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Alvear is the oldest winery in Andalusia, founded in 1729 by Don Diego de Alvear y Escalera. Eight generations later, the family business owns 200 hectares of vineyards where the pedro ximenez grapes grow. Among the many awards and distinctions, is...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Avenida Maria Auxiliadora 1, 14550 Montilla, Spain
We arrived with a group, but Alvear winery was gracious, patient and gave a well described talk of their wine-making process. The hundreds of barrels aging in storage was quite a sight. Worth a stop if it is on your route.
We have visited many wineries in Italy, France, US and Canada. This one was very different in the way they make their wines. All white wines that start from a wine very similar to a Sauvignon to what I would call a white porto et...More
This was an informative wine tour and tasting, with beautiful facilities. They specialize in white wines and we learned a lot about the Solera process they use to make some of the wines. The wine tasting afterward was great and we bought several bottles. The...More
The first impression is amazing and the inside is very nice, the guide, special thanks to Teresa, took her time, was able to answer all the questions professionally and was also very nice. That alone is worth the visit. The entrance fee for a tour...More
We arrived unplanned (well we emailed one day before) as we were passing through Montilla. We parked near the big Alvear sign in town and from there the site looked very closed however a small sign on the wall sent us down to a side...More
I've been a fan of this style of spanish wines for a long time but it was the first time I got to visit one of these wineries and I was not disappointed. We arranged the visit by email a few weeks before making our...More
Good winery with a very good and informative guide. Tresa is a nice and patient guide and taught us lots of things about wine. It's good for children as they serve non alcoholic liquors while adults taste wine.
Myself, my husband and my 4 year old daughter visited alvear on our recent trip to Córdoba. We had a wonderful guide, Theresa, who spoke very good English and went into lots of detail about how the sherry is made from the picking of the...More
Great bodega to visit off the main stream just south of Cordoba. The guide was very gentle and knowlegeable of the history and the methodology to produce those fine wines. And of course we had a great time tasting their very unique PX.
Hi! I just saw your message, hope I'm not too late. There are buses from Córdoba to Montilla every hour or so and Montilla's bus station is a 4 min walk from the winery and the city center. Don't forget to visit the Inca... More
Hi! I just saw your message, hope I'm not too late. There are buses from Córdoba to Montilla every hour or so and Montilla's bus station is a 4 min walk from the winery and the city center. Don't forget to visit the Inca Garcilaso's house. Go to Arcos Gastrobar for lunch.