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Ron Montero

Camino de La Via s/n, 18613 Motril, Spain
+34 958 60 01 83
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Tedious

Was expecting a lot more from this visit. The guide was trying but there was not enough content to... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Alan M
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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The door was closed and the presentation began..... we walked from one “exhibition” to the next as... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
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THE TOUR IN ENGLISH IS AT 1PM, TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY Rum distillery founded in 1963, by Francisco Montero. We offer guided tours through our history of sugar cane and the traditional method of elaboration of our rums. Includes sample of rums.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Camino de La Via s/n, 18613 Motril, Spain
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+34 958 60 01 83
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Was expecting a lot more from this visit. The guide was trying but there was not enough content to make it interesting. Although the barrels were stored in this building the distillery is a few miles away. The only plus point was a rum tasting...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The door was closed and the presentation began..... we walked from one “exhibition” to the next as a group listening to a very nice informative girl who in all honesty did her best trying to make the visit sound interesting but for us it wasn’t....More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a very short educational tour where a guide explains the history and brief overview of how the rum is made. There is a short video. You end with a tasting. Tours are offered in English and Spanish. Great for a quick tour.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This family run rum distillery offers free English speaking guided tours at 1pm (Tuesday to Saturday I believe). The tour is an hour long and well worth the visit. We have visited many distilleries in different countries and what sets Ron Montero apart is the...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We enjoyed the tour through the history of the bodega and the explanation of the distillery process, and particularly appreciate that it was offered in English by Carmen, who speaks fluently. We were part of a large tour group and the visit was hastily arranged;...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Every Tuesday to Saturday a free tour is offered at 1 p.m. in english language. Our guide Blanca gave us an overview about the history of sugar cane farming in the Motril area, the rum production technology and the Montero company itself. Finally we could...More

Thank DR_Chrischi
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Twice a day the distillery offers free guided tours to the public and it is very good opportunity to know more about traditional artisanal production technique of the rum. Maybe it will be new for someone that the rum is made from sugar cane, if...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Excellent guide Carmen,Enlish tour at 1pm. Chance to try 3 varieties,the major one a 10 year old in a nice presentation box that was produced for the 50 year anniversary.It is also only 70 ccl.Some writers have said it is 50 year old rum and...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

This isn't a grand tour of a huge plant. It is very quaint and low key, but if you're interested in history you'll find this an informative and different way to spend an hour or so. The staff were really friendly and keen to share...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Turned up on the off chance when nearby & they put themselves out to show my party (7 people) around. It was nice learning about the manufacture & distilling of rum. The tour is free as well as the rum tasting. Their rum is also...More

2  Thank David M
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Tony F
25 April 2017|
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Response from RebPet | Reviewed this property |
It's on the road between Salobrena and Motril.
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jamzgang
8 June 2016|
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Response from aliciaclare | Reviewed this property |
Defo English. They are active on Twitter so you could tweet them to ask about French @ronmontero
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pete638
30 April 2015|
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Response from Ron_Montero | Property representative |
Hi Pete! Yes, we'll be celebrating Motril's Sugar & Cane festival from the 10th to the 14th of July this year. Hope to see you here!
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