International wines & spirits competition to take place this year in Guanajuato

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The State Secretary of  Tourism, Fernando Olivera Rocha, announced that the Brussels World Contest (Copa Mundial Bruselas), an international competition for wines and spirits, created a regional fair for Mexico and will be held this year in Dolores Hidalgo, where 1,500 labels will compete to be recognized as the best in the world.   The contest More...

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