Spain Wine Tour
It’s impossible to truly experience Spain without a little indulgence. This country is renown for living “the good life.” Sit down to dinner, and you’re treated to an endless parade of tapas. Dine with Spaniard, and you’ll be treated to some of their famous hospitality. And then of course there’s the perfect tablemate to all things food: Spanish wine. Spain has some of the most delicious wines in the world, and you can learn all about them (and taste test as much as you please!) on a Spain wine tour with a local expert.
If you’re starting out in Barcelona, the Penedes wine region is the most accessible area. You’ll find limitless small, charming wineries here, often run by families who have spent generations making their livelihood from the land. The climate here is ideal for wine cultivation, and winemakers have been making the most of it for over a thousand years. You’ll also learn about Catalan culture in the process, while being treated to some special regional cuisine.
One of the most popular regions for wine tasting in Spain is La Rioja, also known as “the wine land.” You’ll find all the elements of a great vacation here: Basque architecture, stunning nature, wine cellars galore, fine cuisine, and endless flavours of wine. You won’t just be learning about wine, either – your guide will fully educate you on the area’s culture and traditions on this Spain wine tour. Visit some special family-run wine cellars that produce their wines using centuries-old techniques, and then participate in a taste testing experience complete with regional food pairing. Have lunch at the medieval village of Laguardia, or opt for an exclusive Rioja vineyard picnic.Read More ...