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wine country in Mexico

I have to say: I’m a bit ashamed. I call myself a travel writer, and yet, I live 20 minutes from an international border that I rarely cross. Last winter, I visited wine country in Mexico and realized the error of my ways. On a trip with my local Travel Massive group (which consists of travel bloggers and travel professionals), I sampled some impressive wines in Valle de Guadalupe. An hour away from home. Isn’t it beautiful? This post is to inspire me and remind me that I need to plan another trip to wine country in Mexico. Wanna go…

baja mexico

I am embarrassed to admit this: I could drive to Mexico in 20 minutes from my house…and yet I have only been a handful of times in the nine years I’ve lived in San Diego. My excuses have been many, as you will soon see, but a trip taken with San Diego’s branch of the organization Travel Massive to Valle de Guadalupe in Baja changed my tune completely. Here’s why I put off my trip to Mexico for far too long (and am now kicking myself for waiting):

l a cetto wine

There’s something about putting wine and travel bloggers together that just amounts to a ton of fun. Recently I took a tour to Baja, Mexico’s wine country in Valle de Guadalupe with a bus full of travel bloggers and professionals (you can read about that next week here). As we marveled at how great — and affordable — the wines were, we also shared our travel stories. When travel lovers get together, the first thing they find out is: where have you been? Where are you going? As our inhibitions loosened over many, many wine tastings, we shared tips about Greece,…