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in Valverdón (Salamanca)
Wine Hotel and Country Resort
Haciendas de España - Wine Hotels

Ctra. Salamanca - Ledesma. Km 12. 37115. Valverdón. Salamanca.
Tel: 902 109902. 923 129400  -   Fax: 923 129401

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Originally a 14th Century Dominican Monastery, this five star Wine Hotel enjoys breath taking views of the surrounding ecological vineyard and river Tormes which flows beneath its foundations.

Housing 29 comfortable rooms (double rooms, superior double, junior suites and suite), a top tier restaurant, wine tasting showroom, and luxurious Wine Spa, Zorita offers the unique Durius experience, designed for self indulgence.

Resting a mere 10 kilometres from Salamanca, and housing some of Spain’s most acclaimed wines, it is no wonder that Columbus chose to stay here. Salamanca is the university city by excellence, known in the whole
world for this and for its artistic richness: cathedrals, palaces, churches... of artistic styles such as romanesque,
plateresque, gothic, and barroque

El Refectorio, the restaurant, offers the best of local gastronomy, with a creative and modern menu. The food can be matched with the best wines of our country.

This is the first Wine State of the group Haciendas de España. It also houses the aging cellar of Bodegas Durius. It has become a unique and comfortable place to make all wine lovers dreams come true: share and enjoy gastronomy, art, tranquility and nature accompanied by good wine. 

Aging cellar Durius. Built in 1843 as a warehouse for the flour mill of the Solís family, since 2001, it houses over 1500 oak casks where the Durius label Hacienda Zorita wines are matured. This traditional cellar also comprises a tasting room with audiovisuals, allowing us to conduct interactive tastings, which are a must for the wine lover!. The cover looks like a ship, as a tribute to Christopher Columbus, it's most distinguished visitor.

Over 3 hectares of ecological vineyards surround the place. You can find there four sequoias that are the oldest in Europe.

San Nicolás de las Viñas Chapel. In its interior, there is a Collection of religious artwork and documents, all of which have Dominican influence, dating from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries as well as a small cellar that keeps 180 new French oak casks (Allier). Here the best wines from our vineyards in Arribes del Duero age, Durius Magíster, Duero's Soul, Premium Wine of the Hacienda.

WINE SPA. The old Arabic Mill from the 15th century is today a wonderful Wine Spa with privileged views over the river. There you can enjoy the other qualities of wine with massages or therapeutic baths using grape components.

You can come and stay in Hacienda Zorita, or just to visit the winery, the tour includes a visit to the cellars, an interactive tasting, background to the history of the Hacienda, visit to the Chapel of St Nicolas and it’s collection of 16th, 17th & 18th century art.

The whole complex has been carefully designed and prepared, to create a dedicated centre of excellence for Durius wines and cultural aspects of the region. Not only will guests be able to experience the joys of wine and its making, but also be able to stay in a unique, luxurious, yet tranquil setting, where their personal comfort and enjoyment will be the objective.

This is the perfect place to organize a number of activities related to wine, wine tasting in the hotel, wine tasting courses, cooking classes, visit other wineries in the area, company meetings, incentive trips, product presentations, etc. Contac us for more information

And only 23 Km away.... CASA PADUA

The Nobel village of Ledesma is the gateway to the Arribes del Duero Natural Park and wine region. Here, nestled in between the town’s narrow streets, lies Casa de Padua, the unique 18th Century Wine Hotel Family Trust, complete with residential rooms. Casa de Padua was founded in 1751 and is now home to a special ageing cellar for Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars made following traditional recipes of the Veneto. The Acetaia, where our balsamic vinegar is aged, is the first of its kind in Spain.

You can visit the place, tour the chapel and cellars and follow with an Olive Oil tasting. Or you can try our exquisite olive oils and fine wines in a private dinner in this tranquil village retreat. Soon there will be ten new rooms hear as well.

Pictures courtesy of Haciendas de España

Vintage Spain can help you organize lodging, tours, visits and events in this winery. Contact us for more information