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CROSSING SOUTH: Dog Shelter & Bichi Wine (New!)

Stream or tune in Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 10 at 3:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, April 12 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

Host Jorge Meraz (left) holds the puppies at Los Adoptables dog shelter in En...

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Above: Host Jorge Meraz (left) holds the puppies at Los Adoptables dog shelter in Ensenada. He gets a personal tour of the facility with the founder Pris Austin (right). Baja California, Mexico.

On this episode, we get to meet Pris Austin, the golden hearted owner of Los Adoptables dog shelter in Ensenada. Get ready to fall in love with the four-footed friends we see. This multinational effort to make a dent in the stray dog population by helping them find homes is truly noble.

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A cute dog begs to be adopted at the Los Adoptables shelter in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

Next, we take a trip to Tecate where Noel Téllez shows us his famous Bichi Wine. Bichi could mean “au naturel,” naked, and that’s the pure style of the wine-making going on at this vineyard.

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Host Jorge Meraz (left) talks with Noel Téllez (right), the founder of Bichi Wine, in his Tecate vineyard. Baja California, Mexico.

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About The Series:

CROSSING SOUTH is a travel show that explores Tijuana and Northern Baja. Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes you on a journey and demystifies the area. Get to know the people, vernacular, foods, customs and places frequented by the locals.

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CROSSING SOUTH is a travel show which explores everything we find over the border in Mexico. Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes the audience on a journey and demystifies things with a special focus on Northern Mexico.


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