Ribera del Duero wine route stretches through four inland Spanish provinces in Castile and Leon: Burgos, Segovia, Soria and Valladolid. Book this Ribera del Duero wine tour from Madrid and discover the origins of wine in authentic local bodegas.
Best known for the premium quality wines, Ribera del Duero DO is a must-see destination for any wine lover. The Ribera del Duero Wine Route mainly offers red wines of the Tempranillo grape variety, but also whites of the Albillo grape. The wines produced range from the young fruity red wines to the Crianzas, aged for at least 2 years, to the more prestigious Reserva and Gran Reserva categories.
This is the perfect wine tour for anyone who wants to approach the wine world for the first time, but it is also ideal for anyone who is already passionate about this universe and wants to learn more about the process.
Overview: 11 hrs / small groups: 2-7 people / pick up & drop off service included /luxury vehicle
Discover the Ribera del Duero wine route on our full-day tour from Madrid: with a small group of wine lovers like yourself, you will taste excellent locally produced wine in some of the best wineries in Ribera del Duero. You will visit two top quality bodegas offering you the most authentic Spanish experience thanks to prepared local guides who will accompany you through the wine tastings. A traditional lunch will await you at a third bodega (subject to availability) or at an asador, a typical Castilian restaurant: you will be intrigued by local food and wine for a genuine culinary adventure.
For a truly memorable day during your stay in Spain, you will stop by one of the most visited landmarks in this region: the astonishing Castle of Peñafiel, dating back to the 11th century and perched on a hill overlooking the city. You will travel in a luxury minivan that will conveniently pick you up and drop you off at your hotel in Madrid at no extra charge.
– Visit of two or three wineries
– Two to three wine tastings in each bodega
– Professional local wine experts speaking English or Spanish at the wineries
– Transport in luxury vehicle (complimentary water)
– Hotel pick-up and drop-off
– Lunch (traditional Castilian menu including wine, water, and coffee)
From Monday to Saturday
Start your adventure in the morning: you will be picked up from your hotel in Madrid and driven on a luxury minivan to the excellent wine cellars. You will be sharing this amazing experience with other wine lovers: as we care about providing you with the best personalized experience, the group will range from 2 to 7 people max.
You will visit two of the best wineries in Ribera del Duero, a well-balanced mix of modern and traditional family-owned wineries including a visit to their underground cellars dating back to the 16th century.
During each visit, a wine professional speaking English or Spanish will show you around the vineyards, if the weather allows, and bodega, explaining you all the process from the harvest of the grapes to the finished bottled product. Rest assured you will learn all about winemaking in Ribera del Duero. Thanks to their dedication, passion and commitment, you will discover all the “behind the scenes” of these modern and traditional wineries. Most importantly, in each cellar you will enjoy at least 2-3 tastings of the finest wines produced in this region. Whether you are an amateur or a connoisseur, our wine experts will guide you through this unmissable adventure.
You will enjoy a selected lunch at a third bodega (subject to availability) or at a traditional asador, where you will taste the marvelous local cuisine paired with top quality Ribera del Duero wines. Before heading back to Madrid, you will get the chance to see the Castle of Peñafiel, an 11-century-old construction now hosting a wine museum. The view is quite spectacular as it overlooks the city from the top of the hill.
After stopping by the castle, you will head back to your hotel in Madrid where you will be dropped off. The tour lasts about 11 hours and you will surely have experienced a unique insight into the remarkable Ribera del Duero wine region.
Tour duration: 11 hours approx.
Booking can be made online. Once selected the date (according to availability), 100% payment is required through our secure payment platform. You will receive a confirmation of payment right away.
If preferred, we also accept payment with Visa or Mastercard: just send us an email with the date you wish the day tour, number or people in your party and contact information (phone number and email). We will contact you right away for more details.
In case you cancel up to 72 hours (our local time) prior to departure no charges will apply.
If you do not show or cancel less than 72 hours before the experience’s start time, no refund will be made.
In case of cancellation an email must be sent to our agency, and get acknowledgment of receipt from us.
– Please note that the wineries visited will depend on availability
– Tours require a minimum of 2 people to operate
– This is a small shared group tour
– Not wheelchair accessible
– Adults only (18+ years old)
– Payments must be made in euros
– We will contact you two days before the tour to let you know the pick-up time at your hotel
– If you wish to have a Private Group Tour, please directly contact us by email.