Sunday, August 31, 2014

Esparza vs Teague

Bill Esparza, a long time supporter of Valle de Guadalupe, wrote a rebuttal for the OC Weekly of Lettie Teague's piece that appeared in the Wall Street Journal.

For what it's worth, I'm on Esparaza's side although I have to admit that there are wines from the Valle that are a bit salty (euphemistically referred to as strong mineral notes) and some of the blends are down right weird.

You can read both articles here

Lettie Teague:  The Best Wines of Mexico's Burgeoning Baja Region

Bill Esparza:  The Wall Street Journal's Critic Spits on the Mexican Wine Industry with Unusual Saltiness

Friday, August 29, 2014

La Esperanza Baja Med

Rumor has it that after a private event (Senor Cetto's birthday party) Chef Miguel Angel Guerrero's restaurant, La Esperazs Baja Med, will open soon thereafter.

Photo credit:  @bajamedbymiguelangel on Instagram

Costa Oeste Update

Chef Erick Alcazar relayed the following information about his new campestre via a comment on a previous post.

Open:  Thursday through Monday; 12:00 to 8:00 
Reservations (646) 147-7914
Children and pets welcome