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Baja California on the Rise: Getting to Know Mexico's Top Wine Region

10 days ago   |   By Vine Pair

In many ways, Baja California - Mexico's primary wine region on the thin peninsula that juts due south from Tijuana - is defined by its lack of definition. “We don't have an Appellation of Origin or even a Geographical Indication,” says Sandra Fernández, Mexican wine expert, winemaker, and wine director for Playa del Carmen's Hoteles Xcaret. “So not having rules, not having these legal frameworks you have to attach yourself to in terms of production, makes it possible for change to happen fast.” Premium winemaking has been on the rise in Baja California since the 1980s, making leaps in...
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