The culture, nature and gastronomy of a place can be discovered with the help of wine tourism. In this sense, the Wine Route of Yecla (Murcia) offers a complete experience that increases every year the number of visitors and also strengthens in the international market.

The Denomination of Origin of Yecla dates from 1972 and shines with its great emblem: the Monastrell grape. Intensity, excellence and aroma are some of its virtues, each day more known thanks to the constant effort of all associates -5 wineries and some 40 establishments- of the Wine Route of Yecla, whose information is followed in the web rutadelvinoyecla.com .

City Council of Yecla, Tourism, Culture and Celebrations of Yecla and Yecla Wine Route organize the great Wine Fair 2018 on the weekend of September 7, 8 and 9. Full of activities, folklore, tastings and tastings, this call always brings together thousands of people in Yecla and, in this edition, RNE journalist Noemí Martínez will receive the Enotourist of the Year Award.

Every year the national and international interest grows in the Wine Route of Yecla, an initiative that provides wine tourism packages, accommodation, restaurants, bars, guided tours and numerous proposals to enjoy the cultural, natural and gastronomic heritage of Yecla through the art that surrounds it the universe of wine.

Reds, whites, rosés, crianzas, reservas, jóvenes, ecológicos ... Yes, let's remember that Yecla's wine tradition is a benchmark in Spain and has Denomination of Origin since 1972, nowadays covering more than 7,200 hectares of vineyards. The Wine Route of Yecla has been consolidated as a team work that promotes events throughout the year to show the city as a real place of sensations. Would you like to see in first person how the vintage is developed, how is the winemaking process or how to enjoy a good tasting? Do you aim to discover Yecla with the five senses, go through its history and squeeze the so-called "Monastrell experience" in honor of the emblematic grape of the harvest -the "Monastrell" - which is a Spanish variety of the XV century and provides nuances unique to the broth? When are you coming to rediscover Yecla?

The Yecla Wine Route has 5 wineries and some 40 associated establishments. Last year alone attracted more than 4,500 visitors, almost 50% of them from various foreign countries. Those responsible for this plan are the wineries, the oil mill, the restaurants and bars, as well as various accommodation and collaborating institutions. But the protagonist is you. Do you dare to taste the wine tourism and the oleoturismo of Yecla?

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