Travel a wine and cheese route on a tour of the Ojos Negros Valley, located east of Ensenada. Taste artisan cheeses paired with quality wines at La Cava de Marcelo, where you’ll learn about Ramonetti cheesemaking on a guided tour of the cellar. After a stop at La Casa Marcelo to purchase a gourmet lunch, head to Ensenada’s only wine bar where you can taste regional Baja California wines (own expense). Round-trip hotel transport is included.
Cheese and wine tour of the Ojos Negros Valley
Taste artisan cheese and wine at La Cava de Marcelo
Visit a local wine bar for an intro to Baja labels
Start your wine and cheese tour of the Ojos Negros Valley with hotel pickup in Ensenada. La Cava de Marcelo is the first stop on your Baja California route; this internationally recognized cava producer has been making Ramonetti artisan cheeses since 1911.
On a guided tour of the facilities you’ll learn about crop production and livestock care. Then sink your teeth into quality cheeses during a tasting paired with wine from the cellar.
Order lunch at La Casa Marcelo (own expense), whose menu features contemporary Mexican cuisine sourced with local ingredients from Ojos Negros and Valle de Guadalupe. All dairy is fresh from the cows of Rancho La Campana.
Finally, your guide accompanies you to a wine bar in downtown Ensenada, which features more than 230 regional wine labels (tasting fee not included), before returning you to your hotel.