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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Operations aided by the California National Guard seized $649 million worth of fentanyl in 2023

The San Diego Union-Tribune 02 Mar 2024
In addition to support roles at San Diego-Mexico ports of entry, California National Guard members help law enforcement with crime data analysis ... ....

Tyler nonprofit, immigration lawyer host town hall on SB 4 to help inform community

Tyler Morning Telegraph 02 Mar 2024
It also would have made it a crime to have entered the United States through an unauthorized port of entry from Mexico to Texas from March 5, 2022 to the present. “It's really designed to try to curb all the people coming over recently from Mexico, so it's not let's target all the people that are here undocumented,” Young said ... .......

Rays’ Isaac Paredes working to stay one step ahead of MLB pitchers

Tampa Bay Times 02 Mar 2024
Isaac Paredes signs autographs for fans at the Rays' spring training complext in Port Charlotte on Feb ... Playing in his native Mexico this winter, Paredes hit off the breaking ball machine in batting practice and faced a lot of pitchers who specialize in throwing breaking balls....

Far from the border, Mexico’s safest state is moving closer to the US

The Hill 01 Mar 2024
And he added that he supports the much-maligned Mayan Train project not just for its tourism mission, but because it connects Yucatán to the rest of the country and to Salina Cruz, a relatively nearby port on Mexico's Pacific coast ... The state's main port, Progreso, is less than ......

Iowa man sentenced for firearm smuggling

Odessa American 01 Mar 2024
to Mexico. According to court documents, Customs and Border Protection Officers at the Presidio Port of Entry referred a Ford 450 travelling towards Mexico, to secondary inspection. The truck was pulling a trailer filled with packages destined for Mexico ... firearms to Mexico....

Victims of Denmark's adoption scandal demand answers

The Moore County News Press 01 Mar 2024
"I don't even know when I was born," said May-Britt Koed, a Copenhagen restaurant owner and one of the quarter of a million South Korean babies sent abroad for adoption since the 1950s ... Koed's case is far from isolated ... - 'Why didn't anything happen?' - ... US stunned 2-0 by Mexico in women's Gold Cup upset ... New Ports Set To Ignite Tourism Surge ... .......

Arizona border remains busiest crossing route, but Trump and Biden will visit Texas

Azcentral 29 Feb 2024
President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump set up dueling visits to the Texas-Mexico border on Thursday as immigration and border security once again take center stage ahead of the anticipated November rematch between the presumed White House nominees ... immigration laws.How many migrants are at the U.S.-Mexico border?....

Watch live: President Joe Biden delivers remarks amid dueling border visit by Trump

Austin American-Statesman 29 Feb 2024
President Joe Biden is visiting the Texas-Mexico border Thursday for the second time during his presidency ... Donald Trump makes dueling visit to US-Mexico border ... ports of entry ... President Biden delivers remarks at US-Mexico border....

Biden, Trump campaigns visit Mexican border to discuss migration

La Prensa Latina 29 Feb 2024
The US president will meet with members of the Border Patrol and local authorities and leaders in Brownsville, the only sea port bordering Mexico, which has been overwhelmed by the increased arrival of migrants....

Federal judge blocks Texas' immigration enforcement law SB 4: Here's what's next

Usatoday 29 Feb 2024
Judge David Ezra of the U.S ... SB 4 increased penalties for anyone suspected of crossing the U.S-Mexico border in Texas outside of a legal international port of entry ... Gov ... Supreme Court.". Joe Biden, Donald Trump both visit Texas-Mexico border. President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump are both visiting the Texas-Mexico border Thursday....

Federal judge halts Texas from enforcing sweeping state immigration laws passed last year

Amarillo Globe-News 29 Feb 2024
Passed by the Legislature during a special session in November, SB 4 creates a series of penalties for anyone suspected of coming into Texas from Mexico other than through a legal international port of entry ... Donald Trump are scheduled to separately visit the Texas-Mexico border....

Biden may sign a Trump-esque immigration executive order. It won't fix our border crisis.

Usatoday 28 Feb 2024
President Joe Biden’s expected hard-right turn on immigration is no magic wand to control the flood of migrants who continue to inundate ports of entry in Arizona – unless he’s ready to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border ... Gone are the days when most migrants the Border Patrol encountered were single men from Mexico or Central America looking for work....

Transcript: Gov. Tate Reeves’ 2024 State of the State address

Delta Democrat-Times 28 Feb 2024
In those waters are more than a dozen river ports and ports that are accessible to the Gulf of Mexico. We have deep-water ports at Gulfport and Pascagoula ... One of Mississippi’s greatest economic and logistical assets is our ports. We need to develop a plan of action to address our ports’ backlog maintenance and capacity projects....