Guided tour to Vineyards and Cellars of La Rioja
Description of Service The purpose of the service is to offer to cruisers the possibility to access from Cruise terminal Area, in a concentrated space of time, to the region of La Rioja, where we meet a unique landscape with a mix of art and different cultures and where we will visit Vineyards and Cellars settledon ancient settlements of more than 900 years old.The chosen site will be Briñas Township, where we will access to the vineyards of the placescalled Mocotero and Los Quiñones, with vineyards of over 70 years of production.Then we will go to Cellar Tobelos where, besides observing all its production process we will be able to taste their wines accompanied with an aperitif with local produce
• Briñas Tour (La Rioja) Schedule to be agreed. Approximately • •09:15 h. Departure from Cruise terminal Area , Hotel in Bilbao and surroundings .. • •10:30 h. Arrival and guided tour to vineyards . • •11:30 h. Transfer to Cellar • .•12:00 h. Guided tour of the winery. • •13:00 h. Appetizer and tasting different wines. • •14.00 h. Exit to the hotel. • •15.15 h Arrival at hotel • •Approximate time 5-6 hours. .
We will visit a very old farm where, besides observing vineyards of different ages and grades, will also have the chance to visit some archaeological sites, called the Fonsagrada which had a village, a chapel and its own cemeter
La Cellar Tobelos Bodegas y Viñedos (www.tobelos.com), the first Cellar in the northwest entrance to La Rioja, located in one of the areas of most traditional Rioja wine, Briñas, sits as a step in a steep slope on the banks of the Ebro River, at the foot of the Sierra Cantabria mountains and Obareses with magnificent views of the Conchas de Haro and Los Riscos de Bilibio
After visiting the vineyards, where the Harvest is, we will visit all premises where tasks are performed
To finish and enjoying stunning views of the Ebro River and different vineyards farms, we will enjoya snack with products of the region and proceed to the tasting of different wines