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San Miguel Wineries

Highly acclaimed wineries, lined by a wine route with delicious red and white varietals, are putting San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato Mexico on the map for food and wine lovers across the globe garnering rave reviews in food magazines… Read More

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Wine Communities

San Miguel de Allende’s Vineyard Estate Communities combine the perfect blend of luxury real estate and wine to offer Owners wine-centric communities with unparalleled access to delicious wine and The Good Life in Mexico… Read More

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Explore the History of
Wine in Mexico

The history of wine in Mexico unfolded in the mid-16th century when the Spanish brought vines from Europe to Mexico, making it the oldest wine-growing region in the Americas… Read More

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Featured Winery – Vega Manchon Cuna de Tierra

In 2010, the Cuna de Tierra label (Cradle of the Earth) was created and released to the public. It has gone on to become nationally and internationally awarded in wine competitions around the world and is now… Read More

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San Miguel de Allende Wine News & Events

Learn more about why San Miguel de Allende is quickly becoming a highly sought after world-class destination for wine lovers and discover your opportunity to get involved in the San Miguel de Allende Wine Country… Read More

San Miguel de Allende Wineries in Guanajuato, Mexico Offers Old World Charm in One of the World’s Most Celebrated Destinations

There are many famous wine regions around the globe that produce this famous nectar born from the delectable grape. But one new wine region is budding in San Miguel de Allende in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico offering a stunning backdrop and destination for vineyards and wine lovers. With surrounding views of the Sierra Madre mountain range this new Mexican wine region around San Miguel de Allende is about to take flight.

Europe, the U.S., Chile and Argentina are countries where high quality wines have long been made, and now Mexico is joining the ranks with regions such as Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California. Now, surprisingly, in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico, the world-class city of San Miguel de Allende is seeing a surge in new wineries being built in a climate that many winemakers consider ideal for grape growing.

The History of Wine in San Miguel de Allende and Mexico Vineyards has Rich Roots in Spanish-Colonial Culture

Wine making in Mexico began with the arrival of the Spanish in the mid-16th century. The Spanish brought vines from Europe to Mexico making Mexico the oldest wine-growing region in the Americas. Although there were indigenous grapes before the Spanish arrived, the Spaniards found Spanish grapevines from the homeland did very well in the dry and Mediterranean-like climate, similar to what you would find in the San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato wine region.

The Wine Region of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is Ripe with Casual Elegance and World-Class Charm

Highly acclaimed wineries, lined by a wine route with delicious red and white varietals, are putting San Miguel del Allende and Guanajuato Mexico on the map of food and wine lovers across the globe. Can you say, “Vino, por favor”! Mexico produces and is associated with fresh fruits and vegetables that are exported around the globe, but wine in the land of generous people, white sand beaches and tequila? The answer is yes!

San Miguel de Allende, a World Heritage site and sought after world-class destination, offers wine lovers the opportunity to visit the surrounding San Miguel de Allende wineries in what is now being touted as the San Miguel de Allende Wine Country.

San Miguel de Allende wineries and its vineyards are over 6,000 feet above sea level, where the climate is dry with warm temperatures up into the 80’s while still having cool evenings, which is key to fine wines. Soil, climate and a long growing season make San Miguel de Allende’s wine country a new and emerging sensation in the area. This new aspect of San Miguel de Allende surrounded by its vineyards adds another layer to an already culturally rich and historic town.

This exceptional “Foodie” town is starting to rival the likes of Valle de Guadalupe, Chile, Napa and Sonoma. San Miguel de Allende wineries are springing up all around this magical town with many more wineries on the drawing board.

The Grape and Wine Association of Guanajuato Marks the Beginning of the Commitment to San Miguel de Allende as a World-Class Destination for Wineries and Vineyards

In 2014 the Grape and Wine Association of Guanajuato was formed as an initiative of the Secretary of Tourism of Guanajuato. Overseeing the new wine association is one of San Miguel de Allende’s finest wineries, Cuna de Tierra, with fourteen other representatives from various regions around Comonfort, San Miguel de Allende, Dolores Hidalgo and San Felipe. The goal of the consortium is to grow the recognition and awareness of wines in San Miguel and the development of a new wine route in the region around San Miguel. It has also set exceptional standards for wine making in the new San Miguel de Allende wine region.

For the thousands of visitors who come to San Miguel de Allende for the art, the culture and the spectacular weather each year, they can now also enjoy the added sophistication of wine tasting in San Miguel de Allende’s Wine Country.

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Upcoming Event: Vineyards & Magic Town Tour

Posted on Aug 24th, 2017 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

Don't miss this unforgettable event visiting the vineyards and magical village of Bernal in Queretaro.  On August 25th, this tour includes an…

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An Amazing Tequila Experience at the Casa Dragones Tasting Room

Posted on Aug 11th, 2017 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

Although we are a wine-forward website for the growing San Miguel de Allende wine scene, being in Mexico almost requires us to talk about enjoying…

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A Look Inside Dos Buhos Winery – Organic Farming & Orange Wine

Posted on Aug 4th, 2017 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

Several weeks ago, I was placed on assignment for work to go to Guanajuato, Mexico. During this last trip and after all my work duties were…

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Vendimia Cuna de Tierra: A Festival as Great as the Character of their Wines

Posted on Jul 29th, 2017 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again, Harvest Festival time at Cuna de Tierra! San Miguel’s most celebrated winery invites you to come celebrate its 12th…

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Third Annual San Miguel Food Festival June 30 to July 2

Posted on Jun 16th, 2017 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

The San Miguel Food Festival will be held this year from June 30 to July 2, showcasing the culinary talents of national and international chefs such…

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Guanajuato Wine Route

 

• Vega Manchon Winery – Known by the name on its wine label, Cuna de Tierra. Vega Manchon winery is only 20-minutes from San Miguel de Allende in the town of Dolores Hidalgo… Read More

• Bodega Dos Buhos – Situated only 6km from the charming and historic town of San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico… Read More

• Vinicola Toyan – Located just 10 minutes from San Miguel de Allende towards Queretaro, began in 1995 as a simple farm and has grown into one of the premier wineries in Guanajuato and San Miguel… Read More

Top 5 San Miguel Wine Lists

The Restaurant

The Restaurant

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

Located in the heart of San Miguel de Allende, this little gem will meet your expectations for excellent food and wine. Serving seasonal, organic…

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The Moxi - Hotel Matilda

Moxi – Hotel Matilda
 

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

A top rated accommodation option in San Miguel de Allende, Hotel Matilda is also the place to find one of the most reputable and best restaurants in…

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The Rosewood

The Rosewood

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

The Rosewood Hotel in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is home to a very special wine selection. La Cava, the hotel’s private cellar is known for its…

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Cent'anni

Cent’anni Trattoria

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

Located right next to the “Las Monjas” church, Cent’anni restaurant is always a great option for a rooftop dining experience and a nice glass…

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Andanza

Andanza – Casa de Sierra Nevada

Posted on Apr 26th, 2015 - By Amanda Jennings - 0 Comments

Casa de Sierra Nevada boasts a unique architecture style that combines rustic influences with a traditional colonial setting that is truly…

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