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Ribera del Duero Wine tour from Madrid

Tour Description

For wine connoisseurs or wine lovers, our Ribera del Duero Wine tour from Madrid, will provide enlightenment on the Spanish wine industry and at the same time include a great adventure to get out of the city and enjoy the countryside. This private day tour will begin with a pick up at your hotel, a 1.5-hour drive to the north where beautiful landscapes compliment the famous Duero river, responsible for the bounty of endless rows of vineyards making up the famous region of Ribera del Duero, one of Spain´s top wine regions.

Upon arrival, you will begin your visits to the 2-3 bodegas representing distinct companies and approaches to their production.  In this ancient region of Ribera del Duero, you will learn about some of the oldest methods of production and also be explained why this microclimate provides the perfect environment for the grape.  We will try a variety of different wines with explanations.  You will then have the opportunity to eat lunch serving typical dishes of the region.  You can choose between a menu or the special dish of ¨lechazo¨ our highly appreciated suckling roasted lamb.

  • Private Driver/Guide
  • Sedan, Minivan, Minibus, or Bus depending on the size of your group.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel, general commentary.
  • Groups of more than 9 people will also have a private guide at the destination for 3h. (Guide available for additional cost for groups smaller than 9)

    The highlights of the Ribera del Duero wine tour from Madrid:
    • Two Wineries in Peñafiel expose you to old traditions with new innovations in winemaking (visit and tasting fee is not included and depends on the exclusivity of the wines you will want to taste)
    • Unique Plaza Mayor en Peñafiel
    • Special culinary dishes of the region (traditional lunch not included)

    Ribera del Duero Wine tour from Madrid starts at your hotel in Madrid.

    • Peñafiel
    • We will visit at least two wineries in Peñafiel. These vary depending on availability.
    • Drive up to the Castle for the views (entering the castle is optional but time may be limited as this is a long day of activities)
    • Lunch at a traditional place (optional and not included)
    • Drive back to Madrid

    This is a summarized itinerary. Some places may be added based on time, plus we like to keep some surprise elements to our tours. As this is a private tour, we are happy to have our driver/guide customize it to a degree. This can happen on the spot or you can send us preferences. We would need to know in advance your specific requests.

    Duration: 8+ hours

    Start: 9 am
    Start point: Your hotel or accommodation
    Minimum 3 people to book this tour. If you are 2 people, you will pay for 3.

    Optional for this tour:
    We are happy to book a traditional lunch in Ribera del Duero (can be between €15-30)
    Entrances to Monuments 

    Count €20 per person for the wine (not included with initial price) 

    Other information
    We will contact you after an order is placed to check everything is correct and to continue the process. Remember we can make manual changes to your order later on. Please refer to our terms and conditions for cancellation policies. If you are unclear on how to book, please contact us via phone or email. Thank you.

    Join us on this unique day excursion in our Ribera del Duero Wine tour from Madrid exploring one of Spain´s most legendary yet undiscovered areas for vineyards and wines. Our tour is designed for the connoisseurs of wine and also for non experts who want to enjoy good wine in a breathtaking place surrounded by history. Anyone longing to see the countryside of the beautiful region of Castille Leon will fall in love with this non- touristy treasure. Only a 2 hour drive from Madrid, you have a very convenient escape from the city to explore rural Spain that includes rich landscapes, medieval castles and ancient walled cities. Combine that with great wines and mouth watering cuisine and you have a unforgettable experience.

    Your excursion is in a private car with your driver/ guide and we will conveniently arrange pick up at your accommodation in Madrid and head north. Our visit will include a selection of bodegas in the town of Peñafiel that will provide a wonderful perspective into Spain´s important market of wines. We will study both the traditional ways in intimate bodegas that have been using the same practice of wine making for centuries and the more progressive approach using innovative and technologically advanced methods putting Spain on the map as an important producer of wines worldwide. The price includes the explanation by wine experts giving details on their bodegas and later the wines. You will also get a chance to see from the outside one of the prettiest and well maintained castles in Spain with spectacular views perched up on hills overlooking hundreds of acres of vineyards. We are in the deep heart of the region and to really know it we must step into a traditional restaurant famous for ¨lechazo¨ the baby lamb roasted in a wood fire oven. This is optional for later. We will take you to the famous Plaza Mayor where they have the town bull events and take a peek into some of the historic churches that date back to the early centuries reflecting Mudejar art.

    On this eight hour tour you’ll will have a chance to see what real pueblo living is like while enjoying a drive through the beautiful countryside and traditional Castille towns where the artisanal way is the only way. Don´t worry, leave the driving to us.  


    Tour Type : Private Day Trip
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