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Alximia Vinicola

Camino Vecinal al tigre km. 3 | A un costado de Rancho el Parral, Valle de Guadalupe 22766, Mexico
+52 646 127 1453
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Birthday Celebration with the family. Great ambiance, peaceful, pleasant music. Excellent wine. Gaia 2014

Great wine! Beautiful valley with peaceful environment. Gaia 2014. Architecture is eclectic and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lovemybabe60
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San Diego, California
via mobile
great food , excelent wine

great food , price its a little bit expensive but worth, wine is really good , A place to go back... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Erik R
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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
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AlXimia Winery is a very unique and completely different winery than what you will find anywhere else in the world. Started by a mathematician turned winemaker, this amazing winery was built by an innovative architect, the mathematician-winemaker and his astronomer father. It’s a 3 story round building that has been called “the flying saucer that landed in the Valle de Guadalupe”, the “Cathedral of Wine”, or “a sculpture disguised as a winery”. From the 2nd floor tasting room you can see the whole winemaking process, as the grapes come to the top floor and travel by gravity to the 2 floors below for fermentation, aging in French oak barrels and bottling. The barrel room is underground and can be viewed from above. You will be able to taste and buy their delicious wines – mostly non-traditional blends that make the best of the Italian & Spanish varietals that grow so well in these hot wine valleys. Alvaro (the winemaker) is considered one of the best up & coming winemakers in Mexico, and his wines have received multiple accolades – being rated 91 to 95 by Mexico’s top sommeliers.
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  • Average23%
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  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Camino Vecinal al tigre km. 3 | A un costado de Rancho el Parral, Valle de Guadalupe 22766, Mexico
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+52 646 127 1453
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great wine! Beautiful valley with peaceful environment. Gaia 2014. Architecture is eclectic and interesting. Cheese platter was yummy.

Thank lovemybabe60
Reviewed 3 April 2017

great food , price its a little bit expensive but worth, wine is really good , A place to go back soon.

Thank Erik R
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stop and grab a bite to eat and enjoy some wine. Cute little tables outside with a great view. The only negative was there were a lot of fruit flies but all of the wineries had them due to...More

Thank Lissa M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Decent wines...tasting felt a little rushed and there isn't much room at the tasting counter. Their wines are available at several retail locations in San Diego and are also served in numerous restaurants in So Cal, so this place has a more commercial feel than...More

1  Thank Numbr1ners A
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

When our hopes of mountain biking were washed away by torrential rain (at least for L.A. natives!), we decided to explore the wine region instead. As we were listening to a SciFi audiobook at the time, we were instantly attracted to AlXimia's "space ship" style....More

1  Thank Cristin Z
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stayed at a nearby bed and breakfast and ate here on one of the evenings. The food was great and the fact that we could walk here was perfect.

Thank SunnyAunt
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

On my second visit - always see something new and special. Tip - ask questions like a six year old. Take the tour if they offer. This place is just plain cool. They recycle everything and operate as green as possible with all of the...More

1  Thank mafjord
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

It was four us and we had a relaxing, quiet and fun time. Winery is not very big and it has a nice cozy restaurant. House wine is very good and they make different ones. The design of winery is very different and tour is...More

Thank RobbieMex
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

An Interesting visit, a beautiful architecture and good service. The wines are fine, not great . The best of the place is Karen, the girl that do the wine tasting is the best of the experience.

Thank dorisjaf
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a very unique place, the building was designed to catch water and use it in production. We were lucky enough to be there when it was raining and got to watch it in action. Food in the restaurant is good, the "recycled" herb...More

1  Thank SJCPat
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