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Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao provided by The Best of Basque

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Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • 3 winery visits with a total of 7-9 tastings in total. Last winery includes a guided tour/tasting.
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel or port pickup and drop-off
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Transport by private luxury vehicle
  • Fully insured and licensed by the Basque government
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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james g wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions1 helpful vote
We travelled as a group of 7 friends and took the full day la rioja wine tour. Zach picked us up in a very comfortable 7 seater and we had a great time, saw three lovely wineries, tasted some great wines and had a couple of glasses in between. The scenery was amazing and zach
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Zachary2986, Owner at Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao
Responded 18 Mar 2020
James, Thank you so much for the kind words, and so happy you enjoyed your tour of La Rioja with me. Your review is greatly appreciated. We would be so grateful to see you back in the Basque Country in the future! Thanks again! Zach and Irene
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Kevin K wrote a review Jan 2020
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Zach was great, really enjoyed the tour and appreciated that he was flexible with our pickup and dropoff locations - would recommend to anyone visiting the area
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Response from Zachary2986, Owner at Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Kevin, Thank you so much for the kind words, and so happy you enjoyed your tour with us. Your review is greatly appreciated. We would be so grateful to see you back in the Basque Country in the future! Thanks again! Zach and Irene
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XabierXabier wrote a review Jan 2020
Bilbao, Spain27 contributions3 helpful votes
Laguardia is known as the capital of wine. The town is simply genuine. Great food too! Dont miss Ysios and Marques de Riscal km away from Laguardia... You will get shock with ghery and foster work, re designing traditional wineyards taking them to the next century....
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Elizabeth wrote a review Nov 2019
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We toured Rioja with the lovely Irene. She is warm, engaging, knowledgeable and extremely passionate about all things Basque. She happily tailored our tour around things we particularly wanted to see. We did several wine tastings and it’s difficult to see how Irene could have
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Response from Zachary2986, Owner at Essential Rioja Private Wine Tour from Bilbao
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Thank you so much for the kind words, and so happy you enjoyed your wine tour of La Rioja with us. Your review is greatly appreciated. We would be so grateful to see you back in the Basque Country in the future! Thanks again! Zach and Irene
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Kevin H wrote a review Nov 2019
Sheffield17 contributions3 helpful votes
What an amazing experience. I have been wanting to visit La Rioja region for a number of years now and it did not disappoint. The whole day was well planned and full of information about this area. There is nothing I can say that hasn't already been written apart from a big
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Responded 17 Mar 2020
Kevin, Thank you so much for the kind words, and so happy you enjoyed your Rioja tour with us. Your review is greatly appreciated. We would be so grateful to see you back in the Basque Country in the future! Thanks again! Zach and Irene
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About the operator

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Tedoi
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First rate 4 day tour
I did the 4 day tour - first rate stuff. Zach and Irene were tremendous and super- friendly. I was picked up at m
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AngelaZaher
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Great way to start our holiday
Our family (with two boys aged 12 and 10), embarked on a tour with Irene during the first full day of our visit to
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Eloise T
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Beautiful
Well worth it, but book early because the hotels book out fast. Rest a car and drive around the residential areas a
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CY830
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Super guide
Irene is a perfect Pintxos tour guide. She's travelled around the world. She's knowledgeable both in food and wines
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HULLBORNANDBRED
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An excellent evening in Bilbao
We booked this tour for the first night of a five day trip to Bilbao and we were not disappointed. It was an excell
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RossG411
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Fun, educational, and completely satisfying.
We had visited both Bilbao and San Sebastian (Donostia) in the País Vasco (Euskadi) several times in the past and w
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W7554DYjamess
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Best tour of our trip so far!
Best tour of our trip so far! Irene was friendly and knowledgeable. She took us to 6 of the best pintxos bars in ol
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ibens126
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Excellent experience, highly recommended
We went on a wine tasting tour with Irene and Zac today and have only good things to say. The wineries they took us
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Go823378
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Outstanding Customer Service
I chose Best of Basque because of its positive traveller reviews and interesting itineraries. From start to finish
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OnAir108144
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Delightful, informative & fun!
For our first evening in Bilbao, this was the perfect way to be introduced to life as it is lived in the Basque reg
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X4724ANanas
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An excellent way to learn about Basque country
Irene was an amazing host. She took us to five different bar and our taste buds were sent on roller coaster journey
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nancylQ6509FF
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The best of basque
Great tour great guide, lots of great food. This tour group was easy to work with supper reliable and extremely kn
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nancylQ6509FF
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New Friend vs. tour guide
Coming to the Basque region was always on our bucket list. Having Irene as our tour guide was like touring your bes
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808nicholasd
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So enthusiastic and informative!
We had a lovely 3+ hour tour of the best pintxos and wine bars in the middle of Bilbao, guided by Irene. She was gr
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koettikor
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Great Pintxo Tour with more than competent Tour Guide
Dear Irene, thank you so much for that beautiful evening with so delicious pintxos, tasty local wine and yummy cide
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