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How many wineries are in Valle de Guadalupe?

How many wineries are in Valle de Guadalupe?

100 wineries
It’s no wonder that so many boutique wineries have cropped up in the region. Valle de Guadalupe often draws comparisons with Napa although you’ll also hear some liken it to the Southern Rhone. With well over 100 wineries across Valle de Guadalupe, it’s a great spot for a weekend wine getaway.

How safe is Valle de Guadalupe?

Is it safe for me to visit the Valle de Guadalupe? Contrary to media sensationalism, the vast majority of Mexican territory is totally safe for foreign visitors. Safety is a top priority on every one of our tours, and the Valle de Guadalupe itself is so peaceful that never at any time will you question your security.

How expensive is Valle de Guadalupe?

It’s Baja’s equivalent of Napa Valley, but at a fraction of a price. (That price can be still high, with some hotels charging over $400 a night.) I’ve been meaning to spend the night in Valle for a while. Not for its fancy wines or expensive rooms, but to take long exposure pictures of the stars.

How much is wine tasting in Valle de Guadalupe?

Make no mistake: Valle de Guadalupe is doubling down on its future as a respected wine region. More wineries are on their way… Expect to pay about $7 to $15 USD per tasting, although prices vary by Baja winery.

Do you tip in wine tasting rooms?

Most wineries charge a tasting fee, which allows you to sip away guilt-free without leaving a tip! Even though it’s not typically expected, at most wineries and tasting rooms, tips are always appreciated.

Can I drive to Valle de Guadalupe?

The drive to Valle de Guadalupe from San Diego is easy and scenic, roughly 1 hr. 30 min. As a native San Diegan, I have driven over the border and back numerous times, and it is nothing to fret about. The most direct point of entry is taking highway 5 to the San Ysidro border crossing.

Can I fly to Valle de Guadalupe?

However, there are no direct flights from the US. Hotels in Valle de Guadalupe can arrange transfers from TJ, but you will probably want to have a car to be able to fully explore the valley.

Where do you fly into for Valle de Guadalupe?

The nearest airport to Valle de Guadalupe is Tijuana (TIJ) Airport which is 63.2 km away. Other nearby airports include San Diego (SAN) (92.3 km) and Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) (192.6 km).

What is Valle de Guadalupe known for?

Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe, or Guadalupe Valley, is Mexico’s premier wine region, producing 90% of all of the wine that comes from Mexico.

Is there Uber in Valle de Guadalupe?

9. Hire a Driver Because There’s No Uber. And do NOT use Uber because they don’t drive in Valle de Guadalupe. Better off calling a driver or a taxi.

Where are the Valle de Guadalupe wineries in Mexico?

Our goal was to visit the Valle de Guadalupe wineries in Baja, Mexico. What started as a drive on the Ruta del Vino Valle de Guadalupe (the Guadalupe Valley Wine Road) to experience Mexican wine turned into something much more substantive: an important life lesson in preconceptions.

What’s the difference between Napa and Valle de Guadalupe?

While Napa has focused on mass production and a general consumer palate, the wineries in Guadalupe are focusing on the terroir and a fine wine market. And it was completely unexpected. We really didn’t know what to expect from the Valle de Guadalupe vineyards.

Where are the settlements in Valle de Guadalupe?

The villages of San Antonio de las Minas in the southwest and Francisco Zarco and El Porvenir in the northeast are the main settlements in the valley.

How much does a bottle of Guadalupe Valley wine cost?

Despite the fact that Guadalupe Valley wine is not from Napa, expect to pay Napa-level prices. Reasonable bottles will start around $25, mid-range bottles around $35, and higher-end bottles north of $50.