This is the perfect day trip for the wine enthusiast, or for those who know nothing about wine but want to enjoy some of the world's finest. Learn the art of wine tasting in Valencia's Reqeuna region amongst the stunning vineyards!
The trip departs from our accommodation in Valencia at 3:00pm. Please meet your trip leader 20 minutes prior to departure. Travel to the Utiel-Requena wine region is by private, luxury coach bus with A/C, and DVD.
We will be spending the evening at the Vegalfaro Winery, located within the province of Valencia, in the region of La Plana de Requena-Utiel. The tour will begin by enjoying a delicious traditional Spanish meal. Next, we will participate in an in depth tasting of wines from the Bobal, Merlot, Tempranillo, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc grape varieties which are among the most popular of the region. You will learn the proper way to hold the wine glass, smell the bouquet and taste in the way of sommeliers.
Finally, we will finish with a professional tour of the winery. You will learn about the harvesting of grapes, the aging in French oak barrels and terracotta amphorae, the bottling of their exquisite wines and cavas, and the journey from the vineyards. At the end of the tour and tastings, you will have the option to purchase wine and souvenirs. We will then depart the winery and return to Valencia in the evening.