Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Base to explore Ribera del Duero (and La Rioja?)

Jump to last reply

Hi all,

I'm looking for accommodation for 1 to 2 nights to explore the golden mie (Vega Silica, Pingus, Retuerta) and smaller wineries such as Lopez Cristobal, Hermamos Sastre. Have looked up google maps, seems like I should stay in Penafiel or Roa?

Are there any other wineries which I should consider? Am looking for a good mix of iconic wineries and smaller family run ones. Most important consideration would be English speaking friendly owner/staff who will take time to explain their wine to us.

Am looking for accommodation that is less than 100euros per night, am open to both modern/simple types or family/farm types (prefer home-run to chain hotels), as long as its clean and conveniently located.

As I love my reds and vineyards visit, am toying with the possibility of exploring La Rioja too. If I only have time for one, which would be recommended?

Thanks!!

6 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Which European Countries Speak the Most English?
  2. 2 Air pollution in Paris
  3. 3 No Starbucks in Italy?
  4. 4 Trip Report Adventures in Italy with Momma
  5. 5 Trip Report 27-DAY ODYSSEY IN THE ALPS with 3 FINAL DAYS IN PARIS
  6. 6 Frustrated! 1st trip to PARIS & France in JULY: Need Cheery HELP!
  7. 7 Trip Report San Marino - The world's smallest country
  8. 8 France, Italy and Greec
  9. 9 gites de france or agritourism
  10. 10 Trip Report Solo Scotland May 2014
  11. 11 15 days in Europe from 15 Dec 2014 to 1st Jan 2015
  12. 12 Trip Report A nine day whirl through Istanbul and Cappadocia
  13. 13 Euro Geography Quiz #2 - How Well Do You Know Europe?
  14. 14 Venice - guided boat/tour trips in winter?
  15. 15 Trains in Italy
  16. 16 Paris for a Week – Looking for a Day Trip Outside the City
  17. 17 Nice or Marseille??
  18. 18 Americans travel to Russia. Is it safe?
  19. 19 Dresden or Leipzig
  20. 20 Trip Report Chilling in the Cyclades May 2014--Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Athens
  21. 21 Trip Report Another Trip of Discovery of Feminine Charm with DW and DD the Younger
  22. 22 Are 9 Days Too Much for the Dordogne?
  23. 23 1 Month Europe (June 2015) with 3 children, ages 6-11
  24. 24 Need Some Italy Planning Help
  25. 25 Transfer from Linate to Bellagio
View next 25 » Back to the top