Tapa and Wine Tour of the Old Quarter of Vigo Port
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- Taste a variety of Wines and Food Tasted
- Enjoy a journey through gastronomy and culture
- Learn About Galician Gastronomy
The 1st stop will be in a Vinoteca/bar specialized in Galician wines. We will have our tasting and tapas in the private wine cellar of the bar. You will try different Galician wines starting with the flagship Albariño white wine with Peppers of Padron. Then a young red wine made of the Menica grape with cured Spanish Meats like; Jamon, Chorizo and Lomo with local Cheeses; Tetilla, San Simon, etc.
Then the next stop will be at a quaint bar near the Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria de Vigo. We will try Ribeiro white wine severed in typical tazas (ceramic bowls), accompanied by Empanda Gallega (Galician Pie), Spanish Tortilla, etc.
Next, we will be walking through the old streets of this port city we will make our last stop at the old fish market area of A Pedra where the Oyster ladies are lined up selling fresh raw oysters. Here we will sit on a terrace of a restaurant famed for its rice dishes with fresh seafood from Vigo Bay. Here we will taste the Fishermen’s Seafood Rice with Clams, Mussels, Squid, Prawns, etc. Accompanied by a different Albariño wine from the Condado de Tea sub-zone of the D.O. Rias Baixas. The tour will end with a tapa tasting.
- English-Speaking or Spanish-Speaking Guide
- 3 or 4 tapas serving as a Lunch or Dinner
- Wines at 3 different taverns/restaurants and Local Taxes.
- Extra beverages
- Tips & Gratuities
Meet your Private English-Speaking Food & Wine Specialist Guide on the Port of Vigo at the statue "La Bañista" which only about 4-5mins. walk from the cruise terminal straight past the black shopping mall “A Laxe” you will see this statue to your left in front of the “Estacion Maritima". (Open in Google Maps)
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