person
Includes a glass of bubbly.
*Gratuity is not included.

Reservations highly-recommended to secure your table.

Available in our Deming Tasting Room.

Valentine’s Day Sip & Snack
Dessert Sampler ($7)
Bubbly Wine Flight ($9)
Glass Specials ($5 glasses of Rosé or Bubbly)
Live Music by Nikki Lee May
6pm-9pm

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet 2019

Moms everywhere deserve at least one day to call their own—a day that they can ditch the cooking, forget the laundry, take the day off and relax.

Head over to St. Clair Winery & Bistro in Albuquerque or Las Cruces to treat the moms in your life to a brunch buffet, fit-for-a-queen! The best buffet in town and a crisp mimosa are a match-made-in-heaven, especially on Mom’s special day!

“We’ll be featuring a variety of different buffet stations,” noted Manager, Javier Rocha. “We’ll have a carving station along with stations stocked with pasta, cheeses, fruit, and amazing desserts.”

$29.95/person

Reservations for this special buffet are strongly recommended, as it usually fills up fast. Guests will enjoy our fully-stocked buffet from 10 am – 4 pm and special $5 Mimosas will be featured anytime after 12 pm.  

Las Cruces: 575-524-2408   –or–   Albuquerque: 505-243-9916


“A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend”

TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK 2019

It’s been said that teaching is the single most important profession, and we are inclined to agree. Teacher Appreciation Week will be celebrated at St. Clair Winery & Bistro, from May 6-10. This is the fifth year in a row that we have celebrated by honoring teachers from New Mexico with a 50% discount on their meal purchase during the promotional period at our Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Farmington locations.

“It’s our annual tradition to really take some time and let them know that we appreciate them and everything they do,” noted Director, Wayne Moore.

It’s not an easy job—with long hours, always changing standards and stressful evaluations. But educators all over the nation overcome these challenges and make a difference in people’s lives.

Join us for a generous discount for teacher’s appreciation week at our Tasting Room in Deming.

As a small token of gratitude to those who do so much, starting Monday, May 6th through Friday, May 10th, we invite all teachers to stop by our tasting room and enjoy 30% off on your ENTIRE purchase – served with a side of ‘thank you’. *Just bring your school ID.
On Friday, May 10th, the public is invited to join us for Live Music by Horizon. The free event from 7 pm – 10 pm on our lush front lawn. A selection of local wines will be on special for $5 a glass, while teachers will enjoy their additional 30% discount on both glasses and to-go bottles.

“I remember arriving in New Mexico at eleven years old,” recollects Proprietor, Florent Lescombes. “I didn’t know a single bit of English—and there I was, enrolled in Mrs. Saunder’s fifth-grade class at Alameda Elementary. It was such a supportive environment, within months I was well on my way.”

The Lescombes family and team urge the community to take the time to say thank you to teachers, whether it’s at the event, or simply in daily life.


Truffles & Bubbles

What a better way to celebrate the day of love than with truffles and bubbles?

Join us on Valentine’s Day and enjoy a flight of three sparkling wines alongside three specially paired local handmade truffles.

Featuring:
D.H. Lescombes Imperial Kir– A crisp, bubbly wine that gets a touch of natural raspberry, making it semi-sweet. It boasts a beautiful, light rose color and a crisp flavor profile composed of ripe, juicy raspberries with a hint of melon.

D.H. Lescombes Brut is crisp and dry with a golden straw color, boasting a nose of white flowers and minerality with flavors of green apple, minerality and a delicate citrus zest finish.

D.H. Lescombes Danielle Brut is a light and golden wine that has a clean, fresh nose of apple, toast, and notes of pineapple. Flavors of apple cider and pineapple are suspended in pleasant, moderate acidity with a crisp lemon finish.

This memorable experience is only $18. Don’t miss it.

Deming St. Clair Sip & Snack

Celebrate your loved one and your love of wine at the Deming Tasting Room!

Sip sumptuous wine while savoring complimentary treats.

Enjoy Live Music by Brandon Perrault from 5 to 8 pm.

FREE Wine Flight with purchase of a nosh platter.

Enjoy a glass of St. Clair wine for $5/glass
*excludes St. Clair Port and Kiva

Bistro Four-Course Valentine’s Dinner

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner with your sweetheart at St. Clair Winery & Bistro in Las Cruces, Albuquerque, and Farmington.

The special menu includes:

 Appetizer

(Choose one to share)

Jalapeño-Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

-or-

Warm Brie with Apple Compote and Candied Pecans

Soup or Salad

Choose one per person

Red Bell Pepper Bisque + Drizzle of Pesto Oil  +Crostini

-or-

Poached Pear Salad –  spring mix + pecans + goat cheese + strawberry  mimosa vinaigrette

Entrée

Choose one per person

Prime Rib + Potato Au Gratin +  Asparagus

-or-

Halibut + Rice Pilaf + Asparagus + Champagne Butter Sauce

Dessert 

Cheesecake  with Mimbres Red strawberry sauce

-or-

Chocolate Bundt Cake with a  caramel & chocolate sauce

$50/person

Thursday, February 14, 2019 

Available from 5 pm – 9 pm.

Make your reservation today!

ST. CLAIR AND COMMUNITY COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT CANCER WARRIORS

Just in time for Christmas, the St. Clair Winery team presented a check to Cancer Support of Deming and Luna County from the proceeds of the 8th annual St. Clair Winefest. 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, and general
cancer awareness.


“We provide transportation assistance to cancer patients within Deming and Luna County” explains Patient Advocate, Joanna Costilla. “We have vans that we offer to transport patients to and from out-of-town appointments at no charge. We also have a voucher program that can also help defray the cost of gas for qualifying patients who drive themselves.”


“Year after year, our amazing community comes together to support this local cause,” said Lora Robinson, General Manager at St. Clair Winery & Tasting Room. “We’re grateful we are able to continue to carry on this tradition to benefit local cancer warriors and thankful for the continued support from our guests and employees.”


This year’s Winefest donation was $8,407.10, which has been credited to both attendance and silent auction donations collected from local businesses.

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

D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro Albuquerque Space Reservation Policies

Thank you for considering D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro Albuquerque for your private dining event. D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro serves over 30 varieties of the best New Mexican wines produced locally in Deming, New Mexico since 1986. Our kitchen offers a wide array of dishes such as appetizers, salads, steaks, pasta, and desserts, all with a wine-inspired flair.

 Private Dining Policies:

SPACE RESERVATION: The event space will be held for you upon receipt of both the signed agreement and credit card information. Until such time, we, unfortunately, cannot guarantee the date/space for your event. Meetings can be arranged Mon.-Thurs.1:30-4:00 by appointment only. Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s are not available.

Room Minimums: Rio Grande room has a $400 minimum with a 32 guest capacity. The East Patio has an $800 minimum with a 70 guest capacity. The minimum rental fee includes the use of the room for the events specific scheduled time of 2-1/2 hours, set up/clean up and house linen if needed.

Service Charge: A 20% gratuity will be added to your total bill or guests separate bills for the servers and bartenders who work the event. If any of your guests are unaware or refuses to pay the gratuity the host of the event is responsible and will pay any unpaid gratuity. All events will be charged New Mexico sales tax. Arrangements for tax-exempt billing need to be made in advance before the event.

Cancellation: All private parties must be canceled 48 hours prior to the scheduled event. If not given proper notice of cancellation the venue minimum will be charged on the credit card used to secure the room.

Outside food and Beverage: ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES MAY NOT BE BROUGHT INTO D.H. LESCOMBES WINERY & BISTRO FROM AN OUTSIDE SOURCE. Wine and beer purchased as retail is considered illegal for the consumption on D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro premises. The sale, service, and consumption of alcoholic beverages are regulated by the state of New Mexico. Cake may be brought in from an outside source at patrons’ expense and liability. D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro will not be responsible for cakes, flowers, centerpieces or any decorations allowed to be dropped off or stored in our facility. D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro is not allowed to sign or accept delivery for any items this is the sole responsibility of the guest hosting the event. There will be a $30 cake cutting fee for parties of 30 or more. If multiple desserts are brought in there is a $50 additional fee for the setup, linen, utensils, and plates. No other outside food or drinks will be stored or allowed.

Conduct of Event: Patron agrees to conduct the Event in an orderly manner and in full compliance with applicable laws, regulations and D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro’s rules and standards. Patron assumes full responsibility for the conduct of all persons in attendance at the Patron’s Event and for any damage done to any part of the premises during the time of Patron’s Event. Only one person will be allowed to make any decisions/requests for your event.

Decorations / Patron’s Property: Any decorations will be subject to approval from D.H. Lescombes Winery and Bistro. No confetti, glitter, beads or small loose decorations are allowed. There will be a $100 clean-up charge if these items are used or brought in by guests. Decorations may not cause damage or deface the property or guests of D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro.  We are not responsible for loss or damages to Patron’s property brought onto the premises of D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro prior to, during or following the event. It will be the sole risk of Patron and Patron’s guests.

Menu and Menu Requirements: All menu selections must be made three weeks prior to the event this will allow D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro to properly schedule employees and place any necessary food orders. Failure to comply may result in cancellation of the event or can result in a limited menu selected by D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro at D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro’s discretion.

1-25 Guests our full and custom menu is available. Unfortunately, Lunch Combos, Sandwiches, and Burgers will not be available for large groups. These menu Items reduce the efficiency of the kitchen and overall Guest Experience.

26 Guests and over will need to order from our Large Party Catering buffet menu. Bread service is not included on buffets.

Note: Parties of 20 and over will be on one collective bill and separate checks will not be allowed unless approved by management.  Any changes to the menu or guest count need to be made no later than 72 hours before the event and the Host must contact the Event Planner through email and phone with any changes to ensure the event is successful. All changes must remain within the rooms’ capacity to ensure the guest’s safety.

Cash Bar:  If a separate bartender/server is needed for a cash bar event there will be an additional $75 dollar charge.

Payment: D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro accepts cash, major credit cards and gift cards for payment. Company checks must have prior approval. Personal checks are not accepted.

PRIVATE PARTY ROOM CHARGES

Private parties are based on a 2 ½ hour reservation. There is an additional $50.00 room charge per each additional ½ hour.

Rio Grande Room Minimum $400 with a $200 deposit

East Patio Minimum $800 with a $400 deposit

Off-Site Events are subject to delivery and equipment fees.

Hervé Wine Bar Employment Opportunities

Come be part of the Hervé Wine Bar team!

We are currently seeking Line Cooks, Dishwashers, Servers.

Requirements:
-Must represent our vision and values
-Knowledge of and passion for wine is a plus!
-Hard-working, team player
-Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal skills
-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 and 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 at 139 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, New Mexico,  or apply online https://lescombeswinery.com/employment/
Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.