Bodegas Tunte started up in 1998, inspired by a passion for aging wine and the values of a family business run by professionals.
This has always been, and continues to be, a project with a future vision, which has helped the brand, Bodegas Tunte, reach the highest level within the wine industry in the Canary Islands.
The cellar started up with a range of red wines: Listan Negro, Tintillo and Castilian grape varieties, later expanding to other white varieties such as Volcanic Malvasia, Verdelho, Albillo, Moscatel and Pedro Ximenez.
This prestigious cellar has quickly grown, and it nowadays combines tradition and state-of-the-art technology in order to produce quality wines from the Gran Canaria Designation of Origin.
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Bodegas Tunte is the first winery of Gran Canaria that incorporates the second best winemaker of Spain, the renowned enologist Alberto González Plasencia.
His career began with just 19 years old. His curiosity, creativity and passionate and dedicated personality carried him to the top wine scene in Spain, beeing the first spanish winemaker to receive two gold medals of excellence for its wonderful sweet wines. Also he has been awarded as the 2nd best enologist of our country and the 10th worldwide.
Originally from the island of La Gomera has come up with his wines to many corners of the world, showing the gastronomic quality of the Canary Islands. In his history it includes two gold medals of excellence, five big gold medals, 57 gold medals, 72 silver and 23 bronze.
According to his words Alberto Gonzalez has chosen Bodegas Tunte in Gran Canaria, that transmits energy, personality, love for detail and love of wine.
Bodegas Tunte is faithful his philosophy, betting with experts, as Alberto Gonzalez Plasencia, which undoubtedly contributes to the improvement and consolidation of the quality wines of Gran Canaria.