Tour of Marques de Riscal


Since we were staying at Marques de Riscal (yay Starwood points!), we couldn’t miss out on their tour.  It’s a beautiful setting in the small town of Elciego, with the dramatic Gehry-designed building hard to miss as you arrive.

The intro video wasn’t working, se we launched right into exploring the vineyards and the cellar.


They produce 94% Tempranillo here and 60% of it is exported.



There are 130,000 bottles in the private collection, 80% still drinkable – oldest bottle is from 1862.

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