The Wine Harvest Festivals represent an icon in Baja California and being the Baja California Provincial Committee an organization that represents 84 wineries in the region, these festivities are a key moment for the sector, since for 33 years they have symbolized the opportunity to celebrate in the community, show the benefits of the terroir, promote the culture of wine and promote the trade.
The state of Baja California is a benchmark for national viticulture, it is responsible for 70% of the wine production in Mexico and the Wine Harvest Festival contributes significantly to the projection of the destination, showing a tourist influx of around 120 thousand visitors and an economic flow of more than 800 million pesos permeating the entire value chain.
This thirty-third edition of the Wine Harvest Festival will take place from July 29 to August 26 and will bring together the most important wineries in the region, bringing the public closer to viticulture in more than 30 different activities such as pairing dinners, wine tours, and special tastings, among other experiences in participating wineries.
Each year a guiding theme is represented, this being 2023 “Climate Change”. Measures must be taken to adapt its effects, such as the promotion of sustainable agricultural practices, the implementation of more efficient irrigation technologies, and the promotion of water conservation policies. Only through joint action at the local, regional, and international levels will it be possible to protect and preserve the wine-producing valleys of Baja California and guarantee their importance for future generations.
The events organized by Provino within the calendar of the XXXIII Wine Festival are described below:
An exclusive experience for wine professionals under a B2B business meeting with the Baja California wine sector. The activity will take place in 2 phases: a professional tasting aimed at professional wine marketers, distributors, and buyers, which represents a direct approach with producers/oenologists, and after this meeting, the official opening of the XXXIII Wine Festival with label tastings. of premium wines and gastronomic samples from renowned restaurants in the region.
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2023 Place: Coral & Marina Hotel Access by invitation only
Guided tours to three wineries affiliated with Provino during all the weekends of the Harvest Festival. These eco tours are for adults only and include ground transportation, tours of the winery, wine tasting, and snacks at the winery at the end.
Sunday, July 30: Emevé, Bodegas Domecq, Lechuza
Saturday, August 5: Valle de Tintos, Adobe Guadalupe, Hacienda Guadalupe
Saturday, August 12: Bodegas de Santo Tomás, Vinisterra, Vinícola Maglen
Saturday, August 19: Rondo del Valle, Bodegas F. Rubio, Casta de Vinos
Saturday, August 26: Wine relief, Monte Xanic, Wine Mist
Cost of each visit: $1,200 MN (pets are not allowed) Reservations: (646)178-3038
The event that gave rise to the traditional Harvest Festivals represents the epicenter of Mexican wine culture. It is a celebration that has been growing along with the production and offer of the wine valleys, where 84 winemakers participate with a tasting of +160 wine labels distributed in bars by grape variety, not by a winery, offered to the public directly by producers and/or oenologists in a respectful balance of community between the sector.
The event is complemented by gastronomic samples from +50 regional restaurants and a large program of musical talent on different stages of the venue. It will have an Invited Wine Region, Aguascalientes, through the efforts of the Centro Polivalente Vitícola/Somos Vid Aguascalientes with the participation of wineries that will be offering tastings to the attending public, to strengthen ties between producing areas and thus strengthen Mexican wine.
Date: Friday, August 4, 2023
Place: Riviera de Ensenada Cultural Center Time: 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Cost: $1,350 MN (only for adults) Tickets: https://bit.ly/MuestraDelVino2023
Event with strong roots and tradition from Ensenada, under a family atmosphere sheltered by oak trees that are more than 120 years old. The participation of 84 winemakers to offer tastings of +160 wine labels, while +90 teams compete to offer the best paella in the afternoon and offer samples of their preparations to the audience. In addition, there will be a musical program to liven up this country’s experience.
Date: Sunday, August 20, 2023
Place: Vineyard of Liceaga
Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cost: $1,450 MN (children under 12 do not pay a ticket). Tickets: https://bit.ly/ConcursoDePaellas2023