4-Day Luxury Rioja Wine Holiday with Stay at Marqués de Riscal Winery

4-Day Luxury Rioja Wine Holiday with Stay at Marqués de Riscal Winery

Luxury Rioja wine holiday providing an in-depth and comprehensive discovery of the world-famous wines of Rioja

Tour type: Private , Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Product ID: 53781
Description

Whilst staying onsite of a working winery amongst some of the noblest vineyards in Spain enjoy an in-depth and comprehensive discovery of the world-famous wines of Rioja whis this 4-day luxury Rioja wine holiday.
 
Marqués de Riscal is one of the oldest and most traditional of Rioja’s bodegas. Opening for business in 1860, the winery was most notable for its pioneering nature and innovative, non-conformist practices. Today, this is epitomised by their 21st Century hotel, a masterpiece unveiled in 2006 by designer Frank O. Gehry. Gehry’s architecture is renowned throughout the world, from the Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles to the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, as well as the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao (another must see whilst in the area).
 
Itinerary:
 
Day 1: Upon arrival in Elciego, check into your preferred room grade at Marqués de Riscal. After settling in, you will be welcomed at the award-winning Marqués de Riscal winery. Here, you will have a fascinating and informative tour of the production process, as well as the barrel room. The tour will conclude with tastings of Marqués de Riscal wines. In the...

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Whilst staying onsite of a working winery amongst some of the noblest vineyards in Spain enjoy an in-depth and comprehensive discovery of the world-famous wines of Rioja whis this 4-day luxury Rioja wine holiday.
 
Marqués de Riscal is one of the oldest and most traditional of Rioja’s bodegas. Opening for business in 1860, the winery was most notable for its pioneering nature and innovative, non-conformist practices. Today, this is epitomised by their 21st Century hotel, a masterpiece unveiled in 2006 by designer Frank O. Gehry. Gehry’s architecture is renowned throughout the world, from the Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles to the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, as well as the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao (another must see whilst in the area).
 
Itinerary:
 
Day 1: Upon arrival in Elciego, check into your preferred room grade at Marqués de Riscal. After settling in, you will be welcomed at the award-winning Marqués de Riscal winery. Here, you will have a fascinating and informative tour of the production process, as well as the barrel room. The tour will conclude with tastings of Marqués de Riscal wines. In the evening, a welcome dinner will be served in the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant. The hotel also has a wine bar and cosy lounge area if you wish to enjoy a few more glasses of wine after dinner.
 
Day 2: After breakfast your guide will pick you up and accompany you throughout the day, entertaining you with fascinating historical and cultural anecdotes, and her extensive wine knowledge. You will be taken to your two favourite wineries for tours and tastings. Examples of some of the region’s top wineries include Muga, Ysios and Viña Real.
After returning to the hotel to freshen up and have a siesta, you will be taken to the famous Calle Laurel in Logroño, where after a tutored tasting with an expert sommelier, you will be able to participate in the traditional evening tapas run.
For those opting to stay for a third night, your guide will return on day three and accompany you to another of your preferred estates as well as a modern winery, where lunch, alongside a selection of the bodega’s wines wil be served. These visits will be followed by a tasting session of three premium Rioja wines in a quaint setting.
 
Day 3: After breakfast, your guide will collect you from the hotel and accompany you throughout the day to another of your preferred estates as well as a highly regarded winery in the Rioja Alavesa region, where lunch, alongside a selection of the bodega’s wines wil be served. These visits will be followed by a tasting session of three premium Rioja wines in a quaint setting.
 
Day 4: After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel.
 
Please note:

If you wish, you can only stay for a 3-day break, which does not include Day 3 in the itinerary. Please get in touch here.
These prices are realistic guide prices, based on travel in standard season (usually April to the end of October). Discounts often apply for travel during out of season (usually November to the end of March) or if there are more than two of you traveling together. Please let us know your preferred travel dates for a definitive price.
The Michelin-starred restaurant is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
Available mid-week and weekends throughout the year
Group size
2 - 6
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
Select date and participants:
Includes
  • 3-nights accommodation at Marqués de Riscal Winery with breakfast
  • One lunch and one dinner
  • Visits to four wineries
  • Two tasting session (approx.25 wines tasted)
  • 1 or 2 full-day transported tours
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary

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Full payment upon booking.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation charge per person cancelling 60 days or more - loss of deposit;

  • 59-28 days - 50%;
  • 27-14 days - 70%; 
  • 13-8 days - 90%
  • 7 days or less - 100%. 

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Jenna

Created in 2004 by wine connoisseurs, we are a specialist wine tour operator offering a broad selection of holidays and trips to the premium wine regions of France, Italy and Spain. From our traditional Premium tours to the regions of Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy to bespoke self-drive circuits and birthday weekends, our expertise is creating perfect trips for individuals, groups or companies. We have a large number of clients who return to us year on year and many more come through recommendations. The reason we attract such loyalty from customers is that not only do we provide an excellent trip, we also pride ourselves on giving superb customer service.


Product ID: 53781

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