But if you are looking to delve a little deeper into Spain's gastronomic traditions, you'll need to take some kind of tour. Check out these food and wine tours from Malaga. All of them can be done in a day, making them a cheaper option than most specialist food and wine tours.
1. Olive Oil and Organic Wine in RondaVisit a historic olive oil mill dating from the 18th century. Sample the organic olive oil made there and some local wine, before traveling to a local organic vineyard.
Here you will learn about how wine is made, have lunch and taste some of the excellent wines.
Afterwards, there is an optional visit to the town of Ronda itself.
A cheaper alternative, which includes a tour of Ronda and a wine tasting at the Bodegas La Sangre de Ronda can be found here: Guided Tour of Ronda with Wine Tasting
2. Sherry in JerezVisit the city of Jerez and learn about the history and production of sherry, the local wine produced in this area. Learn the correct method for pouring sherry (know as 'venenciar'), eat lunch and get to see a local horse show, another part of Jerez's most important cultural heritage.
A cheaper alternative is this guided tour of Jerez and Cadiz, which features a trip to a sherry bodega (with tasting): Jerez and Cadiz Guided Tour