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Valle de Guadalupe Wine Country Shines at International Wine Competition


Baja California wine has positioned itself as one of the best ones in the world due to its quality, so it was no surprise that Mexico ended up as one of the top winners at the Bacchus Wine International Competition. 

Pro Vino Baja California held a press conference on June 4 to celebrate their success at the recent Bacchus event held in Spain. 

The participation from Mexico won silver and gold in various categories making them the top winners of the competition. 

The only international wine competition in Spain recognized by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV), Bacchus Wine International Competition is open to wines from all producer countries worldwide. Four days in which more than 1.500 wines and more than one hundred international and national tasters will enlighten Madrid as the world capital of wine.

Mexico had 135 participants this year. 

Specialist journalists, Masters of Sommelier, winemakers, Masters of Wine. A world-class panel of professional judges. Independence and experience that enhance Bacchus’s medals value. Among the judges was Rocio Amador from Ensenada, Baja California who witnessed the growth of Mexican wine. 

“This gives Baja California wine international projection by being part of this event,” Amador said. 

Yolanda Martinez from Bajalupana echoed the sentiments that this event proves to the world what Ruta Del Vino is all about. 

“This is great exposure for Ruta Del Vino and it is also a tribute to our land and our origins,” she said.

Fernando Favela from Chatou Camou said that it has been a long road for Mexico and Ruta Del Vino but it shows the quality Ensenada can give to the world. Chatou Camou won first place in the white wine category.

“The world can now see what we can do at Ruta del Vino and prove that our work is one of the best in the world,” Favela said. 

Pro Vino has 28 years of experience in promoting the Baja California wine industry and each year we organize different productions that contribute to promoting the culture of wine.

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