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April 5, 2019 Comments (0) Views: 464 Good Food Events

San Sebastián And Rioja Region Weekend With The Mellecey Wine Group

 

The Mellecey Wine Group is pleased to offer another incredible travel opportunity to San Sebastián and the Rioja region. This food and wine excursion is ideal for the discerning connoisseur who is looking for an unforgettable experience that is both exclusive and authentic.

What’s Included

  • 2 nights at Hotel Iriate Jauregia a luxury hotel in the heart of Basque country
  • 2 nights at Hotel Maria Christina a 5 star hotel closely linked to the history and cultural life of San Sebastian
  • Winery Visits to Inazio Urrazola and Valenciso
  • 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches including a private lunch at both wineries
  • 3 dinners including 2 Michelin star Mugaritz
  • Pintxos/drink tour
  • Walking tour of San Sebastian
  • Wine included at all events
  • Transportation to and from all organized events

Situated on the Bay of Biscay, San Sebastien is a beach city blessed by the stars. This city is cool and happening by night, charming and well-mannered by day. It’s a city filled with people that love to indulge with Michelin Stars glittering in abundance. A culture like no other, San Sebastien is also known for the gastronomic pintxo bars in the lively Parte Vieja.

Recognized by the press as one of the most important gastronomic phenomenons of the world, two Michelin star Mugaritz is one of San Sebastian’s most prestigious restaurants. Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz, simply known as Andoni, is undoubtedly one of the most influential chefs of our times. He is considered to be the natural heir to the title of Spain’s most pioneering chef after Ferran Adrià of El Buli and hailed as one of the World’s best Chef’s. Number 9 in the top 50 restaurants of the world, Mugaritz has led a culinary revolution and continues to provide an eating experience that will remain in the memory of its visitors for a long time to come.
 
Immerse yourself in La Rioja, a booming region with exceptional wines. Visit Valenciso, a sparkling gem hidden below the Canabrian mountains in the old town of Haro. Topping all charts with rave reviews, Valenciso is consistently awarded 96 Decanter points and rated as one of the top 5 Riojas in the world.
 
In Alkiza, on the slope of Mount Hernio, visit Inazio Urruzola. This 14th century Caraikoetxa estate produces a Txakolina wine like you’ve never experienced. Dive into this modern winery with centuries of tradition and experience life at the vineyard.
 

Meet your Hosts Cyndi and Lesle

Cyndi Grossman, Owner and Sommelier of The Mellecey Wine Group, a premium wine agency that offers private guided tours and imports exclusive wines from Europe into Ontario. After living in Europe for nine years, she brings with her an unparalleled devotion and passion for wine.

Co-host and Sommelier Lesle Gibson, brings her many years of experience with her natural personal touch. It’s the balance of professionalism, personality with an eye for detail that she embodies.

Together Cyndi and Lesle have created a One of a Kind experience bringing you deep into the wine world they love.

 

This tour has limited availability. Deposit is required at booking.

Please click here for booking and further information.

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