Category: Coahuila

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Parras, Coahuila: America’s First Vineyard

June 12, 2013 by

Parras, Coahuila: America’s First Vineyard... When I think of American vineyards, Napa Valley is the place that comes to mind. However, I recently discovered that here in my home state of Coahuila in northeast Mexico, resides the oldest winery in the Americas. And it’s just a couple hours west of where I live in Saltillo. The decision to make the... Read More »

Cuatro Ciénegas: Not all’s dry in the State of Coahuila

March 25, 2013 by

When I see tourist brochures in Saltillo they often include photos of people swimming in a crystal-clear lake. I have lived here for about a year and a half, and have never seen any sort of natural swimming holes in this dry elevated northern Mexican state; at least no areas with inviting waters. That is... Read More »