Exclusive Wine Tour of Rioja with Gourmet lunch
Tour Spain’s celebrated wine region with its ancient vineyards,
bodegas and quaint hilltop villages.
Discover Spain’s stunning wine region on this Rioja tour from Bilbao or Rioja, focusing on small artisanal wineries. The vineyards we visit, aim to preserve traditional and organic methods, as well as exploring new ways to achieve a high-quality product whilst keeping the environment in mind.
*This tour can be adapted to your specific preferences and requirements, for example, if you have a particular
cellar in mind that you like to visit, we will explore adding it to the itinerary for you
Private Local Guide
Hotel Pick Up & Drop off in Luxury Transport
Visit to Three of the Finest Wineries. Taste 9 different wines
Delicious Gourmet Lunch
Visit to Laguardia
VISIT 3 EXCLUSIVE FAMILY WINERies
The Rioja wine region has over 600 different cellars yet we carefully select only the finest to visit: ancient, boutique, personal and with top rated wines.
At these wineries, we will sample some of the finest wines of the region and learn about the unique methods of making them. We will listen to your wine preferences to choose the best cellars for your pallettes.
Depending on your preferences we will tour at least one of the winemakers whole wineries tour and in others we will focus on their wine via private and hosted wine tasting.
What to expect:
Visit three of the finest wineries of RiojaAt least one with a full tour of the winery
Taste only the top rated wines in each winery
Completely personal & private experience
Take the best pictures from our secret view points of the wonderful landscape of the Rioja vineyards, the Ysios cellar (designed by Santiago Calatrava) and/or Marques de Riscal (designed by Frank Gehry)
GOURMET RIOJANO LUNCH
The next part of our private Rioja tour is lunch at one of the best restaurants in the region.You can take in the unparalleled views over Rioja's vineyards against the mountainous backdrop whilst you enjoy one of the finest cuisine's in Rioja, all prepared with seasonal products and of course, paired with quality Rioja wine.
What to expect:
Gourmet lunch: Tasting menu overlooking the vineyards of Rioja together with fine Rioja wine.
If you prefer, we could arrange for you a wonderful picnic lunch in one of the cellars
Your private Rioja tour will finish with a guided walk through the beautiful walled, medieval city of LaGuardia, with its underground cellars and wineries. LaGuardia is one of the most beautiful towns in the Rioja Alavesa region. Think fortified walls and narrow cobbled streets, surrounded by vineyards and mountains.
What to expect:
Visit LaGuardia awarded as one of the most beautiful villages of Spain
Enjoy a glass of wine in an underground cellar from the XVI century
If you want to make your Rioja tour a little bit more special we could additionally offer you (additional cost) as part of your private Rioja tour:
Explore the Rioja vineyards in eBikes
Up Up & Away; Take in the Rioja vineyards with a flight in a hot air balloon
Be a winemaker for a day: prepare your own coupage playing with the different toasting in the barrels and type of grapes
Have a spa treatment with wine, skin and grape seeds
If you think you need more time in Rioja you can check our 3-day tour exploring the Rioja region
We are small family business, fully insured and licensed in La Rioja.
We only offer the best Riojan quality, from transport and service to food and wine.
We have over five years' experience conducting tours in La Rioja.
For your comfort and safety our Rioja private tours conducted in a 4x4 Range Rover Sport or Mercedes Viano.
We accept all types of debit/credit cards.
We partner with small family businesses in La Rioja, who maintain respect for sustainability and authenticity.
The way we approach wine is with passion as we considerate it an art. The cellars and wineries we visit on our Rioja private tour have a great history behind them.
We partner with traditional local restaurants in La Rioja, which use only seasonal produce.
We visit small Riojan towns & villages that you won't find in the travel guides.
We are a team of four with a background in the wine and gastronomy world and excellent knowledge of La Rioja.
Our team are locals who genuinely love and know the La Rioja inside out.
Whilst we have carefully planned our Rioja private tour, we aim to cater to our clients' needs, and will adjust the itinerary as required.
With us you will not feel like you are on a Rioja tour, but rather having an experience with local friends.
"Exceeded all our expectations. Irene was the perfect host with great knowledge of wine and the Rioja region "
"A great choice if you are looking to have exclusive access to cellars and a completely personalised experience"
"One of the greatest private wine tours that we have ever made. Very high-end quality selection of wines, stunning lunch and luxurious transport"
"Our tour through Rioja was an unforgettable experience. The families we went to where totally unique and family owned"