The Wine Fair of Yecla, which takes place from 9 to 11 September in the town, is an ideal opportunity to discover the secrets of good wine and enjoy tourism in the Region of Murcia with the five senses.
The Yecla wine, with its characteristic Monastrell grape as the harvest queen, has a Denomination of Origin since 1972.
Reds, whites, rosés, crianzas, reservas, jóvenes, ecológicos ... Talking about wine in Yecla is a philosophy of life. The wine tradition of the place has become a reference in all of Spain. A constant search for excellence, creativity and avant-garde. Can you imagine what day-to-day life is like among vineyards, what is their essence, the process of making them or how to taste an exquisite wine? Do you dare to visit Yecla with the five senses?
There are those who know the Wine Route of Yecla as "the Monastrell experience" for its characteristic grape, a Spanish variety that dates back to the 15th century and that is the hallmark of the YECLA Denomination of Origin. The tourist offer of the Wine Route of Yecla includes guided tours, wine tourism packages, accommodation, restaurants, wine bars and a whole range of activities that allows you to discover the secrets of one of the most legendary and delicious wines in the world, as well as charms of the city. Those responsible for this initiative are the Castaño, La Purisima, Evine and Señorío de Barahonda wineries, as well as the Almazara Deortegas and other institutional promoters of the region.
Appointment with the Wine Fair in September
Come and meet us. Do it at any time. On the weekend of September 9 to 11, 2016, Yecla celebrates the Wine Fair in style with a huge gala at the Concha Segura Theater ( Friday 9 ) presented by the journalist Noemí Martínez (RNE), with interventions by the artisans of the Wine Route and where the presenter Sergio Sauca (TVE) will collect the Enotourist of the Year Award. Also the first tread of the must is celebrated ( Saturday 10 ) in the Park of the Constitution, a folkloric festival is organized ( days 10 and 11 ) and the hospitality of Yecla collaborates actively with this event ( Sunday 11 ).
It is about enjoying, vindicating the culture of wine and toast to Yecla and all its visitors. In short, share unique experiences.