The Mexican Wine Revolution

The Mexican Wine Revolution

One hundred years ago, Francisco Madero, Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata led the Mexican Revolution. Today, Mexico is going through a different sort of upheaval, a Mexican wine revolution in which small producers largely concentrated in Baja California’s Guadalupe Valley are charging ahead with the declaration, “Viva El Vino!” The major force in this movement,...
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Salsa Rojo

Here’s a homemade version of the tomato salsa served at taco stands and burrito joints everywhere. Try it with all your favorite Mexican foods — it even works as enchilada sauce. 1 tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup diced onion 2 medium chile peppers, such as poblano, New Mexico, or Anaheim, diced 2 cloves garlic,...
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Calle 13, On Being Loved And Hated In Latin America

The Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 is one of the most beloved and hated bands in the Spanish-speaking world. Its members are politically outspoken and opinionated. They’ve also undergone an unusual evolution: They went from making raunchy club hits to becoming Latin America’s premier political troubadours. When the group first surfaced in the mid-2000s,...
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