Monday, February 08, 2016

The turn toward quality wine production continues to work its way through Mexico.

Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. Interestingly, many wineries seem to be looking to Bordeaux for a role model, rather than to their Californian neighbors. This may reflect the tastes of their market; most Mexican wine drinkers tend toward European wines over California, and Europe consumes about half of Mexican wine exports, followed by the U.S. at 35%. For Chardonnay, California may be a more prominent influence, as Californian white wines enjoy greater recognition within the Mexican market than their reds.
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