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Vivanco

Carretera Nacional 232 | Briones, 26330 Briones, Spain
+34 941 32 23 23
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Briones
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Wineries
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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79 reviews 79 reviews
35 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The most complete and educating wine museum you can find in Rioja, and I would say in the whole Spain. It s easy access next to Briones , near Haro, and it has many rooms dedicated to the making, tasting and learning about wine. You can also visit the winery dinastia Vivanco next to it. If you are in the... More

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Dublin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place is really good. Unlike the bodegas which will go through various stages of the process and will only fit in what they can on 1 hour tours typically, this place is at your own pace and assuming you are interested in wine, it's really interesting. 8 eur to visit the museum and 3 euro extra for the audio... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
10 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were taken here with no prior knowledge or expectation, we were just tilde that we were going for a 'wine tasting' And the whole experience was just fantastic, if you have an interest in wines this is a must do, take the whole day there and also do the taster menu in the very good restaurant. I'm going again... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This was our second time to visit and we loved it again. This wine museum is comprehensive and unfortunately probably too big for one to see everything in one visit. It would be better if one could take a short break. They charge extra for the English audio guide but it was worth it for us. We didn't have enough... More

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Tunbridge Wells
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

It is a most interesting museum, which is also a winery. Not exactly cheap to go on the guided tours, but we felt that it was worth it, despite not speaking enough Spanish to understand most of the tour of the winery. We hired the English headphones, but obviously missed a lot, since the Spanish guide spoke at great length,... More

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Spain
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Fantastic winery and museum. Both modern. They are located side by side. The museum has 3 floors. Wow. Lots of EU money was invested here. Beautiful museum that walks you through the history of winemaking. Lots of ancient artifacts from Roman times and beyond, tools, machinery, videos. I am not sure but I think the museum visit may be an... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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48 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Big museum, lots of ancient wine history here. Unfortunately everything is written in Spanish so be sure to reserve an English tour if you don't speak the language. The gift shop is overpriced. The wines are ok. The land is beautiful around the museum, be sure to leave time for walking the vineyards.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Assuming you're at all interested in wine, this is unmissable. Must have a good claim to be the best wine museum in the world. Brilliantly laid out, superb visuals - we went to it without great expectations and found it riveting. There's an awful lot to see so allow loads of time - maybe have a meal there (we didn't).... More

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Madrid, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The person who did the tour was very good and helpful, however, there were too many people on the tour and it did overlap onto another tour so sometime sit was difficult to hear. it was not a bad tour but not the best I have done, the Ramon y Bilbao was more intimate and Muga offers a view of... More

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Madrid, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The museum is very good and well worth a visit, lots of history. the joint tickets are 15 euros so good value

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