Wine may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Guanajuato, but actually grapegrowing in the Dolores Hidalgo area extends back to the 16th century. Established in 1990, Cuna de Tierra has brought this tradition into the modern era, tending some very high-quality vines on the outskirts of the city. The vineyard's offerings--which include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot Aliatica, Petit Syrah, and Malbec--have garnered more than a few international awards.
Besides (of course) tastings, bilingual winery tours can include horse-drawn carriage tours through the vineyard, romantic sunset dinners, cooking classes, and winemaking workshops.
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