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Rioja

We are big fans of small producers, so we dedicate our routes to visiting unique family-owned wineries.
Here are a few different tours selections that you can choose from.

Contrast Day

A contrast of the ancient traditions of wine culture with the most advanced technology, hosted by the new generation of winemakers. A trip between past and the future of the winemaking process.

1st Vineyard: Visit and tasting at a century old wine cave (small winery).
2nd Vineyard:
Visit, tasting & pintxos at a contemporary winery (Large/medium winery).
Lunch:
Traditional Rioja menu.
Medieval Village:
Guided walk to see 360º panoramic views of the La Rioja region.
3rd stop: While walking around the vineyards we will visit the unique and ancient Chozos (centuries-old guard houses used to protect the harvest-ready fruit).

Rioja Wine Cave Day

Rioja Contrast Route

 

Wine Cave Day

Visit the most beautiful and magical wine caves of La Rioja, constructed more than 400 years ago. Explore old world techniques that hold secrets of delicious wines in underground corridors.

1st Vineyard: Visit and wine tasting at a century old wine cave.
2nd Vineyard:
Visit, wine tasting & pintxos in a century old wine cave.
Lunch:
Traditional Rioja menu.
Medieval Village:
Guided walk to see 360º panoramic views of the La Rioja region.
3rd stop: While walking around the vineyards we will visit the unique and ancient Chozos (centuries-old guard houses used to protect the harvest-ready fruit).

Wine Cave Day Rioja tour

Rioja Wine Cave Day

 

Local Life Day

To immerse yourself into the local traditions, we will visit small, family owned wineries, where you will have the pleasure of meeting the owners and discovering a completely different world of wine.

1st Vineyard: Visit and wine tasting at a century old wine cave.
2nd Vineyard:
Visit, wine tasting & pintxos in a century old wine cave.
Lunch:
Traditional Rioja menu.
Medieval Village:
Guided walk to see 360º panoramic views of the La Rioja region.
3rd stop: While walking around the vineyards we will visit the unique and ancient Chozos (centuries-old guard houses used to protect the harvest-ready fruit).

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Discover the Local Life Rioja

Price: 350 Euros per person. Tours are private.
Groups larger than 3 people have special prices.

Includes:
Visit of 2 wineries with wine tastings, visit medieval village, lunch (old style farmhouse restaurant), walk around vineyards & historic site, bilingual guide & private transportation.
Duration: Full Day (8am to 6pm).
Meeting point:
Start and finish at your hotel in San Sebastián.
We can adapt to start or finish in other areas in the Basque Country, such as Bilbao, Pamplona or Vitoria.
Special requests for larger groups can be made by getting in touch with info@zaporeaz.com

**Remembering that our tours are private and personalized. Let us know if you have any special request.

Harvest Time! Book now for Sept-Oct 2019

Summer gives way to the gentle onset of fall in September and October – a perfect time to harvest grapes and crush them underfoot as our ancestors did long ago. Echoes of smiles fill the air in this unforgettable EnoExperience…

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Harvest grape tasting

Harvest white grape

Grape tasting followed by wine tasting