TOUR: Discover Tecate Culinary Tour with A Gringo in Mexico

DISCOVER TECATE with A Gringo in Mexico DECEMBER/JANUARY TOUR(S) TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON. FOLLOW A Gringo in Mexico on Facebook FOR DATES. “I keep talking about this beautiful day and every dish we tasted during our Tecate tour. Now I understand why it was named a “Pueblo Magicó”. It was a great experience. Totally recommended!” Sandra T., Rainbow,…

ARTICLE: Resort Life in the Valle de Guadalupe

I was surprised to learn that the largest and one of the most modern resorts in the Valle de Guadalupe lies just a few hundred yards off of Highway 3 in the small town of San Antonio de Las Minas. But that wasn’t the only surprise. My family and I have stayed at a number of…

TRIP REPORT: Escape to Baja’s Wine Country Tour, May 24, 2016

VALLE DE GUADALUPE – El Gringo rolled with his Señorita and 6 other north of the border adventurers yesterday for our second Escape to Baja’s Wine Country tour. After a quick drive to San Ysidro and a walk across the border, we rendezvoused with our tour guide Fernando Cuevas, our comfortable 10 passenger van awaiting to transport…

TRIP REPORT: Escape to Baja’s Wine Country Tour, April 5, 2014

VALLE DE GUADALUPE – Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe, just outside of Ensenada and 90 minutes from the border, has a history of farming and viticulture that dates back to the 16th century and the Spanish. In the early 20th century, Russian immigrants fleeing religious persecution from czarist Russia were granted farmland by the Mexican government where they planted…

TRIP REPORT: Escape to Baja’s Wine Country Tour, April 1, 2014

VALLE DE GUADALUPE – Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe, just outside of Ensenada and 90 minutes from the border, has a history of farming and viticulture that dates back to the 16th century and the Spanish. In the early 20th century, Russian immigrants fleeing religious persecution from czarist Russia were granted farmland by the Mexican government where they planted…

ARTICLE: Valle de Guadalupe: Of Wine and Russians in Baja California

VALLE DE GUADALUPE, BAJA CALIFORNIA – In the 90’s and much of the 2000’s, your Gringo loved nothing more than a day spent with family and/or friends just south of the border in Baja California. The drive from San Diego was quick and transporting…taking an hour or two to arrive at a family-owned restaurant in…