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Baja California



Geographic Location: 

  • Approximately 1.5 hours from San Diego International Airport. Five distinct valleys or growing regions make up Baja California.
    - Valle de Guadalupe
    - Valle de Ojos Negros
    - Valle de la Grulla
    - Valle de Santo Tomas
    - Valle de San Vicente

Elevation: 

  • Most vineyards are 100 – 560 feet above sea level.

Weather:

  • Average temperatures about 86 summer - 46 winter (F°)
  • The climate can best be described as Mediterranean.

 

Rainfall:

  • Average rainfall of 8 -10 inches per year.

Soils:

  • There are 3 dominant soil types Sandy Loam, Sand & Red Clay.

Plantings:

  • Average yields 1.2 to 2.0 tons per acre.

Producers in the Region: 

  • Around 184 wineries.   

Noteworthy:   

  • Baja California is Mexico’s largest wine producer. The 76% of Mexican Wine is make it by this region.

 

Red Grapes: 

  • Misión
  • Grenache
  • Carignan
  • Tempranillo
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Merlot
  • Malbec
  • Petit Verdot
  • Nebbiolo
  • Barbera
  • Dolcetto
  • Zinfandel
  • Syrah
  • Mourvedre
  • Cinsault
  • Petit Syrah

White Grapes:

  • Palomino
  • Chenin Blanc
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Chardonnay
  • Viognier
  • Verdejo
  • Moscatel

 


We represent from this region the following brands 





 



 





 



 






 

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