Bodegas Marques de Riscal, Elciego

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The sprawling Bodegas Marques de Riscal provides an insightful window into the production of Spanish wine. Take a tour to see the old cellars, tanks, bottling lines, and warehouses, and finish it with a brief wine tasting inside the modernistic bodega built by famed architect Frank Gehry. The hotel’s wine bar provides a fine setting for enjoying a glass while looking out over the surrounding vineyards. Use our Elciego day trip planning tool to arrange your visit to Bodegas Marques de Riscal and other attractions in Elciego.
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  • Great place to come and feel an authentic atmosphere of 19th century winery. Wine tasting - must go! Great wines.  more »
  • Very good prices for a place like this. We didn’t take the wine tasting tour. Very decent prices which starts from €19 pp incl 3 glasses and takes about 1,5hrs. Instead of the tour, we enjoyed for a.....  more »
  • Yes, any one could preview the video being shown at the premise prior to the actual visit. But, seeing is believing, and one should see the architecture of the adjoining hotel in person, to...  more »
  • Architecture doesn't compliment area in my opinion. Also very snooty place won't even let you in to take a photo Expensive tourist rip off.
  • Great tour with very informative video on wine production. It’s worth the visit just to see the Frank Gehry hotel. The wines are good, but you will find better value wines at less famous wineries.
  • Great place for wine testing , unique architecture, friendly and knowledgeable personnel. Highly recommend
  • One of the best, most educational, wines tours I have been on (out of many!).The location is gorgeous, for starters! The tour lasts about an hour and is supplemented by high quality video presentations. There was a tasting of both a white and a crianza red wine. The gift shop connected to the tasting room had neat souvenirs and amazing wines by the glass. For instance, there was a 2010 reserva with a 98 point rating for 8 Euros per glass. Definitely recommend!
  • Amazing setting and architecture. We did the bodega tour. It was very informative although I did find it a little corporate and polished for my liking. But definitely worth a visit.

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