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San Bartolomé: Bodegas El Grifo Winery Tour and Tasting

1. San Bartolomé: Bodegas El Grifo Winery Tour and Tasting

Uncover the flavors of Lanzarote with this guided tour of the Bodegas El Grifo Winery in San Bartolomé. Immerse yourself in regional winemaking history with the included access to the El Grifo Wine Museum. Savor 3 of the vineyards best wines with a tasting experience.  Be greeted by your guide and dive into local winemaking. Start with current winery production methods that have been in place since the 90s. Discover cutting-edge technology that is used to bottle volcanic malvasía and muscatel wines that come from centuries-old vineyards. Learn about sparkling wines that are unique to Lanzarote and the Canary Islands. Stroll through lush vineyards that lie in the shadow of a volcano. Explore the past in the El Grifo Wine Museum find out about the oldest winery in the Canary Islands and the 5th oldest in Spain. Conclude your tour with a tasting of the winery's most awarded wines, including a volcanic malvasías.

San Bartolomé: El Grifo Winery Estate Tour with Wine Tasting

2. San Bartolomé: El Grifo Winery Estate Tour with Wine Tasting

Immerse yourself in the history of the El Grifo Winery on this guided tour in San Bartolomé. Uncover the secrets of historic winemaking and savor three of the winery's wines. See the family's estate and admire its library which holds over 5,000 volumes.  Meet your guide and begin you trip back in time. Trace the origins of the winery when camels were still used to carry grapes to the cellar and the Timandaya eruptions had just covered the region in volcanic ash. Explore the old wine cellars with your guide. Journey through time to reveal ancient winemaking techniques. See the estate's grand house with its magnificent library which houses some of the oldest bibliographic works in the Canary Islands. Take a guided stroll thorugh the lush vineyards. Conclude your tour with a tasting of the winery's most awarded wines, including a volcanic malvasías or the limited edition of the centenary of Jose Saramago. Head to the Wine Museum on your own to see the old winery from 1775. Walk through its interior to view winemaking equipment used in the 19th and 20th centuries. 

San Bartolomé: Audio Guided Tour of the El Grifo Wine Museum

3. San Bartolomé: Audio Guided Tour of the El Grifo Wine Museum

Visit the El Grifo Wine Museum which is housed winery that was founded in 1775 in the shadow of the Timanfaya volcanic area. View the original tanks and equipment that were used to produce wine here. Dig deeper into historic winemaking process with an audio guide. Visit a replica of the workshop of the last cooper craftsman (makes and repairs wooden vessels) of Lanzarote. See the original tools and implements with which the old wooden barrels were made. Walk through unique vineyards that are covered in ash from the volcanic eruptions of Timanfaya between 1730 and 1736. Admire centuries-old Muscatel grape producing vines. End your self-guided tour with a stop at the wine-bar where you can purchase wines which are accompanied by a selection of local products. 

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What people are saying about San Bartolomé

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Interesting visit! See our very good and different during the tasting! Thanks to Alessandra!

Fantastic information and tour - lovely wines to sample and buy