If you are ready to open up your senses to Mexican wine, we invite you to get in contact with the following wine distributors who have prepared for you their best recommendation to start enjoying a glass of wine.
Markus Suter, founder of Swissmexco Logistics GmbH.
With 10 years of experience working in Mexico in the area of international transport and logistics. His passion for Mexico and love for wine brings you a selection of wines.
Best wines: Tierra Adentro, Merlot 2015 with alcoholic content 13.6%, and maturing of 12 months (75% French oak barrel, 25% American oak barrel) :
Region: EL VINO DE ALTURA ! Campo Real Vinícola, located in the municipality of Trancoso, Zacatecas, Zac., 27 kms south of the capital, at 2300 m above sea level, with a vineyard of 40 hectares.
Tasting notes: Eye Cherry red with brick-red edge. Bright, clear, striking and developed. Nose (aromas) With great, sincere intensity and hearty red fruits, vanilla and fruity notes as a whole. Mouth (palate) Full-bodied and strengthening the sense of smell. Distinguished by the interplay of vanilla and red fruits, which result in an intense, strong and extremely elegant wine flowing.
Very tasty, solid structure, has major potential for further development until 2022 (3 - 7 years fm release). The Merlot 2013 won the Gold medal at the Mondial du Merlot & Assemblages in Lugano/Switzerland 2016! (the first mexican vineyard which achieved such an award). In 2014 the wine producer "Campo Real Vinicola" was awarded 608.33 points and as the best winery in Mexico. All red wines were internationally awarded with gold / silver.
Best paired with: goes well with red meat, pasta, cheese and delicious Mexican food.
Hector Rupprecht founder of El Mariachi.
Industrial engineer with a master degree in business administration. Expert in distribution network development and introduction of new products. He founded El Mariachi with the aim of spreading Mexican culture throughout Switzerland with a range of classic Mexican products considering direct and exclusive importation of brands of international renown, such as Tequila Orendain and Mezcal Sacrificio”
Elsa Fuger, founder of Mexican Wine.
15 years ago she moved to Switzerland to obtain one of the highest sommelier certificates. And after being in the industry for a while, 7 years ago she decided it was time to start promoting Mexican wine and bring special selections of wine labels across different regions in Mexico.
You can read an interview here about her experience as an international Sommelier in Switzerland.
She recommends the pairing of "mole rojo" and Cascabel wine from Valle de Guadalupe.