At the foot of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range lies the pretty village of Alaró.
According to documented history from the 13th Century, Alaró was once called Olorón. Today, a vineyard located on the road to Santa Maria, just 1.5km from Alaró, has now changed its name from Vinyes d'Alaro to its new name of Bodega Olorón.
The old walls of the original wine celler are embedded between terraces of grapevines and mountains.
The new owners of this Bodega are now committed to restoring the Bodega to its former glory, remaining faithful to traditional wine making techniques whilst improving the functionality of the winery to a contemporary standard.
The winery currently harvests Chardonnay and Malvasia grapes on the 10 hectares of land but they are also adding Merlot and Cabernet to the top terraces of the vineyard.
A visit to this winery is a great opportunity to learn about the developments and improvements that will be made over the coming years.
Cristina Basañez Barrero is the very experienced Sommelier based at Olorón and she will guide you through the visit as well as hosting a wine tasting with food afterward.
If you require advice on transport to and from the Bodega, please do let us know so that we can send a quote to you.
The visit options is listed below and lasts approximately two hours:
VISIT AND LOCAL GASTRONOMIC TASTING
You will be taken on a walk through the vineyard to appreciate the grape varieties as well as the soil type located here. From the recently planted top terraces you will get the opportunity to appreciate the wonderful views surrounding the vineyard.
Afterwards, Cristina will give you a tour of the winery where the Olorón wines are currently created. Cristina will present the work ethos and philosophy of the winery as well as the elaboration process for the wines.
The visit will be followed by a tasting of 4 different wines. Food will include bread with extra virgin olive oil from Es Verger, olives trancadas, various empanadas, cheese, tomatoes, salami payes, paté, sobrasada, Spanish tortilla and ensaimada. All of these products are Mallorquin.
Depending on the weather conditions, the tasting will either take place next to the vineyard or in the tasting room that overlooks the vineyard and Tramuntana mountains.
PRICE: 50,00€ per person