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EXPLORE THE FLAVORS OF BAJA CALIFORNIA

THANKSGIVING IN THE VALLE

A MUCH ANTICIPATED RETURN TO THE VALLE DE GUADALUPE! JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING EARLY BAJA STYLE. WE WILL BE VISITING OUR FRIENDS OVER AT CHATEAU CAMOU, OWNER FERNANDO FAVELA HAS A BEAUTIFUL WINERY  NESTLED INTO A MAGICAL CORNER OF THE VALLE. CAMOU ALSO SPECIALIZES IN FRENCH STYLE VARIETALS INCLUDING SOME GRAFTS DIRECTLY FROM FRANCE.  THEIR VARIETALS CONSIST OF CABERNET SAUVIGNON, MERLOT, CABERNET FRANC, ZINFANDEL, CHARDONNAY, CHENIN BLANC, SAUVIGNON BLANC AND FUME BLANC. THERE IS A SENSE OF TRANQUILITY AND AN APPRECIATION OF THE SURROUNDING LANDSCAPE WITH AMAZING ROLLING HILLS AS A BACKGROUND. THE BARREL ROOM WILL LEAVE YOU IN AWE ONCE YOU STEP FOOT IN THE DOOR, NOT TO MENTION THE CAVE WHERE ALL THE BOTTLES ARE STORED IN. 

BODEGAS DEL VALLE IS A BRAND NEW WINE BAR+GASTROPUB+BAR AND GRILL THAT IS QUICKLY BECOMING A CENTER IN WHICH PEOPLE WHO VISIT THIS WINE REGION ARE MAKING IT A PRIORITY TO STOP HERE TO ENJOY THE ATMOSPHERE. WITH A VAST BAR THAT HAS ALMOST ALL OF THE LABELS OF WINE THE VALLE HAS TO OFFER, AN OYSTER BAR, MIXOLOGY, OUTDOOR GRILL, LOCAL ARTISAN PRODUCTS, THIS PROMISES TO BE A GREAT STOP FOR A GLASSS OF WINE AS WE HEAD ON TO OUR LAST WINERY FOR AN EALRY DINNER.

TRES MUJERES WINERY IS OWNED AN OPERATED BY  IVETTE VAILLARD, EVA COTERO ALTAMARINO AND LAURA MCGREGOR. THEY MET WHILE ENROLLED IN WINE MAKING CLASSES AT HUGO D'ACOSTA'S WINE SCHOOL LA ESCUELITA. THE SUCCESS OF THIS BOUTIQUE WINERY IS DUE TO WORD OF MOUTH AND A COMMITMENT TO QUALITY NOT QUANTITY. ALL THREE WOMEN PRODUCE THEIR OWN STYLES WITH DIFFERENT FLAVORS EVEN THOUGH THEY USE THE SAME GRAPES. THE QUAINT AND RUSTIC TASTING ROOM HAS A VERY OLD WORLD TYPE OF FEEL. EL PINAR DE TRES MUJERES IS THE HOUSE RESTAURANT FOR TRES MUJERES. ISMENE VENEGAS IS THE CHEF WHO SERVES FOOD FROM HER OUTDOOR KITCHEN THAT SITS UNDERNEATH PINE TREES. USING ALL LOCAL AND SUSTAINABLE INGREDIENTS AND COOKING ONLY UNTIL DAYLIGHT PERMITS. 

 

COST: $125

INCLUDES: ROUND TRIP TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM SAN DIEGO, WINE TASTING AT CHATEAU CAMOU, GLASS OF WINE AT BODEGAS DEL VALLE, SIX COURSE MENU WITH WINE PAIRING AT TRES MUJERES/EL PINAR DE TRES MUJERES

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