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2010-07-09 20:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- AltaMed hosted its 5th annual wine and food celebration, East LA Meets Napa, featuring acclaimed Chef Patricia Quintana and an expanded courtyard in Los Angeles' historic Union Station. In commemoration of Mexico's Bicentennial, the event presented some of Baja California's best vintners from the Valle de Guadalupe region along with fine wine from Latino-owned or operated Napa wineries and a diversity of Latin cuisine from Los Angeles area restaurants....

2006-10-26 09:13:45

MEXICO CITY -- A trail of 13 fossilized footprints running through a valley in a desert in northern Mexico could be among the oldest in the Americas, Mexican archeologists said. The footprints were made by hunter gatherers who are believed to have lived thousands of years ago in the Coahuila valley of Cuatro Cienegas, 190 miles (306 kms) south of Eagle Pass, Texas, said archaeologist Yuri de la Rosa Gutierrez of Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History. "We believe (the...

2005-09-09 08:40:00

ENSENADA, Mexico -- Long before Mexico gained fame for its cool bottled beers and searing shots of tequila, pioneering winemakers were planting vines and laying down the New World's first vintages there. Banned in the 1600s by Spain and subsequently eclipsed by local brewers and distillers, the once flourishing industry is now making a comeback in three semi-desert valleys a few miles south of the U.S. border. Twenty-two wineries dot the San Vicente, Santo Tomas and Guadalupe valleys,...


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