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Join in this full day wine tour where you can socialize with other wine lovers. The small group guarantees an intimate feeling. 

After meeting your passionate and expert local guide at the selected meeting point, drive in a comfortable minivan into the heart of the wine country.

You will have access to 3 hidden-gem wineries in the morning and taste the best Rioja wines with premium tastings. There will be a minimum of 3 different wines at each winery. Discover boutique and family-run wineries off the beaten path at different towns of Rioja. 

After the wine tastings, it's time for lunch. Savour the local food at one of the best restaurants in Rioja with a delicious 3 course meal, wine included. If you choose to join the tour on a Saturday, experience a fascinating local tradition for lunch with a selection of different tapas and "pinchos" marrried with Rioja wine at different bars. You will be socializing and having fun as locals do.

Continue with a walking tour in the walled town of Laguardia. A stunning medieval town not to be missed. Learn about the ancient history and legends.

The tour ends at your selected meeting point at around 5:30pm to 6:00pm.
Overview
Get insider access to boutique non-commercial wineries in Rioja. Enjoy a full day wine tour with premium wine tastings and a delicious lunch. Experience the authentic Rioja with this small group tour, maximum of 7 people, and your passionate local guides.
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  • Lunch included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small-group tour
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Reviewed July 11, 2018
Are you looking for great wine?

We have done wine tours on our own in Rias Baixas, Ribera Sacra, Bierzo, Toro, Ribera del Duero and Rioja so we knew that were looking for a specific type of wine tour. Mainly, we wanted to kick back and enjoy high quality wine while...More

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Carol G, Manager at Thabuca Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Vincent, Thank so much for your time writing such a wonderful and complete review. It is always a pleasure for us to organize wine experiences and share our knowledge with wine experts as you are. We are really happy to know that you liked...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018
One Day Rioja Wine Tour

We spent a wonderful day with Marta who showed us her deep knowledge of the area and various local wine producers. We visited the wineries she had carefully selected to us. We found it very interesting that she selected the special wines produced in smaller...More

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Carol G, Manager at Thabuca Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Øystein L, Thank you so much for your review. We are very glad to read that you spent a wonderful day in Rioja with us and that you liked the wineries that we specially selected for you. We love small wineries with small production...More

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Day trip to La Rioja

Our tour was outstanding and exceeded our expectations. Our driver, Inaki, and our tour guide, Marta, were wonderful. We toured two wineries and had lunch in La Guardia. The two wineries we toured were Muga and Ameren - both tours were very fun and interesting....More

Thank ateets1970
Carol G, Manager at Thabuca Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear ateets1970 thank you so much for your review! So glad to read that your tour in Rioja with us was outstanding and exceeded your expectations. Marta and Iñaki also spent a wonderful day with you. You were a really lovely couple. We love to...More

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Elena really knows her wines and local culture!

We did three days of wine touring with Elena, covering wineries that were traditional and modern, large and small, and expensive and cheap. We also toured several small towns and the countryside. Elena make sure that we got everything we wanted out of our experience....More

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Carol G, Manager at Thabuca Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Dear Elaine, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience in Rioja with us. It was our big pleasure to organize your trip in Rioja. And it is always very fulfilling and challenging to design a wine experience for wine experts...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018
Professional Driver and Planners to create a lifetime of memories!

This is my second time using Thabuca as my planners for the Rioja region. They consistently outperform and exceed my expectations. Carol was able to plan my trip, train tickets, wineries, hotel and restaurants with very short notice. They also assigned a professional driver which...More

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Carol G, Manager at Thabuca Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

Dear cheddise, Thank so much for your time sharing this wonderful review about your experience in Rioja with us It was my pleasure to organize your trip to Rioja. I'm more than happy to read that - once more- you enjoyed it so much. We...More

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