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Terroir lovers Rioja private tour

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Tour description

This wine and vineyard tour in Rioja is perfect for lovers of single-vineyard wines and people who are fascinated by the vineyard and its growing process. You will visit 3 of the region’s best vineyards that pride themselves in producing their own unique wine that you will taste as you learn about the region and what makes their grapes one of a kind. Traditionally in La Rioja, cellars and vineyards are separate properties and wine is usually produced with grapes from several different plots. This visit will highlight cellars that have their own vineyard and produce their wine exclusively with grapes from specific plots

Rioja wine country is located between 2 mountain ranges: Sierra de Cantabria to the North and Sierra de la Demanda to the south. This creates a unique and beautiful backdrop for your visit

  • This tour focuses on the outstanding quality of these single-vineyard wines
  • A wine expert and passionate guide with deep knowledge of the Rioja region and local culture
  • Excellent wine selection featuring some unique varieties that cannot be found anywhere else and wines difficult to find abroad

This Private vineyard tour of Rioja includes

Professional Guide

A highly experienced, friendly wine expert for the day in Rioja

Top quality vehicle

Transportation through Rioja in a high quality minivan with air-conditioning

Top quality picnic

A high quality picnic basket with a selection of local ingredients and excellent wine and coffee included (vegetarian options available) A picnic option will be organised in-doors in case of bad weather

Landscapes & vineyards

Your guide will stop at some places where you will be able to enjoy the most beautiful examples of vineyards in Rioja

4x4 vineyard tour

A fantastic 4x4 vineyard tour through some of the most beautiful vineyards in Rioja, followed by tasting of excellent wines from this terroir

2 more tasting sessions with views

You will stop at 2 more wineries where you will enjoy a great terroir and taste while you enjoy amazing views over the vineyards

Taxes & services

21% Spanish Taxes (VAT). Complimentary water

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Hotel pick-up and drop-off from some towns in Rioja region (Logroño, Haro, and villages on the way from these 2 cities, including Elciego or Laguardia.). Pick-up from other locations in Rioja also available, please enquire for more information.

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

Hotel pick-up: Please indicate your accomodation details in the booking form if available when you book the tour. Please make sure that your accomodation is in the area described above in Rioja or Rioja Alavesa to ensure this is the right tour for you. Please indicate also if you have any dietary restrictions.

Terroir in Rioja wine tour - Itinerary

The tour will typically start with pick up at 09:30 (but pick-up time will be confirmed by email once you have booked the tour)

This is a tentative itinerary. The pick-up time will be confirmed and the itinerary times can be slightly modified depending on the appointments made at the wineries.

Hotel Pick-up
The tour starts from Madrid at the hotel or accomodation where you stay in Rioja (pick up is possible from Logroño, Haro, Laguardia, Elciego or villages on the way from Logroño to Haro)
Stop #1 - 4x4 drive vineyard tour and tasting
the first stop will take you to a fantastic winery where you will enjoy a 4×4 drive tour amongst vineyards. Your guide will explain the local terroir here and you will taste excellent wines later
Stop #2 - Wine tasting with vineyard views
You will enjoy a second tasting at a winery that is sourranded by one of the most beautiful landscapes in Rioja.
Stop 3# - Picnic Lunch
We have selected a very special spot to enjoy a gourmet Riojan picnic lunch. Open your picnic basket and get ready to enjoy excellent local products and riojan wine!
Stop # 4 - The ultimate sightseeing scenic route & tasting
Before getting back to your hotel your guide will make sure you enjoy some of the most amazing spots in Rioja, with a final stop to enjoy a last wine tasting at a very special location
Hotel drop off
You will safely be dropped-off at your accomodation.

Have a Question?

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Reviews

"Thanks! We loved it. We highly recommend the tour. Rodrigo was a great guide and he led us down the backroads"
Modern winery architecture next to an old vine in Rioja
Stephen - Cave Springs
"Hi. My family and I thank you for an amazing tour. We all loved it and found it was exactly what we were looking for. Diego was the perfect guide and he took great care of the children. Thanks again"
Allison

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Price shown is based on 4 People

Why with us and Terms

  • Dietary restrictions.  The tour can accomodate nearly all possible dietary restrictions. You will be requested to provide dietary restrictions through the booking process.
  • What it the pick -up time in my accomodation? Pick-up is typically at around 9:00 AM but it is confirmed on a case by case basis
  • At what time will we be back to our accomodation? At around 17:30 – 18:00. This may depend on where your hotel o flat is located, and also on the itinerary for the day
  •  Contact us in case of doubts.
  • Can I pay with Amex? You need to contact us to be able to book with Amex
  • Can I play with a paypal account? You need to contact us if you wish to pay using Paypal

  • Can I have the name of the wineries we will visit? We do not advertise the names of the wineries visited and prefer not to provide them to ensure we keep the exclusivity of the tour to its maximum for our customers. We only visited small, top wineries that fit perfectly well into the schedule for the day.  

  • Can I propose which wineries to visit? We understand you may love some wines from Rioja and would like to visit the winery where they are produced. We are happy to listen to your preferences but please bear in mind that some wines are great, but the wineries not worth visiting. Please bear also in mind that some wineries do not accept visits or are not available on many days. Lastly, visiting certain wineries may imply a huge detour. The local team is expert in Rioja and will ensure your tour includes amazing wineries.

Winetourismspain.com is the most secure, easy and best way to experience the fantastic wineries of Rioja.  This tour offers you the opportunity to explore the area in luxury and comfort with your own experienced wine expert guide for the day, and really get to know the wineries and high quality wines in the area.

We only work with the best guides and wine producers in Rioja wine country. 

You can make your reservation by selecting an available date from the calendar. Then select the number of people.  To proceed to the payment page click “BOOK NOW”.

If you are booking well in advance and prefer to pay a 30% deposit to reserve your date, please contact us by clicking on Contact Us” and we can then send you a payment link for the deposit

If cancelled 30 days before the start of your trip, 15% of the total services cost will be deducted. For cancellations within 30 days of the starting date of the service, 30% of the total cost will be charged. Tours cancelled 7 days or less prior to the first day of your trip are non-refundable. We advise that you consider purchasing Trip Cancellation / Travel Insurance.

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