Rioja Wine Tour from Logroño – the three sub-regions of Rioja
Tour starts at the Carlton Rioja in Logroño at 8pm on Tuesday 18th September 2018 and ends at around 5pm in central Logroño on Friday 21st September 2018
We start off at 8pm with a fun wine and Pintxo pairing evening on a Pintxo bar crawl, led by wine educator Jose Berger.
The first full day is focused in the Rioja Alta area with a visit to the long-established Bodegas Muga, which has the rare attribute of making its own wine barrels. We will then visit a smaller family winery before lunching at one of the best restaurants in the area, the Vieja Bodega. We finish the day with a visit to the brilliantly conceived Vivanco Wine Museum in Briones.
The second day takes us to a less well known, but nonetheless fascinating part of Rioja, Rioja Baja, now rebranding itself as Rioja Oriental. This is an area where fossilised dinosaur footprints bear testimony to their former existence in that region. Although less well known than the other two areas of Rioja, it does produce excellent wines.
The third day will be devoted to Rioja Alavesa. We visit the unusual winery hotel of Eguren Ugarte (with its miles of natural cellars hewn into the rock). We then visit the beautiful medieval village of Laguardia. We finish off the tour with a visit, tasting and fabulous lunch at the quality, family winery of Ruiz de Vinaspre.
Within the tour start and finish points included are: All accommodation, meals, which include wine (except at breakfast), winery visits and tastings, any other visits, transport, any boat trips that we organize and your tour guide.
What’s not included:
Flights or other transport to the tour start point and from the tour end point. Any discretionary tips. Any additional bottles of drink that you might wish to purchase for personal consumption later.
Each tour is booked with a €200 non-refundable deposit per person to enable us to firmly secure transport and hotel accommodation (on applicable tours). The balance will later be payable by bank transfer 60 days before the tour commences.
Costs in Euros (€)
Cost is €1757 per person based on two people sharing with a €250 single person supplement. To book with a €200 per person deposit, by Paypal or credit card, use the button below.
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