Utiel-Requena, Protected Designation of Origin
We are going to the Valencian Tuscany!
Utiel-Requena, protected designation of origin, is located less than 1 hour from Valencia and is an area full of valleys and vineyards in which the main economic engine is wine.
This wine tradition dates back to the 7th century BC. and it is one of the oldest in the world.
And this excursion will fully delve into the quintessential towns where Valencian wine is produced:
You will discover the processes of wine and the fields of the vineyards, thus being able in the season (August-September) to taste the grapes from the vine itself and in October to tread the grapes.
We will visit 3 essential places.
Did you know that under the same town of Requena there are some caves from the Muslim era?
A tangle of caves perfectly built as a cellar, shelter and food store in case of catastrophe.
22 caves were excavated between the 12th and 13th centuries and are still intact today.
A magical and unknown place until recently, also in Requena, there are still many houses that have caves using them as cellars, since the temperature is ideal to keep wine cool and away from the sun.
10:30 a.m. guided tour of the caves
Utiel, discover a family winery
Unique for its surroundings: you will find yourself among vineyards of immense beauty that surround an authentic and very well preserved villa of yesteryear.
It is the winery of Eduardo’s family, which has passed from generation to generation. You will feel at home, surrounded by nature and tranquility.
Duration of 1:30 hours of visit + tasting of 3 Vera de Estenas wines with cheeses and sausages from the area.
Requena, know the most famous winery in the area
They will teach us everything related to the area’s quintessential grape: Bobal.
During the tour, we will see what products they make and how, all accompanied by an expert guide who will complete the information that we see.
The tour that will last between 1h – 45min, where they will teach us the entire process of making their wines and cavas + wine tasting
From Tuesday to Sunday (except: January 1 and 6, March 19, December 24, 25 and 31)
The excursion is to spend the day, full day with entrance to caves + 2 wineries: start at 8:30 a.m. and arrival in Valencia at approximately 6:30 p.m.
- Ticket to the caves
- Guided tour of the Utiel winery + wine tasting
- Requena winery guided tour + wine tasting
- Official guide during all the excursion
We will begin pickups at 8:30 am (the time is approximate, we will send a confirmation message one day before to confirm all pickup details).
🚌Choose the collection point closest to you:
– Avenida de las Cortes Valencianas, at the Sercotel Sorolla Palace hotel (in front of the Meliá Hotel)
– Hotel NH Valencia Center
– Torres de Serranos (next to the stairs to go up to the towers)
– In front of the City of Justice (point close to the City of Arts and Sciences), Avenida del Profesor López Piñero, 14
Indicate the preferred pick-up point in the notes when making the reservation.
As we are going to spend the whole day out, you can choose to include food by paying an extra for the menu.
We offer 3 types of menu that can be enjoyed in an idyllic setting such as Bodega Vera de Estenas.
Check prices and menus available when making the reservation.
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