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Get a taste of Madrid’s culinary scene and explore the local gems in the cool neighborhood of Lavapies. Enjoy delicious tapas paired with local wines and let your knowledgeable guide give you all the insights about the Spanish cuisine.

Greet your private host at a traditional local market and wander around the stalls full of fresh products, cured meat, and yummy cheese. Hear about the origins of tapas and get insights about the local ingredients. Visit a tiny little bar in the market known for its selection of tapas and enjoy a glass of local wine and an appetizer.

With a great ambiance and unique decor, the next place has a very unique atmosphere that you’ll love! Taste local wines, sample a stuffed tortilla tapa and let your private guide tell you about the origins of the wine and its characteristics.

The next establishment is one of the most popular places in the Lavapies area. You’ll taste amazing pintxo paired with a glass of wine made by a small local wine producer. Your host will recommend you the perfect wine, suitable for the ultimate gourmet experience.

Afterward, stroll through the streets of Madrid and take in the city’s vibe while you admire the local gems. At the final stop, try the world-known Vermouth, a fortified white wine flavored with diverse herbs. The drink is considered the traditional drink of the city and it’s served on the rocks with sparkling water. Accompany your drink with tapas and enjoy your time with your local guide.

Your host knows the tastings of each venue, so ask them all your burning questions. Don’t miss the opportunity to taste, enjoy and learn about Spanish cuisine with your friends and family!

Let us know if you have any diet restrictions or preferences - this experience can be 100% customized to fit your preferences.

Overview

Taste your way through Madrid with this private food and wine tour. Follow your local guide through the historic neighborhood of Lavapies and visit four traditional tapas bars for snacks and glasses of wine. Explore a market and learn about local products including cured meats and cheeses.

Highlights
  • Get to know Madrid through the eyes of a local

  • Visit four tapas bars with a private guide

  • Taste traditional snacks and wines from small producers

  • Explore a local market with commentary from your guide

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Alexander was an excellent host...

Alexander was an excellent host for my private tapas and wine tour. He is very knowledgeable and took me to the best places with fabulous wine, vermouth and tapas. He was the perfect mix of companion and tour guide. I hope our paths cross again...More

Thank maryannetaylor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
yummie tour!

We had a great tour with Tamara. She was very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. She taught us about the eating culture of the Madrileneans and she gave us great tips for the rest of our stay in Madrid. Be sure to book this tour at...More

Thank Bieke d
Reviewed 13 July 2018
great tapas tour

amycecilia arrived spot on time and we toured the local area calling at pubs and markets where we sampled tapas and local wine.our guide explained the history of the area .i dont think we could have found the places ourselves we visited . a great...More

Thank holidaysareus21
Reviewed 9 July 2018
A Local's Side of Madrid

We enjoyed Tamara and she took us to some real local places in the Anton Martin area which we would have never found without her. She is a lovely person and we enjoyed her company. Thank you.""

Thank Skimat
Reviewed 22 June 2018
Enjoyable experience

My wife and I had a great time with Camila. She met us on time. She took us to four different places that served tapas. At each place she provided information on the item and the wine pairing. As well as discussed the Spanish culture....More

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Melissa E
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Response from hausl | Reviewed this property |
The times are dependent on the availability of the tour guides. There may be other tour companies that offer daytime tours.
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Melissa E
30 August 2018|
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Response from holidaysareus21 | Reviewed this property |
the lady we used was a teacher and during term time evening only.i am sure they could find someone for a day tasting regards dave
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