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Miguel Merino Winery

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Great wine tour

We had a bottle of Miguel Merino’s fine wine at dinner and decided to visit the winery as we were... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
S Wales
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Wonderful wines and amazing family!

We visited the Miguel Merino Winery with the Unusual Suspects tour from Rioja Wine Trips last week... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Los Angeles, California
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Since the beginning of my exporting career I have long dreamt of having my own small "bodega", where I could make a few bottles of wine of the best quality possible. Briones, in the heart of the Rioja Alta, gathered all the conditions I was looking...more
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Carretera de Logrono 16, 26330 Briones, Spain
+34 941 32 22 63
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We turned up hoping to have a tour of the winery and were not disappointed, although it is better to book in advance. This is a small family run winery that concentrates on quality. It produces good wine at reasonable prices. Our tour was taken...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We had a bottle of Miguel Merino’s fine wine at dinner and decided to visit the winery as we were so impressed. The hotel booked it for us. You can’t just turn up. We had Miguel senior (the founder) himself conduct the tour. Great chap...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

We visited the Miguel Merino Winery with the Unusual Suspects tour from Rioja Wine Trips last week. We loved our visit with Erika! She was knowledgeable and charming and led us through an intimate wine tasting in their beautiful building. In addition to their outstanding...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We had a really great experience here! The history of the small family winery was very interesting with lots of nice small details. The wine was very good! The daughter-in-law who took care of us spoke English very well and was so nice! We really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Spectacular family winery where you feel passion. Their wines are spectacular. I remember very well the Miguel Merino reserva, gran reserva, la Loma and their brand new white wine line. The receiving and tastings are spectacular in an 18th century stone building. We had the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This was our first stop in the Rioja wine region and we were so impressed with all the knowledge we learned in just our first stop! Erika was so friendly and so informative with her wine knowledge. The tour to the different areas of their...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is wonderful family run winery making some truly great wines. Of all our winery visits in La Rioja, this one was the best. Our guide, Erika, is the daughter in law of the owner. You could tell how proud they are of their bodega...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Mark K
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Hardly known outside Rioja is the tiny village of Briones, for us its greatest claim to fame is that it houses MIGUEL MERINO WINERY. Set in an old mill built of stone the cellars are naturally cool, man made caves at constant temperature, we were...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Bodega M, Public Relations Manager at Miguel Merino Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Dear Stuart, Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad to be able to share our passion and transmit our ways. We hope to see you again soon and share an other glass of wine together. Kindest Regards!

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We organised a trip to the winery ourselves by emailing the owners. Erika, the daughter in law, was excellent in both arranging our visit and then giving us a tour (in perfect English) of certain parts of the winery, before we tried 4/5 wines in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Bodega-Miguel-Merino, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Miguel Merino Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear kingduncan81, Thank you, this little comment will help us a lot. We are glad that you have enjoyed the visit and the wines we tasted. When you open the wine bottles you took home don't hesitate to send us a photo with your opinion....More

Reviewed 21 September 2017

We had a fantastic tour led by the daughter-in-law of Miguel Merino. Her English was excellent. She did a great job explaining the ins and outs of the wine making business and how the winery started. The wines were great and so was the chocolate!More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Bodega-Miguel-Merino, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Miguel Merino Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Dear 101LovetoTravel, We are very happy to hear that you had a good time with us and that you've enjoyed the wines and of course the chocolate (How couldn't you?). We'll be here waiting for your next visit so we can continue the talks where...More

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