Moriles – Cordoba

Moriles in Cordoba in its origin, was a village, belonging to the municipality of Aguilar de la Frontera, called “Aldea de los Zapateros”. Belonging to the municipality of Aguilar de la Frontera, which was made up of thirteen wineries and some scattered country houses, of very modest construction. The population was of about forty neighbors, most of them day laborers dedicated to agricultural tasks, mainly wine-growing.

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The small history of the Zapateros population is linked during the 19th century to the rapid and spectacular population increase it experienced. In 1818, the small population of Moriles in Cordoba, of just over 200 inhabitants, became a parish, under the patronage of San Jeronimo and dependent on the Arciprestazgo de Aguilar.

On June 18, 1912, the Aldea de Zapateros became the municipality of Moriles in Cordoba, adopting, therefore, the name of some existing settlement in the vicinity of the village and already famous for the quality of its wines, Moriles Altos and Moriles Bajos .

Local information

Ayuntamiento de Moriles
Avenida de Andalucia, 23, 14510 Moriles (Cordoba)
Telephone: 957-537-000

Health Clinic Bars, shops, restaurants Schools Municipal pool Beach
1h 15 min
Golf nearby Malaga 115km Granada 151km Seville 143km Bus and train
Malaga airport
Granada airport
Seville airport


Main information

Parish of San Jeronimo. Parish of neoclassical origin, located in the center of town and called Parroquia de San Jeronimo. According to the documentation preserved in the Parish, the temple was built in 1818. The Main Altarpiece, Located at the head of the temple. Work from 1674 made of carved, gilded and polychrome wood, composed of a large bench, two bodies and a topped attic. It is of the Corinthian order.

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It is the second half of the eighteenth century, the central space that must have housed a protester was transformed, embedding it with a rococo-style structure that contains the niche of the Virgen del Rosario. The only pictorial example is the set of works that decorate its main altarpiece. In the left central register of the first body, the work that represents the Virgin of the Rosary stands out. While in the right it shows a representation of Santa Justa and Santa Rufina of Murilleca inspiration and invoice from the 19th century, on canvas originally placed on it. placed.

On the Montilla-Moriles Wine Route it is almost essential to make a stop to visit the Moriles Mosto Museum. These facilities offer visitors an exhibition of must extraction and transformation arts that take visitors on a journey through time.

The reinterpretation of an old Lagar makes it possible to develop, in addition to the common services, a proposal for coexistence between technology and identity and the traditional culture of Montilla-Moriles wines. In the Lagar de Vida, together with the interpretation of the relationship between wine and Moriles in Cordoba, the permanent installation Planeta Vivo is presented. Through computer connections, it is possible to see in real time what is happening in eight appellations of origin around the world.

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  • New Wine Festival – Celebrated on the weekend closest to November 30 in the Plaza de la Constitucion. Once again, it highlights the traditional activity of winemaking. It consists of a meeting of local wine producers who offer the first wine from the harvest of the year, with the main objective of promoting their wines.
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  • Fair in Honor of Our Patron Saint La Virgen del Rosario – Official fair of the municipality of Moriles, known by Morilenses as La Feria de Octubre, which traditionally pays tribute to the Patroness, the Virgen del Rosario, as well as the peak of the harvest. It is celebrated the weekend closest to the Patron Saint’s Day, October 7. It has a great diversity of cultural, sports and leisure activities. The typical flamenco dresses, the booths and the horse ride make up the atmosphere of the fair in which the elaborate food of the gastronomic establishments and the good Morilense wine converge.
  • Wine tasting. The culmination of the grape harvest, held in the third week of September, being one of the most popular, since its number of visitors increases every year. For three days, the foreigner can taste both the excellent wine that is produced in the lands of this Cordovan municipality, as well as its most characteristic gastronomic products. This event is accompanied by conferences, gastronomic and oenological pairings, children’s playroom activities, etc.
  • Festival in honor of the Virgen del Carmen – Held the weekend closest to the day of Our Lady of Carmen (which processions on July 16). It should be noted of this festival the Verbena del Tomate, whose characteristic element is to maintain the tradition established by the residents of San Jeronimo Street, who go out to enjoy dancing and singing in honor of these parties, while tasting dishes tomato with salt, accompanied by good Morilense wine. Currently, the performances in honor of this festival take place in the Plaza de la Constitucion.

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