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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

Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go

Looking to celebrate Thanksgiving with turkey and all the trimmings, but don’t want the hassle of working in the kitchen to get it all done? Well, be thankful we are offering Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go at our Las Cruces, Farmington, and Albuquerque locations!

Meal includes:

  • Turkey
  • Stuffing
  • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy 
  • Green Bean Casserole 
  • Dinner Rolls
  • Cranberry Sauce 
  • Dessert 

Feeds a family of 4

$49.95

Please call ahead and place your Thanksgiving Dinner To –Go order and we will have it ready for you to pick up and enjoy the holiday.

To-Go Hours are:

Albuquerque: 10 am – 3 pm – Call 505-243-9916

Las Cruces: 10 am -3 pm- Call 575-524-2408

Farmington: 10:30 am –3 pm – Call 505-325-0711

Veterans Enjoy A Complimentary Meal

We, the Lescombes family will proudly honor all U.S. veterans and active duty military at our Hervé Wine Bar and St. Clair Winery & Bistro locations across the state this Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11.


To show our gratitude to the brave men and women who have served, the participating locations will offer a complimentary meal as a small thank you for their sacrifice.


Each of the three St. Clair Winery and Bistro locations in Albuquerque, Farmington, and Las Cruces will be participating in the celebration, as well as the newly opened Hervé Wine Bar in Santa Fe. A special Veterans Day menu with a selection of items to choose from will be available to all active duty military and veterans dining-in during normal business hours on Veterans Day.


“When someone takes the oath of enlistment, the sacrifice they make is immeasurable,” said CEO, Brandon Young. “We are grateful for those who commit to serve
 on behalf of all Americans.”


The special Veterans Day menu includes a selection of the most popular items at each location, not including alcohol or gratuity.
To claim a complimentary meal at St. Clair Winery and Bistro or Hervé Wine Bar, veterans and enlisted service members simply need to show proof of military service. This can include a U.S. Uniformed Services ID Card, U.S. Uniformed Services Retired ID Card, current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD214), veteran organizations card or by proudly wearing their uniform.

Locations in Albuquerque, Las Cruces & Farmington, choose one complimentary entrée below

Isabelle’s Chicken Salad

chicken salad + avocado +toasted almonds + cranberries

Chicken Picado

cream sauce + hatch green chile +provolone + tri-color israeli couscous +spinach + grape tomatoes

Pasta New Mexico

sautéed chicken breast + hatch green chile +linguini + cream sauce +
sundried tomatoes + provolone

Southwest Meatloaf

akaushi beef + pork + mango-chipotle glaze +shoestring onions + hatch green chile +yukon gold mash + brussels sprouts

Country Pot Roast

braised in merlot + carrots + celery +yukon gold mash + brown gravy


Hervé Wine Bar 
choose one complimentary entrée below

Champagne & Chicken Cobb


fresh mixed greens + grilled chicken breast +
avocado + egg + bacon + tomato +
blue cheese + champagne vinaigrette


Pork Carnitas


tomato corn salsa + chile verde +
your choice of our or corn tortillas


Grilled Shrimp with
Pesto Cream Sauce


extra large shrimp + pasta bed +
pesto cream sauce


Join us as we honor the men and women who sacrificially serve, protect, and defend our country.

St. Clair Winery & Bistro Albuquerque Space Reservation Policies

Thank you for considering St. Clair Winery & Bistro Albuquerque for your private dining event. St. Clair 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 40 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 ST.CLAIR WINERY & BISTRO FROM AN OUTSIDE SOURCE. Wine and beer purchased as retail is considered illegal for the consumption on St Clair Winery and 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. St. Clair Winery & Bistro will not be responsible for cakes, flowers, centerpieces or any decorations allowed to be dropped off or stored in our facility. St Clair 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 St. Clair Winery & Bistros rules and standards. Patron assumes full responsibility for the conduct of all persons in attendance at the 9Patron’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 St. Clair 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 St. Clair Winery & Bistro.  We are not responsible for loss or damages to Patron’s property brought onto the premises of St. Clair 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 St. Clair 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 St. Clair at St. Clair’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: St. Clair 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://stclairwinery.com/employment/
Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.

New Year’s Eve Dinner

Join us for an elegant New Year’s Eve Dinner!

Las Cruces and Albuquerque:

Our Menu will feature an exquisite four-course menu.

Start with a savory appetizer of your choice:
Baked Brie with Apple Compote and Sweet/Spicy Pecans
or
Crab Cakes w/ lobster sauce & lemon basil aioli

Your choice Soup/Salad:
Shrimp Bisque
or
Pomegranate and Endive Salad

Your Choice of one Entree:
Lacquered Chicken with sweet potato puree and roasted heirloom baby carrots
or
Pacific Sea Bass seared and roasted served with wilted kale, spinach/red onion, seven-grain quinoa, champagne Dijon.
or
Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef with a baked potato and roasted baby heirloom carrots
(creamed horseradish and red wine au jus)

After great culinary experience you can count down to an indulging dessert. Your choice of Ancho Chile Chocolate Brownie served with caramel and berry sauce, topped with sea salt
or
Tiramisu topped w/ coffee wine sauce

Includes a Champagne Toast

5-10 pm

$50/person

Reservations are recommended.
Las Cruces: 575-524-2408
Albuquerque: 505-243-9916

Farmington 

We will feature a slow roasted Prime Rib meal including Baked Potato,  Vegetable Medley, and Creamed Horseradish and a  champagne toast.

5-10 pm

$21/person

Call to reserve: 505-325-0711

St. Clair & Community Come Together For Local Cancer Support

The annual St. Clair Winefest was held the first weekend in October, with proceeds benefiting Deming & Luna County Cancer Support for the seventh 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.

Photo courtesy: Daniel Gonzales/St. Clair Winery. Pictured are St. Clair Winery Staff presenting this year’s donation to the Cancer Support of Deming & Luna County, Patient Advocate Joanna Costilla and Board Members.

This year’s Winefest donation was $9,300.04, almost $4,000 more than last year’s donation of $5,433. Major growth is attributed to the community support that has grown every year since its inception.

“It’s awesome to see how giving the Deming community is,” noted Ray Trejo, Board President of Cancer Support of Deming and Luna County, “We appreciate St. Clair putting this great event together.”

Each year since 2010, we at St. Clair have paired with the organization to donate the proceeds from the annual Winefest, which has become a destination for those looking to have a great time while supporting a great cause. The largest portion of the fundraising stemmed from the Silent Auction, which is full of donated items from local businesses. We also donated 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.”

“This year we were determined to make this event bigger and better than ever,” said Naomi Morales, St. Clair Event Coordinator. “The community came out in support and had a great time.”  

Reach out to Deming & Luna County Cancer Support at (575) 546-4780 for donations or support. They are located inside the renovated train depot at 217 N Country Club Rd.

 

 

 

Thanksgiving With Us!

 

Let us prepare Thanksgiving Dinner so you can enjoy the holiday with your loved ones!

Las Cruces & Albuquerque Only  

Thanksgiving Buffet

Gather around our table and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Buffet that includes traditional turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, salad, enchiladas, desserts, and more!
10 am -3 pm
$27.95/Aduls
$9.95/Children 12 & under

Farmington

Thanksgiving Plated Dinner
 Let us prepare for you a warm Thanksgiving plated dinner that includes traditional turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, dinner rolls and whipped butter!
Save some room for dessert!
10 am -3 pm
$19.95 Adults
$10.95/Children 12 & under

 

To-Go Family Platters available at all 3 Locations!

Thanksgiving  Family To-Go Platter: includes traditional turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls and whipped butter.
From 10 – 3 pm – While it lasts!
Please place your order in advance.
$44/ serves 2-4 people

Classic Breakfast in Albuquerque and Las Cruces

Breakfast is “the most important meal of the day.” Start your day and weekend off right with Classic Breakfast at St. Clair Winery & Bistro! Available every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am – 2 pm at our friendly and comfortable bistro locations in Albuquerque and Las Cruces.

Every weekend St. Clair Winery & Bistro in Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Farmington serve breakfast starting at 9am. The best place to eat breakfast every Saturday and Sunday

steak and eggs breakfast at St. Clair Winery and Bistro Albuquerque, Farmington and Las Cruces every weekendChoose from many delicious selections including our Chicken & Waffles with red chile syrup, Steak & Eggs with red chile hollandaise, Breakfast Burrito, or the classic Biscuits and Gravy featuring our spicy sausage gravy.

To complete your breakfast, we offer a variety of side options such as pecan bacon, jalapeño bacon, sausage patties, seasonal fruit, hashbrown casserole, Hatch green chile, flour tortillas or red chile hollandaise.

Pair your choice with a glass of fresh-squeezed orange juice or a cup of hot, fresh-brewed coffee or tea.

Join us this weekend at our locations in Albuquerque or Las Cruces!

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Roadrunner Food Bank and St. Clair Winery Working Together to solve hunger

Donation coincides with “Hunger Action Month”

Left: Wally Verdooren, Roadrunner Food Bank’s Chief Development Officer Right: Florent Lescombes, St. Clair Winery Vice-President

Las Cruces, NM – A yearlong effort that started as a desire to help a local cause has paid-off in a big way for a
local New Mexico food bank—and in turn, many New Mexicans in need. St. Clair Winery announced a donation
of $8,328 for the local non-profit, Roadrunner Food Bank, though a unique partnership. The announcement
comes just in time for “Hunger Action Month,” which is a time for Americans to stand together and take action
to fight hunger by donating or volunteering.
Through the partnership, formed in early 2016, St. Clair Winery pledged to donate $1 per bottle sold of their
new release wine, ‘Bistro Red.’ The Roadrunner Food Bank logo is prominently placed on the wine label to help
raise awareness around the issue of ‘food insecurity’ in New Mexico, and show the monetary support provided
for the cause.
“We distribute five meals for every dollar,” said Wally Verdooren, Roadrunner Food Bank’s Chief Development
Officer, “this means over forty thousand meals are made possible through this gift, and we thank St. Clair
Winery for it.”
In Dona Ana County alone, Roadrunner Food Bank supplies many known food pantries such as Casa de
Peregrinos, El Caldito Soup Kitchen, Salvation Army and many others who contribute toward the initiative to
solve hunger in New Mexico. And it doesn’t stop there.
“We have soup kitchens, shelters, churches and other affiliated distribution partners in every county in New
Mexico,” explained Verdooren. “In addition, we do an average of 150 mobile food pantries per month, where
we bring a traveling food pantry to areas in-need, both big cities and rural areas alike.”
Roadrunner Food Bank’s mission complements the deeply embedded family-values and community mindset of
St. Clair Winery and its founders.
“Our goal was to find a way to make an impact locally,” said St. Clair Winery Vice-President, Florent Lescombes.
“We chose to partner with the food bank specifically because they impact those in-need across the entire state.”
Melody Wattenbarger, president and CEO of Roadrunner Food Bank said, “Partnerships like this one help us
extend our ability to reach more of our hungry neighbors. As one of the hungriest states in the country, every
dollar we raise helps in our mission to end hunger.”
Each of the St. Clair Winery locations in Deming, Albuquerque, Farmington and Las Cruces have the Bistro Red
wine available for purchase. Many New Mexico grocers—who are also Roadrunner Food Bank contributors, such
as Albertson’s, Fiesta Foods, Toucan Market, and others—are also retailing the uniquely labeled wine.
For details about volunteering or supporting the Food Bank, visit  http://www.rrfb.org/ or call 505.247.2052
For more information on this partnership visit www.stclairwinery.com/feednm