Guided Wine Holiday in Spain - September 24-28, 2012
Fine Vintage Ltd announces an all new, ALL STAR wine tour vacation to Spain to visit the greatest wineries in Rioja and Castile. Soak up the rhythm of the wine harvest, visit stunning architectural wonders, both ancient and modern, and enjoy a Michelin dinner in a tiny Riojan village, along with a series of winemaker lunches at iconic estates.
James Cluer, MW, is your host on this unforgettable wine tour through some of the most charming wineries in Spain. Each wine tour holiday has been designed by James, whose passion for wine, invaluable expertise and knowledge, as well as, personal insight, willl give you a brilliant perspective into Spanish wine. James' relationships with the winemakers and owners will provide you unique access that goes beyond other wine tours. See the beauty of Spain and learn the history of this amazing region that attracts visitors from all over the world. This is the ultimate wine connoisseur's tour of Spain, and offers the very best food and wine experience for anyone who loves wine.
You'll visit the best wineries in 3 dynamic wine regions that contrast modern and traditional wine styles side by side. We will visit Pingus, Aalto and Pesquera in Ribera del Duero, and Jose Pariente in Rueda. Roda, Marques de Riscal, Lopez de Heredia, Remelluri and Lanzaga in Rioja.
Fine Vintage Ltd's wine tasting tour holidays are a wonderful way to learn about Spanish culture and history, as well as, its finest wines. Jeremy, our local guide, is an expert on Spain and will ensure that we experience the best of each region's culture, as well as, their wines.
This is a unique opportunity to experience the passion and the grandeur of ancient and modern Spain and appreciate the subtle shifts in the Spanish winemaker's soul across the regions.
Maximum 15- 20 people. So don't wait. Not only it is a privilege to have these appointments, we will be visiting at harvest time, appreciating the best wine experiences that Spain has to offer at the optimal time of year.
Price: $3,250 including tax
This price includes all accommodation, entry to the vineyards and tastings at wineries, all meals except one free evening, all wine at meals, and local transport. Flights are not included.
If you are travelling by yourself we will try to find you someone appropriate to share a room with, or if you want your own room there will be a single supplement of $600.
Spain Wine Tour Holiday Itinerary: http://www.finevintageltd.com/
To Join the Spain Wine Tour:
Simply email James@finevintageltd.com to reserve a spot and ask for a copy of the booking form.
PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited! These exclusive wine tour trips sell out quickly so sign up soon to avoid disappointment.
For full program details, please visit our website:
Fine Vintage Ltd
5719 Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC, Canada V7W 2R8
Telephone: 1 604 922 4915
Toll Free in North America: 1 866 379 4915
Fine Vintage Ltd also wine tours to Bordeaux, France, Tuscany, Italy, as well as, Wine Cruises to the Mediterranean.
Fine Vintage Ltd is owned and operated by James Cluer and is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. As a Master of Wine, James is regarded as one of the world's leading experts on wine. The MW is considered to be the pinnacle of qualifications in the wine industry. There are only 30 MW's in North America and 300 worldwide.
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Fine Vintage Ltd operates 13 WSET wine schools providing Sommelier courses and wine tasting courses in Canada, the United States and Italy. We offer our WSET wine courses in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Victoria, Kelowna, Penticton, Las Vegas, San Francisco, the Napa Valley, San Diego and Tuscany. Fine Vintage Ltd. is an Approved Program Provider for the UK-based Wine and Spirit Education Trust, recognized as the gold standard in wine education.
As a consultant to the wine industry, James is the Wine Consultant for a major international airline, is the wine advisor to Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, and consults to the BC government. He also writes for two magazines and a major newspaper.
James also operates the popular wine employment websites: http://www.WineJobsCanada.com, WineJobsUSA.com and WineJobsCalifornia.com.