A Sip-To-Sip Tour of Boutique Rioja wineries & Picnic Lunch 

Whether you have visited many wineries or none at all this is the tour to learn about and taste all the different types of wines in the Rioja region. We take you

to 3 different boutique wineries in order to learn about their wines and of course, enjoy a hosted tasting of  their most selected wines. At one of the wineries we will enjoy a wonderful picnic-style lunch prepared especially and exclusively for us.

Before we head back to Bilbao we will take you to the award winning village of Laguardia and will give you a guided tour. Laguardia is famous for its underground cellars and is considered to be one of the most beautiful medieval village of Spain.

Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-off from Bilbao

Visit 3 selected wineries

 Taste at least 9 different wines

Delicious Picnic Lunch 

Visit to Laguardia

3 wineries. 3 taste flights.

We know how much you love your Rioja wine that's why we have selected some of the best boutique wineries of Rioja for your flight tastings.The wineries are deliberately selected for their contrasts and their uniqueness. The majority of the wines you taste have a 90+ points ranking of celebrated wine experts James Suckling and Tim Atkin

The Rioja D.O.C.G (Control board) is very strict with the quality of Rioja wine production and resultant classification, hence your wine journey will help you to understand the different ageing processes 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) and thus the correct classification. This will help you to make good wine buying decisions in the future whether in restaurants or for your collection. 

What to expect:

  • Visit to 3 wineries for flight tastings

  • Taste at least 9 different wines

  • Learn all the requirements about the Rioja quality 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 you aren't drinking on an empty stomach  during the day. The various wine tastings will be very generous and you want to enjoy every little sip until the end of our visit. You will enjoy various local cheeses, cold meats, nuts and other traditional products as appetisers during the day, but the perfect amount so as not to spoil your wonderful lunch!

As well as the appetisers, 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:

  • Various cold appetisers in the different wineries

  • Picnic-style lunch especially prepared for us

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

  • If we have time we will 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 wineries 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 

Please note that all our bookings are made subject to our Terms & Conditions which can be found here.