Wine Tasting in Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California (VIDEO)
Delve deeper into the best of Mexican wines and spirits by tasting them at the source. Your drink of choice will take you to different parts of the country, like tequila hub Guadalajara or Oaxaca for mezcal. For wine, Martinez recommends heading to the Guadalupe Valley and Ensenada on the Baja California Peninsula.
“It’s really like a Mexican version of Napa,” Martinez says. “You’ve got amazing wine, the seafood is great…and you’ve got a lot of influence from the craft scene in California, so you’ve got really good beer.”
You can explore the area’s great restaurants and wineries on your own, or you can enlist the help of a company like Club Tengo Hambre to show you the best of the best and provide more context to what you’re eating. and drink. While you’re there, don’t forget to appreciate the abundance of Baja wildlife that captivated Jacques Cousteau. “There’s a lot of interest in glamping in the whale lagoons of Baja and the islands of the Sea of Cortez,” says Rabinor.
For travelers interested in drinking pulque, the naturally effervescent fermented juice of the maguey cactus, Tlaxcala City is Herrera’s top choice and is conveniently located 30 minutes from the city of Puebla.
“People will be amazed by this little destination because the historic center is so charming,” she says. “It’s very, very small and you can drink really good pulque.” While you’re there, Tlaxcala’s main art museum also houses early paintings by Frida Kahlo.
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