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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 #9 of 26 Activities in Ensenada
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Founded in 1888, Baja's oldest winery continues in the Santo Tomas Mission's wine-making tradition...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

A friend and I just went on a 3 day cruise to Ensenada. We didn't want to do any planned shore excursions and decided that we would just walk around and figure out what we wanted to do once we got there. We ended up walking to the Bodegas de Santo Tomas and we were pleasantly surprised. The wine tasting... More 

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La Quinta, California
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11 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Santo Tomas Winery, in the Santo Tomas Valley, 25 miles south of central Ensenada, offers a beautiful environment and a pleasant tasting room. The tasting run $19.00 USD for five large tastings or you can buy individual bottles and drink on site. You can sit outside on tables or inside near the many racks of wine. For about $8.00 USD,... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I went there because it was a nice place. Actually the place is very nice and apealing if you like the modern type of look. Everything eas great till i asked for a wine tasting, none where avaliable.... So... Very nice tasting bar without wine to taste. Didnt work out for me.

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Once you get to the tasting room you walked up the ramp through HUGE double doors into a gorgeous room. The place is really nice and modern with bottles of wine stocked from ceiling (high ceiling) to floor. The glass casing which showcases the boxes of fine chocolates they sell is also where you do the tastings with a guide.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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106 reviews 106 reviews
52 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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39 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
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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17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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