News from the Balloon Fiesta Newsletter

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News from the Balloon Fiesta Newsletter

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Dec 21, 2012

During the 2011 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, spectator Hector Corominas from Spring Hill, Florida looked to his wife and made a major life decision that created Sky Gypsy Ballooning. He chose to become a hot air balloon pilot. A year later, Hector and wife Teri Corominas are a dedicated hot air balloon team planning to return to Balloon Fiesta for years to come.

 

Nov 29, 2012

As a former Balloon Meister, Balloon Fiesta pilot, and veteran board of director, Harry Season shares a few of his favorite memories behind-the-scenes at Balloon Fiesta.  From the challenges of September 11 to the challenges of a new pilot in Albuquerque, Season shares his thoughts.

 

Oct 9, 2012
Gilbert Gruet founder of Gruet Winery was born in Bethon, France in 1931. He grew up in a poor family, and began working at a young age. In 1952, Gilbert Gruet, along with his wife Danielle, dreamt of producing fine quality Champagne. Gilbert followed his heart and in 1967 created the U.V.C.B. (Union Vinicole des Coteaux de Bethon), a co-op in the village of Bethon.
Sep 25, 2012

Born and raised in Albuquerque, NM, Jennifer Garcia with the RV division gives us a unique perspective into her involvement with Balloon Fiesta.  For an up-to-date list of RV availability, visit our website.

 

Aug 24, 2012

A long time Balloon Fiesta volunteer, Doyle Caton, gives us an inside look at what it’s like to be a part of the event for over 30 years.