Baja - the new California?
15 Jan 2010 by Jancis Robinson
I am excited about the potential for wine in Mexico, having recently spent a morning with Hugo d'Acosta of Casa de Piedra and gravity-fed Paralelo (pictured) tasting a range of Baja California wines he had shipped over to London. As Hugo explains in yesterday's video , wine appreciation is relatively new in this country where beer and spirits have long been much more important. But it does seem as though Baja California, where 90% of Mexican wine is produced, has real potential for wine with huge local personality. Although latitudes are relatively low - the northernmost and more important wine region Valle de Guadalupe being only...

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