Did you know Mexico has a number of wine regions that produce spectacular wines, many of which are exported all over the world? Mexico is not just about tequila! Eno Tourism (Wine tourism) has become a budding industry within the last decade and many are traveling beyond the beautiful beaches of Mexico, and exploring the wine regions which have given the Napa Valley a run for its money.
Baja California, Mexico
While Mexico boasts a few wine making regions, Baja California is by far the most well known and productive to date. Take a look at some of the most popular Vineyards in Mexico and don’t forget to add your own recommendations in the comments box for those great wines we may have left out of this brief list.
Located in Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada, Baja California, this vineyard is producing award winning labels that are becoming famous worldwide. This company makes more than 50,000 boxes annually with four brands, some of which you might be familiar with, totaling 14 types of wine including Gran Ricardo, Ediciones Limitadas, Monte Xanic and Calixa.
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Santo Tomas is located in the heart of “wine land” near Ensenada, Baja California. Producingdozens of wines to meet palates from all walks of life, with pleasant rosés, rich reds and and crispy whites produced under various elegant labels. This vineyard produces both classics and cool modern wines to meet the demands of ever more sophisticated foodies. See a description of each label by clicking here and we can guarantee you will be running to your local wine shop afterwards.
Casa de Piedra
Located at San Antonio de las Minas in Ensenada, Baja California, this new and innovative company came about as a family inspiration in 1997. Passionate about bringing the best of the soil into the grapes, they produce fine wines worthy of gracing the tables of true wine connoisseurs in Mexico. Since opening, 17 successful crops have been produced. The family prides themselves on maintaining a level of quality and consistency not found in many modern wines. To find out more about this vineyard, click here.
This region was discovered in 1568 when Spanish Conquerors were searching for gold. They didn’t find gold but they found an oasis of springs in an area that is known today as Valle de Parras. Located 8 kilometers west of the city of Monterrey this is known as the oldest winery of Las Americas producing Grand Reserve, Reserve and their most affordable wine called Monte Vina. Their Grand Reserve is served in some of the finest dining rooms in the country and proudly is exported to demanding palates all over the world.
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