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The 27th annual wine and cheese festival hosted in Tequisquiapan, Mexico has been described as “Paying homage to the art of living well”. This 300 year old colonial city with cobblestone streets and rustic homes is now a popular weekend getaway for people living in Mexico City and Queretaro. In addition to it´s wineries where grape production began in the 1960´s, Tequisquiapan offers visitors an 18 hole golf course, natural water springs, spas, and water parks.
The festival features tastings, competitions, lectures, workshops and music. There are typical mexican cheeses such as Ranchero and Manchego along with locally produced versions of French and Middle Eastern cheese. Many kinds of wine are availible at this festival from various regions in Mexico, as well as imports from other countries. The most popular grapes grown and harvested in this part of Mexico are Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.