Oaxaca Drive to Wineries, Wine & Cheese Tastings in Querétaro

on 03/10/10 at 10:29 pm

It’s a 6.5 hour drive from Oaxaca to a central Mexico region known for its vineyards, wineries, and tastings of boutique wines and locally produced cheeses.
Who would have thought that there’s a grape growing region in Mexico aside from the vineyards in Baja California, and that it’s accessible to tourists visiting Oaxaca for a couple of weeks? Wineries have been producing reds, whites and sparking wines in southeast Querétaro since the 1970s. And now that the Arco Norte toll road has been extended to beyond Querétaro, vacationers and ex-pat retirees in Oaxaca (as well as native Oaxacans and all other wine aficionados of course), are able to take a weekend jaunt into central Mexico’s wine country.

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