Spain is worldwide known for its’ wine regions. Ribera del Duero is one of them. The northern plateau, in two hours from Madrid, is its native land. The Duero River is its native water. For thousands of years, people have been producing wine here. The modern viticulture, however, as it is known nowadays, dates back the XII century, to Cluny Benedictine monks, who came from French Burgundy.
The wines of Ribera del Duero are widely known and popular all over the world. Great services to this popularity have rendered wonderful growers and wine makers, working in these fertile lands and using this clear water.
Your private guide will pick you up in Madrid. In 2 hours you may visit two wineries. All visits to a winery suppose an informative excursion though the place and tasting wine. A traditional three course lunch, wine and coffee will wait for you, after that. To finish with, you may visit some historical places or go back to Madrid – to your liking.
Note: In some special occasions, we may programme a visit to three wineries, but only – from May to October. This season has more daylight hours and the weather is appropriate. In this case, we will have to look for wineries, which are not far one from another. Moreover, going back to Madrid we may find much traffic, and the weather in winter may not correspond to night driving.
Duration: The excursion starts in Madrid at 9.00 a.m. and finishes at the same place, at, approximately, 19.00 h, according to the traffic. The total duration will be, more or less, about 10 h.