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Rioja Gran Reserva - An Exclusive Tour to the Rioja Wine Region - with unbiased reviews

Rioja Gran Reserva - An Exclusive Tour to the Rioja Wine Region

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Overview
Check our reviews in our Tripadvisor page "Northern Spain Gastronomy" - Taste the best rated wines of Rioja (over 90 points ratings) - Avoiding the touristic wineries and restaurants. Our partnerships are with small family businesses who maintain a respect for sustainability and authenticity. - Private local guide: With us you will not feel like you are on a tour but rather having an experience with local friends. -Completely flexibility on the tour: Whilst we have a carefully planned agenda we aim to cater to our clients enjoy and will adjust the itinerary as required during the day. -Private guide with wide knowledge of the Rioja wines and Spanish wines in general
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Pass By: Northern Spain Gastronomy, Bilbao Spain

• Discover la Rioja with this boutique, personal and friendly private tour. Your tour guide will have a wide knowledge of the wine world to help you to understand not only the Rioja wines but all Spanish wine regions. • We will avoid the most touristic cellars so we can focus in the family owned businesses which will give us a very personal experience. We will visit at least three different cellars/wine bars and you will taste many "over 90 Parker points" wines. • You will have lunch in a Rioja restaurant prepared with seasonal products and of course, top quality Rioja wine. • Discover Laguardia awarded as "one of the most beautiful towns of Spain". We will walk through the beautiful walled and medieval city where its underground cellars still have wineries.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Boutique private tour & guide
  • Traditional Riojano lunch
  • Visit to three wineries with wine tastings - Taste at least 10 wines
  • Transport in Range Rover Sport
  • Bilbao (or surroundings) pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • All Fees and Taxes
Exclusions
  • Souvenirs
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • We can customise this tour to your specific requirements
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Ricky wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution
This was a great tour and wonderful experience. Irene is very knowledgable and took the time to share a wealth of knowledge with us. The experience is high touch and the advance planning communication is great. Irene anticipates your needs and helps make them a reality. She is
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Date of experience: July 2019
Bader Al-Qahtani wrote a review Jul 2019
32 contributions12 helpful votes
This was by far one of our most memorable wine tours we ever had. Irene was very welcoming and friendly and we felt like talking to a longtime friend. She shared with us a glimpse of Basque history and we did the same from our country. The wines we tasted were outstanding and
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Response from IRENELMUS, Propietario at Rioja Gran Reserva - An Exclusive Tour to the Rioja Wine Region
Responded 15 Jul 2019
Hello Bader, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It was wonderful to have you and Yomna during our day around Rioja. Some of the best things of this job is to to meet people from all over the world and being able to share the real story about their countries and cultures, thank you for that as it was a real bless! I hope you can come back soon to keep sharing Rioja wine..
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GelineC wrote a review Jun 2019
2 contributions
We couldn’t have imagined a better experience of a wine tour in Rioja! Everything was absolutely wonderful and stress-free from booking up to the very end of our trip. Irene is very knowledgable and an overall lovely person which made the tour extremely memorable. We saw
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Response from IRENELMUS, Propietario at Rioja Gran Reserva - An Exclusive Tour to the Rioja Wine Region
Responded 15 Jul 2019
Geline, You are so kind. It was wonderful to meet you three in such a special day around Rioja. Thank you for letting share the day with you as I had a real blast. Sending you, Sarah and Carol my love and wine ;), Irene
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Juliette Halliwell wrote a review Jun 2019
2 contributions
We had a wonderful day out with Irene, visited lovely wineries and had a fabulous lunch. Irene is an excellent guide, friendly, good fun and very accommodating. This was a day we will always remember, thoroughly enjoyable.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from IRENELMUS, Propietario at Rioja Gran Reserva - An Exclusive Tour to the Rioja Wine Region
Responded 8 Jun 2019
Dear Juliette, Thank you so much for sharing with us this lovely review. It was my pleasure to make sure that you and your sister had a wonderful birthday day around the Rioja wine Region. Keep smiling and drinking good wine.. Sending you love from Basque Country, Irene
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romabernadette wrote a review Mar 2019
12 contributions17 helpful votes
Myself and my partner went to bilbao in Sept. on holidays. We booked the one day private tour with Irene to enjoy Rioja and it's wine. Irene is a really lovely woman and we learned alot about the wines of the region. The food we had was spectacular,the villages we visited were
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Response from IRENELMUS, Owner at Rioja Gran Reserva - An Exclusive Tour to the Rioja Wine Region
Responded 20 Mar 2019
Rosanna, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was amazing to take you and Eamonn around the best wineries in Rioja. I wish you all the best with that new one coming to the family.. Warmest regards, Irene
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