SANTA ELENA WINERY
Santa Elena Vineyards, in Aguascalientes, offer the possibility of admiring vines growing since 2005, the year of its foundation; just in 2006 they had their first harvest. They currently offer visits to the vineyard, the winery and a tasting with prior reservation. If you want something more special, they also offer dinner pairing with different types of wines and live music.
Santa Elena Vineyards
Santa Elena Winery is a project that brings together a group of people with high standards, determined to convey sensations and experiences that arise in soil, wind and water. This group has a common goal: to revive the viticultural tradition of the Central Mexican Altiplano.
The vineyards are located 1,850 meters above sea level, which creates optimal conditions for the development of the vine: cool nights that give a relief to plants and grapes, as well as hot days to concentrate sugar, colors, aromas and textures.
- Harvest party
- Guided tours that include:
- Visit to the vineyards.
- Visit to the winery.
- Tasting of cheeses.
- Explanation by trained personnel.
- Tasting of wines to choose.
Carretera Emiliano Zapata a Valladolid Km 4. Ampliación Ejido el Garabato, Pabellón de Arteaga.
Tel (449) 919 41 38
*For visit it is essential to make a reservation by phone, email or message by Facebook.
BODEGAS ORIGEN WINERY
Part of the dream of creating a Wine Cellar where Mexican history and culture meet; in a mixture of local tradition and oenological vanguard; representing the value of those who cultivate the grapes and have passed their experience from generation to generation, as the essence of their greatness.
It is a pioneer vineyard in the creation of wines with a distinctive seal. Aguascalientes is an area with unparalleled conditions and great viticultural vocation in the Central Altiplano; it is the place to relive the tradition and turn it into a great experience.
In the vineyard they combine experience, knowledge, the antiquity of the land and technology to maintain the plant in the ideal conditions that will forge the nature of the wine from its roots.
Carretera Valladolid – Emiliano Zapata Km. 4
Ampliación Ejido Garabato
Pabellón de Arteaga, Aguascalientes
(449) 122 25 22
HACIENDA SAN LUIS DE LETRAS
Hacienda San Luis de Letras is located in the municipality of Pabellón de Arteaga, 17 kilometers north of the city of Aguascalientes. Its excellent state of conservation makes it a dream place. The surface of 110 hectares of vineyards protects the growth of the vines.
The guided tour lasts about an hour and is very interesting. It begins in the chapel, where it summarizes the history of the hacienda; continues through the vineyards, where the types of grapes grown on their vines are shown; then it goes to the fermentation area and, finally, in the cellar.
The tour ends at the boutique where you can choose wine glasses and buy any of the products they make there. If there is time, visitors can stay longer at the hacienda, with its bohemian atmosphere.
This farm also has a beautiful and rustic outdoor restaurant, right next to the vineyards, where you can end the day. In addition, here they also organize personalized events such as romantic dates and even weddings and festivals.
The varieties of grapes that are produced here:
- Red: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Tempranillo Merlot, Syrah, Aleatico, Ruby Cabernet, Sangiovese.
- Whites: Muscat Blanc, Chenin Blanc
- Tour of the vineyards, where you will learn about grape varieties, gestation time, land and climate needs for growing grapes
- In the winery you can observe the process that grapes require for the production of wines, such as fermentation, aging area, barrel aging and bottling
- Harvest party
- Meals/pairings on weekends *
- Celebrations: birthdays, anniversaries, commitments, etc. *
- Tastings *
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Every day from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Free admission (only services are charged)
Tel. 01 (465) 965 9495, Mob. (449) 279 50 20
Teodoro Olivares s/n, San Luis de Letras.
Pabellón de Arteaga
* Check service costs by Facebook or by phone.
CASA LEAL WINERY
Founded almost 60 years ago by the chemist Jorge Ríos Leal, is one of the leading winemaking companies in Aguascalientes. The type of grape they grow is Ruby Cabernet, whose extract allows them to make white wine, red wine, brandy, grape brandy and grape concentrate.
In the guided tour, which lasts about an hour, they explain in detail how they make their wines, from the cultivation and harvest of the vines, to the fermentation and aging process. The tour begins in the vineyards, then continue in the milling and, finally, in the barrel room.
The tour concludes with a small but delicious wine tasting, accompanied by cheeses from the region to pair them.
Guided tours and visits offered in Casa Leal Vineyards are a unique approach that place the visitor in a historical context, tradition, culture and entertainment, which allow you to know more about the work that is done in the field and producing house for obtaining wines and distillates.
- Tour in the vineyards, showing the conditions and care of the vine, as well as its vegetative process and biological cycle
- Tour of the milling and fermentation area, barrel room and cellar
- Wine tasting, accompanied by typical regional cheeses and handmade bread
- Walk through the factory shop
- Paella experience
OPEN TO PUBLIC
Monday to Friday, from 11:00, 13:00 and 16:00 hrs, and Saturdays from 11:00 to 13:00 hrs with previous reservation.
Tel. 01(449) 973 0063, 01(449) 973 0957
Antiguo Camino a Zacatecas km 8, Viñedos Ríos
Jesús María, Aguascalientes.
VALLE REDONDO VINEYARDS
Since 1999 in Aguascalientes, its vineyards have special climate and soil conditions, which result in superior quality grapes for the production of wines, ciders and sherry style wines.
The varieties of grapes that are produced here: Salvador, Ruby Red, Carignan, Cabernet Sauvignon, White Zinfandel.
- Factory guided tours
Excellent factory store
Hasen means Alma de la Tierra in Mazatec. It produces wines of a great quality, that make a difference when tasting them; in them you can identify the real “terroir” of the Central Altiplano region.
Within its history, it has received several recognitions: “GUÍA PALACIO”, in 2015, named “Hasen” with 91 points and as one of the best wines in Latin America. They have 3 labels: “Hasen”, “Interval” and “Staccato”.
- Tasting of wines with pairing *
- Workshops and wine culture courses (several sessions) *
Tel. 01 (449) 914 9807, Mob. (449) 111 7812 y 907 1925.
Av. Canal Interceptor 151
BODEGAS DE LA PARRA CASA-UBON WINERY
This limited-production boutique wine house offers an intense and deep violet purple Malbec, full of aromas and flavors of red and black fruits that awakens the best properties of its fruit as it is an organic vineyard. This is where this wine forge its own character. The vineyard connects with its surroundings, finding its own balance in it; for their care, beneficial insects are released, and preventive elements of natural origin are used, as well as the biological cycle of wildlife is monitored. By capturing some of their insects and observing them in the laboratory, they identify and understand their importance in the balance of the vineyard. With the irrigation of the water from their own pond, the immune system of the vine is strengthened and strengthened.
The wine is made with wild yeast and aged in French oak barrels for 18 months, which gives the wine light notes of caramel, spices and cloves. The result is a wine with identity, which carries the soul of its soil in each glass.
Founded in 2010. With a production of 3,500 bottles, currently has two labels: Metamorfosis and Ren. With 24 months of French oak, Metamorfosis is a Malbec-Nebbiolo with great aromatic intensity, in which black plum, blackberries, black pepper, notes of cloves and balsamics are perceived. With well-integrated wood, a touch of caramel and vanilla is perceived.
Its other label, Ren, of the Nebbiolo-Syrah, is a young and cheerful wine; the hibiscus and red fruits stand out. Light wine, cheerful and sweet, with a rich acidity.
REAL DE ASIENTOS WINERY
Vinícola Real de Asientos was born from the interest of its founders for the consumption of wine. With the background of the wine history of the State of Aguascalientes, they started in 2008 with small vinifications at home, this with the aim of experimenting with different varieties, temperatures and times of maceration to make the best wine in Aguascalientes.
At the beginning of 2013 the first vineyard was planted, the varieties of grapes in the vineyards are: Malbec, Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Tel. 044 (449) 117 0237
Art and wine mixed in one place. Here you can find works of different artists of the region expressed in bottles of special edition.
- History of viticulture in the State of Aguascalientes *
- Workshops given by local plastic artists *
- Free tastings every Thursday *
Canal Interceptor 919-E
Plaza Galarza Arboledas
Tel. (449) 175 8803
SHOPS WHERE WINES OF AGUASCALIENTES CAN BE PURCHASED
Av. Universidad 1401 Local D
Lomas de Campestre
Plaza San Pedro
Tel: (449) 251 3936