There are several grape varieties that are unique to Tenerife. Wines made with the Malvasía grape were very popular in Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries and there are numerous references to Canarian wines, for example, Shakespeare mentions them in many of his plays.
- Wine Tour of South Tenerife
- Tenerife Food and Wine Tour
- North Tenerife Wine Tour
- Culinary Workshop and Wine Tasting
- Monje Winery Guided Tour & Wine Tasting
- Wine Tasting La Orotava & Puerto de la Cruz
Wine tasting, usually accompanied by lunch or tapas, is offered at many of the local wineries.
A family-run winery located in El Sauzal in the northern part of the island. The Monje family have been cultivating grapevines for five generations. The winery specialises in red wines made from Listán Negro and Negramoll grapes.
A winery located in Vilaflor, South Tenerife,about 20 minutes drive from the airport. Both red and white wines are produced there. Varieties include Listán Blanco for the whites and Listán Negro, Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon for the reds.
Casa del Vino
A rustic farmhouse in El Sauzal with a wine museum where you can learn about the history of winemaking in Tenerife. Daily wine tastings are quite cheap and offered daily. They have a restaurant with a terrace with incredible views where tapas or dinner is served.
Trips and Tours for Wine Lovers
A Guachinche is a typical Canarian restaurant that sells home-grown wine and traditional Canarian food. Tour operators offer many different types of wine trips so have a good look around for the trip or tour that appeals to you. Check carefully to ensure they include a pickup from your hotel and if the return transport is included. It’s often cheaper to make your own way to a winery but here are some sample prices.
Wine Tour of South Tenerife
Wine lovers are in for a treat on this tour of Tenerife’s vineyards. Discover the Canary Island’s vinicultural traditions and indulge in the best local tastes. Price around: 70-80€
Tenerife Food and Wine Tour
Indulge in the rich culinary culture of the Canary Islands on this irresistible food and wine tasting tour of Tenerife’s guachinches, traditional local taverns. Price around: 130€
North Tenerife Wine Tour
Enjoy delicious Canary Island wines with this North Tenerife Wine Tour and travel through the Tacoronte-Acentejo region to discover this gastronomic wealth. Price around: 65€
Culinary Workshop and Wine Tasting
Learn to make spicy mojo sauce and other traditional Canary Island sauces at this workshop in Tenerife. You’ll also participate in a wine tasting! Price around: 40€
Monje Winery Tour & Wine Tasting
Delicious wine and excellent Canarian cheeses await on this Monje Winery Guided Tour & Wine Tasting. You’ll try four different wines and stroll around a winery. Price around: 30€
Wine Tasting La Orotava & Puerto de la Cruz
Discover the winemaking culture of Tenerife with a winery tour and tasting, and explore the picturesque towns of La Orotava and Puerto de la Cruz. Price around: 60€
Tour Operators Offering Wine Trips