Bocos de Duero provides a lot of tourism. Its wine is Designation of Origin Ribera del Duero, forming part of the Association for the Rural Development of the Cuco Valley, of the Campo de Peñafiel Community, of the Ribera del Duero Tourist Initiatives Centre of Valladolid and the Duero Association- Esgueva.
It is the birth place of ‘El Empecinado’ (‘The Stubborn’), hero of the War of Independence. He was the leader of one of the legendary guerrilla groups and repeatedly defeated the Napoleon army. His leading figure is told in detail by Benito Pérez Galdós in the Episodios Nacionales.
Known previously as ‘Curiel de los Ajos’ (‘Curiel of the Garlics’), because of its great quality in said product, it is a village of castles. One of those present, is its most representative monument: Curiel de Duero Castle, found on a rocky hill.
Olmos de Peñafiel is a historical village. El Empecinado (The Stubborn) and his sixty men were detained there, on the 22nd of November 1823 by the Battalion of Royalist Volunteers of Roa, ordered by the Commander Miguel Abad.
The village is perfect for agricultural work and shepherds, it houses a valley watched over by the Altura de la Pinzas, the location of the Ancient Pintia, where Neolithic flint, ceramics from the Bronze Age and bowls from the Iron Age were found.