Monthly Archives: June 2017

French Winemaker, Mexican Terroir

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Bodegas Henri Lurton finds firmament in Baja California’s wine country   By W. Scott Koenig There’s a traditional French saying that proposes, “Qui n’avance pas, recule,” or “He who does not advance, recedes.” Henri Lurton, owner of the century old Grand Cru Classé Château Brane-Cantenac in Margaux, France, took that adage to heart when he… Read more »

June 2017 Baja Bulletin

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  Valle de Guadalupe’s Fiestas de la Vendimia The 2017 Fiestas de la Vendimia will be an extra week this year, taking place from July 28 to August 20. Here are some of the great resources we’ve put together for you to enjoy: Full 2017 Vendimia schedule of events Informational page on visiting Valle de… Read more »

Summer Fun with Kids in Baja

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School’s out for summer, which means it’s time to load up the SUV and head south for some family fun on the peninsula. There’s nothing better than disconnecting from the internet to spend time together fishing, kayaking, hiking, swimming, and exploring the unique treasures of the peninsula. Here are some of our favorite family-friendly experiences… Read more »

The Patchen Cabin

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By Graham Mackintosh Less than a mile off the highway just south of Cataviña, and close to the campground and runway at Santa Ines, there’s a humble cabin inconspicuously nestled into giant boulders overlooking a palm-studded arroyo. A stately spreading elephant tree provides morning shade. A narrow recess in a huge granite boulder supports a… Read more »