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Rioja

We are a big fan of small producers, so we dedicate our routes to visiting family owned wineries.

Our routes are private and personalized to fit the needs of our guests, we can change the routes accordingly to suit your preferences.

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 modern winery (Large/medium sized 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 an ancient wine press carved into the rock, where people crushed grapes with their feet thousands of years ago, and the unique 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 tasting at a century old wine cave (small winery).
2nd Vineyard:
Visit, tasting & pintxos in a century old wine cave (micro-small winery).
Lunch:
Traditional Rioja menu.
Medieval Village:
Guided walk to see 360º panoramic views of the La Rioja region.
3rd Vineyard: Visit and tasting at a century old wine cave (small winery).

Wine Cave Day Rioja tour

Rioja Wine Cave Day

 

Discover the Local Life

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 tasting at a century old wine cave (small winery).
2nd Vineyard:
Visit, tasting & pintxos in a centuries old wine cave (micro-small 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 an ancient wine press carved into the rock, where people crushed grapes with their feet thousands of years ago, and the unique Chozos (centuries-old guard houses used to protect the harvest-ready fruit).
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Discover the Local Life Rioja

 

About the Routes:

Duration: Full Day Route.
Departing from San Sebastián at 8:00am and returning around 7:30pm.
Meeting point:
Start and finish at your hotel.
Includes:
Lunch (old style farmhouse restaurant), winery visits and tasting, bilingual guide & private transportation.
Value:

2 people:
470 Euros (235 per person)
3 people: 645 Euros (215 per person)
4 people: 780 Euros (195 per person)
Special requests for larger groups can be made by getting in touch with zaporeaz@zaporeaz.com
We can adapt your route to start or finish in other areas in the Basque Country, such as Bilbao, Pamplona or Vitoria.

Do you have any special requests?

Harvest Time! Sept-Oct 2016

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…

Questions?

 

Harvest grape tasting

Harvest Rioja

Harvest white grape

Grape tasting followed by wine tasting