1. 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).