November 2021 – Viñedo San Miguel
  • The third edition of VINUM Guanajuato is held at Viñedo San Miguel

    With the aim of disseminating and sharing wine tourism in the region, the third edition of VINUM Guanajuato was held, an event that began on November 23 and ended on November 24, bringing the tourism sector closer to current wine trends in Guanajuato.

    The theme of this event revolved around the gastronomy and wine culture of the state of Guanajuato, based in Viñedo San Miguel and Trasiego, attended by recognized experts and owners of state wineries, who tasted 14 different wines.

    The event was also attended by the Secretary of Tourism, Juan José Álvarez Brunel; the president of CANACO León, Elizabeth Vargas; the municipal president of Comonfort, Claudio Santoyo; Germán Cervantes Vega, municipal president of Salvatierra and Ana María Arias, director of Vinotelia.

    There were 5 international speakers who spoke about the importance of ethno-gastronomic tourism in the region: Lucero Villagrán from Peru, José Félix Paniego and Adela Pereira from Spain, and José Bahamonde and Gabriel Fidel from Argentina. 

    Through hybrid conferences, the facilities of Viñedo San Miguel witnessed conferences where the importance and transcendence of wine in the region, a tourist destination that everyone should know, was exposed.

    During this edition, a gastronomic sample of Guanajuato was carried out by the executive chef of Trasiego, David Quevedo, and also by traditional cooks from the state, demonstrating the diversity of flavors and foods that our region has. 

  • Chef David Quevedo wins first place in the V World Tapas Championship

    David Quevedo, Executive Chef of Viñedo San Miguel y Trasiego, put the name of Mexico and Guanajuato high by winning first place in the "V World Tapas Championship" in the city of Valladolid, Spain.

    The Ceremonial Taco was the dish with which he participated, which consists of a chili stuffed with stewed rabbit and wrapped in a ceremonial tortilla, a tradition of the Otomí and Chichimeca culture, mounted in a paper Galereña.

    This presentation takes the meaning "of the sacrifice made by the traditional cooks of the Chichimeca and Otomí civilization, to deliver a tapa to their entire family" mentioned the chef.

    Thus, with his Ceremonial Taco, David Quevedo swept the gastronomy of various countries such as Argentina, Panama, Chile, the United States, Canada, Ireland, Japan, Ukraine and France, among others.

    Chef David Quevedo is originally from San Luis de la Paz, and during his career he has dedicated himself and painstakingly to the preservation and representation of Guanajuato gastronomy, participating in various national and international festivals and exhibitions.

    This dish and more are part of our signature cuisine at VSM and trasiego.