A Mexican update

Pickers at Casa Establo, Mexico

Back from a trip to Chihuahua for the 2020 edition of the México Selection competition held earlier this year, Louise Hurren looks at how the Mexican wine scene is changing in the face of current challenges.

Earlier this year when I told people I'd been invited to the city of Chihuahua to judge at a wine competition, they tended to react in a predictable way: first they'd mention small dogs, and then they'd say they had no idea Mexico made wine (me neither, much).

Chihuahua jokes over, reality set in. I was travelling to Mexico at a time when most...