Posts Categorized: Wineries

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 »

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 »

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 »

Antigua Ruta del Vino: Baja’s Historic Wine Route

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By Jennifer Kramer While the popularity of Baja wine has just taken hold with the rest of the world in the past decade, wine has been made commercially in Baja California for over 125 years. The Valle de Guadalupe has been coined Baja’s “Ruta del Vino” and even those who have not yet visited, have… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: 5 Boutique Wineries in Valle de Guadalupe

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There are currently over 120 wineries in the Valle de Guadalupe, which means that while there are plenty of options, it can be challenging to know the best places to go. We’ve picked some our favorite boutique wineries that capture the true essence of the valley with rustic charm, intimate atmospheres, and great wines. For a wine… Read more »