Posts Tagged: ensenada

Fiestas de la Vendimia 2017

Fiestas de la Vendimia 2017 - valle de guadalupe

The Fiestas de la Vendimia will take place from July 27-August 20, 2017. The Valle de Guadalupe wine harvest festival will take place for an extra week this year (making it 25 days in total), providing a better distribution of activities and events. See our full Valle de Guadalupe 2017 Fiestas de la Vendimia Schedule. Learn… 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 »

49th Score Baja 500

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The 49th Score Baja 500 off-road race will take place June 1-4, 2017. The single loop race will begin and end in Ensenada, BC. For more information: score-international.com

Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride

Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride

The spring Rosarito Ensenada Bike Ride will take place on Saturday May 6th, 2017. This biannual 50-mile fun bike ride begins in Rosarito and ends with a fiesta in Ensenada. For more information: www.rosaritoensenada.com

Dollar Deals

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By Graham Mackintosh For many years, heading down Highway 1, a typical first night in Baja for me meant camping in the peace and quiet of the desert around Cataviña. Leaving San Diego by mid-morning I would usually be there and setup by nightfall. Sometimes I’d sleep in a tent; other times in my vehicle…. Read more »

Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race 2017

Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race

The Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race will take place April 28-30, 2017. The 125-nautical mile sail begins in Newport Beach, California and ends in Ensenada, Baja California. The competition has been an annual event since 1948 and is considered to be the world’s largest international yacht race. For more information: newporttoensenada.com

Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo

festival de las conchas y el vino nuevo

The Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo (Shellfish and New Wine Festival) will take place on April 23, 2017. The full festival will run from April 17-23, with the main event taking place on the 23rd. The event will feature 25 seafood producers, 40 local restaurants, and 50 wineries offering tastings. For tickets and… Read more »

Ensenada Beer Fest 2017

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The Ensenada Beer Fest 2017 will take place March 16- 18, 2017 at Ensenada’s Centro Cultural Riviera del Pacifico. The large beer festival will take place on Saturday, March 18. The event will feature live music, food from local restaurants, and of course, samples of unique craft beers from local and foreign microbreweries. For more information and tickets:… Read more »

Ensenada’s Caracol Science Museum

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By Graham Mackintosh Ensenada’s impressive new “Caracol – Museo de Ciencias” has been almost ten years in the making. It is prominently situated on Avenida Club Rotario #3, sandwiched between the harbor and the palatial white Riviera Civic, Social, and Cultural Center. Given its location, the Caracol (Spanish for snail or seashell) Museum is clearly… Read more »