Wine tasting in Malaga: the perfect activity for incentive trips

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Wine tourism has recently been gaining popularity as an activity for incentive trips. And there’s no better place to indulge in wine-related activities, such as wine tasting, than the province of Malaga with its vast selection of wineries and vintages that are an absolute joy for both tourists and business teams to discover.

Wine tasting in Malaga for incentive trips

There is no doubt that a positive experience can change the way employees see things and build stronger bonds between members of a team at the same time. Defined by stunning settings immersed in nature and great spaces designed for business events, wineries in Malaga offer a whole host of opportunities for you to plan personalised incentive activities that will immerse you in the world of wine, including learning how local wines are produced, discovering wine production techniques, and tasting and pairing wines with delicious foods

If you are thinking about planning wine tasting in the centre of Malaga or venturing into the surrounding countryside, Malaga has many businesses that are dedicated to cultivating the vines, harvesting the grapes and producing the wines. These are, for the most part, family-run wineries, which have been making wine for generations and currently offer you the opportunity to discover exactly how they produce their fine vintages.

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Wine tasting in Malaga: wineries for incentive trips

The province of Malaga has over 40 wineries that are officially recognised by the Regulatory Council of Malaga and Sierras de Malaga Designated Origin wines. Of these, over ten offer visits to their wineries, wine tasting and gastronomic menus with food pairing

Ronda is the municipality par excellence when it comes to viticulture, as it has the most wineries in the province of Malaga. 

Let’s take a look at the biggest wine producing names in Ronda and the rest of the Costa del Sol.


Bodega Doña Felisa

Following a tour of its winery and vines, Bodega Doña Felisa (Vinos Chinchilla) offers a tasting of a number of its wines accompanied by delicious homemade tapas. Also of interest to wine lovers is its introductory course to wine tasting, which is also available to incentive groups.



With views over Serranía de Ronda, Bodegas Morosanto will take you on a walk through its vines so you can learn about the various stages in the evolution of grapes. The tour concludes with a guided tasting session.


Descalzos Viejos

Bodega Descalzos Viejos sits under the ridge of Tajo de Ronda, in an absolutely stunning natural setting. Its wines are produced in an old Trinity convent dating back to the 16th century and the winery has 6 hectares of vineyards and a convent vegetable garden with beds dating back to the 16th century as well as its own water source.


Cuesta La Viña

Bodega Cuesta La Viña is located in Serranía de Ronda and in Sierra de Grazalema natural park. The winery is famed for its organic production and its combination of age-old techniques and modern technologies.


Bodega Kieninger

Close to Cuesta la Viña is Bodega Kieninger, which was founded in 2000 by a wine producer/architect and a doctor/homeopath who planted 4,000 vines from Austria, introducing new grape varieties to Malaga. They also grow Andalusian varietals, including tintilla de Rota and garnacha tinta, as well as French grapes.

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Bodega F. Schatz 

Founded in 1982, Bodega F. Schatz introduced new varieties from different origins. Their tour includes a walk around the vines and the winery and explanations about the cultivation of the grapes, the production of the wine and, of course, a wine tasting.


Bodega Joaquín Fernández

Located in Paraje de los Frontones, Bodega Joaquín Fernández has six varieties of organic wine and offers you the opportunity to discover the vines on horseback.


Bodegas La Sangre de Ronda

Bodegas La Sangre de Ronda defines itself as “the authentic taste of Ronda” and combines cutting-edge technologies with traditional production techniques.


Bodegas Ramos-Paul

At Bodegas Ramos – Paul wine is produced at 1,000m altitude, between the sierras of Grazalema and Ronda, in an exceptional location whose microclimate benefits the cultivation, production and maturation of wines that tell the story of their vintage. A visit to the winery is a fascinating trip back in time, as the winery is located under the Roman amphitheatre of Acinipo (Ronda).



Moclinejo is another municipality in the Costa del Sol known for its viticulture. Here you can find businesses such as Dimobe, a family-run winery emanating tradition. It is famed for its production of sweet wine, although it also offers a wide selection of different types of wines.


Bodegas Quitapenas

In the heart of Axarquía, in Cútar, sits one of the most popular vineyards among tourists. Combining great experience and quality, Bodegas Quitapenas is a place where lovers of fine wine come together.


Bodegas Bentomiz

Located on the slopes of Axarquía with views over the Mediterranean, Bodegas Bentomiz produces a selection of fresh and delicate wines that have been recognised and awarded over the years. A visit to this boutique winery will take you into the heart of rural Malaga, celebrating wine, wine production and creative cuisine. 

Wine tasting in the centre of Malaga and the coast


Bodegas Málaga Virgen

The county of Antequera will complete this selection of wineries offering activities for incentive trips. Specifically, Fuente de Piedra is home to one of the most famous wine producers in the province: Bodegas Málaga Virgen, which was one of the first to start producing wines in Malaga. Here Malaga Virgen variety is abundant, one of the best known varietals on the Costa del Sol.


Bodegas Jorge Ordoñez

Bodegas Jorge Ordóñez (Malaga) was founded in 2004 with the aim of reviving centuries of wine producing tradition in Malaga, which was brought to a halt by the phylloxera plague in the 19th century. The winery has achieved its mission, producing the first dry Moscatel de Alejandría, Botani and bringing back the tradition of non-fortified wines in Malaga.


Bodega Nilva

Bodegas Nilva produces the first wine on the western coast to be protected by the Sierras de Malaga Designated Origin. Made in the municipality of Manilva, the winery is a big player in wine tourism. It manages the Viñas de Manilva information centre (CIVIMA), a wine museum that will take you from the past to the present of wine production in Manilva. Guided tours will take you through the museum and winery, concluding with a tasting of aromatic wines produced with muscatel grapes set against the backdrop of the Mediterranean.


Bodegas Almijara

Bodegas Almijara, in the municipality of Cómpeta, is a family-run business that brings together tradition and innovation. Using local produce, the moscatel de Alejandría grape produces unique-tasting vintages.

In addition to these wineries dotted throughout the province, many restaurants in the Costa del Sol offer wine tasting in Malaga as well as pairing sessions. Given the wide selection on offer, it won’t be hard to find the place that best meets the needs of your incentive group. Find all the information you need to plan business events and trips in the Costa del Sol here.


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