Wine and cheese tasting tour

Wine and Cheese Tour from Bilbao

A visit to Rioja and tasting of wine and the fabulous Ideazabal cheese

Taste the delicious cheeses from the Idiazabal and visit an excellent winery in the Rioja wine region, one of the very best wine regions in Europe and the most famous in Spain.

We will take you to amazing Idiazabal in the mountains South-East of Bilbao, where you will learn how the famous Idiazabal cheese is made using the tecniques that have been passed from generation to generation of pastors. In the middle of the mountains the climate and conditions are ideal for the production of high quality cheese. During the visit you will learn about the singularities of Idiazabal cheese, its aromas and flavours that define it. We also will taste different kind of products and enjoy mouth melting cheeses.

We now head to a winery where you will taste the wine region of Rioja. This wine is among the most popular in the World, and the average annual production of Rioja wine is 250 million litres (85% red wine and 15% white wine and rose). Rioja wines are fresh, aromatic, balanced composition and excellent bouquet.

During the tour you will visit one of the best wineries in the area: Marqués de Riscal, and see how the wine is fermenting and later aging in the cellar. Your guide will explain all the secrets of elaboration. And at the end of the winery visit, you will of course taste some of the best wines of the cellar.
Details and prices of the Wine & Cheese Tour from Bilbao
Duration of the Wine & Cheese Tour
7-8 hours (the tour can be customized)

Included on the Wine & Cheese Tour
  • Private English speaking guide (please write us for other languages)
  • Private comfortable coach
  • Entrance to the Idiazabal Centre
  • Taste a good selection of cheeses and the winery´s premium wines.
  • Entrance to one or two wineries in D.O. La Rioja
  • Taste the winery´s premium wines
Other options on the private tour
Within the Rioja wine district and close to Bilbao, our best recommendations are Bodegas Roda and Bodega Muga. We can adapt the tour and visit either one, please write us for further information.  We are more than happy to customize the visits.

Prices of the Wine and Cheese Tour
Prices from
44 €
per person for a Private Wine & Cheese Tour from Bilbao

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