If I say “wine” and “California” to you, surely Napa or Sonoma are the first places that would leap to mind. But did you know that Baja can certainly hold its own as a wine-producing region (both the Californian region and the Mexican region)? It’s true. The Baja peninsula is teeming with vineyards and delicious wines to be tasted. Here are five vineyards and tasting rooms to check out next time you’re in the area.
Sleep amongst the vines in a quaint six-room bed and breakfast. Enjoy Adobe Guadalupe’s gourmet restaurant, pool, Jacuzzi and stables. While you’re there, unwind while tasting wines from the adjacent vineyard or go for a horseback ride. Adobe Guadalupe is located in the town of Francisco Zarco. Reservations required. Phone: (646) 155 2094; Web: www.adobeguadalupe.com
Tour Baron Balche’s lovely vineyards and unforgettable winery made from adobe clay. Enjoy a wine tasting and browse the on-site wine store. Baron Balche is located in Francisco Zarco. Appointments required. Phone: (646) 111 1456, (646) 183 9501 or (664) 680 2704; Web: www.baronbalche.com
Bodegas Santo Tomas (Ensenada)
Augment your knowledge of viniculture while touring a historic winery and visiting the museum of machinery. Then, reward your educational efforts with a wine tasting in lounge. Bodegas Santo Tomas is located in Miramar. Phone: (646) 174 0829; Web: www.santo-tomas.com
Hacienda La Lomita
Attention red wine drinkers: this is your place. Hacienda La Lomita produces some excellent merlot, shiraz, tempranillo and grenache wines. Tour the vineyards and then tuck in for some serious tasting. Hacienda La Lomita is located in San Marcos. Appointments required. Phone: (646) 151 6032; Web: www.haciendalalomita.com
Take a guided tour of this lush, family-run winery and taste some of their best wines. Before you go, stock up on some of their wine and organic vegetables. Mogor Badan is located in San Antonio de las Minas. Appointments required. Phone: (646) 177 1484
For more information on vineyards in Baja, see: http://www.discoverbajacalifornia.com/wineyards-and-wineries.php
'Like' us on Facebook and join the conversation!
Get new posts delivered by email:
Top Travel Deals on RSS
Foodie Friday: Mexican Ceviche Tacos RecipeComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
You aren’t experiencing the real tastes of Mexico until you’ve noshed on fresh, flavorful ceviche tacos. A staple in tourist destinations like Puerto Vallarta, you’d be hard-pressed NOT to find a local joint that serves this fiesta for your taste buds....read more
3 Beautiful Books for Young TravelersComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
One of my greatest joys in life is fostering my daughter’s curiosity about the world. I like to stock her personal library full of exciting, beautiful books about faraway places. When we’re not traveling, we live vicariously through these treasured books. Here are my top five suggestions for books about other cultures that adults will enjoy just as much as the kids they are reading them to....read more
Eat This, Not That: Foods to Enjoy (or Avoid) During Your FlightComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
It’s important to eat nutritious foods before taking any flight---whether it’s a short domestic flight or a long international flight. Eating a healthy meal before you board the plane regulates your blood sugar and your digestive system and makes you a healthier, happier traveler. It’s also important to pack healthy snacks to enjoy on the plane (so as to avoid the over-processed and expensive food that most airlines serve) and stay well-hydrated throughout your trip....read more
OneTravel Animal of the Week: The Blue-Footed BoobyComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
From its name to its clumsy waddle on land, the blue-footed booby is a funny creature. Here’s what you need to know about this unique little bird....read more
4 Attractions in Puerto Vallarta For Non-Beach GoersComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0
Most travelers invade Puerto Vallarta for one reason and one reason only. They want to sit on Puerto Vallarta’s sands and soak up the beach life. While Puerto Vallarta features plenty of relaxing beaches to enjoy for beach goers, non-beach goers don’t need to stay home. Puerto Vallarta offers plenty of attractions for those who prefer to steer clear of the beach. Here are four spots that don’t involve sand in your toes in Puerto Vallarta....read more
California: CST #2090295-40, Nevada: SOT #2007-0081, Iowa: SOT #883, Washington: SOT #6027859380010001
Some of the content posted herein are the views and opinions of the individual blogger's and do not represent the views and opinions of OneTravel. It may be the case that OneTravel is partnering with a particular travel supplier mentioned in a blog post, however, all views and opinions expressed herein by parties other then OneTravel are by the respective bloggers.
© 2014 W K Travel, Inc. All rights reserved. Copyright for all material appearing on this website is owned by W K Travel, Inc. Persons accessing this website are authorized to view and print material from this website for information purposes only. Any other use of this material is restricted to non-commercial purposes and must include this copyright notice.
W K Travel Inc. owns the following Trademarks and Servicemarks appearing on this website:
OneTravel, OneTravel.com, and 1Travel. Trademarks and servicemarks for all other products and services appearing on this website are the trademarks and servicemarks of their respective owners.