Full Day Wine Tour Experiencing Rioja Like a Local

Full Day Wine Tour Experiencing Rioja Like a Local

Learn about 6 centuries of winemaking tradition from the best professionals in Rioja

Tour type: Group , Duration: 10 Hours

Product ID: 54607
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Discover Rioja like a local on this full-day wine tour.
You will learn the differences of how wine was made in the past and today, always gaining first-hand knowledge from the wine family producers, who will explain everything you need to know about the regions extensive wine culture:


Your visit will be at a 5th generation family winery where they maintain the ancient method of wine production. This is one of the last 15th century underground wineries in La Rioja that continues the traditional grape pressing with their bare feet using grapes from their own vineyards, fermenting the wine in stone deposits and centennial wooden vats.


Next you will go  to the Train Station Quarter in Haro to taste their historic wines, where the real wine revolution began due to a plague that devastated the French vineyards bringing French winemakers to La Rioja in order to export our wine to Bordeaux, establishing their first cellars in the vicinity of the Haro Train Station where there are still 7 centennial wineries.


You will continue your tour to 3rd generation family winery that continues working the same way as their ancestors using 21st century technology and you...

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Discover Rioja like a local on this full-day wine tour.
You will learn the differences of how wine was made in the past and today, always gaining first-hand knowledge from the wine family producers, who will explain everything you need to know about the regions extensive wine culture:


Your visit will be at a 5th generation family winery where they maintain the ancient method of wine production. This is one of the last 15th century underground wineries in La Rioja that continues the traditional grape pressing with their bare feet using grapes from their own vineyards, fermenting the wine in stone deposits and centennial wooden vats.


Next you will go  to the Train Station Quarter in Haro to taste their historic wines, where the real wine revolution began due to a plague that devastated the French vineyards bringing French winemakers to La Rioja in order to export our wine to Bordeaux, establishing their first cellars in the vicinity of the Haro Train Station where there are still 7 centennial wineries.


You will continue your tour to 3rd generation family winery that continues working the same way as their ancestors using 21st century technology and you will have a special tasting from the barrels to appreciate the differences between French, Hungarian and American Oak barrels.


Finally, you will visit a medieval 10th century village called Laguardia for lunch and enjoy great tasting Spanish food before having some time to explore its charming streets.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
09:00 AM- 7:00 PM
Group size
2 - 8
Languages
English, Spanish
The meeting point
Hotel pick-up

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Includes
  • 3 winery visits and tastings
  • Pintxos / tapas lunch  at a charming walled medieval village 
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Private transportation
  • English speaking guide

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Payment made in full at time of booking

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.


Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 20 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 30 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 4 and 19 days in advance of the schedule departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel with less than 4 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 75 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you don’t go on the date and the time indicated, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Rebeca

Rebeca was born and raised in La Rioja, so her wine passion runs through her veins!. She comes from a wine-growers family and grew up learning all about grapes, vineyards and wine-making, then soon became a wine lover and is now passionate about everything wine-related. With a background on International Business Studies, she completed her MBA in Derby (UK), and gained experience in the Wine Industry. As an Export Manager of a Rioja winery, she had the opportunity to travel around the world, experiencing different cultures, learning more about wines and their regions; and maintains a close relationship with the local wine makers and knows their products in detail. She moved to Punta Cana, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and learned about the tourism industry deciding to create her own business dedicated to wine culture in La Rioja. Investing her considerable energy and passion, coupled with extensive experience and education, her mission is simple: to provide visitors with a fun, friendly, informative, and memorable experience, and to inspire and educate guests through exceptional service and by building and nurturing relationships with local wineries and tourism partners. She is a true ambassador for one of the best wine regions of the world, the Rioja region!


Product ID: 54607

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