Winery visits in Andalucia
Wineries are located throughout this region and many of the larger companies offer tours of the facility via guides that explain the processes involved and can answer your questions regarding how wine production differs in Andalucía from that in other parts of Spain and the rest of the world.
The area of wine production known as the Serrania de Ronda forms part of the DO Sierras of Malaga, producing what are popularly known as 'the Ronda Wines'. Here modern bodegas at over 750m… More →
Sanlucar is divided into the older quarter, the Barrio Alto where most of the interesting sights can be seen, and the newer Barrio Bajo, closer to the river.
Wineries are located throughout this region and many of the larger companies offer tours of the facility via guides that explain the processes involved and can answer your questions regarding how… More →
The white chalky soil of the Jerez area, 'albariza,' is ideal for the cultivation of Palamino grapes which produce the sherry for which Jerez is so well known. If you arrive at Jerez airport, as… More →
Cooking and cookery courses include a section on wine paring and wine tasting.
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Olive oil production plants also offer tours, and these can be very enlightening as well. Learn not only how olive oil is made but also some of the ways it is used in traditional Andalusian cooking. If you're lucky you might be offered the local favourite, "pan con aceite" or bread with oil - and perhaps a dash of sugar. You will also have the chance to stock up on the highest quality oils, fresh from the source. In Zahara de la Sierra an old olive mill has restored its original British manufactured Victorian presses and invites visitors to see how the olive oil is produced. Well worth a visit.