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Bodegas de Santo Tomas

Avda Miramar 666 | btwn Calles 6 & 7, Ensenada, Mexico
52-617-83333 ext. 22
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Ranked #8 of 23 activities in Ensenada
Type: Wineries
Owner description: Founded in 1888, Baja's oldest winery continues in the Santo Tomas Mission's wine-making tradition and offers visitors samples of wines, breads and... more » Owner description: Founded in 1888, Baja's oldest winery continues in the Santo Tomas Mission's wine-making tradition and offers visitors samples of wines, breads and cheeses. « less
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Phoenix, Arizona
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We found the staff to be nice enough, but rather opinionated - given their youth, it seems they could not possibly pronounce with such authority on the wines ... the details of which one girl spouted forth on, and I could not have possibly disagreed more on! But, tasting, at the end of the day, is very subjective. But after... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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84 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We booked this as an excursion on our cruise. What we didn't know was that the visit is to the tasting room and not to the winery. This is not the wineries fault though. We were taken around a room in a warehouse that looks like it may be used for displays. Not much was labelled and a lot more... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The very best Tinto (port wine) I've tasted since travelling in Australia. They also make a wonderful chocolate for wine pairing. An enjoyable experience in Ensenada, Mexico.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We visited the actual winery in Santo Thomas on our way back to San Diego from mid-Baja because it is easy to get there, is well-appointed and love tasting in different wine regions. The access road is lovely, punctuated with really lovely signs that pique your interest and tell the story of this venerable operation. The tasting room was open... More

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Bodega de Santa Tomas, Ensenada Mexico Some enjoy wine, others don't. Short, sweet and simple- some folks need to enjoy their tastings, others are content to throw a shot across their tongue and call it done. Our tour group arrived and stepping off the bus noted the winery had a location on the opposite side of the street as well... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We got tired of walking around the souvenir shops and went inland a few blocks to the BST in-town winery. We were told a tour was $5. But as we prepared to pay for the tour, a tour bus rolled in. We were shooed away, told we could not join in on the bus' tour, and told to come back... More

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Ensenada, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We've been visiting the winery for many years and never tire of it. The wines are consistantly good, and the artifacts are amazing. I love the paintings of the Friars and the altar boys- full of fun and mischief. a must see in Ensenada

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Newbury Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I was reading some of the reviews here and was extremely disappointed by the comments. I'm guessing that these people went to the tasting room in Ensenada as opposed to going to the actual winery in Santo Tomas. My husband and I recently took a tour of the actual winery in Santo Tomas and let me tell you I was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

I have visited many wineries in Valle de Guadalupe and feel Santo Tomas is not worth the $20 wine tasting. That includes a tour, which we didn't do because it was reserved for 40 people. Nobody showed up. Customer service was okay (we were the only people there) and wine is mediocre. I can't believe they charge $20 for 5... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We got there at 11AM ish and made a reservation for the 12-noon Tour. We paid the $200 pesos per person ($16.48) and watched the groundhogs run from rock to rock while we waited. We ended up being the only ones to show. We were also told the tour was an hour long. We thought we were taking a tour... More

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