1. Gran Canaria: Winery Tour, Wine Museum, and Tasting
Immerse yourself in Spanish wine culture as you tour a winery that dates back 5 generations on the island of Gran Canaria. Appreciate the depth and complexity of local flavors as you try local cheese and wine. Meet your guide at the winery and begin your journey. Learn the history of the family as you look at old photos. Take a stroll through the organic vineyards where the grapes are ripened to perfection in the sun. Discover endemic grape varieties and hear about the importance of the unique volcanic soil. Discuss the work that it takes to keep the crop in optimal conditions. Look at a piece of history as you view a 100-year-old stone lagares where grapes where once trodden on. Uncover how the wine-making process has evolved at the small wine museum where you can see old machinery. Take in the smells of the old wine cellar. Compare the old with the new at the modern facility. At the end of the guided tour, enjoy two wines in the tasting area which are accompanied by Gran Canaria cheese and toasted bread.