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Bodegas Marques de Riscal

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Address: 01340 Elciego, Spain
Phone Number: +34 945 18 08 88
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Quaint vineyard mixed with modern architecture.

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to reschedule. The The business was well set up for tours and the tasting was well run. We stayed and lingered in the café with tapas and had a few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to reschedule. The The business was well set up for tours and the tasting was well run. We stayed and lingered in the café with tapas and had a few more glasses of wine. All in all a really great place to visit in this region.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us took an evening tour of the vineyard. This was the first time I had taken such a tour in a European vineyard so was not sure what to expect. The guides were really nice, with excellent English and a good sense of humor. The tour we took lasted around 1.5hrs, seeing some of the older features... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course, the most impresive architecture by Ghery ,but the tour guide at Marques de Riscal was fast and cold. then cashier at the store not nice avoiding a nicer bag than the plastic one, >>had to buy 2 bottles instead of one >>then when you buy the second bottle neither because she had given one. Otherwise tour is informative... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The explanations were clear and interesting, both verbal and video. The tour covered vineyard to bottle and a fascinating history.

Thank Audu
Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had an enjoyable time and our tour guide was friendly, informative and did a great job all around. We learned a lot and thoroughly enjoyed the views, the parts that let me down were the fact that we were in such a large group, so the tour didn't feel as personal as I would have liked and the wine... More 

Thank Leslie K
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful tour/so informative-Gorgeous setting with Frank Gehry hotel on property! Wines were good, food and service at hotel were exceptional.

Thank Bilbo7
Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Did not stay in hotel. Had a vineyard and winery visit. Nice giftshop. Nice tasting with cheese and sausage that thy sell in the gift shop as well. Interesting afternoon.

Thank j25aj
Leonia, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Superb place to stop for a couple of hours to take in this old winery and to see the incredible adjoining hotel (good luck getting a room) designed by Frank Gehry. You will have a wonderful time!!!

Thank walter f
Playa De Orihuela, España
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The wine city is amazing for its luxury hotel designed by Frank Geary who also designed the Bilbao Guggenheim, and there are definite similarities. The wine tour covers the very neat vineyards, cellars and a wine tasting. The tour can be arranged in English but only twice a day so booking is recommended.

Thank djspain
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Liked the tour but compared to other bodegas a bit corporate in feel and the guide although good not as good as other specialist wine guides I've been with.

Thank Alan K

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