Spain Private Wine Tours

At Food and Wine Tours Spain. Our aim is to provide the best wine-related tours in the areas we serve; therefore, we select wineries and places in order to provide an in-depth experience of the regions visited and their wines.

Our Food & Wine Private Tours in Spain can take you to any wine region in Spain and Portugal, although we mainly operate in Galicia, which has five different appellations of origin (Ribeiro, Valdeorras, Ribeira Sacra, Monterei and Rías Baixas). Rias Baixas, for example, produces the world-renowned”Albariño” wine.

The complete tour of each cellar includes tasting their wines and some wine derived liquors with the possibility of purchasing and having the bottles conveniently shipped to you. Galicia is well known, for also having an excellent gastronomy, with the best seafood in Europe.

We also offer, very pleasant multi-day food and wine tours, through other wine regions in northern Spain and northern Portugal reaching all the way to Rioja and the Douro Valley, with origin or final destination in Galicia. As part of our services, we offer wine tours paired with the local gastronomy of each region choose from our tours o ask us to adapt one to your personal likings.

A carefully selected group of wine cellars, that fully represent the best wines produced in the area, are offered to provide our customers with the best experience and knowledge about our wines and the enjoyment of tasting them. Please feel free to ask us to customize our tours to your specific tastes and/or needs. Visiting other wine regions in Spain is also an option.

The trails of Albariño

Wine cellar visits

This food and wine tour takes you to the Salnés Valley, which is where most of the Albariño cellars, under the appellation of origin Rías Baixas, are located, thus giving distinctive characteristics to the wines produced here.

The influence of the Atlantic in combination with the Albariño grapes, and together with a unique grapevine growing system used here, known as “parras” (a canopy style system to lift the vines from the ground).

The maturation of the grapes and there harvest is very different from the vines in other parts of the world, as it obliges the grower to do all work manually.

The Albarino Wine Tour includes a visit to several wineries of different sizes, all of which belong to the Rias Baixas denomination of origin.

You will have the opportunity to speak directly with the winemakers, taste their wines (tasting fees included), listen to their opinions and hear about their wine-making techniques that make their wines so different from the rest.

Also, as part of the tour, we will enjoy lunch in a typical Galician furancho (included in the price). Furanchos are private homes in the Salnés wine-making area that serve homemade wine and food in a very relaxed atmosphere.

Also, upon request, to broaden your Galician experience, we can include other gastronomic gems of the area in our food & wine tours.

Come and let us show you, the Albariño of the Rías Baixas!

We can customize our tours to fit your needs.

Pickup points: Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra and Vigo. Please notify us if you need to be picked up at another location.

The slopes of the "Ribeira Sacra"

Heroic wine making

Get to know this special wine region, known for its “Heroic Wine Production”, due to the extreme difficulties the winemakers encounter to produce them.

Come and taste their very distinctive wines, made with the Mencía and Godello grapes, while simultaneously enjoying the breathtaking views of the steep slopes covered with vineyards that are lined up in terraces by the Miño and Sil rivers. Their length surpasses that of the Great Wall of China.

We have chosen a select group of the most representative wineries in the area. They may not be the largest ones, but they do produce special wines that give you a more faithful idea of the characteristics of the wines produced in this beautiful wine-making region.

Come and join us on the Ribeira Sacra wine tour!

We can customize our tours to fit your needs. Please notify us if you need to be picked up at another location.

The wine routes of Galicia

Visit the main wine regions of Galicia

Food & wine tour experience Galicia (4 days 3 nights) 

Discover the main four wine-producing areas of Galicia, by visiting their wineries and tasting their wines. Sleep in luxury Paradores and enjoy your dining experiences in a variety of places, such as, an exclusive restaurant, a wine cellar and a Furancho.

Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes, monuments, a VI century monastery and some stunning world-heritage sites in this fantastic privately-guided tour.

We will visit several wineries of the different appellations of origin in Galicia; Rías Baixas, famous for its Albariño wines, Ribeiro, the Ribeira Sacra and its «Heroic wines» and Valdeorras with the maximum expression of its Godellos and Mencías.

The tour also includes 2 catamaran trips, one through the dramatic canyons of the Sil river and the other to visit the mussel farms in Rias Baixas.

We can customize our tours to fit your needs.

Pickup points: Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra and Vigo. Please notify us if you need to be picked up at another location.

 

Porto & Douro valley from Santiago

The most complete tour of this emblematic wine region 2 days 1 night

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOUR STAY IN GALICIA TO DISCOVER THIS INCREDIBLE AREA IN PORTUGAL ONLY A COUPLE OF HOURS AWAY.

While taking advantage of your stay in Galicia, why not explore one of the most attractive and interesting areas of northern Portugal as well? It is only a couple of hours away and discover one of the most exiting food and wine routes in the world.

This private tour will take you to the most emblematic sites of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, where the famous Porto wines are aged and stored. This in conjunction with the local gastronomy offered in the local fish and seafood restaurants, it is an experience to be remembered.

From Porto we will drive to Peso da Regua, our first stop, located in the heart of the Douro Valley. A train ride will take us upriver to Pinhao. On our return to Peso da Regua in the same scenic train, we will enjoy a nice Portuguese dinner.

Several choices of hotel accommodations are available to choose from (not included).

The Douro Valley is where the Porto wines, are actually produced, as well as the still ones. You will have the opportunity to taste them while enjoying the spectacular views of this unique part of the world.

The following day we will visit several “Quintas” (wineries) while being entertained by the stunning scenery before heading back to Santiago. If time allows, we will visit the Mateus Palace and Valenca de Minho.

We can customize our tours to fit your needs.

Pickup points: Santiago de Compostela, Pontevedra and Vigo. Please notify us if you need to be picked up at another location.

The Fabulous Route N-120

Visit the main wine regions of northern Spain

FOOD AND WINE TOUR IN THE NORTH OF SPAIN (10 DAYS 10 NIGHTS)

This is our most exciting and interesting private tour, covering all the northern wine areas of Spain, visiting and learning about its main denominations of origin, gastronomy, and of course, its wines, landscapes and monuments.

Our accommodation will be in charming hotels, Paradores, etc. We will eat in attractive restaurants which offer typical and representative products of each area.

Included in this tour we will be visit some of the greatly renown appellations of origin in Spain, such as, the Rías Baixas, with its famous Albariños; the Ribeira Sacra, with its “Heroic Viticulture,” canyons and impressive landscapes, Valdeorras, Bierzo, Tierra de León, Cigales, world-renown Ribera de Duero and Rioja, as well as Arlanza, Navarra and Txakoli.

This route is the most complete wine tourism route in Spain and probably, one of the best in the world.

The route can be done from east to west or vice versa, combining not only wines and diverse gastronomy, but also history and architecture with monuments, a few buildings by Gaudí (outside Catalonia), beautiful landscapes and the famous “Camino de Santiago.”

A detailed description of sites, wines and gastronomy provided by the personal guide make this a very complete and interesting route.

We can customize our tours to fit your needs.

Pickup points: Santiago de Compostela, or Bilbao. Please notify us if you need to be picked up at another location.

 

Tailor Made Private Wine Tours

Visit the wine regions of Spain and Portugal or make your own route

FOOD AND WINE TOURS IN SPAIN & PORTUGAL (Your own private wine tour)

Spain has 69 wine appellations of origin and Portugal 11. We have a great knowledge of most of them but we can also create an specific route for you based on your specific interests.

From La Rioja to Rías Baixas, From Catalonia to the Alentejo, passing by Jerez or Ribera del Duero we can adapt to your needs and combine them with your interests, like the route of Don Quixote, or the the white towns of Andalusia. World Heritage sites, architecture, or gastronomy.

These routes can be done combining not only wines and diverse gastronomy but also history and architecture, monuments,  beautiful landscapes, etc.

A detailed description of sites, wines and gastronomy is provided by the personal guide that would make of these routes, a very complete and interesting tour.

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