Day 8 : Guanajuato
Visit of the vineyard and wine tasting
This morning we leave the city for a visit to the Toyan winery.
Located 30 minutes from the town of San Miguel de Allende, this winery has 12 hectares of vineyards, planted with Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Frank, Merlot and Pinot Noir.
The vineyards do not use chemicals or herbicides, the wine production is small, sufficient to satisfy the local market. The wines have a great personality, are fruity, with earthy notes. It can be combined with many foods, including chiles en nogada, tacos al pastor or barbacoa. Its organic wines are made with a unique identity resulting from an authentic process.
Visit its splendid cellar, the only one in Mexico 14 meters underground. We invite you to this spectacular place to deepen your knowledge about wines and to share the techniques of winemaking, visual, olfactory and gustatory aspects. We invite you to taste the flavor of four different types of wine and also to taste some of the organic products grown and processed in Toyan.
Discover the complexity of the wines produced here by visiting the production area as well as the winery. Enjoy the tranquility of the surrounding fields before tasting some of their best wines accompanied by a bread and cheese platter.
Road to Mexico City. In the late afternoon meeting in the hotel lobby for an afternoon on the famous Plaza Garibaldi where we will see groups of Mariachis who meet there to demonstrate their talents and be hired for parties, birthdays or simply play and serenade couples with their traditional trumpets, guitars and folk songs. Then we go to Tenampa, Plaza Garibaldi’s most renowned bar, where we enjoy a beer or a tequila. We head back to the hotel.
Option included: A drink in Tenampa’s bar.
Overnight stay at the Zocalo Central. Junior Suite with zocalo view. The hotel has a terrace with a breathtaking view of the Zocalo where you can have breakfast.