Our country has 69 Denominations of Origin (DOs) in French “Appellations Contrôlées”, and many more quality wines with Geographical Indication. Our winemaking richness is impressive, so is not surprising that in much of Spanish land is cultivated vineyard and some of the world’s best wines are produced. If you fancy going tasting, take part in the grape harvest and visit beautiful vineyards landscapes and wineries, keep reading this blog of our 14 wine tours in Spain.
With our Wine Tours, we provide the opportunity to meet small and large wine cellars strive to achieve fabulous wines.
1. “Rioja Alavesa” Wine Route
The Rioja Alavesa has become in recent years “the top” for lovers of wine tourism. With more than 50 wine cellars, wineries and museums you could roam around on board the “EnoBus” (perfect for not having to drive). Or settle in a beautiful spot as the town of Laguardia, where you can experience firsthand the-art wineries Ysios.
2. Wine & Sparkling wine (Cava) Route from “Penedés” (Catalonia)
Inside Catalonia and Barcelona but near the charming town of Sitges is a landscape of endless vineyards. The wineries of Penedes, where both delicious wines and “cava” (Catalonia Sparkling wine) are made, are turning to vintage in September and October. A good place to start might be Castellroig cellars or Caves Nadal. Of course, do not leave without strolling through Sant Sadurní, the capital of cava.
3. “Ribera del Duero” Wine Route
The Ribera del Duero is one of the most interesting regions from the point of view winemaking. Among Valladolid, Burgos and Soria there are excellent wineries, wine even better and many things to do. Start at the Wine Museum of Peñafiel, installed right on the castle, and then follow the route. A walk through the hills of Peñaranda de Duero is the best way to admire the fields of vineyards.
4. “Rías Baixas” Wine Route
A wine tour in Galicia should not leave through Rias Baixas. This Denominations of Origin (DO) with 25 years has more than 50 wineries that can be visited and more than 100 proposals related to wine tourism (“Enoturismo”). Among seaside villages, rural houses and monasteries, landscape is dotted with vineyards, among others, give light to the exquisite famous wine Albariño.
5. “Jerez Brandy” Route
On the ground with more art and joyful people of Spain some of our best wines are also produced, plus a spectacular brandy. The wine and Brandy route of Jerez crosses the villages of Chiclana, Chipiona, El Puerto de Santa María, Lebrija, Jerez, Puerto Real, Rota, Sanlucar de Barrameda and Trebujena. Visit their cellars, accompanied by the typical Andalusian cuisine, a pleasure that nobody can forget.
6. “Rioja Alta” Wine Route
If we talk about Spanish wine we can not ignore the Rioja. Cradle of wine culture here has produced some of our best wines and there are a thousand ways to know them. For example, you may visit the last modern cellars or more traditional style. The area is dotted with vineyards that are lost in the landscape, prehistoric dolmens and baroque churches. Take some time and discover these incredible wines.
We can organize especial private wineries tours combining with our Hunting Packages.