Producer Profile

Aborigen

In the year 2000, this family-owned winery embarked on its winemaking journey, coinciding with Baja California's rise as a hub for Contemporary Mexican Wine.
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With a passion for viticulture and a commitment to quality, the family delved into winemaking amidst Baja California's burgeoning wine scene. Their venture marked the dawn of a new era in Mexican winemaking, characterized by innovation, craftsmanship, and a deep appreciation for the region's terroir. As pioneers in this evolving landscape, they embraced experimentation, pushing the boundaries of traditional winemaking to create distinctive and expressive wines that captured the essence of their surroundings.

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Where The Wines Come From

Baja California

Natural wine production in Baja California, Mexico, embodies the region's spirit of innovation and its unique blend of Old World tradition and New World creativity. Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez, Baja California's diverse microclimates and terroirs provide an ideal canvas for winemakers to experiment with a wide array of grape varieties. From the coastal plains of the Valle de Guadalupe to the rugged terrain of the Valle de Ojos Negros, the region's vineyards thrive under the warm sun and cool ocean breezes. Natural winemakers in Baja California embrace sustainable farming practices, eschewing synthetic chemicals in favor of organic and biodynamic methods to nurture healthy vines and vibrant ecosystems. In the cellar, they employ minimalist techniques, allowing the grapes' natural flavors to shine through with spontaneous fermentation and minimal sulfur usage. The resulting wines are a testament to the region's terroir, with bright fruit flavors, lively acidity, and a sense of place that reflects the rugged beauty of Baja California. Whether enjoyed with local cuisine or savored on their own, natural wines from Baja California offer a taste of Mexico's burgeoning wine scene and the promise of discovery with every sip.