Viniculture Wine region Parras Coahuila

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Parras Wine Region

Parras is an agricultural town located 150 kilometers (93 miles) west of Saltillo. Known as the “Oasis of Coahuila,” the city is renowned for its picturesque vineyards, colonial architecture and huge trees.

Casa Madero Parras Coahuila

Casa Madero

Founded in 1597, Casa Madero is the oldest winery in the Western Hemisphere and a popular Parras tourist attraction, as is the Museo del Vino (Museum of Wine), which displays grinding machines, stills and distilling vessels brought over from Paris in the 19th century by European tradesmen taking advantage of the excellent resources and climate of Coahuila for the grape and wine industry.

Museo del Vino parras mexico

Museo del Vino Parras

Other distinguished area wineries are the San Lorenzo Hacienda and the Bodegas del Vesubio. We must not forget Vintners, where locals and tourists gather each August for the city’s grape and wine festival, la Feria de la Uva y el Vino.

Parras de la Fuente Coahuila