ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA
Owner of Casa de Piedra, Hugo D’Acosta, far right, speaks to a group of visitors during a tour of his vineyard.
Guests pause for a photograph during a tour of Hugo D’Acosta’s vineyard, Casa de Piedra.
Hugo D’Acosta is the owner of Casa De Piedra, one of the most influential vineyards in the Valle De Guadalupe, Mexico's wine region.
A room inside Hugo D’Acosta’s Casa De Piedra winery houses dozens of wooden barrels of wine. The five-acre vineyard produces 100 barrels (about 100 barrels) of wine per year.
A bee feeds on a grape in the vineyard of Casa De Piedra in Guadalupe Valley.
Ray and Patty Magnussen are the owners of Lechuza Vineyards in Valle de Guadalupe.
Octopus tostadas are served on a tortilla shell with a guacamole spread and topped with grilled octopus, smoked tomato purée and garnished with tomatillo and habanero salsas.
The seasonal food truck Troika serves wine from Phil Gregory’s Vena Cava winery and beer from the Ensenada-based Cervecería Wendlant. The eating area features a veranda made from recycled irrigation tubes and was designed by architect Alejandro D'Acosta.
A performer entertains a group of attendees of CEARTE's 5th Street Festival.
Rosita Avalos and Juan Velarde share a dance during a performance by "Danzoneros de Puerto a Puerto."
Jose Angel Cierra Castro, 15, works on a graffiti mural during the 5th Street Party. Castro's mother was his inspiration for the mural.
Artist Esther Gamez works on a wine-motif mural on the side of the CEARTE building.
The sun begins to set on Deckman’s En El Mogor, a seasonal open-air restaurant on the Mogor Badan Winery.
Head chef Drew Deckman works on finishing the last dinner orders for the night. His restaurant, Deckman’s en El Mogor, opened during the last week of June and will remain open until the end of October.
The rock cod fillet, prepared by chef Drew Deckman, comes served with eggplant relish, purslane salad and a tomato vinagrette.
As the vineyards begin to glow with the setting sun, the Badan family and friends sit and enjoy a quiet Saturday evening after their dinner service provided by chef Drew Deckman.
Once the sun sets, the pine trees are illuminated by rows of lights that make Deckman's En El Mogor shine in the quiet darkness of the Guadalupe Valley.