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How to get there:

Address:

Avda. Iberoamérica, 27, bajo.
Alcalá la Real
Jaen, 23680
España

Car:

N 432 from Granada or Córdoba.

A-44 and 403 from Jaén

Public transportation:

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http://www.autocarescontreras.es/servicios.htm

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Artisan wine production

Alcalá la Real, Jaén

The vineyards are a testing ground for discovering the different grape varieties for wine production.

We invite you to learn the differences that characterize each variety: type of leaf, fruit, pruning and other physiological characteristics. We would like you to understand the factors that make fruity and aromatic wines of this area. Being a small, artisanal winery, everything here is done within the family. Harvesting is done by hand, because having many varieties allows staggered harvesting. The other processes are done with the the latest technology machinery of the winery.

Then we will see the winery facilities, where we will explain the wine producing of white, rosado and red types. Visitors will discover the different techniques of preparation, aging and maturation of wines. During the tour you will discover all the machinery used in the production process, from collecting, crushing, pressing, fermentation, storage, bottling, labeling, etc.. Finally we will proceed to taste some wine s accompanied by typical local tapas as cheeses, olives, homemade bread, etc..

Information about the craftsman

This winery is the dream of a family. The owner has been working on it over 25 years, to produce wine in a territory where already in time of Arab domination produced wines. Even as a child he was a “viñuero”, as his father kept the family and neighbors vineyards. He has taken courses in viticulture and enology in Cifa of Cabra (Córdoba), Rancho de la Merce in Jerez de la Frontera, Haro, La Rioja and in Villafranca del Penedes.

The winemaker is an Agricultural Engineer in Agribusiness and Bachelor of Oenology at the University of Córdoba. She is in charge of the winemaking, aging and wine commerce.

They are recovering the vine varieties from the Middle Ages, of which wines were highly appreciated even by the Spanish Court. They do small productions alwayswith devoting and great care.

Information about the area

Alcalá la Real is a traditional village located in the Cerro de la Mota, among the olive groves from the Southern Sierra of Jaen.

Due to its strategic position, Alcalá has always been a very important communication center. During the Middle Age it served as a borderland with the Moorish kingdom in Granada. If you go to Alcalá, we recommend you to visit the Mota’s Fortress, an impressive city-fortress built in the 13th century, that still presents some earlier remains.

In the area there are also biking and hiking routes through the Southern Sierra, or the “ruta de las atalayas”; visit the Old Capuchin’s Convent, from the 17th century; or take a walk through the Mota’s Arrabales, beautiful gardens located in the base of the fortress.

The typical dish from Alcalá la Real is the “secretaria alcalaína”, a kind of chicken stew original from the 20s. In Easter the most typical dishes are the orange and cod salad and baked beans with chickpeas, followed by nice special sweets or pastries.

On the third weekend of July the Etnosur takes place. It is a very popular festival (free entrance) where cultures from all around the world get in touch among music, concerts, workshops and performances.

More information about the village in http://www.alcalalareal.net/

Reservation policies

If cancel or modify up to 24 hours before the date of the activity, no fee will be charged. If you cancel or modify later or if you don´t show, the total price will be charged.

 

Payment methods

Only cash is accepted

Children policies

Children under the age of 12 are free of charge.

Pets policies

Dogs are not accepted.

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Artisan wine production

Artisan wine production

The vineyards are a testing ground for discovering the different grape varieties for wine production.

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Artisan wine production - Teresa Serrano

Address:

Avda. Iberoamérica, 27, bajo.
Alcalá la Real
Jaen, 23680
España

Car:

N 432 from Granada or Córdoba.

A-44 and 403 from Jaén

Public transport:

Bus Contreras

http://www.autocarescontreras.es/servicios.htm