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Bodegas Marques de Riscal

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Address: 01340 Elciego, Spain
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USD 820.37*
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Private Rioja Wine Tour from San Sebastian
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Fantastic tasting at the tasting bar

Didn't do an organized tour, decided instead to hit up the tasting bar. Asked those working their what their favourite wines were, what you can't get elsewhere and ordered some... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Anita49
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Toronto
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Burgos, Spain
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little hurried towards the end, as we had to move out of the tasting room as the next group was due.

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Toronto
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Didn't do an organized tour, decided instead to hit up the tasting bar. Asked those working their what their favourite wines were, what you can't get elsewhere and ordered some bread, cheese and meat. It made for a fantastic meal and the employees provided some excellent info on the winery and the wines themselves.

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to reschedule. The The business was well set up for tours and the tasting was well run. We stayed and lingered in the café with tapas and had a few more glasses of wine. All in all a really great place to visit in this region.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A group of us took an evening tour of the vineyard. This was the first time I had taken such a tour in a European vineyard so was not sure what to expect. The guides were really nice, with excellent English and a good sense of humor. The tour we took lasted around 1.5hrs, seeing some of the older features... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Of course, the most impresive architecture by Ghery ,but the tour guide at Marques de Riscal was fast and cold. then cashier at the store not nice avoiding a nicer bag than the plastic one, >>had to buy 2 bottles instead of one >>then when you buy the second bottle neither because she had given one. Otherwise tour is informative... More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The explanations were clear and interesting, both verbal and video. The tour covered vineyard to bottle and a fascinating history.

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had an enjoyable time and our tour guide was friendly, informative and did a great job all around. We learned a lot and thoroughly enjoyed the views, the parts that let me down were the fact that we were in such a large group, so the tour didn't feel as personal as I would have liked and the wine... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful tour/so informative-Gorgeous setting with Frank Gehry hotel on property! Wines were good, food and service at hotel were exceptional.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Did not stay in hotel. Had a vineyard and winery visit. Nice giftshop. Nice tasting with cheese and sausage that thy sell in the gift shop as well. Interesting afternoon.

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Leonia, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Superb place to stop for a couple of hours to take in this old winery and to see the incredible adjoining hotel (good luck getting a room) designed by Frank Gehry. You will have a wonderful time!!!

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