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Exclusive Wine Tour of Rioja with Gourmet lunch (from Bilbao) provided by Northern Spain Gastronomy

Exclusive Wine Tour of Rioja with Gourmet lunch (from Bilbao)

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Bilbao, Biscay, SpainWe will pick you up from your hotel/apartment/port/airport
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Departure Point
Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
Return Details
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  • Boutique private tour & guide
  • Traditional Riojano lunch
  • Visit to three wineries with wine tastings - Taste at least 10 wines
  • Transport in Range Rover Sport
  • Bilbao (or surroundings) pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Souvenirs
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  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We can customise this tour to your specific requirements
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Gia24 wrote a review Mar 2020
Greater Sydney, Australia443 contributions69 helpful votes
My husband and I visited Spain for 3.5 weeks in October 2019, and our day in Rioja with Northern Spain Gastronomy was the highlight. We were very impressed with the level of service we received from Irene, she was friendly, fun, knowledgeable and helpful...absolutely amazing! 
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CMichael wrote a review Feb 2020
38 contributions10 helpful votes
My husband scoured the reviews and wineries to find the perfect wine tour for our family. Irene worked with him to create a memorable day with a variety of wine tasting experiences at the very best bodegas in the region. For our adult children, it was their first experience
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Date of experience: February 2020
Ricky wrote a review Jul 2019
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This was a great tour and wonderful experience. Irene is very knowledgable and took the time to share a wealth of knowledge with us. The experience is high touch and the advance planning communication is great. Irene anticipates your needs and helps make them a reality. She is
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Date of experience: July 2019
Bader Al-Qahtani wrote a review Jul 2019
Dammam, Saudi Arabia32 contributions12 helpful votes
This was by far one of our most memorable wine tours we ever had. Irene was very welcoming and friendly and we felt like talking to a longtime friend. She shared with us a glimpse of Basque history and we did the same from our country. The wines we tasted were outstanding and
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Response from IRENELMUS, Propietario at Exclusive Wine Tour of Rioja with Gourmet lunch (from Bilbao)
Responded 15 Jul 2019
Hello Bader, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It was wonderful to have you and Yomna during our day around Rioja. Some of the best things of this job is to to meet people from all over the world and being able to share the real story about their countries and cultures, thank you for that as it was a real bless! I hope you can come back soon to keep sharing Rioja wine..
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GelineC wrote a review Jun 2019
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We couldn’t have imagined a better experience of a wine tour in Rioja! Everything was absolutely wonderful and stress-free from booking up to the very end of our trip. Irene is very knowledgable and an overall lovely person which made the tour extremely memorable. We saw
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Response from IRENELMUS, Propietario at Exclusive Wine Tour of Rioja with Gourmet lunch (from Bilbao)
Responded 15 Jul 2019
Geline, You are so kind. It was wonderful to meet you three in such a special day around Rioja. Thank you for letting share the day with you as I had a real blast. Sending you, Sarah and Carol my love and wine ;), Irene
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About the operator

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By: Northern Spain Gastronomy
Wonderful Food Tour
Our tour with Irene was absolutely amazing, we visited many different Pintxo (Tapas) Bars and tasted a lot of beaut
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Architectural / Wine tasting / La Rioja
In all it was a superb and truly memorable day. Irene was thoroughly professional. Her knowledge, passion and frien
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Pintxos masterclass
Spent our first night in Bilboa visiting pintxos bars, what a waste because what we experienced on the second night
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I wish I could do this every weekend....
Irene is a gem. We booked the tour for 6pm on a Saturday night and had a fantastic time. The food and drink we ha
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Aidan M
Superb Experience! Irene is an exceptional foodie guide!!!
This was not only THE highlight of our stay in Bilbao, it was the highlight of our entire 6-week adventure travelli
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The best way to explore the Basque culture !
If I could give this tour 6 stars, I would. Undoubtedly, a must-do while in northern Spain ! Irene and David went a
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A great evening for the whole family
We visited Bilbao in Summer 2019 and were lucky enough to get an evening learning the local culinary culture with I
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Irene and David are amazing people. Irene is incredibly knowledgeable about the culture and history of the region.
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A ‘must-do’ experience
We didn’t only make fabulous pinxo’s- we made other wonderful Basque food as well. Irene and David’s home is warm
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Unique Basque Experience!
We did a day trip into Basque Country with wine and pintxos tasting. It was amazing!! Irene is so knowledgeable and
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Unforgettable Private Tour: 5-Day Paradores Route
I highly recommend Irene and her company NSG to anyone who is planning a private small group tour. Our 5 days with
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Must do in Bilbao
We were hesitant to book this due to the price but it was totally worth it. Irene knew about the history and cultur
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Highlight of our trip
We arranged a two day trip with Irene. One day to Rioja and one day to Basque Country. After a month on the road in
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Great Tour
This tour was the bomb. We met at the square and leisurely went to 5 places. At each place, we got 2- 3 tapas and
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Great trip
We sampled pintxos and wine In Bilbao with Irene! Wonderful time with a very knowledgeable young lady
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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