Posts Categorized: Valle de Guadalupe

Wine Tasting in the Time of COVID

With the reopening of some of the wineries and restaurants in Valle de Guadalupe, many people are itching to get back to Baja’s beautiful wine country after three months of staying away. Although the state of Baja California is currently restricting non-essential activity, wineries and restaurants have been permitted to reopen to the public at… Read more »

The Museums of Valle de Guadalupe

While most visitors to the Valle de Guadalupe come for the wine and food, there’s a cultural side of the famous wine region that can be found in the few small museums in the valley. If you’re looking to learn more about the history and peoples of the region or more about the winemaking process,… Read more »

Baja Foodie Finds With Scott Koenig: Restaurante Lunario Shoots for the Moon

Celestial fare on offer at new Valle de Guadalupe restaurant   By W. Scott Koenig     Motivational speaker Les Brown famously said, “Shoot for the moon and if you miss, you’ll still be among the stars.” This holds true for rising culinary star chef Sheyla Alvarado — whose new eatery Restaurante Lunario at winery Lomita… Read more »

Three Hens, an Earthquake, and a Book

The History of Restaurant Tre Galline in the Valle de Guadalupe By W. Scott Koenig     When we visited Tre Galline in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur in 2012, we had no idea that chef Angelo Dal Bon and his family were opening a new location later that year a thousand miles to the… Read more »

Restaurant LaX at Alximia

A Perfect Pairing in the Valle de Guadalupe   By: W. Scott Koenig In the Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California’s wine country, there’s nothing better than a thoughtfully-prepared and delicious dish crafted of fresh local ingredients accompanied by a glass of one of the region’s earthy red blends or monovarietals. And when the menu is… Read more »

Festival of Shellfish & New Wine: A Delicious Anniversary

Ensenada celebrates festival’s 20th year April 29 – May 5 By: W. Scott Koenig   The port city of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico showcases its gastronomic bounty from the Pacific to its five wine valleys again this year during the 20th Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo (Festival of Shellfish and New Wine)…. Read more »

Weekend Baja Road Trips to Take This Winter

When the winter blues hit, there’s no better cure than heading down to Baja for a weekend escape. Wine country, Sea of Cortez beaches, hot springs, and gray whales await! Here are some of our favorite short road trips to help inspire your next venture south of the border.   Valle de Guadalupe Why go:… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Glamping

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For those who enjoy being close to nature, but have a hard time sacrificing amenities, glamping (glamour camping) is the perfect alternative. Here are some of our favorite spots on the peninsula for enjoying the natural wonder of Baja while still indulging in a little bit of luxury.   Gypsy Canyon Location: Todos Santos, BCS Information:… Read more »