Visit 3 wineries and taste more than 10 wines in Madrid Wine Region (D.O Vinos de Madrid). Escape the metropolitan mayhem of Madrid in favor of the verdant vineyards of Vinos de Madrid on a full-day Spanish wine tour. Accompanied by an accomplished guide, explore the beautiful wine-making region and learn about complex production processes in atmospheric wine cellars, known as bodegas. Sample signature wines grown in the area and gain fascinating insight into the culinary heritage of Spain’s capital city on this enriching epicurean tour.
Full-day Spanish wine tour from Madrid
Explore Vinos de Madrid -- a DO-classified wine region just outside of the capital city
Tour three prestigious wineries in the areas and sample glasses of their produce
Learn about biodynamic and organic wine that is made in the region from your expert guide
Small-group tour with a maximum of 19 people ensures a more personalized experience
Depart from central Madrid in an air-conditioned minivan and note the contrast in scenery as you venture into the countryside. Listen as your guide offers intriguing information about the winemaking traditions of the region then arrive in the heart of Vinos de Madrid, Madrid’s principle winemaking area. Visit three of the region’s contemporary and classic wineries, all of which are nestled amid sprawling vineyards and boast gorgeous views of the picturesque mountain perimeter. Stop for lunch at a restaurant recommended by your guide (own expense), then venture first to the family-run winery in UNESCO-listed Aranjuez to delight in one of Europe’s largest butterfly farms. Return to your minivan when our tour concludes and enjoy the scenic journey back to Madrid.
Truly enjoyable! An unpretentious experience with authentic and historical winemakers. Enrique was very knowledgeable and balanced in his presentation and hosting. The food was delicious, the winemakers were approachable and friendly and the historical aspect was very fascinating. Our group had the diversity of novice to expert and all found it enjoyable and interesting. As an added benefit, we made friends with others in our group from Sweden. Fast friends by the end of the tour. Highly recommend.
Great way to spend half day. Enrique is a terrific guide, the itinerary excellent and the vineyards visited fabulous You get to experience family produced wines with the winemakers and enjoy some local small plates Wines were good plentiful and enjoyed with a great group!!
I would highly recommend this tour. We spent the day about an hour south of Madrid visiting three beautiful wineries. We tasted great wine and had great tapas style food with each tasting.Enrique our guide was very knowledgable about Spanish wines and Madrid and Spanish history. A great way to learn about Spanish wines.
What an awesome experience and what an awesome tour guide we had in KeeKay (sp?). If you like wine, enjoy experiencing and understanding the background, history, and makings of the wine, the foods and the culture of the area, you will LOVE this tour. KeeKay is a winemaker by training, and by choice - we've been on numerous wine tours and winery tours and he still brought us a knowledge and flavor that we'd never experienced before. To him, 'creating wine is like raising children ... you try your best and you face continually changing circumstances and sometimes magic happens and sometimes you learn what you could've done better.'
Through this tour we met the people behind the wines, we learned the history of the wines of Spain and especially the Madrid terroir, we broke bread together and we enjoyed great wines together - a LOT of wines. And then we bought a LOT of wines.
Two suggestions. First, for travelers. Budget your wine purchases. After 6 glasses they all get better and you'll want to buy more and more wine. Second, for the tour. Consider adding a shipping option / solving the shipping problem for us. Oh how we would've loved to have been able to bring back even more wine for friends and family. But, as it was, my arms grew 2
I am very glad that I took part to this trip. It was great! Enrique was very professional, kind and nice guide. We visited three interesting wineries, heard interesting stories and were always very welcome. Wines we tasted were good and there was a lot of wine to drink! I really can recommend this tour. Nice getaway from Madrid city hassle!
The wineries were amazing as was meeting the owners and hearing directly from them! Our guide very knowledgeable, great fun and added a lot of history and context to what we were seeing. The tastings were generous as were the tapas at the wineries. Lunch was fantastic! So nice to have a locally prepared meal outside the city of Madrid and see what it is like outside the city.
The experience was more amazing because it was matched with an awesome tour guide ENRIQUE who knew the history, was knowledgeable, very friendly and trustworthy. I mention trustworthy because after our tour ended Enrique dropped our family off at the hotel and we did not realize that we inadvertently left a couple our purchased items in his van. Shortly after Enrique was kind enough to return to our hotel to drop off the items, A CLASS ACT . We loved the experience and would do it again. Thanks for an awesome tour Enrique!
Overall I thought the tour was really well done. Very informative. We were running a little late due to there being construction and the metro not running as scheduled. The instructor greeted us by saying “im expecting a big tip for waiting” then proceeded to lecture us on being timely.