5. Wine tasting tour for Cruise Ship Visitors. All Inclusive!
Meet your guide at 9:30 am at The Riviera Cultural Center. It is an easy 15-minute walk from the cruise ship dock. (directions on your voucher). Before leaving to Valle de Guadalupe, you will have a mini tour at the Riviera Cultural Center, the most important historic building in Ensenada and where the famous “margarita” cocktail was invented. At 10:00 am you will be leaving Ensenada towards Valle de Guadalupe. Our first stop is Clos de Tres Cantos winery, a sustainable boutique winery with great wines and beautiful unique architecture designed by the renamed Mexican Arch. Alejandro D’Acosta. There you will taste 4 wines that are included with the tour. You will have enough time to taste your wines and walk around the vineyard, the perfect place to take many pictures. (from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm). At 12:00 pm we will move to your second stop, Sol y Barro winery. It is a very cozy boutique winery that the owner Aimee Deponds from Switzerland, built with his own hands, and where you will taste hard to find varietals of grapes such as Graciano or Malvasia. This is a hidden gem in Valle de Guadalupe. You will taste 4 wines, also included, and if you are lucky, you could meet the owner/wine maker and have a nice conversation with him. (from 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm). At 1:30 pm we will be heading back to Ensenada. At 2:00 pm, we will stop at Walter’s Tap Room, from the legendary Hussong family, emblematic in Ensenada, where you will enjoy a delicious and very fresh ceviche made with the catch of the day, a classic local flavor, and an ice cold glass of local craft beer made by the Hussongs. You can choose from a Porter, Lager, or Pale Ale. If you are vegan, vegetarian or allergic to fish, don’t worry, we have other options for you. One dish and a glass of beer are included in the price. From there we will be heading to the cruise ship dock at 3 pm.