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Rioja Wineries and Laguardia Tour with Picnic from San Sebastian

  • Visit four Rioja wineries for guided tastings
  • Learn about local wine and viticulture
  • Enjoy a Spanish picnic in a wine cave
Rioja Wineries and Laguardia Tour with Picnic from San Sebastian
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Rioja Wineries and Laguardia Tour with Picnic from San Sebastian
Explore the classic wines and food of the La Rioja region on a 9-hour wine tour from San Sebastian, visiting three local wineries for tastings at each location. Your day in La Rioja also features an elegant Spanish picnic accompanied by crianza wine at a fourth winery, as well as time to explore the picturesque medieval village of Laguardia. With pickup and drop-off at San Sebastian hotels, and all tastings and lunch included, this wine tour is an indulgent way to discover La Rioja wines.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your San Sebastian hotel for 8:15am departure, then begin the trip to the La Rioja wine region in a climate-controlled minivan.

The first stop of the day is one of La Rioja’s most traditional wineries, where you’ll learn every step of the Rioja winemaking process. Following the tour, pause for a tasting of five different wines that are produced onsite.

Continue to two additional wineries, sampling at least two distinct wines at each location for a broad perspective on the flavors and aromas of local wines. Lunch is at a fourth La Rioja winery—descend into a maze of underground wine caves and tunnels, which make an atmospheric setting for a generous Spanish picnic.

Pour a glass of red crianza wine to accompany a Spanish omelet, tomato salad, Iberian ham, and a plate of locally-produced cheeses. Head to the medieval village of Laguardia for an after-lunch stroll, setting an easy going pace through the town, where you’ll find historic the Marques del Riscal and Ysios wineries tucked into the winding streets.

This 9-hour tour concludes with drop-off at the original departure point.
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1 - 5 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fun day in Rioja!

Jon and his wife worked with our group to make sure the Rioja wine tour was just to our liking! We visited three wineries - and met the owner of one! The staff at the different wineries were lovely and knowledgeable I felt like we...More

Thank ssphl22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perfect Picnic!

We had an amazing tour of Rioja! Door-to-door service in a comfortable mini-bus. Jon was a friendly, fun and knowledgeable guide. Amazing visits to 3 different wineries. And the picnic in the vineyard was picture perfect. Jon even helped arrange transportation for us to Biarritz...More

Thank Calidre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great vibes and incredible wine!

We had an amazing day with guide Jon Gurri of Basque Tours -different than Jon the owner- in La Rioja. Jon had an easy rapport with all of the winery folks and right away we were having a great time, receiving personalized attention at every...More

Thank CheeseWineCats
Reviewed June 30, 2018
Excellent, friendly guides with personality and knowledge of area

Could not be happier with our experience with this company and will definitely recommend to friends who plan to visit the Basque area. Our guides went out of their way to make our time with them pleasant and suited to what we wanted to do....More

2  Thank phryb1
Reviewed June 12, 2018
Spain and France Basque region private tour

I spent time with Basque Tours 2 years in a role with Jon Goldos and Jani ,the first time with friends , about 12 of us and the second time with my son and my daughter in law. Both occasions Jon shown us around the...More

Thank eyhc2018
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