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Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao provided by The Best of Basque

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Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao

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Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • 3 winery visits with a total of 7-9 tastings in total. Last winery includes a guided tour/tasting.
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel or port pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private luxury vehicle
  • Fully insured and licensed by the Basque government
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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james g wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions1 helpful vote
We travelled as a group of 7 friends and took the full day la rioja wine tour. Zach picked us up in a very comfortable 7 seater and we had a great time, saw three lovely wineries, tasted some great wines and had a couple of glasses in between. The scenery was amazing and zach
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Zachary2986, Owner at Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao
Responded Mar 17, 2020
James, Thank you so much for the kind words, and so happy you enjoyed your tour of La Rioja with me. Your review is greatly appreciated. We would be so grateful to see you back in the Basque Country in the future! Thanks again! Zach and Irene
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Kevin K wrote a review Jan 2020
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Zach was great, really enjoyed the tour and appreciated that he was flexible with our pickup and dropoff locations - would recommend to anyone visiting the area
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Response from Zachary2986, Owner at Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao
Responded Mar 17, 2020
Kevin, Thank you so much for the kind words, and so happy you enjoyed your tour with us. Your review is greatly appreciated. We would be so grateful to see you back in the Basque Country in the future! Thanks again! Zach and Irene
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XabierXabier wrote a review Jan 2020
Bilbao, Spain27 contributions2 helpful votes
Laguardia is known as the capital of wine. The town is simply genuine. Great food too! Dont miss Ysios and Marques de Riscal km away from Laguardia... You will get shock with ghery and foster work, re designing traditional wineyards taking them to the next century....
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Elizabeth wrote a review Nov 2019
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We toured Rioja with the lovely Irene. She is warm, engaging, knowledgeable and extremely passionate about all things Basque. She happily tailored our tour around things we particularly wanted to see. We did several wine tastings and it’s difficult to see how Irene could have
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Response from Zachary2986, Owner at Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao
Responded Mar 17, 2020
Thank you so much for the kind words, and so happy you enjoyed your wine tour of La Rioja with us. Your review is greatly appreciated. We would be so grateful to see you back in the Basque Country in the future! Thanks again! Zach and Irene
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Kevin H wrote a review Nov 2019
Sheffield16 contributions3 helpful votes
What an amazing experience. I have been wanting to visit La Rioja region for a number of years now and it did not disappoint. The whole day was well planned and full of information about this area. There is nothing I can say that hasn't already been written apart from a big
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Zachary2986, Owner at Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao
Responded Mar 16, 2020
Kevin, Thank you so much for the kind words, and so happy you enjoyed your Rioja tour with us. Your review is greatly appreciated. We would be so grateful to see you back in the Basque Country in the future! Thanks again! Zach and Irene
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Outstanding Customer Service
I chose Best of Basque because of its positive traveller reviews and interesting itineraries. From start to finish
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Delightful, informative & fun!
For our first evening in Bilbao, this was the perfect way to be introduced to life as it is lived in the Basque reg
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An excellent way to learn about Basque country
Irene was an amazing host. She took us to five different bar and our taste buds were sent on roller coaster journey
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The best of basque
Great tour great guide, lots of great food. This tour group was easy to work with supper reliable and extremely kn
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New Friend vs. tour guide
Coming to the Basque region was always on our bucket list. Having Irene as our tour guide was like touring your bes
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So enthusiastic and informative!
We had a lovely 3+ hour tour of the best pintxos and wine bars in the middle of Bilbao, guided by Irene. She was gr
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Great Pintxo Tour with more than competent Tour Guide
Dear Irene, thank you so much for that beautiful evening with so delicious pintxos, tasty local wine and yummy cide
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Thank you, Zach! You gave us a really good sense of the uniqueness of San Sebastián: the freshest products at the m
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Great Experience - Made the Weekend !
We booked an evening tour with Zach in October 2019. My wife and I had a great night ! Zach showed knew all the "lo
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Nabrah
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Best Way to See The Basque Coast
We (my husband, two teenagers, and myself) took a 3-day private tour of San Sebastian and the Basque Coast, without
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Basque Country Tour
A wonderful tour mapped out and conducted by a couple ,Zach and Irene. They have a wide selection of the must visit
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Do it on your first night in Bilbao!
Amazing tour with Irene! We loved this tour and all the food/drinks we tried. We learned so much about Basque cultu
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Amazing evening in Bilbao!!!
We had an incredible time on the pinxtos tour!!! Irene was incredible- she is so friendly, knowledgeable and engagi
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Very Enjoyable
Irene took us on an amazing and delicious pintxos and wine tour in the old town. We would recommend this tour to
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Stop Your Travel Research Immediately! Irene and Zach Are Who You Have Been Searcing For
My wife and I travel a lot with a particular focus on gastronomic adventures. So it should come as no surprise tha
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