Mexico: Wine Tasting

A land of contrasts straddling temperate and tropical zones

Wine tasting in Mexico is a major tourist attraction and a popular holiday activity with many tourists visiting the country to participate in wine tasting tours and trips. The region of Ensenada accounts for over 90% of where Mexico’s wines come from. The weather in the Guadalupe valley makes it perfect for growing grapes. There are daily tours and wine tasting in this area.

A few popular wineries in Ensenada include the Bodegas de Santo Thomas which is the oldest winery in Mexico established in 1888. This tasting room is located in Ensenada. After a tour of the facility you will visit the tasting room where you will be able to enjoy more than 26 different wines with bread and cheese. You can tour the original wine making installations, cellar and vineyards that are located 44 Km. south of the city of Ensenada. Cava Valmar was founded in 1983 by brothers Hector and Gontran Valentín, along with winemaker Fernando Martain and is one of the oldest wine cellars, offering wine tasting, shopping and tours by appointment.