La Escuelita: Baja's Wine Incubator

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Estación de Oficios del Porvenir, most often called La Escuelita, is a wine school located in El Porvenir in the Valle de Guadalupe. The tiny school is an incubator for aspiring winemakers. The school is owned by Hugo D'Acosta, who has been instrumental in developing the Valle de Guadalupe as a wine hub in Baja. His brother, architect Alejandro D'Acosta, designed the school. Alejandro's brand of sustainable design incorporates discarded materials like old barrel stays, rusting mattress springs and used irrigation tubing into the architecture. Check out photos of the buildings on the Good Food blog.

Evan Kleiman interviews Tomas Egly, who is the director of the school.