Madrid Tapas and Wine-Tasting Tour
Numbers are limited to 12 on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Free drinks included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
- Vegetarian meal option available
Like all Spanish cities, Madrid has its own regional cuisine with an emphasis on use of local ingredients. Perhaps more so than others, Madrid has been influenced by its immigrant population, who’ve brought in flavors and ideas as cosmopolitan as the city itself.
Visit up to four bars on your tour of the town, enjoying wine tastings in each. Sample beautiful Spanish wines made from well-known grapes like tempranillo, malvar, garnacha, and parellada, and enjoy a complimentary tapa (tapas dish) to complement the wine's flavors. Beer and soft drinks (one per bar) are also included should you prefer this to wine! While the dishes vary on each occasion, you can be sure it’s a taste bud tingling treat! Examples of dishes include eggplant with honey, cod brandade, Spanish omelet, Iberian ham and chickpea stew. See the example itinerary for details on the different bars you may visit.
Your tapas tour finishes in a centrally located bar so that you’re well-placed to continue your night out independently.
Head inside an atmospheric Castilian sherry bar, and learn all about fortified wines, from crisp and dry finos to old olorosos. Admire the chalk boards scrawled with daily tapas specials and soak up the atmosphere inside this delightfully old-fashioned bar.
Visit a wine bar that doubles up as a store – tucked away behind liquor bottles! If you like what you eat or drink here, then purchase it from the shop to take home.
A warm and bustling tavern welcomes you with their open kitchen were you can see how the dishes are prepared
Round off your evening in style at a dark and bohemian Madrid tavern, which is still in business after 100 years, you will enjoying a full-bodied glass of wine.
Please note that the above itinerary is an example only and may be subject to change.
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Madrid Tapas and Wine-Tasting Tour
- Local guide
- Wine tasting and tapas in each bar
- Beer, water or soft drinks
- Cocktails or spirits
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Minimum age for wine tasting is 18 years
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Operated by a bilingual guide in English and Spanish
Reviewed by: Bethany F, May 2015
This tour was awesome! I loved how we went to local spots and tried so many different types of food. I had the best shrimp I have ever had in my life on this tour and learned so much about the history of the tapas bars and Spain. I had a great time and I would highly recommend this tour!
Reviewed by: Rhianna L, May 2015
Perfect way to get introduced to good tapas. Great wine and interesting local beverages. Fantastic, unique locations. We actually had two guides as one was in training. The trainee was a nice enough guy, but didn't really do much on the tour. The main tour guide was great! As long as the trainee learns everything he knows you'll have a great time.