Queretaro, a semi-desert
known for cheese
and sparkling wine.
Gulf shore state of Queretaro is known for its cheeses, seafood
and thermal baths, but some of the wines produced here are worth
is where wine became entwined with the history of Mexico. When
the Spanish colonial government ordered Father Hildago's servants
to uproot his vines, it led to the first battle in the war of
More information about Queretaro wineries around the Web:
Mexican Wines - This short review combines Aguascalientes,
Zacatecas and Queretaro with a list of the grapes that are grown
in each and description of the climates.
the Freixenet winery -
The Spanish wine house is well known for it's black bottle bubbly
wines. Their lesser know vineyards in Queretaro are the home to
several wine events during the year.
Tequisquiapan -- A
Taste of the Real Mexico - Spend a bit of time in
this quiet village as this travel writer wanders through the day
tasting some of the local foods. There is also a link to a travel
site about the village.