24 September 2014

Expo Tequila Tijuana - 2014

Expo Tequila Tijuana

DATE: October 8 - 12, 2014
TIME: 2:00p - 11:00p
COST: 75 pesos   approx $6.50 USD 
Where: Av Revolucion at 7th     Zona Centro


The festival is a cultural event because its main focus is on educating visitors about the types of Tequila in Mexico. Participants will have the opportunity to taste dozens different Tequilas from different parts of the Tequila region.  Other national beverages will be available for tasting as well. The festival will also have music, stage shows and a drawing for prizes.     WEBSITE

For those coming from the US who don't want to drive, the festival location is a 5-6 minute taxi ride from the San Ysidro / San Diego border crossing. You can also take Mexicoach on the US side to arrive at the Av Revolucion (down town) bus depot about a block from the festival

19 September 2014

San Ysidro crossing gets easier

Seven additional lanes are now open at the San Ysidro crossing from Mexico in to the US. The opening of these lanes has dramatically decrease wait times. 

See the full story at U~T San Diego

14 September 2014

Ensenada road to reopen

UPDATE:  Road opening delayed until December 15, 2014.


 Alternate route map

Read more at U~T San Diego
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AUGUST 26, 2014:  The scenic toll road between Tijuana and Ensenada has been closed since December 28, 2013.  CAPUFE announced that the road should be fully opened by September 15.  Additional repairs will continue through Spring of 2015 to shore up additional sections of the road.  

20 July 2014

Wine, Cheese and Craft Beer Festival

Date: Saturday, July 27, 2013
Time: 12:00 noon to 10:00pm
Location: Baja California Center
Carretera Tijuana-Ensenada Escenica No. 1029, Playas de Rosarito   MAP

The festival includes live music, cultural programs and food. There will be a number of booths with local producers as well. 

The Baja Caifornia Center is located on the east side of the Scenic Road (toll) as you go south from Tijuana toward Rosarito and Ensenada.


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The event will also have an impressive array of vendor booths offering products ranging from local wine, artisanal cheese, micro/small agro-producers, as well as a large variety of local craft beers. - See more at: http://www.sandiegored.com/noticias/55341/Don-t-miss-the-Cheese-Wine-and-Craft-Beer-Festival/#sthash.S928KBdu.dpuf
The event will also have an impressive array of vendor booths offering products ranging from local wine, artisanal cheese, micro/small agro-producers, as well as a large variety of local craft beers. - See more at: http://www.sandiegored.com/noticias/55341/Don-t-miss-the-Cheese-Wine-and-Craft-Beer-Festival/#sthash.S928KBdu.dpuf
The event will also have an impressive array of vendor booths offering products ranging from local wine, artisanal cheese, micro/small agro-producers, as well as a large variety of local craft beers. - See more at: http://www.sandiegored.com/noticias/55341/Don-t-miss-the-Cheese-Wine-and-Craft-Beer-Festival/#sthash.S928KBdu.dpuf


The event will also have an impressive array of vendor booths offering products ranging from local wine, artisanal cheese, micro/small agro-producers, as well as a large variety of local craft beers. - See more at: http://www.sandiegored.com/noticias/55341/Don-t-miss-the-Cheese-Wine-and-Craft-Beer-Festival/#sthash.S928KBdu.dpuf


12 July 2014

Guadalupe Valley Harvest Festival 2014


The Guadalupe Valley Vendimia Festival will run from August 1 through August 17.

The Fiestas de la Vendimia is about celebrating the grape harvest and wine making.  Most of the vineyards are open for tours and tastings.  There are several large events including entertainment, local foods and of course wine.

For more information about the event:  Go to the ProVino website or visit the Provino offices in Ensenada, at Av. 20 de Noviembre 1138-2, Zona Centro.  Phone: Provino at +52 (646) 178-3038 or 178-2949. Email:  info@fiestasdelavendimia.com.

A listing of vineyards and wineries is available here.
The Baja Wine Country guide is available for download here.



Map from MexicoDesconocido.com.mx.

25 June 2014