EXPERIENCE THE BIRTH OF A NEW GENERATION OF QUERETAN WINES
The Queretaro Wine Region celebrates the Grape Harvest Season in these months and in the 11 municipalities that wine tourism encompasses in Querétaro you will find vineyards that invite you to celebrate with musical and cultural shows, gastronomic shows and, of course, tastings and guided tours by expert winemakers. and sommeliers with whom you will learn about the production and flavor of the house wines, accompanied by cheeses and dishes designed for an authentic gastronomic experience.
In the semi-desert area of Querétaro is the soul of the prestigious wine-growing region of the state, and although the main wine-producing houses are in the municipalities of Ezequiel Montes, Colón, El Marqués and Tequisquiapan, production extends to places like Huimilpan, San Juan del Río, Cadereyta and of course the city of Querétaro and Amealco.
Although these festivities were an event in the region, with the pandemic and the new normality the harvests stopped for a year, this 2021 they arrived with a format more concerned with health and aligned with official regulations, so you will have the opportunity again to enjoy these parties.
The season began, at the end of June, in San Juanito, a must-see vineyard in Tequisquiapan famous for its vineyards overlooking the Peña de Bernal and the many awards that have harvested its wines. With his customary equestrian show and flamenco atmosphere he pampered his visitors. In July, Viñedos Donato implemented the concept of petit vintages to protect the health of the winelovers who attend, through private experiences reduced to small groups each week, extending new dates every Saturday in August.
Also, vineyards LA REDONDA and its well-known large-scale events in 2021 reduce its capacity to attend but open 6 dates in 3 weekends, so you can enjoy the traditional treading of grapes, tastings and much more every Saturday and Sunday from July 24 to August 8. For its part, the harvest of one of the most visited vineyards for the quality of its wines and its impressive underground cellar, FINCA SALA VIVÉ by FREIXENET, will take place for the time being only on Saturday, August 7 , So go saving the date.
In August, the vintages will fill much of the wine region with wine and joy. The municipality of El Marqués already has dates for this summer month. On July 24, Hacienda Atongo celebrates its harvest so that you can enjoy one of the most beautiful colonial buildings in the state of Querétaro; The following weekends María and Bernardo Hotel Boutique, Finca Ancestra and Viñedos del Polo open the doors to enjoy the traditional grape treads and exclusive amenities for their visitors, so we highly recommend entering their social networks on Facebook and Instagram to book and know the details of these celebrations.
Do not forget to attend the agroecological vineyard of Vinos Barrigones, on August 14 and 15, to taste their chemical-free wines made in an artisanal way in their vintage tasting, which is complemented with a tour of their vineyard and, of course, the traditional grape treading. In addition, at the end of August, on Saturday 28, Cava 57 opens its doors for its great celebration in its privileged location, very close to the Mexico-Querétaro highway, in San Juan del Río territory.
And as has been customary, the most mexican vineyard, Viñedos Azteca, closes the harvest season in Querétaro in the national month; on September 11 and 12, so that you save the date and do not miss out on enjoying these festivities.
If this brief invitation is not enough for you, be sure to visit the official website and social networks of the Secretariat of Tourism of the State of Querétaro to see all the recommendations, more harvest events and the best tourist information for you to enjoy this summer in Querétaro .