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Things to do in Ensenada

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Valle de Guadalupe Wine Tasting Tour

1. Valle de Guadalupe Wine Tasting Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Ensenada or the cruise ship dock between 9:45 AM and 10:00 AM, at which point you'll be taken to Valle de Guadalupe, where you will visit 4 spectacular wineries and a gourmet restaurant. Beginning at the oldest winery, you'll get to taste wine from a 90 year-old vineyard, surrounded by the most beautiful landscapes of Valle de Guadalupe. Afterwards, you will be transferred to 3 boutique wineries, all of them producing internationally acclaimed wines. You'll have the opportunity to meet the owners and wine makers, and to take a short tour in an underground cellar to learn about the wine making process. At the end of your tour, make a stop in a gourmet restaurant to have a late lunch, where you will enjoy the famous flavors of the Baja-Med cuisine of Baja, California. All wineries offer plates of cheese and appetizers, at an additional cost. Around 5:30 PM you will be safely transported back to your hotel or accommodation.

From Ensenada: La Bufadora Geyser Tour

2. From Ensenada: La Bufadora Geyser Tour

Experience a magical sight as you watch La Bufadora, North America's largest sea geyser, spraying water more than 100 feet into the air from a sea cave. Listen to the thunderous noise as the water explodes upward from the cave, and learn about this incredible natural phenomenon from a knowledgeable guide. Enjoy the thrill of seeing this colossal geyser spurting, on average once a minute, depending on the strength of the waves. Savor the stunning views across the mountainous landscape and Pacific Ocean as you travel from Ensenada to La Bufadora. Relax and try authentic Mexican dishes at a variety of seafront restaurants, while you soak in breathtaking views across the ocean.

Guadalupe Valley: Complete Wine Route

3. Guadalupe Valley: Complete Wine Route

Find out about the processes of making a good wine on a dynamic tour guided by an expert guide. Visit winemakers and taste different varieties of wines as you explore 3 beautiful vineyards in the Guadalupe Valley. Gain a real understanding of the local culture as you enjoy meals in Finca Altozano by the famous Chef Javier Plascencia. Taste a delicious breakfast in the traditional Doña Esthela Kitchen.

From Ensenada: Ojos Negros Valley Cheese & Wine Tasting Tour

4. From Ensenada: Ojos Negros Valley Cheese & Wine Tasting Tour

Travel through the countryside cheese and wine route on a tour of the Ojos Negros Valley, located one hour east of Ensenada. Visit a winery, discover a local lavender farm, and enjoy various tastings of local products. Your first stop will be at Infinito Winery, where you will be attended to by Pepe Pedrosa, owner and winemaker of the winery. Enjoy a tour of the vineyard and learn more about the world of wine. Next, make your way to Rancho La Campana, where you can taste artisan cheeses paired with quality wines and other craft products in the underground cellar at La Cava de Marcelo. At Rancho La Campana, learn about the Ramonetti family, who have produced cheese and dairy products since 1911. Get an inside look at the cheese-making process on a guided tour of their facilities. Later, head to the only lavender farm in Baja California, Aleyha Lavender Farm (available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). Once there, enjoy the heathland field with its beautiful colors and lagoons with ducks. Stop at the farm's store to shop artisanal and organic lavender-based items. Before the end of your visit, have time for a meal at the Grosso restaurant, offering gourmet cuisine based on lavender (at your own expense).

Wine Route: Guadalupe Valley, Baja California

5. Wine Route: Guadalupe Valley, Baja California

Follow the wine route to enter the Guadalupe Valley and taste the best in Mexican wine. Enjoy wines, hand-made snacks and excellent cuisine, in addition to the beautiful landscapes of the vineyards. Delight in and taste the exquisite wines of the Guadalupe Valley in Tijuana, Baja California on the La Ruta del Vino Tour. Learn about the process of making a good wine on a dynamic tour guided by an expert. Do not miss the opportunity to learn about an innovative culture through the tour and delicious lobster lunch.

Valle de Guadalupe: Wine & Cheese Tour

6. Valle de Guadalupe: Wine & Cheese Tour

Discover Mexico's Baja California wine country on this wine and cheese tasting tour. Learn about the wine making process of this region and explore the famous wine and cheese route. Valle de Guadalupe is recognized internationally for the high quality of its wines and cheeses. In the Ojos Negros Valley, you'll visit and tour Cava de Marcelo winery, Ramonetti Cheeses and the San Rafael Vineyards.  At each stop, you can enjoy sampling some of the regional wines and cheeses. You'll also get to visit a surprise winery or craft brewery on your tour and have the opportunity to purchase locally-produced goods to take home with you.

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Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 39 reviews

We visited 4 different locations in Valle.our tour guide Gina was so wonderful and great. She made extra special. I enjoyed the personalized pictures our tour guide took of us throughout our tour. Will definitely be booking them in the future for future trips and recommending.

The selection of the wineries that we visited were excellent, everything was perfect, the attention and knowledge of Luigi, our guide, could not be better. An unforgettable tour, my partner and I loved it. We will definitely do it again.

We loved exploring the great variety of vineyards that are in the Valle de Guadelupe! Eugenia was very knowledgeable and friendly, our group had a great time!

It’s my husband and I first wine tasting. We learned o lot and enjoyed ourselves. We did 4 different vineyards.

The scarf is worth it and the people in the market are very friendly! Luigi's service was excellent!