If you are an enology lover you can not miss the Valencia Wine Tour.
On the Valencia Wine Tour you will travel to the Utiel-Requena region, situated in the Valencia province’s interior. Wine culture permeates the life and history of this area, almost exclusively used to cultivate grape vines. The Denomination of Origin (D.O.) Utiel-Requena is the only one region in which wine has been continuously produced for more than 2,500 years. Currently, their fine wines are recognized and demanded all around the world.
Let’s start the Valencia Wine Tour departing from the Valencia center to the Utiel-Requena region. You’ll be accompanied by an enology expert guide who will reveal you the secrets of the Valencian wines during the one hour trip.
Once you have arrived, you will visit two local wineries. The first one is Pago de Tharsys, famous for its sparkling cava. The second winery is Vera de Estenas, well known for the Bobal red wines, the local variety of the region. In both places, the wine expert guide will tell you detailed info about the winemaking process: vineyards, grapes reception casks, bottling and storage room. You’ll also enjoy a wine tasting in both wineries, so you can discover the unique essence of these wines… You’ll surely fall in love with them!
This morning ends with a delicious lunch at one of the smallest villages in this region. It’s called Fuenterrobles and offers a superb cuisine. You’ll taste a typical menu made with natural products and based on traditional recipes: a variety of tapas tasting and as main course you can choose between sausage, meat or fish. A perfect pairing with the D.O. Utiel-Requena wines!.
After this amazing day, you will return to Valencia with the good food and wines flavor on your palate… But you’ll also take them in your heart.