Vena Cava

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    2014 Summer Dining Guide to the Valle de Guadalupe's Campestres, Stands and Restaurants

    Last summer, Tijuana Si! declared 2013 as the year of the campestre, or country style restaurant with the opening of so many new places in Mexico's premier wine country. This year will certainly shatter the previous wine and dine season leading up to Vendimias (wine harvest festival) with even more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Wine In a Boat: Las Vendimias at Vena Cava

    How the Valle de Guadalupe has changed! Fifteen years ago, there were about a dozen wineries; now there are more than sixty, with more seemingly springing up every day. Ten years ago, what was being produced was quite frankly awful, sticky-sweet wine that couldn't have held a candle to Ernst and Jul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Corazon de Tierra: Baja Med from the Ground up in Mexican Wine Country

    An hour south of Tijuana, somewhere along Ensenada's Ruta del Vino--the road through Baja's wine-rich Valle de  Guadalupe--two Americanos are searching for a sign. Not the eagle-on-the-cactus-with-a-serpent-in-its-mouth kinda sign, but one that, nevertheless, we hope will lead us to some sort o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: Look for Less—Vena Cava

    I'm cheap, you're cheap, we're cheap—so we can all (well... almost all) benefit from all these large chain stores ripping off designs from unaffordable labels. Right? This silk Bernard dress from Vena Cava retails for $549 (but is currently on "sale" for $274.50). It features a highly recognizabl ... More >>

  • Music

    February 20, 2003

    Twang Bangers

    Drag the Rivers country-punk ethos