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Bodegas Fundador

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Address: Calle Puerta de Rota, s/n, 11408 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
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+34 956 15 15 00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Jerez Day Trip from Gibraltar with Horse Show and Sherry Tasting
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Welcome stop on circumnavigation of Spain/Portugal

Six family members taking a break and having a personal guided tour of the distillery. Great place to visit and the tasting was wonderful. One of the offerings was a sherry... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Ray D
Tsawwassen, Canada
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not that much to see the barrels but always great with new knowledge about sherry as well as tasting. Go for the standard package, the difference of 8 Euros to taste on VORS not well spent

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RRPPFundador, Centro de Enoturismo at Bodegas Fundador, responded to this review

Dear customer, We are grateful for your trust by choosing Bodegas Fundador, and also for the time spent sharing your valuable opinion on Tripadvisor. We will take note to improve ourselves. Kind regards, More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of 4. We enjoyed the Fundador experience on December 22 (from 16:00-18:00) guided by a friendly, bilingual, very knowledgeable young lady. We were led through all the important and interesting parts of the facility. The guide made the tour!!! She was incredibly enthusiastic about the historical importance of the company and the facility. Her excitement was... More 

Thank Martin F
Round Rock, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We walked through rooms of barrels signed by celebrities that had nothing to do with the production or the contents. Some explanation of the process, sniffing nine glasses of sherry that had been used for several days and then tasting some pretty poor quality sherry. Nice facility and nice restrooms but surely there are better bodegas and there is definitely... More 

Thank Mathtravel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Our third bodega tour in Jerez; the others were better. I liked seeing the grounds, the bodega with it's huge and historic solera systems, and the interesting museum. But the tasting was very basic, just a fino, harvey's bristol cream, and one of their basic brandies. You could buy a bottle of each of these for the price of two... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

After having seen a couple of other bodegas I's say this is one of the best. It has extensive grounds and a large museum as well as the rows and rows of barrels of sherry! We had a very informative tour and an enjoyable tasting in a smart modern tasting area. I think it may be best to reserve -... More 

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Tsawwassen, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Six family members taking a break and having a personal guided tour of the distillery. Great place to visit and the tasting was wonderful. One of the offerings was a sherry cocktail! Very tasty! The whole tour was educational and restful. Recommend if you are anywhere near Jerez de la Frontera, and if you have time there are 2 or... More 

Thank Ray D
Somerset, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If sherry is your thing you'll enjoy this tour, as the buildings are set in pretty courtyards and some of the exhibits are quite striking. The huge array of large sherry barrels is certainly quite a sight. Because we toured with a Spanish group, there was a lot of waiting around before the English translation began, and our guide, though... More 

Thank PandYUk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was one of two sherry tasting tours we tried in Jerez. This one was smaller, more personal and informative than the Tio Pepe tour. Our guide was excellent, happy to answer questions and clearly very knowledgable. We really enjoyed the tour and of course the tasting. Would recommend trying this one, particularly if you are a fan of their... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A group of six of us went on the four pm tour. Looking at the facilities and listening to the history were excellent. The sherry tasting was definitely the highlight.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The sherry tasting at the end was fabulous haha We liked going through the damp cellars and they had a pretty decent well organized museum near the end of the tour.

Thank Drea Z

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