Ribera Del Duero: An Exclusive Cultural Wine Escape in Spain

Experience Highlights

Explore ancient Roman ruins with a historian
Taste the region’s most prized wines
A Michelin star cellar dining experience
Private helicopter experience over the region’s vineyards

Ribera Del Duero: An Exclusive Cultural Wine Escape in Spain

Named the wine region of the year in 2012 by the Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Ribera Del Duero in Spain has been producing wines for thousands of years.  Believed to have its history rooted in viticulture from 12th-century Benedictine monks, the region is known for its award-winning long ageing red wines.  On this exclusive, full-day experience, you’ll be whisked off to explore some of the region’s cultural gems alongside a local historian, sip on the finest wines during private tastings and indulge in a lunch prepared by a Michelin star chef.  But that’s not all – to wrap up an incredible day in Ribera Del Duero, you’ll return to Madrid overlooking the vineyards and ancient ruins from a private helicopter.

Aqueduct of Segovia in Spain

From Royal Riches to Roman Ruins

Joined by a local historian, you’ll start your day at the beautifully grand Royal Alcázars of Seville.  A UNESCO heritage site and home to the royal family when visiting Seville, the palace has undergone over 500 years of construction with various architectural changes reflecting its history.  From here, step into ancient Roman ruins at the Aqueduct of Segovia, an impressive 14-kilometer long aqueduct dating back to the 1st century A.D.  Learn about the region’s rich history as you step back in time to walk as the Romans once did.

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Red, Red Wines of Ribera Del Duero

No trip to the Ribera Del Duero region is complete without visiting a few of its award-winning wine estates.  First up, you’ll visit a chateau-style winery known for its unbelievable views but even better wines.  After tasting your way through their wines, you’ll be lead to the cellar for an exclusive lunch prepared by a Michelin star chef.  Your next stop is one of the region’s top estates known for its red wines.  You’ll join the winemaker for a private tasting of the winery’s most sought-after wines paired with a view that’s hard to beat.

Bodegas Viña Mayor in Ribera Del Duero Spain

Spain from the Sky

Your final adventure calls, so climb on board your private helicopter to explore Spain from the sky.  There truly is no better way to see the region’s landscape than by air.  Take in views of winding vineyards and the flowing Deuro river as you head back to Madrid after a day filled with history, food and incredible wines.

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Rate includes: Pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in and around Madrid, private vehicle and specialist guide, walking experience with a local historian, wine tastings, dining experience and return helicopter trip.

Rate excludes: Gratuity.

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