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Bodegas de Santo Tomas

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Address: Avenida Miramar 666 | btwn Calles 6 & 7, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-617-83333 ext. 22

Founded in 1888, Baja's oldest winery continues in the Santo Tomas...

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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Wow-Top Rate Wine Tasting Experience.

What exceptional wines. Walked out with 6 bottles of wine. The most wine we can get back across the boarder. Edwardo was superb! No reason to go anywhere else for wine tasting!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What exceptional wines. Walked out with 6 bottles of wine. The most wine we can get back across the boarder. Edwardo was superb! No reason to go anywhere else for wine tasting!

Thank Kim P
San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went on a great wine tasting experience with WHALES OF BAJA R. V. CARAVANS that included whale watching and wine tasting, the sensory wine tasting was a new type of wine tasting we had never participated in before. R.V. caravaning and wine tasting a great combo.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I took my wife to get a some wines from Bodegas de Santo Tomas. I was expecting to find someone that could advise us, gives some information on the wines, and explain the characteristics of the wines. Unfortunately, this place reminded me of a liquor store, with two workers checking out people and using the computer.

1 Thank Alejandro B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Easy location in Ensenada, if you don't have the time to explore the Guadalupe Valley or the vineyard south of Maneandero. Immaculate wine tasting room that was once the office of one of the Mexican Presidents in 1930. Still has the original floors and a huge vault of the time period. And the wines! Rich and full of heart. Don't... More 

1 Thank BodhiMartina
Redmond, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

This is the oldest winery in the Baja with some wonderful history. My husband speaks Spanish, so we were able to read the signage that was only in Spanish. We also asked a number of questions about the history before a large group came in from the cruise ship. They had 4 wines to taste - 3 of them sweeter.... More 

1 Thank tdh42
El Monte, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Great environment full of fun..... the new Napa Valley n closer to home... lots of wine selection plus great food to go along with the wines.

Thank Rick R
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I've read about Santo Tomas being the oldest vineyard/winery in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico so I was interested in checking out this place to see if I'd find a couple of bottles of wine not readily available in Milwaukee and I could share with my dinner club. None of the reds available for testing interested me so I decided to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Don't stop here if your a cheapo! This is a good historic winery and it will cost you a few bucks for a great memorable experience. Have some wine, have some cheese and crackers... When you got your wine legs going take a walk among the vines. Enjoy!!😜

2 Thank ron n
Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is the Napa valley of Northern Baja California. If you enjoy wines and will be traveling through you will have over 150 winery's to choose from. There are such great views of the vines and surrounding mountains. This place was founded by Spanish Monks back in 1888. Now its one of the best wines in the area. They have... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed in the area south of Ensenada to hike, beach and generally explore. We decided to go to this winery one morning You have to reserve a guided tour which we did not but they have a small area where you can self guide and taste their different varietals right off the vine. It was pretty cool. You can... More 

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