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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Feta Cheese
Delicious Strawberry Salad Perfect with a Sauvignon Blanc
March 1, 2019

Strawberry season is almost here. Try this delicious healthy salad that pairs perfectly with the Monte Xanic Sauvignon Blanc.

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Chef Drew Deckman cooking on an outdoor grill
Did somebody say, “Drew Deckman?”
May 22, 2018

I have heard Drew’s name around the campfire when traveling with my Off Road buddies. It didn’t mean anything at the time, but clearly I wasn’t thinking clearly. My partner, Eric Morley, had been telling me for months that, just like the wine, Deckman’s was a “Must” experience in the Valle.

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Sam on a Barrel
My perfect day in Baja
May 10, 2018

My trips to Baja traditionally start early in the day so I can beat San Diego traffic as I blast towards the border as I crave some street tacos and a Mexican Coca Cola in a bottle. I have Motown music on the radio, thanks to Candela Bar in LA…

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Baja is Calling
March 16, 2018

If you don’t know what I’m talking about then you have never been to Baja. This is a magical place that hits your soul and never leaves. I am fortunate enough to have been traveling South since 1983…

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Meet Jim Riley of Baja United Group
March 1, 2018

Jim, President of Baja United Group, has had an epic journey on his way to importing wine and beer from Baja, Mexico. A decorated professional off-road racer with a high school education, Jim has turned his innate business acumen and can-do attitude into a series of business successes…

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Costa Mesa entrepreneur imports Baja wines to Orange County
February 22, 2018

Jim Riley’s love affair with the Baja peninsula began as a teenage surfer, driving down from his Orange County haunts to catch the famed waves along the “lower” portion of what was once greater Mexican California. Riley’s appreciation for the peninsula — which extends from the U.S. border at Tijuana 1,000 miles south to Cabo San Lucas — only grew during his south-of-the-border trips to race off-road vehicles…

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