Enjoy a wine tour to Ribera del Duero from Madrid, visit 3 wineries with wine tastings and be led by a bilingual expert guide. A minimum of two wines on each winery and a full visit in one of them is included.
What to Expect
If you are fond of wines and want to discover one of the most prestigious wine areas of Spain, you have to come to Ribera del Duero. Discover the wine from Ribera del Duero in this one day Tour from Madrid. Visit three wineries and taste its excellent wines (a full visit in one of them its included). Wineries are selected to be different and interesting: modern, traditional and medieval underground cellars. Learn about Ribera del Duero uniqueness in a full comprehensive visit to one of the wineries, visiting the production facilities and vineyards. Discover the cultural heritage of the region with a historical stop (ancient churches, castles or medieval cities) Ribera is part of Castillian region. Centuries of wine and history in Ribera del Duero age the secret of the best Spanish tempranillo grape, making one of the best wines in the world. You are invited you to discover it. The tour for a true wine lover.
You will be picked up in Madrid at 9am and depart towards Ribera del Duero. It takes around two hours to reach the heart of the Duero Valley. First stop will be one of the most representative wineries in the region, where you will taste the freshness and elegance of their aged wines, feeling the extraordinary complexity of this land.
Two more wineries and cellars will be visited during the day. Every stop will bring a surprise, and you will learn about traditional wine making, modern architecture and limited productions that make special wines.
In Ribera del Duero is impossible to forget the history that surrounds the villages of this “land of castles” so your guide will take you back to the Middle Ages to explore some of their hidden treasures like a castle, a medieval village or an ancient church, changing from wine to culture just for this stop. There is time for lunch with different options. You can enjoy a seasonal menu or traditional Castilian cuisine. And you can, of course, try roasted lamb in a wood fired oven, the king of Spanish tables. Lunch is after the first or second winery (its not included). And finally you will return to Madrid with the memory full of great flavors and wonderful experiences.
The duration of the tour is between 10 to 11 hours depending on Madrid traffic. This tour will bring you an exceptional experience, blending new and old winemaking techniques, vineyards growing in extreme weather conditions, and the work of families who have converted this great region in one of the most popular red wine regions in the world. Trip among landscapes of contrasting colours, wines full of taste and aromas, traditional cuisine and the exceptional heritage which is still preserved in the wine region of Ribera del Duero.
- 3 winery visits
- Entrance fees
- Wine tasting (a minimum of two wines per winery)
- Bilingual local expert guide during all the tour
- Transport from the meeting point by air-conditioned van or coach
- Visit to a place of historical interest
What's Not Included
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
At the Calle Bravo Murillo, 377. Corner with Plaza Castilla. In front of 100 Montaditos bar. Metro: Plaza de Castilla.
Know Before You Go
• Wineries visited depend on availability
• This is a small open tour
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Minimum age is 18 years for tasting at the wineries