The Ultimate Food & Wine Experience - La Rioja, Spain

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Tasting
Wine, Local Food
Activity
Meet The Maker
Workshop
Overnight Tour (2+days)
Food Tour
Chauffeured Tours
Included
Meal, Tour guide
Languages
English, Spanish
Theme
Countryside
Private
Nature
Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
685
26
/ Person
TRUSTED PARTNER
Alfredo E
Activity Overview
Experience the real surroundings of a vineyard´s landscape: amazing nature; touch the wine plants and grapes; take pictures from a vineyard´s stone built shelter with breat-taking views over the zone while you learn history about the origin of the wines that you will enjoy later Winery of exceptional quiality: step into the life and duties of a winegrover´s life and tasks; engage yourself on the winery duties according to the time of the year. Wine tasting and snack included Days of red satin: open the gateway to happiness by sharing new emotions enjoying activities designed with loving care and wines - The experiential “love story of wine” activity: discover what the scents of love are through different wines´ aromas in a restaurant with a specially designed menu and other surprises

Private Host: Alfredo, professional sommelier and devoted Master Comprehensive of Wine, experienced Wine Educator and expert in wine territories, Specialized in La Rioja- He writes a blog about wine and has a wealth of knowledge in Spanish history and culture.

Day 1
9.30 Meet your host at the hotel
10.00 Visit to a winery, where we´ll discover a unique landscape and over 100 year old Garnacha vines in spectacular location. Tasting wines (also from the barrels) in the winery.

12.00 Find out, interact, take photos in the remote Rioja old vineyards visiting a winery, tasting a wine at the vineyard with Berta, she es the vinegrower and winemaker; then discover the XVI century wine cellar, learn how wine ages in there and taste the wines.
14.00 lunch in a local restaurant
20.00 THE EMOTIONS OF LOVE THROUGH WINES AROMATIC FLAVOURS
A sensory experience with wines to propose what the scents of love could be through the different stages of a marital couple´s life.

Gastronomical experience where couples –in the context of a paired tapas and wines- engage in amazing, entertaining and really interesting activities full of culinary delicacies, beautiful wines and deep emotions in a celebration of joy and sensual pleasure.

Day 2
10.00 Meet your host at the hotel
10.30 Discover an ancient vine press and learn how wine used to be made from the roman times
11.00 Visit a winery in the beautiful town of Laguardia, amazing XIV century wine cellars, wine tasting
13.00 visit a genuine vinegrover and winemaker who owns some of the best rioja alta vineyards, wine tasting also directly from the barrels.
14.30 lunch in a local restaurant
20.30 THE EMOTIONS OF LIFE WITH FOOD&WINE PAIRING.
In a beautiful wine celler Restaurant, enjoy a special set menu VIP dinner; previously, visit the restaurant cave, tasting a glass of wine with traditional snack there. The set menú consist of 6 courses paired with 4 rioja alta wines choosed by your host sommelier; mineral water, coffee, petit fours
 
Included
  • Visits and wine tastings, 2 lunch experiences, 1 sensory workshop with wines&tapas, 1 special VIP dinner menu paired with selected wines, transport to all the activities
Group-size:
From 2 people
Rates
Per
Price
Pricing Info
Person
$
685
26
Inclusive Tax
Timing
Dates
Start Time
More Information
More information about the timing
Daily12:00 PMStart time to be confirmed
Duration
2 Days
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Strict
  • Cancellations made 7 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Overall Experience
(5.0 of 5)
Alfredo is a very accomplished sommelier, and I highly recommend his services if you fine yourself traveling to the La Rioja area and need someone to insure you get the best experiences out of your visit! Salud Alfredo!
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The schedule
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2.15 PM Traditional Riojan Lunch 
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Alfredo, professional Dipl. Sommelier; Founder member of La Rioja Sommelier Association; Master Comprehensive of Wine; A private family owned business providing EXCLUSIVE Wine Tourism services. After many years working as Wine Educator and in fine dining restaurant services as Maitre´D and Sommelier, since 2001 he collaborates in La Rioja inviting clients to enjoy Wine and Gastronomy experiences.
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Duration: 4 hours aproximately (route discovering vineyards, ancient winery press; playfull wine tasting of 4 rioja alta wines, informal dinner at the clear starlit skies over glasses of wine)

Sensations led by Alfredo, professional Sommelier, Master Comprehensive of Wine, vineyard´s guide (groups of 2-4, also more under request )