Three Mexicans I’m Missing.

Three Mexicans I’m Missing.

In Mexico, I drink a lot of Mexican wine. In Canada, where I’m holed up these days, I drink none. Not one single bottle. Despite what you may hear about the international success of Mexican wineries, there is only one winery that I know of who has distribution here,...
The March wine-pairing dinner takes us to Japan.

The March wine-pairing dinner takes us to Japan.

Our next San Miguel wine-pairing dinner will focus on some of Japan’s most celebrated dishes. Guest chef Satoru Takeda will join Chikatana chef Alejandra Landeros in creating four courses paired with local Mexican wines. ONE NIGHT IN TOKYO Yakigyoza Boiled and roasted...
Which wines go best with bagels?

Which wines go best with bagels?

I had a quandary. I wanted to feature the bagels created by San Miguel’s El Brillo and the wines distributed by Hédoné Experience SMA. And I wanted to do it at the same meal. Breakfast? Nah! Even I don’t drink wine at breakfast. Lunch? Bagels at lunch? Of course. Wine...
The best wine values in San Miguel de Allende.

The best wine values in San Miguel de Allende.

“Hey, Don Day, you drink a lot of wine. Where, in town, can I get the best prices?” Yes, I do drink a lot of wine. I indulge in almost a full bottle on most days. And, along with questions about what do you recommend and what’s available where, I’m often asked about...
Four favorite reds from a favorite San Miguel sommelier.

Four favorite reds from a favorite San Miguel sommelier.

Gustavo Aguilar was the first real restaurant sommelier I met in San Miguel de Allende. Sure, when the restaurant Cent’Anni opened a few years ago, he also had a lot of management responsibilities there, but when Cent’Anni’s servers needed to bring some sage advice...

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