Acequia Vineyards & Winery
The name Acequia comes from the old Spanish term for the irrigation canals that channel water from the Rio Grande River, to the fertile fields of the Corrales Valley in New Mexico. For decades the descendants of the old Spanish, French and Italian immigrants grew grapes and made wine here. That’s why after 10 years of growing grapes and making wine, owner and winemaker Al Knight, and his family decided, to open their winery in Corrales. Starting in Architecture School at UNM, then 32 years in the Adobe Construction business, in 2001 Al joined other wineries in Corrales and started growing wine grapes. Then in 2008, with help from UC Davis, and lots of friends and family, he got his license and opened the winery in May of 2010.
Acequia has now planted over 3000 vines in the...
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