Today we have good news for Spanish tourism. And it is that a product of our country has once again won an international award. This time it is the Bodegas Tío Pepe , which have been awarded the Best Visitor Center (Best Wine Tourism Center) in 2014 by the specialized UK magazine “The Drinks International”.
The Wine Tourims Awards promote and recognize excellence and innovation in wine tourism that, at present, continues to grow in the main wine-growing regions of the world, as happens in Jerez de la Frontera, the European City of Wine in 2014, and where Bodegas Tío Pepe is a reference.
Strong commitment to wine tourism
The jury has valued the "strong commitment to wine tourism " and "its wide and heterogeneous wine tourism offer" which, based on quality and innovation, manages to attract 200,000 visits per year. It is the most visited winery in Europe, also occupying the top positions worldwide. In addition, the jury has valued “the large number of attractions, facilities and the attention received by all those who visit these centuries-old wineries.
Among the activities offered in the cellars Tio Pepe include flamingos equestrian shows, tastings led by wine experts, typical activities of the vineyard concerts (such as "grape stomping" on the vintage), or. Of course, all this with the history of the winery as the common thread of a visit that can be carried out in eight languages.
González Byass’s bet
This international recognition rewards the commitment of González Byass , a Spanish company based in Jerez de la Frontera dedicated to the production of wines and other alcoholic beverages, for promoting quality wine tourism and offering visitors all the magic of centuries-old wineries that reveal secrets in every corner.