Here is where the Mexican Wine is produced
This is the land where our grapes are born, it is the terroir from where they acquire their unique flavor and essence.
Throughout the country, wine production spans 11 regions in the same number of states. It is from the great diversity of climates and soils that comes the richness in the variety of Mexican Wine.
Know the different production areas.
It is one of the most important wine regions, the state of Baja California produces almost 90% of Mexican wine. From Mexicali to Ensenada, it has the influence of the Pacific Ocean from the east and from the west, which generates a mild climate, with humid winters and dry and temperate summers, which allows harvests of great quality and unique flavor.
Wine Areas: Valle de Guadalupe, Calafia, Santo Tomás, San Vicente, San Antonio de las Minas, Ojos Negros
Considered as the pioneer wine region of America when it received the first vines in the year 1531, along with Baja California, it is located in the most important areas, it has a very suitable climate for growing grapes, temperate with hot summers, rains abundant from June to September and a clay and sandy soil. Known as "Route of art, cheese and wine", the vineyard area in Querétaro is one of the favorite places of those who visit this Mexican state.
Wine Areas: Peña de Bernal, San Juan del Río, Ezequiel Montes, Tequisquiapan.
During the 1940s, viticulture formally began in the state of Chihuahua with the planting of vineyards in the Delicias area. Since 2005, some vineyards began to emerge, but it was until 2010 that a soil study confirmed that approximately 60% of the territory of Chihuahua is suitable for viticulture and that very competitive wines can be obtained. The soil is clayey; During the day there are long hours of sunshine and at night the temperature drops considerably, a fundamental characteristic for the vine.
Wine Areas: Delicias, Namiquipa, Valle de Encinillas, Valle de Papigochi, Bachiniva, Bustillos, Casas Grandes, Coyame, Flores Magón, Parral.
Wine production in Guanajuato has more than 400 years, it began with the first settlements in the seventeenth century, but it was not until a few years ago that these lands have resumed their vocation to see impressive wineries grow, with great results. It is the fourth largest wine producer in the country, currently about 300 thousand bottles of wine are produced in the state, although it is not located in the so-called wine band, the quality of its fruits is explained by other factors, such as the altitude of 2,400 meters above sea level.
Wine Areas: San Miguel de Allende, León, Salvatierra, Guanajuato.
In 1568, Fray Pedro de Espinareda and Francisco Cano explored the Valle de Parras region, as together with other Spanish conquerors they were looking for gold excavation areas. What they found was a privileged area with springs and wild vines. Few know that there is a wine route in Coahuila where there is the oldest winery not only in Mexico, but in all of America. The climate is very hot and extreme, with seasonal rains. Table wines, brandies and fortified wines are made.
Wine Areas: Parras, Arteaga, Saltillo.
In 1790, according to historical documents, after Parras (today Coahuila), Aguascalientes occupied the second place in vine cultivation. Aguascalientes has the climatic conditions and an ideal height for the cultivation of grapes, although the wine boom fell asleep for a time, as of 2005 the production of local wine has been given impetus again. Currently, Aguascalientes has 205 hectares of wine grapes. There are 10 wineries and vineyards open, as well as complementary attractions that give you a unique tourist experience.
Wine Areas: Calvillo, Paredón, Los Romo.
It has perfect characteristics to produce quality harvests, thanks to the combination of the dry and semi-arid climate, the altitude and the mineral components of the soil, make this entity the ideal setting for the production of grapes with fascinating aromas and flavors, which allow the creation of authentic wine products. Thanks to the excellent vine production that occurs in the state, its wines have been awarded various international recognitions, placing Zacatecas as one of the entities with the best wine production, not only in the country, but worldwide.
Wine Areas: Trancoso, Jerez, Fresnillo, Ojo Caliente.
In 2008 they began to talk about wine, "Uvas de Altura" was until then the only wine cellar in the state, but only three years into production it gradually draws the attention of wine lovers and experts, thanks to its interesting quality proposal. It is a very dry area with a hot desert climate. However, its winemaking tradition dates back to pre-Hispanic times. Currently, table grapes and brandy are produced.
Wine Areas: Hermosillo, Caborca, Cananea.
San Luis Potosí
It is only a few years since the vine began to be considered as an effective crop in San Luis Potosí, that its plantations began between 2010 and 2013 with strains brought from France. Some of the characteristics of the land that allow the vine to grow and be of great quality are the height, the microclimates and the soil; This area is rich in minerals, which gives the grape characteristics that are unique and are reflected in the final result, that is, in the bottle.
Wine Areas: Venado, Moctezuma, Soledad de Graciano Sánchez.
The wine industry in Nuevo León is a nascent industry, with just four companies dedicated to producing more than nine thousand bottles per year. The entity has areas with potential for the cultivation of grapes and consequently the production of this drink, which are located in the north of the state, some near the limits with Coahuila.
Wine Areas: García, Linares, Allende, General Terán, Montemorelos.
To the cultivation of berries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and blueberries in the Ribera de Chapala, the grape is added, which has recently been introduced in the region by people from Guadalajara with the support of American experts in wine production, who are venturing into the production of high quality wine. The great advantage of the Ribera de Chapala is that, unlike other vineyard regions in the world, it allows two harvests per year.
Wine Areas: Tuxcueca, San Luis Soyatlán, Altos Norte.