A Sip-To-Sip Tour of Rioja with Picnic Lunch from Bilbao

If you have already visited many wineries and want to focus in tasting as many different types of wines of the Rioja region as you can this is your Rioja tour. We would take you

to 4 different wineries for a taste flight of their most selected wines and in one of them we would enjoy a wonderful picnic lunch.

Before we head back to Bilbao we would take you to the award winning village of Laguardia, famous for its underground cellars, and considered as one of the most beautiful medieval village of Spain.

*Private transport in a 4x4 Range Rover Sport, Land Rover Discovery or Mercedes Viano. 

*This tour can be adapted to your specific preferences and requirements, for example, if you have a cellar in mind that you like to visit, we will explore adding it to the itinerary for you

Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-off from Bilbao

Visit 4 selected wineries

 Taste at least 12 different wines

Delicious Picnic Lunch 

Visit to Laguardia

4 wineries. 4 taste flights.

We know how much you love your Rioja wine that's why we have just selected the best wineries in Rioja for your flight tastings making sure each winery is completely different to each other and has something unique to offer you. The big majority of the wines you taste are in the 90+ ranking of James Sucking and Tim Atkin

The Rioja Control board is very strict with the quality control processes. That's why you will be in a journey to understand the different ageing process of Rioja: Cosecha (year's wine), Crianza (minimum 2 years of ageing), Reserva (minimum 3 years of ageing) and Gran Reservas (minimum 5 years of ageing). 

What to expect:

  • Visit to 4 wineries for flight tastings

  • Taste at least 12 different wines

  • Learn all the requirements all the Rioja Control board

Our knowledge of the area, priority access and driving removes the hassle so you can enjoy every sip of the finest Rioja wines

picnic lunch

We will make sure to keep your stomachs full  during the day in the different wineries as our wine tastings in Rioja are very generous and you want to enjoy every single sip until the end of our visit. That's why we will keep feeding you some local cheeses, cold meats, nuts and other traditional products during the whole day. It is not all about drinking, isn't it?

On top of the appetizers this Rioja tour includes a charming picnic in one of the wineries with traditional Spanish products such as Iberican Ham or Spanish omelette. 

What to expect:

  • Home-made picnic with Rioja wine

  • Cold appetizers in the different wineries

VISIT LAGUARDIA

Your private Rioja tour will finish with a 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

Top Rated In TripAdvisor 5/5

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"Exceed 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"

WHY US?

Reliable

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.

Authentic

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.

Knowledgeable

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.

CONTACT US

Contact us with your requirements and to reserve your dates!
You can reach us on WhatsApp, send us an email or fill-out the form below and we will be in touch, usually straight away, but in case we are all on experiences, at least within 24 hours.

+34 627 02 27 80