1. Tacoronte: Guided Winery Tour with Wine and Cheese Tastings
Get to know the history of the Familia Monje and their vineyards during this guided winery tourin Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Unlock the age-old secrets of Spanish winemaking and savor a delectable wine and cheese pairing experience. Head to Bodegas Monje and be greeted by your guide. Begin your tour of this family-run winery has operated since 1750. Learn about the uniqueness of Canary wine and the varieties of grapes grown in its unique volcanic soil. Delight your senses with a tasting of four wines accompanied by four types of cheese. Indulge in local wine paired with artisan goat cheese from the Canary Islands. Sip on a young, Dragoblanco paired with fresh goat cheese from Tenerife. Let a glass of red Hollera linger on your tongue as you taste its carbonic maceration process and taste how the smoked goat cheese from La Palma compliments it. Toast with a glass of young, red Monje Tradicional (a young red wine) paired with a semi-cured peppery goat cheese from Fuerteventura. End with a glass of red, barrel-aged Listán Negro with cured goat and sheep milk cheese from Gran Canaria.