Do you want to know the origin of the wine? Come and discover the flavor of Tenerife with the best wines of the island.
The wines of the islands canarias are of excellent quality. The winemaking tradition dates back to the 16th century and has Spanish and Portuguese origin. During the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, a large part of the Tenerife wines were exported to Europe and America, recognizing their quality in different parts of the planet.
For the people of Tenerife, wine is a product that forms part of their cultural heritage. At that time, the island of Tenerife exported eleven million liters a year. Back then writers of the stature of Shakespeare. Góngora, Scott… left a record in their works of their admiration for Canarian wines.
Currently Tenerife has 5 denominations of origin for the wine in which it is found: Tacoronte Acentejo, Ycoden Daute Isora, Valle de La Orotava, Valle de Güímar and Abona and together they bottle more than five million liters. In the municipality of San Cristóbal de La Laguna is Caserío el Boquerón, an old Canarian hacienda from the 18th century with 30 hectares dedicated to growing grapes. Currently, it combines the production of grapes with rural accommodation, where its guests enjoy tranquility and peace in contact with nature and the traditions of the rural world of the lagoon.
Want to know more? Do not hesitate to discover this charming area of Tenerife with aguided tour where they will tell you curiosities about the rural world and the history of wine in Tenerife. You will also try three varieties of Canarian cheeses and three types of Tenerife wines.