Culinary Corner June 2019

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Presenting the Edible Baja Event Series

Our sister company, Baja Test Kitchen, has paired up with Edible San Diego magazine to present a cross-border event series featuring some of Baja California’s elite chefs, winemakers, and brew masters. Learn more and sign up for exclusive updates.

 

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Fiesta de los Viñedos en Flor

Valle de Guadalupe’s Fiesta de los Viñedos en Flor will take place on June 15th. The festival event will feature local artisans, regional food, and over 120 different wines. The family-friendly event will also offer kite flying, tractor rides through the vineyards, and art projects for kids. Learn more.

 

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Mexican Wines Win Big Internationally

At the at the 2019 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, an international wine contest as known as the “United Nations of Fine Wines,” Mexico placed as one of the top ten medal-winning countries. Mexican wines won a total of 39 medals, including 12 golds and two grand golds. The two grand gold winners were the 2016 vintage of Caipirinha, a red blend by El Cielo winery and a 2014 Malbec made by Roganto winery. Caipirinha also beat out 5,393 other contenders to win the prestigious International Revelation Red Wine prize.

 

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Cerveza Expo Tijuana

Expo Cerveza Artesanal

Playas de Tijuana will host over 60 Baja and international craft breweries at the 9th annual Expo Cerveza Artesanal on June 7-8. This is a great opportunity to sample many of the region’s best artisanal beers in one spot. Live music and regional food will round out the festival. Learn more.

 

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Vendimia Paella Fest

2019 Valle de Guadalupe Vendimia Dates Announced

The Valle de Guadalupe Fiestas de la Vendimia wine harvest festival will take place from July 25, 2019 to August 18, 2019. The Salon de Vino will kick off the Vendimia on July 25th, the Muestra del Vino will take place on August 2nd, and the Concurso de Paellas will close the Vendimia on August 18th. Find out more information and see a schedule of events on our Fiestas de la Vendimia page. If you plan on visiting Valle de Guadalupe during Vendimia, we recommend you book your hotel now! You can see our list of recommended accommodations on our Valle de Guadalupe Hotel page.

 

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Explore Northern Baja’s Culinary Scene with Baja Test Kitchen

Baja Test Kitchen is dedicated to the exploration of Baja California’s emergent culinary movement. We curate and share the distinct flavors of Baja California cuisine through our online community, our signature wine, craft beer, and culinary tasting tours, and cooking workshops. Our mission is to inspire others to develop an appreciation of Northern Baja’s unique culinary culture. For more information and news about the Baja culinary scene, follow Baja Test Kitchen on Facebook.

 

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