After experiencing the all beauty and hustle and bustle of Barcelona let us take you to enjoy the tradition and wines of Rioja. Let us whisk you away to the magical wine region to enjoy the wine, the food, and tradition. After two nights sleeping in a castle, you won't want to go back, but we will drop you off back at your hotel in Barcelona.
Only a little over an hour south of Bilbao, we find Rioja and one of the more unique experiences you can have in Spain. Relax and enjoy one of the worlds top wine producing regions by visiting 3 different wineries with a private guide who will pick you up at your hotel and drop you off so all you have to do is soak in one of the most unique places Spain has to offer.
This 3-day trip will allow you to enjoy two of Spain top wine regions: Ribera del Duero and Rioja. Each has their own distinct differences and are special in their own way. You will get to see Spain in a way not many get to experience. All you have to do is kick back and relax and let us take you on an unforgettable journey across Spain.
After experiencing San Sebastián come and enjoy one of Spains most unforgettable places, La Rioja. Kick back and relax as we take you on a journey to Spains most renowned wine producing regions. You will be picked up and dropped off at your hotel, visit prestigious wineries in Rioja with a private guide and eat in one of Spain's greatest food cities.
Soil, climate, geography, tradition... All of these factors help build to the flavor and character of great wine. The Rioja region and grapes have a distinctive flavor and body that makes them stand out as one of the best wines in the world. But Rioja itself has distinct regions with their own particular terroir, or as it's known in Spain, "terruño". Experience all the variety Rioja has to offer and what makes our wines so special.
Experience the essence of this world-renowned winemaking region with a tour designed to showcase classic Rioja and make you fall in love with the land and its wine. The itinerary we have designed will take you on a romantic journey across Rioja and its vineyards so you can feel its history and tradition and taste some of the best wine in Spain.
Rioja is a land of tradition and innovation. This blend is at the core of the success of the winemakers and cellars form this region. Expertise and craftsmanship are elevated by new methods and design. Nothing illustrates this dance between modernity and heritage like the architectural gems that that house some of the top cellars across the region. Experience this blend of innovation and tradition that makes Rioja so special
Here is a list of the most interesting and romantic locations to be visited in both Rioja and Rioja Alavesa. The Rioja region has a singular blend of the old and the new. Medieval towns live side by side with avant garde architecture. Old methods of production enhanced by state-of-the-art cellars. Traditional cuisine with a modern flare. These are some of the highlights that anyone must see when the visit Rioja wine country.
Logroño is the capital of La Rioja. It is a city where you can visit many monuments (churches, museums, and bridges), traditional and family-owned wineries and enjoy the gastronomy and wine of Rioja in its restaurants. A must when in Logroño is a walk down Calle Laurel to enjoy some of the best "tapas" in Spain accompanied, of course, by some of the best wine in the world.
General information and tips about Rioja wine country. Especially if it is your first time visiting the Rioja region make sure to take a look at these tips regarding the weather, currency, opening hours, plugs and electricity etc. Get the most out of your wine tour of this world-renowned wine producing region.
History and geography of La Rioja and its wine region. La Rioja is one of the most amazing regions in Spain, not only does it have some of the most breathtaking vineyards and some of the top wineries in the world, but it has a deep and rich history. Even the world famous, Camino de Santiago couldn't avoid coming through, crossing the famous Santo Domingo de la Calzada town.
Rioja offers a wide variety of wines each with their own distinct personality. The terroir, the vineyard, the grape, the cellar, etc. all play a role in the final product and give each wine distinct characteristics and flavors. To be able to clearly classify the wide range of wines in Rioja, 4 clearly differentiated varieties were created: Rioja, Crianza, Reserva, and Gran Reserva. Here is a short guide to help understand the varieties of Rioja wine.
Riojan gastronomy is focused on excellent, local and fresh ingredients and traditional recipes and preparations. It is one of the best food cities in all of Spain and the current renaissance the region is experiencing has brought modern flair to this traditionally exquisite cuisine. The best wine in the world deserves the best partner.