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Tacoronte: Guided Winery Tour with Wine and Cheese Tastings

1. Tacoronte: Guided Winery Tour with Wine and Cheese Tastings

Get to know the history of the Familia Monje and their vineyards during this guided winery tourin Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Unlock the age-old secrets of Spanish winemaking and savor a delectable wine and cheese pairing experience.  Head to Bodegas Monje and be greeted by your guide. Begin your tour of this family-run winery has operated since 1750. Learn about the uniqueness of Canary wine and the varieties of grapes grown in its unique volcanic soil.  Delight your senses with a tasting of four wines accompanied by four types of cheese. Indulge in local wine paired with artisan goat cheese from the Canary Islands. Sip on a young, Dragoblanco paired with fresh goat cheese from Tenerife. Let a glass of red Hollera linger on your tongue as you taste its carbonic maceration process and taste how the smoked goat cheese from La Palma compliments it.  Toast with a glass of young, red Monje Tradicional (a young red wine) paired with a semi-cured peppery goat cheese from Fuerteventura. End with a glass of red, barrel-aged Listán Negro with cured goat and sheep milk cheese from Gran Canaria.

Tenerife: Wine Museum Ticket with Local Wines & Food Tasting

2. Tenerife: Wine Museum Ticket with Local Wines & Food Tasting

Discover the unique history of wine in Tenerife with this ticket to the Casa del Vino Wine Museum in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Have the option of choose from three different wine and local product tasting menus. Enjoy the garden and the 17-century architecture of the estate's house. Travel to the old estate house of Casa del Vino and admire its breathtaking views of Mount Teide and the sea. Walk through the main entrance and see its traditional press house in the main courtyard. Indulge in local flavors as you try a local sparkling, red, and white wine. Pair your wine with 3 pieces of cheese, toast, and honey. Upgrade your experience to try more local products and a Malvasia sweet wine. Find out about the history and characteristics of the winery's creations, check out the exhibits at the Wine Museum. Have the chance to purchase wines directly from the makers at the Wine Cellar Shop. Take a stroll through the garden to see traditional grape varieties and local plant species.

Tenerife: Full-Day Gastronomy and Wine Tour

3. Tenerife: Full-Day Gastronomy and Wine Tour

Enjoy the tastes of the Canaries during this 8-hour tour that takes you to bodegas where you’ll sample the fabulous gastronomy and wines. The first stop on the tour is to see the World Heritage city of La Laguna and its fascinating architecture. Head next to the village of El Sauzal and Wine Museum Casa del Vino where you’ll have the opportunity to taste different kinds of cheese and sample the glorious wines. Then it will be time to move on to the next winery, Bodega Monjes, which features stunning views of the Tacoronte valley and the Atlantic Ocean. You’ll enjoy a 4-course lunch typical of the Canary Islands and have a chance to sample a different wine with every course, all while enjoying a fantastic ocean view.

Tenerife: 4-Hour Gauchinche Food Tour

4. Tenerife: 4-Hour Gauchinche Food Tour

Immerse yourself in Tenerife's gastronomic culture on this guided tour of the best eateries on the North coast, including a visit to a traditional Guachinche, which is a traditional establishment where quality food and drink are served. After getting picked up from your hotel, head to a winery, where you can sample red, white and rosé wines, expertly paired with an assortment of Canarian cheeses.  Next, head to the selected Guachinche and discover Tenerife’s gastronomy by savoring its traditional food, choosing from a range of starters and rotisserie main courses. Finally, visit a bodega and enjoy a glass of coffee as you admire views of the coast. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of the tour.

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What people are saying about El Sauzal

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 151 reviews

My wife and I had a wonderful day. The wine tour and tasting was very enjoyable and the venue has amazing views. Great place to spend a couple of hours. The wines are for sale but no hard sell and very good prices. We were

We enjoyed everything: learning about winemaking in Tenerife, viewing the gardens, tasting the wines, tasting the food, viewing the house, the wines, the grape garden--everything!

Very nice wine tour, the lunch was very tasty. The tour of la laguna was also very nice. We had a good guide.

Lovely wines and cheeses and an interesting your. The property is set in a beautiful location.

Great experience, the guide was really knowledgable and the wines were really good