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Queretaro, a semi-desert
region known for cheese
and sparkling wine.

The Gulf shore state of Queretaro is known for its cheeses, seafood and thermal baths, but some of the wines produced here are worth sampling.

This 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 Mexican Independence.

Today, Tequisquiapan is the center of the wine industry in this state, with a very notable annual wine and cheese festival in May, Feria del Queso y del Vino ...

More information about Queretaro wineries around the Web:

Queretaro, 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.

also see in Mexican Wines -> Baja Wineries

La Laguna | Sonora Wineries | Zacatecas

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