Tag: wine tours
Cuna de Tierra: Wining and Dining in Guanajuato, Mexico
Discovering the wines of Guanajuato, Mexico was one of our most pleasant surprises in San Miguel de Allende, and any discussion of Guanajuato wines has to include Bodegas Vega Manchón. Also known as Cuna de Tierra, Bodegas Vega Manchón is the oldest vineyard in Guanajuato. They led the resurgence of wine making in the area,…
Vinícola Tres Raíces: A Picture Perfect Day of Wine Tasting in Mexico
From now on, when anyone asks me for recommendations of things to do near San Miguel de Allende, my answer will be “Go wine tasting”. If you only have time for one winery, go to Vinícola Tres Raíces, located just 14 miles (22 km) outside of San Miguel de Allende on the road to Dolores…
Vinícola Toyan…the Beginning to Winery Tours Near San Miguel de Allende
Vinícola Toyan was our first stop along the Guanajuato Wine Route in Central Mexico. The winery tour and wine tasting in an underground cave made for a memorable food and wine experience just 10 minutes outside of San Miguel de Allende.
Graham’s 1890 Port Lodge
One of the highlights of our time in Porto was a visit to the Graham’s 1890 Port Lodge. Port is a fortified wine that is only produced in the Douro Valley of Portugal. After production, the wine is brought from the vineyards down the Douro river by boat to one of the port lodges along…
It’s Harvest Time in Valencia. Now kick off your shoes and jump in that bucket!
Clipping grape clusters from the vines in the morning. Lunching with friends around a big table under the trees in the afternoon. Sipping wine on a terrace with views out over the vineyards. I admit it. My vision of living in Spain included scenes like this, bumping more pragmatic thoughts out of the way. I…
Beautiful Wines on a Beautiful Day in Castellón: An Excursion to Bodega Flors
With the arrival of autumn comes the desire to flee the city for the fresh air of the countryside. For us, that means heading to wine country. We went north out of Valencia to visit Bodega Flors, a small family winery that is a beautiful place to experience the wine region of Castellón. One rarely…