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Bodegas Monje, among the 12 best wineries to visit in Europe

An article published by Decanter, one of the world’s leading wine magazines, lists Bodegas Monje as one of the 12 best European winery experiences. One of Europe’s best wineries to visit The British magazine has selected twelve wineries in Europe as the best to visit, not only for…

Bodegas Monje recibe el premio Travellers Choice Award

Bodegas Monje receives TripAdvisor’s 2020 Travellers Choice Award

The centenary winery of Tenerife obtains the recognition that rewards excellence in its gastronomic and wine tourism services. An award that is only achieved by 10% of the best establishments on the website. Bodegas Monje receives the TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Award 2020, a distinction awarded based on the evaluations…

el vino y sus crisis a través de la historia

Wine crisis, a walk through history

Throughout the centuries there have been many economic and historical crises that affected the wine industry. From political and social crises that have impacted the sector, such as the approval of the Prohibition in the US, to wars and plagues that have ruined the crops of entire countries….

100 years of Prohibition

On January 16, 1920, the Prohibition was established in the United States, which prohibited the consumption of alcohol, until 1933. What did “Prohibition” mean? It has been a century since one of the most controversial laws ever introduced in the United States: the Prohibition. The Eighteenth Amendment to…


Edible flowers: from the garden to the table

Flowers: more than just to smell or decorate Edible flowers are, as their name suggests, those suitable for human consumption. Although in many countries its discovery as a culinary ingredient is recent, in ancient Greece, Egypt or Rome were already used. The first recorded data dates from 140…


Gift Experiences for Christmas

This Christmas, gift experiences! If we made a list of all the gifts we’ve received throughout our lives that we haven’t used, picked up dust on the shelf, or given directly to someone else, we’d be sure to fill more than two pages. Fragrances that you would never…


Guide to Astronomic Leasure: stargazing in Tenerife

– The clarity of its skies, its pure and clean air and its unbeatable conditions make Tenerife one of the main destinations in the world to see the stars. We bring you a basic guide with everything you need to know! – El Teide Observatory, 2,400 metres above…


The so-called Monje of Author

How did this idea come up? It was a novel idea that sought to break patterns of the wine world in the Canaries, as well as to confront a prevailing mentality that underestimated the capabilities and possibilities of wine production in the archipelago. Thus, it was decided to…


Black Listan, the red grape of wine

In the Canary Islands, almost 90% of the cultivated area is made up of 6 varieties. Among them is the black listán, which occupies about a quarter of these crops (about 24%). How’s the black listán grape? Resistant, rustic and vigorous, blue-black colored. The bunches are compact, of…