Wine along Spain's Roman Silver Road
- 8 days -
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A gourmet tour from Madrid to Malaga via Salamanca & Seville.
This springtime tour takes us through central and southern Spain, travelling from Madrid to Malaga over 7 nights through the diverse landscapes of Castile and Leon, Extremadura and Andalusia.
We meet the innovators who are reviving the ancient wine-lands of remote Spain, along the old Roman Silver Road from Salamanca through Caceres and Merida to Seville.
♥ Meet groundbreaking, pioneer winemakers
♥ Tapas like a local in Madrid
♥ Prize-winning Ibérico jamón tasting at Guijuelo, one of the world’s great ham curers
♥ Zamorano cheese & Juan Garcia grape wine tasting, followed by golden eagle spotting on the Douro River
♥ Tour the Roman ruins in Mérida, then lunch on the site of an old Roman vineyard
♥ A private sherry tasting in Jerez
♥ Flamenco in Seville
♥ Michelin star dinner at Seville’s Abantal restaurant
♥ Farewell lunch and private wine tasting at Finca el Rosalejo, estate belonging to the Duke and Duchess of Ahumada
MEET YOUR HOST
JOANNA WIVELL Originally from Yorkshire, UK, Joanna has always felt a natural attraction to Spain. She lived in Madrid for 19 years, where she first worked in television for the lifestyle channel, Canal Estilo, and then the National Geographic Channel. For the last 15 years, she has been showing visitors Spain with a personal, insider’s view through her company, Insider’s Travel (previously both Insider’s Madrid & Corazón Travel). Joanna has enjoyed walking on her travels through South America and in Europe. She has a love for flamenco dancing which she studied when living in Granada as a student and loves to find the real deal when she is travelling.