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Lovely lady gave us time when we arrived unannounced. 2nd oldest winery in Spain.

On our way to Cordoba- we decided to stop off at Montilla town- famous for it's white wines. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sam b
County Cork, Ireland
Interesting excursion with a decent amount of new information

Imma, the guide, was very knowledgeable about tiny details of wine production and the history of... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2019
Serge P
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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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
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Avenida Maria Auxiliadora 1, 14550 Montilla, Spain
+34 957 65 29 39
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to Cordoba- we decided to stop off at Montilla town- famous for it's white wines. We were recommended to go to Alvear Bodega- we arrived 1.30 - met a lovely lady- she told us we missed the tour and asked if we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

Imma, the guide, was very knowledgeable about tiny details of wine production and the history of the house. The wines were well explained and described during degustation. We were free to choose what to buy, no push, and purchased what we wanted and what we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour and excellent wines. Great tour of a wonderful place. The sun shone all day long. A really great day.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Droppes in for a visit. You had to Buy trickets for Wine tating 8€ Per person and just Got to taste 3 Wiens. Far to expensive!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TomPersson
Reviewed July 19, 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
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greg d
July 29, 2019|
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Response from Serge P | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I called them the evening before. They speak English, if you need :). You may be able to make the tour without booking, I don't know for sure. But there's not so many slots.
August 9, 2016|
Response from G944GCmariap | Reviewed this property |
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
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