Posts Tagged: tecate

10 Fall Baja Destinations to Discover

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Now that temperatures are starting to cool off, the peninsula comes alive with plenty to explore and discover. From border to tip, Baja is full of natural wonders, cultural sights, culinary delights, and outdoor activities. Here are some of our favorite picks for trips this season.   Tecate Why We Love It: This sleepy border… 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 »

Where to Eat in Tecate Now

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Tiny Pueblo Mágico’s dining scene moves beyond provincial By: W. Scott Koenig In 2012, Mexico’s tourism board designated Tecate as Baja California’s only Pueblo Mágico due to its Spanish Colonial charm and provincial character. And for the most part, Tecate’s cuisine has largely reflected the small-town character of its populace. In the 1990s, my wife and… Read more »

La Cocina Que Canta: Brunch-Wine-Bazar

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Calling all wine aficionados and foodies to join Rancho La Puerta’s La Cocina Que Canta for brunch•wine•bazar on November 20, 2016 at their picturesque organic farm in Tecate, Mexico. Brunch-Wine-Bazar includes: Round trip transport to/from San Diego Valle de Guadalupe wine tasting paired with seasonal gourmet hors d’oeuvres upon arrival Brunch handcrafted with the finest farm-fresh ingredients from… Read more »

La Cocina Que Canta: Brunch-Wine-Bazar

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By Jennifer Kramer It’s hard to mention the town of Tecate, Baja California without the name Rancho La Puerta coming up. For 75 years, the ranch has had a stronghold in the community, welcoming guests who come to escape everyday life through yoga and meditation classes, clean eating, art workshops, hiking, and a myriad of… Read more »

The Baja Kitchen Presents: El Sabor de las Mujeres de Baja

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La Cocina Que Canta (located at Rancho La Puerta in Tecate) will also host an unforgettable one-day culinary festival featuring an amazing dinner and wine pairing on Saturday, October 29, 2016. The event will bring together 15 of Baja’s best female chefs together for one night to prepare a dinner using all local ingredients, with wines from… Read more »

Rancho La Puerta: Cooking Class with Chef Denise Roa

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One the most memorable for guests at Rancho La Puerta is participating in one of the famous cooking classes with Executive Chef Denise Roa. On March 11, 2016, this opportunity will be open for those who wish to participate in this special and hands-on event. Cost: US$110 per person (discounted US$89 tickets available for those who book before March… Read more »

Tecate to Ensenada Bike Ride

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The Tecate to Ensenada Bike Ride will take place on Sunday, June 21, 2015. This race begins in Tecate – a wine and wine festival will be held on the day prior to the race – and concludes with a finish line fiesta just outside the San Nicolas Hotel and Casino in Ensenada. Although the… Read more »