Sun, Nov 12|
Let's go to España: Rioja Immersive Educational Wine Trip (Waitlist)
Join us in this educational wine trip to one of the most iconic wine regions of the world.
Time & Location
Nov 12, 2023, 9:00 AM – Nov 19, 2023, 9:00 AM
La Rioja, Rioja, La Rioja, Spain
About the event
Wine lovers, your dream journey awaits! We're thrilled to announce an exclusive educational wine trip to the heart of Spain's renowned Rioja wine region.
We know you all have been waiting and the wait is finally over! This is the wait list for those that wish to attend as we only have 10 available spots to ensure you have the most intimate and exclusive experience during your trip. Once you join the waitlist, we will send you a link to reserve your spot with a non-refundable deposit. This will go to secure your hotel stay. After that, you will receive several options to pay for your trip including installment payments. This link will also list the itinerary and details about the trip.
Here's just a preview of what's in store and what will be included in this once-in-a-lifetime experience:
Dates: November 12, 2023- November 19, 2023
🍷 Guided Vineyard Tours: Mary Montalvo (Spanish Wine Scholar Certified, Rioja Wine Educator Candidate, Director of Education at NCWA, and Diploma Candidate), will serve as your private and professional tour guide. We will walk through the lush vineyards, meet the winemakers, and understand the art of growing the iconic varietals of the region. We will be including 10 wine tastings through our vineyard visits. We will visit some of the most iconic vineyards of the area including CUNE, Bodegas Muga, Bodegas Vivanco, Marques de Riscal, and more.
📖 Wine Masterclasses: Delve into Rioja's unique winemaking traditions with one hands-on workshop led by local experts. We will also enjoy a private formal Rioja presentation and wine tasting hosted by the Rioja Consejo Regulador.
🍽️ Gastronomic Experiences: Savor the flavors of Rioja with gourmet meals and wine pairings at celebrated local restaurants. We will include all breakfasts and 3 wine dinners in the program so you have time to explore at your leisure other gastronomic gems in the area. Mary will lead all wine dinners and gastronomic offerings.
🎨 Cultural Explorations: Discover the rich history and vibrant culture of the region through visits to historic sites and local artisans.
Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or a curious novice, this unforgettable trip is designed to deepen your appreciation for the world of wine and the beauty of Rioja. We will explore Quel (a beautiful iconic village) along with visiting wine museums, exploring Logroño City and the famous Camino de Santiago. We will also offer suggestions for places to visit in your free time. You will have 2 nights (after 5 pm) to visit and use at your leisure.
- All accommodations at a 4 star hotel.
- Transportation at the beginning and at the end of the tour.
- All museum ticket entrances, lunches and dinners gratuities are included.
- Professionally guided tours at each one of our visit locations
- Airfare is not included in this price. We can help you to coordinate air travel.
- Shared Room: $4,950 (Non-refundable deposit of $480)
- Private Room: $5,500 (Non-refundable deposit of $550)
Please indicate in the waitlist if you will be interested in the shared or private room accommodation.
You will receive a detailed itinerary with all the spots, wineries, and restaurants along with hotel accommodations. You will also receive personalized emails and communications with details about the trip, traveling suggestions, and concierge service before and after the trip.
Most importantly, we want to build family and community! So be ready to come with an open heart, mind, and... belly! This shall be fun and we can't wait to share this ultimate experience with you!
Limited spots are available!!