Galicia Food and Wine Tour. Rias Baixas and Albarino

Private Tour.

More and more people are discovering the pleasure of a glass of great galician wine. This Tour will give you the chance to taste the wines from the galician southern area called Rias Baixas, through visits of fascinating historical wineries,vineyards or enjoying the best in seafood.20140627_152058

The white young wine, ‘Rias Baixas’ is found in the southern coast of Galicia – particularly in the Salnés valley – but also in other four subzones. Soutomaior, Condado do Tea, O Rosal and Ribeira do Ulla Its familiar name is Albarino, because of the name of the grape.

Alvarinas Restaurant in Combarro

Alvarinas Restaurant in Combarro

During our visit, history will appear in front of us through medieval towers, churches, parishes or the oldest cellars in Europe, vineyards cultivated by the monks from France more than 800 years ago! The ground and the weather along with the fact of being native grapes make of Rias Baixas a unique wine to experience.

Exclusive editions of Rias Baixas wine produced by families established here for centuries are something to live, to see, to taste.

O Grove Catamaran Experience

O Grove Catamaran Experience

During harvest time –  generally September –  we have the chance to witness it all through the present art of hand collected grapes, natural processes in many occasions and respect for nature..

Glass of Rias Baixas

Glass of Rias Baixas

Depending on the number of people, you may book meals with the traditional Galician food  in wineries, protected by summer grapes leaves..winery boutiques where you may taste fabulous sea food from the Atlantic along with a fresh white Rias Baixas wine.The chances are many..

The Galicia Food and Wine Tour departs from Santiago or Vigo at 9 AM from May to September 2017 and it includes, with my private transport with driver, the visit of Combarro – one of the most traditional fishermen village in Galicia – Cambados, a charming medieval town described as the capital of Albarino wine. We will visit two wineries or winery and a trip by pleasant Catamaran through the Ria de Arosa to watch the mussels factories at sea in the traditional Bateas – eucaliptus platforms – and taste them along with a bottle of wine!

Combarro

Combarro

The unique panoramic route will give us the chance to watch medieval towers, clam farming, La Toxa island famous for its natural spring waters and La Lanzada 2,5 km sandy beach
We will be back to Santiago or Vigo around 5 PM

A Toxa

A Toxa Chapel

Lunch is not included but there will be free time for that in Cambados or Combarro stop. All this can be customized depending on your time and interests.

Contact me for details and to create a memorable experience in your customized Galicia Food and Wine Tour!

italopendola@gmail.com   Call or Text: +34667435981

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting

5 responses to “Galicia Food and Wine Tour. Rias Baixas and Albarino

    • Hi! You can find all info on the Menu about Tours.Let me know however number of persons and when would you be interested to take the Tour.

      Italo Pendola

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  2. My wife and I will be in Santiago de Compostela from September 12 to the 16 and are interested in your Rias Baixas tour. Please advise on how we can make a reservation.

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