Wine Archive

Glamping in Mexican Wine Country Near Ensenada with Cuatro Cuatros

When you think of sleeping in a tent, does the image look anything like that scene above from Cuatro Cuatros in the wine country of Mexico? The word “luxury” is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you picture sleeping in a tent, but this tented camp is more Africa than Alaska. […]

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The 5 Best Scenic Drives in Argentina

Argentina is a long country with some very long stretches of highway. This is a nation where a car trip can be 24 hours long and for most of that you’re seeing grass plains, farms, and cattle. It extends from lush rainforest and waterfalls in the north to the cold southernmost city in the world–the […]

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The Mexican Wine Trail in Baja

Our latest travel tour feature is on an area of Mexico that you would think would be ripe for a flood of foreign visitors: the Mexican wine region around Ensenada. Mexican wine has never really caught on in a big way north of the border, however, despite ever-greater quality. A lack of promotion and worries […]

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The Wine Factory’s Back Online: Valle de Guadalupe’s Newest Wine-making Project

Like soviet-era cement bunkers, the storage chambers of one of Valle de Guadalupe’s first wine factories, built in the 1940s, sit empty along the walls. Well, almost empty. Reynaldo Rodriguez, part wine maker, part mad scientist, has filled one of these square cement holding cells with glow-in-the-dark stickers of the solar system and one has […]

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Two Top Mexican Wine Country Hotels in Northern Baja California

  California the state gets all the attention (and the crowds) when it comes to wine, but if you head south from San Diego to Valle de Guadalupe, there’s a thriving wine region there as well. We’ve just posted reviews of two Baja Norte hotels to consider if you’re touring this lesser-known wine region. It’s […]

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5 Scenic Chile Routes to Discover by Car

On a map, Chile looks like a freak of geography, a long and impossibly skinny country wedged between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. In between are lakes, a desert, and vineyards, creating some dramatic road trip opportunities. The Pan-American Highway is one of the longest freeways in the world. Its most extensive stretch […]

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