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Amazing !

Javier invited us in to his world of the amazing LaGuardia and Rioja Wine 🍷 the hour we spent with... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Paphos, Cyprus
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Energizing & Educational tour of Laguardia

Javi is a delight with a spunky personality and a lot of pride in his hometown. He gave a fun... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Javier invited us in to his world of the amazing LaGuardia and Rioja Wine 🍷 the hour we spent with him touring the cobbled paths and looking at the history of the buildings , with energy and entertainment you couldn’t bottle ! His knowledge of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Javi is a delight with a spunky personality and a lot of pride in his hometown. He gave a fun, informative tour of Laguardia and even shared some of his homemade kalimocho with us, which is a sweet drink the locals prepare for one of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Went on a private tour with Javier of Pepita Uva while we were staying at Marquis de Riscal in October. We have never had such a thorough and knowledgable tour guide anywhere! He lives in the region and so has first hand knowledge of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Javier was our guide for a fantastic day of wine tasting, site seeing and fun. We highly recommend him and his shop, where we picked up several very well priced wines and some fantastic jewelry as gifts for people back home. Laguardia is a tine...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank needhamlise
Reviewed November 16, 2015

Many weeks before our trip to Rioja we had agreed to do a tour with Javier from Pepita Uva. We were shocked that once we arrived in Rioja he was nowhere to be found. He refused to answer our phone calls, did not reply to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Amazing shop with a great selection of local products and art and Javi (the owner) is also a first rate guide to Laguardia and beyond. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank valeeant
Reviewed September 5, 2015

Fantastic little shop with a really vibrant and friendly owner. He makes his own jewellery and every year I come back with orders from friends and family. Laguardia is a spectacular medieval town with lots of wine shops but the owner has great in depth...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Maggie G
Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

We had a tour of La Rioja with Javier, and it was a delight. He gave us a very personal view of the area and we felt like it was a good friend showing us around. We had a couple of wine tastings, and he...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank KristinSoCal
Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We spent a day touring with Javier and it couldn't have been a better experience. A perfect mix of Basque history, city tours, and of course about 15 different wines over the course of the day. I highly recommend contacting the store and Javier to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Bret M
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