Day trip

From Bilbao: Two Rioja Wineries Day Trip with Picnic Lunch

Activity provider: Northern Spain Gastronomy

From Bilbao: Two Rioja Wineries Day Trip with Picnic Lunch

Activity provider: Northern Spain Gastronomy

From US$ 237.86 per person

Explore two family-run Rioja wineries on this guided day trip from Bilbao. Learn about local wines while savoring a few, enjoy a typical Spanish picnic lunch, and take a stroll thorugh LaGuardia.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is from your accommodation in Bilbao.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Taste at least 3 wines in 2 family-run, boutique wineries in the Rioja region
  • Pair your tastings with local cheeses, cold meats, nuts, and Spanish Products
  • Delight your taste buds with a picnic comprised of a variety of Spanish dishes
  • Visit the Medieval town of LaGuardia, surrounded by vineyards and mountains
  • Be picked up and dropped off directly at your accommodation in Bilbao
Full description

Discover the secrets of Rioja wines on this day trip from Bilbao. Travel aboard an airconditioned vehicle and travel to 2 unique wineries. Listen as your guide decodes the wine grading process for you. Sample a variety of wines and sit down to a Spanish picnic in a scenic spot. 

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Bilbao. Relax on the comfortable drive to the first boutique winery. Learn how to make better wine purchases in the future with a course on the various types of wines in the Rioja region. 

Dive into determining the quality of Rioja wines like Cosecha, Crianza, Reserva, and Gran Reservas. Hear about the facinating aging process for each type of wine.

Visit wineries that were purposefully chosen for their contrasts and uniqueness. The majority of the wines that you taste will have received 90+ points from the renowned wine experts Tim Atkin and James Suckling.

Be served a variety of local cheeses, cold meats, nuts, and other traditional products as appetizers throughout the day. Settle in to a charming picnic in one of the wineries with traditional Spanish products such as Iberican Ham or a Spanish omelet.

Finally, you walk through the town of LaGuardia, a walled medieval city that is one of the most picturesque villages in the Rioja Alavesa region. Return to your accommodation in Bilbao at the end of your tour. 

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide/wine guide
  • Wine tastings
  • Food
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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  • This tour takes place rain or shine

Product ID: 421210