Mexican wine

Mexican wine and wine making began with the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century, when they brought vines from Europe to modern day Mexico, the oldest wine-growing region in the Americas. Although there were indigenous grapes before the Spanish conquest, the Spaniards found that Spanish grapevines also did very well in the colony of New Spain (Mexico) and by the 17th century wine exports from Spain to the New World fell. In 1699, Charles II of Spain prohibited wine making in Mexico, with the exception of wine for Church purposes. From then until Mexico’s Independence, wine was produced in Mexico only on a small scale. After Independence, wine making for personal purposes was no longer prohibited and production rose, especially in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many other European immigrant groups helped with the comeback of wine in Mexico. However, the Mexican Revolution set back wine production, especially in the north of the country. Wine production in Mexico has been rising in both quantity and quality since the 1980s, although competition from foreign wines and 40% tax on the product makes competing difficult within Mexico. Mexico is not traditionally a wine-drinking country, but rather prefers beer, tequila and mezcal. Interest in Mexican wine, especially in the major cities and tourists areas (along with the introduction into the US on a small scale), has grown along with Mexican wines’ reputation throughout the world. Many Mexican companies have received numerous awards. Various wine producers from Mexico have won international awards for their products.

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The Daily Mail 29 May 2024
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According to CruiseMapper tracking data, the Icon of the Seas was due to reach the port of Costa Maya, Mexico by noon on Tuesday ... The cruise, which had just left Barcelona at the time, said the guest was successfully brought back on board after falling shortly after it left the port....

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New York Post 29 May 2024
The incident happened on Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas. Getty Images ... The Icon of the Seas, which can carry up to 7,000 passengers and 2,000 crew members, was on the first day of a seven-day voyage around the Gulf of Mexico when the tragedy struck ... It has made two ports of call, including in Honduras and Costa Maya, Mexico ... X / @davidcanter....

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Caller Times 29 May 2024
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East Bay Times 29 May 2024
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Jurist 28 May 2024
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Texas Border Business 28 May 2024
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New York Post 27 May 2024
“We need to make sure that Central America, South America, Mexico, that those regions understand that if you pay a smuggler and you cross in between the ports of entry and you do not have a legitimate claim to some sort of asylum benefit, you’re gonna be sent back.”....

Exploration begins to find �16,000,000,000 of treasure lost for 300 years

Metro UK 27 May 2024
The wreck has been on the ocean floor for centuries, but may still have secrets to reveal (Picture ... Up Next ... AFP) ... Reuters) ... EPA) ... Samuel Scott) ... The wreck went down on its way to Dartmouth on September 23, 1641, after stopping off in the Spanish port of Cadiz where it was repaired and took on more cargo on its way back from Mexico and the Caribbean ... .......

There's no 'invasion' at our southern border. I know. I design ports of entry

Azcentral 24 May 2024
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The Epoch Times 24 May 2024
... any location other than a port of entry a state crime for noncitizens....

U.S. Marshals arrest 2008 murder suspect who fled to Mexico

Las Cruces Sun News 24 May 2024
A man wanted on two separate warrants for violent crimes, including a 2008 murder in Las Cruces, was arrested in Mexico and is now being held at the Doña Ana County Detention Center ... Corral was transported by Mexican officials to the Santa Teresa Port of Entry and turned over to U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico....

Indiana Beauty queen arrested in Mexican cartel bust that included one of feds’ most wanted fugitives

New York Post 24 May 2024
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