Home of the Ariyanas Wines, the Bodegas Bentomiz winery is located near Sayalonga, 7 km's from Casa Linnea. Here you can enjoy Bodegas vines combined with their excellent meals. Visitors are welcomed year-round and enjoy touring the vineyard and guided tastings, and/or a superb lunch designed by chef Juan Quinanilla to pair with our superb wines. They are also arranging music events! Please have a look at their home page and calendar.
“Ariyanas” derives from the name of the Moorish hamlet that stood beside Bodegas Bentomiz’s vineyard before the Reconquest. The word comes from the Arabic for “aromatic”, which their wines certainly are!
Ariyanas Seco: dry white, Moscatel de Alejandría
Ariyanas Romé Rosado: dry rosé from the indigenous Romé grape, a little known but locally indigenous varietal
Ariyanas Tinto: dry red blend of Petit Verdot, Tempranillo, Romé and Cabernet Franc
Ariyanas David: unfortified sweet red Merlot
Ariyanas Naturalmente Dulce: an unfortified sweet white, Moscatel de Alejandría
Ariyanas Terruño Pizarroso: an unfortified, oaked sweet white, Moscatel de Alejandría
Jarel Wines (Moscatel):
The Axarquia region, with its favourable Mediterranean climate, has always produced the best grapes and wines in the region of Málaga. Bodegas Almijara, S.L. is situated close to the village of Cómpeta, in the Axarquia region of Andalucia, in Southern Spain. Bodegas Almijara began producing wine in 1993 and has been awarded a “Málaga y Sierras de Málaga” denomination. Bodegas Almijara produces Jarel wines and is dedicated to using traditional methods. These efforts have earned us a place in the best national and international markets. Vineyards that produce Jarel wines are located in the countryside of Cómpeta.