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Ribera del Duero Wine Tour

Ribera del Duero

Description

If you are fond of wines and want to discover one of the most   prestigious areas of Spain, we invite you to come  with  us  to  Ribera  del  Duero.  The  Duero  region  is  about  2  hours  from  Madrid  and  is  the  area  of tempranillo, the Spanish grape. Red wines with full body and lots of fruit. A real immersion in the culture of wine visiting three wineries or cellars and a quick stop in Segovia and a visit to a historic site. Lunch is not included in the price. You can join us in our traditional lunch with wine from 12€ per person.

Itinerary

This itinerary is an example, the wineries and the order may change depending on the dates and availabilities, but all are local and authentic of Ribera del Duero Wine Region and have the highest quality standars of Gourmet Madrid.

At first:

We will meet you 5 minutes before the departure time At the door of Cafetería La Gloria – Adress: Paseo Infanta Isabel, 5. There you will meet the guide and your tour companions with whom share the Ribera del Duero Wine tour

We go:

We will get on the minivan or bus and we will go directly to the first winery while the guide provides info and anecdotes about the Ribera del Duero Wine Region. The approximate duration of the trip to the first winery is 120 minutes. While you travel you can learn about the region and enjoy the landscapes

First Winery:

We will arrive at a modern winery of avant-garde architecture, in which nothing is the result of chance and everything in it is designed for what truly matters, optimal conditions to create wines of exceptional quality. The wines, which in such a short period of time have already won awards nationally and internationally.

While we explore the winery, the guide will informa us about everything we need to know. There will be a full visit to the especially relevant facilities to understand the process of elaboration in this area of Spain. And we will taste several wines, then we will go to the next winery.

Second Winery:

The second winery we visit in the Ribera del Duero Wine Tour is in harmonious modernity with the environment and it is open to light and to the vineyards. Also establishing a link between the exterior and the interior; between the necessary functionality of spaces, nature and history. Everything stands up as a new concept of wine.

Lunch:

After visit 2 wineries, around 13:00/14:00 It is time to sit down and eat. There will be free time to  have Lunch at your own choice (lunch is not included in tour price. We do not impose a menu) You can lunch with the guide in a traditional restaurant with several options of Castilian regional food ranging from tapas, a light lunch or a full 3 course lunch. (Aprox budget, tapas 12/15€, Full 3 course 30€)

 

Third Winery:

A medieval underground cellar, with a total length of about 4 mi and excavated about 40 ft deep (a networks of incredible tunnels that run throught the subsoil of the city and are intended for the preservation of wines that have been made from the Middle Age). Where we will learn part of the history of the Ribera del Duero.

Once again, we will taste their wines while we listen some information from the guide.

Segovia Scenic Stop:

After visiting the las winery, the return to Madrid begins. But we have time to another stop. A short visit to Segovia with free time. (In 1985 the old city of Segovia and its Aqueduct were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO)

“The aqueduct of Segovia is – because of its long span, architectural beauty, uncharacteristic slenderness, and dramatic presence in the center of a dense urban fabric – the most impressive Roman structure in Spain, and one of the most famous among the numerous aqueducts built by the Romans throughout their vast Empire” Lapunzina

Return to Madrid:

After the scenic stop, you just have to relax and enjoy the return to Madrid. The arrival will take place around 20:00 approximately. The Ribera del Duero Wine Tour from Madrid, ends at Plaza de España, a central point in Madrid, well connected.

This itinerary is an example and may change depending on the date and availability.

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Pickup

Meeting point:

At the door of Cafetería La Gloria – Adress: Paseo Infanta Isabel, 5. Next by the Hotel NH ATOCHA

Things to bring

Printed voucher

Inclusions

  • Visit  three  wineries  or  cellars  where  we  will  have  a  tasting  of  two  or  three  of  their  wines.
  • Minimum 8 wines in the tour. Extensive visit in one of them. Stop in Segovia and sightseeing.
  • Bilingual local guide specialist in wine and the area.
  • Transport from Madri

 

 

 

Exclusions

Lunch

Cancellation

Cancellation more then a week in advance: administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Duration: 11hrs

Departure time:

Monday to Saturday at 09:15 am

Language:

This tour is offered to you in English and Spanish

Average 6 persons, max 19 persons.