What should you expect in this ultimate sherry wine bodega tour?

This sherry wine bodega tour is a private full day tour experience. You will enjoy private tours in three bodegas (wineries) around the "Marco de Jerez". Enjoy several sherry wines from each region, and 7 VORS over 30 years old in two of the three cellars. You will even try sherry wine straight from the barrel!

Sherry tour in Chiclana de la Frontera

We will be picking you up from your hotel in Cadiz or Seville. Your guide will take you to our first winery in Cadiz province, in Chiclana de la Frontera. It is found within the "Marco de Jerez" and is the perfect place to understand the whole sherry process. From when the grapes arrive up to when they finish in the "bota" (barrel). Taste 4 sherries over 40 years old and a fino all straight from the cask with some tapas to pair them with.

Sherry tour in Sanlúcar de Barrameda

We will head to the famous city within the Cadiz coast near the national park of Doñana, Sanlúcar de Barrameda. On the way we will be able to enjoy views of the vineyards and see the vines. As well as observe the famous soil "albariza", high calcium soil that produces the best grape juice.

Enjoy touring a Sherry winery, where the guide will tell us why they are different from the "bodegas" in the other two cities of the Sherry triangle. The guide will show us around privately while tasting several wines straight from the cask (bota). In this cellar you will taste 3 VORS (these are over 50years old). Only three cities are allowed to age Spanish Sherry. Sanlúcar de Barrameda wineries not only have DO. Jerez-Sherry-Xérès but they are also under the D.O. Manzanilla.

At lunch time we will eat local Cadiz and Andalusian food, such as "salmorejo", "tortillita de camarones", "pescaíto frito", "gambas de Sanlúcar", with a sherry wine or a non-alcoholic drink, in the heart of this beautiful coastal city.

Jerez de la Frontera

We can also add another bodega here after lunch if you are interested but after the previous two bodegas I usually find that it is more than enough :).

Join us in this special and unique sherry bodega tour. We can design tours for all kind of groups, just book us in advance!

Important Info

When: Tuesday to Friday, Leaving at 9:00am from Vejer or Jerez de la Frontera

Meeting Point: Pick up from your hotel or a nearby location.

Price: Cost will depend on the number of people and where you are

Group Size: 3-12 people or offered as a private tour

Language: Tours are offered in Spanish or English

Inclusions: Knowledgeable guide with WSET level 2, Private tour of 3 Sherry bodegas, sherry tasting, transport with private driver, lunch, and traditional pastries in the last tasting.

*Please note: Hotel pick-up will not always be possible. It will depend on location of all clients as time constraints due to traffic may be an issue. If it is not possible, a nearby pick-up location will be given. However if it is possible, we can pick up and drop-off at hotels. Please let us know if you have any concerns or questions.

What is Sherry wine?

In this sherry wine bodega tour you will learn all about the shining star of the region, Sherry! Sherry wine is a Spanish traditional fortified wine aged in a solera system click here to learn more.

Marco de Jerez in Cadiz province is the only place in the entire world where Sherry is produced. Moreover, the Sherry triangle is the only place in the world where Sherry wine can be aged.

Sherry is one of the most versatile wines in the world. With only three grapes, sherry winemakers can create 10/11 varieties, if you count with all the combined sherries. Which are able to pair with all kinds of food, from aperitifs and main dishes to dessert. From the dry pale delicate Manzanilla to the sweet, dark and bold Pedro Ximenez.

Come and join us in our sherry wine bodega tour leaving from anywhere in Cadiz province. In this tour you will learn the whole sherry-making process since the grapes reach the winery, up to the glass!!

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring in this sherry wine bodega tour?

Make sure you wear comfortable shoes for walking in and bring a hat, sunglasses and suncream for the afternoon tour, as we will be outside enjoying the sunshine for part of the time! If you really want to enjoy the full experience, do not wear perfume, as it will reduce your capacity to smell the different characteristics of the wine.

Don’t forget to bring along your camera to show everyone back home all the best moments from your tour!

What language is the tour in?

The tour is offered in both English and Spanish, which your guide which will be fluent in.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

Our usual tour route is not wheelchair accessible unfortunately (due to the access to parts of the bodegas!). However, contact us in advance and we will try to contact our partners to make the tour accessible!

Is the tour possible for vegetarians or those with other dietary restrictions?

Vegetarian alternatives can be provided during the tour. Unfortunately vegan alternatives are not possible. Please advise us in advance if you have any dietary restrictions or speak to us if you have any concerns to plan accordingly.

Can older people keep up with the group?

Absolutely! We walk at a relaxing pace and stop frequently so it is enjoyable for everyone!

Can children join the tour?

Yes, of course. While they can’t join in the wine and sherry tasting they can enjoy sampling the numerous tapas and learning about food and culture in the area! If you have any picky eaters, let us know and we’ll make sure they get more child-friendly meals.

Are there any additional costs?

No, all the food, drinks and guided tour provided to you in the tour are included in the cost.

What happens in the event of rain?

Luckily, we are in an incredibly sunny region where rainy days are infrequent (July averages only 1mm of rain in the whole month!).

However, if there is heavy rain on the day your tour is scheduled, you can choose to either continue with the tour and we will do the tastings inside, or you have the option of rescheduling to another day or time where there is availability. We will contact you in the event your tour will be changed.

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