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Tours and Trips Calendar

We offer many different types of tours around Queretaro, San Miguel de Allende and other destinations. From day trips to weekend getaways, below is a summary of our tours through our tour company Heart of Mexico Wine Tours. Click on any link and it will take you to our sister website with more details about our excursions and getaways.

 

Our day tours are offered every day except when we have a muti-day trip scheduled. 

Available Any Time of the Year

San Miguel de Allende Day Tours

San Miguel is a destination of is own, but just outside the colorful city center you’ll find wineries, the Sistine Chapel of Mexico and the birthplace of the Mexican War of Independence, Dolores Hidalgo. Whether you want a bit of history on your tour, or just a day relaxing with great food and wine, we have a tour for you.

San Miguel De Allende Wine Weekend Getaways

Known as an artisan community, we will explore the colorful streets for art, architecture, and handcrafts. We will also follow the path of Father Hidalgo from the puebla magico of Dolores Hidalgo, visit the Sistine Chapel of Mexico in Atotonilco and sip on the best wines at three different wineries in the state of Guanajuato. Includes a 3-night hotel stay.

 

Queretaro Day Tours

Escape to the country where dairy animals rule and wineries invite you to relax with a view. This is farm country. Visit the tallest freestanding monolith in the world in the small town of Bernal, or shop for artisan gifts in the colorful town of Tequisquiapan. Sample cajeta (goat’s milk caramel), blue corn gorditas, and artisan cheeses and taste some of the best wines in the country. We have tours for wine lovers, food lovers and photography enthusiasts. Check out our multitude of tours or customize your own.

Queretaro Wine Weekends

Stay in the heart of Queretaro, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a walking city tour with us learning the history of this magnificent city that started the War of Independence. We will hike the tallest monolith in the world, eat regional cuisine, taste artisan cheeses and sip on European style wines. This tour includes visits to three of the best wineries based on your wine preferences, Tequisquiapan, Bernal, a craft brewery and local artisan creameries. Includes a 3-night hotel stay.

2022 Wine Festival Weekends

Guanajuato Thanksgiving Wine Festival Weekend

Date: November 23-27, 2022

Join us for a 4-day getaway, walking the streets and alleys of Guanajuato and Leon, drinking in local bars and tasting Mexican wines at Catando Mexico, a world class wine festival in the heart of the city. Come see why everyone falls in love with Colonial Mexico and explore the history and products of Mexican life.  

2023 Wine Festival Weekends

February

Festival of 100 Mexican Wines

Try the best wines in the country at the Festival 100 Vinos Mexicanos! This is the ultimate destination festival for wine, cheese and chocolate produced in Mexico. (Exact dates coming soon. Festival in Queretaro)

June

International Festival of Wine 

Sample Mexican wines against their international competition at the Festival Internacional del Vino in the historic city of San Luis Potosi. Explore waterfalls and the treasures of the Sierra Gorda mountain range on this unique tour of nature and wine. (Exact dates coming soon. Festival in San Luis Potosi)

November

Guanajuato Thanksgiving Wine Weekend Festival

Join us for a 4-day getaway, walking the streets and alleys of Guanajuato and Leon, drinking in local bars and tasting Mexican wines at Catando Mexico, a world class wine festival in the heart of the city. Come see why everyone falls in love with Colonial Mexico and explore the history and products of Mexican life.
(3rd weekend in November. Event in Guanjuato City)

 

This list will be updated when we confirm dates. Other festivals may be added, so check back often.

Booking a Hotel in Mexico

All of our multi-day tour packages include hotel accommodations, but if you prefer to book your own, or are exploring other parts of Mexico, we recommend Booking.com.

2023 International Destination: Spain

Our first international trips will be to Spain, a land of castles, gastronomy and wine. The regions of Spain have their own specialties and architecture and we will explore outside the usual tourism routes on three different trips. Join us for one, two or all three journeys to discover the history, architecture, wine and gastronomy of different parts of Spain.

 

Castilla y Leon- Queen Isabella I Kingdom Tour

Dates: Arrive April 15. Tour Dates: April 16-22, 2023

Journey through Castilla y Leon and experience the place where Isabella I of Castilla was born, raised and ruled. Noted as one of the strongest women in history, we’ll visit towns and castles while also sipping our way through the white wine region of Rueda and red wine region of Toro. We will stay in Segovia and Valladolid for the week with visits to smaller villages like Avila, Toro, Medina del Campo and a few castles along the way. Our itinerary includes hotel, breakfast, lunches, wine tastings, castle entrance fees and two dinners.  You’ll have some free time to explore the towns of Segovia and Valladolid on your own for tapas, vermouth, or famous restaurants during our stay.

Rioja Region: Wine and Gastronomy Tour

Dates: Arrive April 22. Tour dates: April 23-29, 2023

This is a very special trip for us. Tiffany worked directly for the Rioja winery association in America and Tom represented Ferderico Patternina winery in Florida for seven years and has sold tens of thousands of bottles of Rioja wines during his 34 years in the wine industry. We are calling in all of our markers to get unparalleled access to the best wineries in the region with VIP experiences that no other tour company can offer. Believe me, we are looking forward to this week more than you are. It’s going to be red wine nirvana.

Rioja wines are famous around the world, and we take you on an intimate journey through the notorious wine region. We’ll spend a day in Burgos and a day in Pamplona exploring Ernest Hemingway’s hangouts.  In between we will be relaxing for 4 nights in the three different Rioja regions marveling at the architecture, wine and gastronomy. *Details on towns to follow soon.

 

Basque Country Tour

Dates: April 29- May 7, 2023

For foodies, a visit to the Basque Country is a must. San Sebastian is known for having more Michelin stars (per capita) than anywhere else in the world. Visit Txokoli wineries and a sideria in Getaria and eat pintxos in Hondarribia. Perhaps lunch on the water in Zarautz? Or the Guggenheim in Bilbao? We can arrange hotel accommodations for you or you can book your own. Join us on certain days or we can make an itinerary just for you. 

 

For more information on any of our tours or to customize your own tour, contact us directly at epicureanexpats@gmail.com.

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