Mexican wine – Baja's success story


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Having been intrigued for many years by the sound of Baja California, where nearly all Mexican wine is made, I finally made it there last month. It was not at all as I expected, as I will explain on Saturday. 

I could quite understand the geographical features of the Valle de Guadalupe, the main wine valley that runs inland from Ensenada, one of the few deep-sea ports on the Pacific coast. Clearly this sandy, loamy valley, an hour or two’s drive south of the wall (see my picture below taken just...