A taste of Spain with Rose Murray Brown MW

From £1425pp
4 Nights
Offers
Europe

Highlights:

  • The ultimate Andalusian wine experience
  • Three day wine tour with expert guide Master of Wine, Rose Murray Brown - offering a unique insight into the beautiful Jerez region in southern Spain
  • Explore the three ‘Sherry Towns’: Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlucar de Barrameda and El Puerto de Santa Maria. Soak up the sun strolling through historic streets, visit Jerez Cathedral and Alcazar, the beach of Sanlucar or Castilla de San Marcos in Puerto

  • Visit leading bodegas: Tradicion, Lustau, Urium, Fernando de Castilla & Ximenez-Spinola in Jerez, Barbadillo andAlonso in Sanlucar & Gutierrez-Colosia in Puerto – meet the winemakers in situ and walk in legendary Pago vineyards of Machurnudo and Miraflores

  • Explore the diversity of sherry from Manzanilla, Fino,

    Amontillado, Palo Cortado, Oloroso to Pedro Ximenez & sample rare aged sherries straight from the cask

  • Discover exciting new dry white table wines and late- harvest dessert wines now emerging from this dynamic region

  • Stay in the well-appointed 4-star Hotel NH Avienda, a comfortable modern hotel with restaurant and bar with terrace

Visit the beautiful towns of Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlucar de Barrameda & El Puerto de Santa Maria in the heart of Sherry country in Andalucia in southern Spain with Rose as your guide.  Sample from the top bodegas, meet the winemakers, discover the incredible array of fine aged dry sherries now available and soak up the wonderful atmosphere and sunshine in the sherry towns.  4 nights accommodation in 4 star hotel in Jerez.  Bodega visits will include: Tradicion, Lustau, Fernando de Castilla, Ximénez-Spínola, Gutierrez-Colosia & more.

Price Includes:

  • The tour will be escorted by Rose Murray Brown, Master of Wine
  • Price: £1425 per person for shared room (+ £295 for single room supplement)
  • Includes all cellar visits, tastings, transfers, 4 nights accommodation, all breakfasts, 3 light charcuterie lunches, 1 tapas evening & 2 dinners.
  • Possible extension can be arranged at the end of the trip if you wish to stay on.
  • Transfers around the wine region will be by comfortable air-conditioned coach.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Tuesday 9 June 2020

    16.00 Coach collection to meet Easyjet flight from Edinburgh to Gibraltar Transfer to the Jerez Region (or meet group in Jerez)
    Check in to the Hotel NH Avenida in Jerez for 4 night’s accommodation and breakfast: A comfortable modern 4-star hotel with restaurant and bar with terrace. Walkable to restaurants and bars, 15 minutes stroll to Jerez old town and 400 meters from Jerez Royal Equestrian School
    Welcome group dinner in Jerez

  • Day 2 Wednesday 10 June 2020

    Tour and tasting with owner/winemaker Jan Petterson of Bodegas Fernando de Castilla in Jerez
    Tour, tasting & charcuterie with owner/winemaker Rocio Ruiz of Bodegas Urium in Jerez
    Late afternoon tasting and tapas at Bodegas Tradicion in Jerez Evening free in Jerez

  • Day 3 Thursday 12 June 2020

    Tour & tasting at Bodegas Ximenez-Spinola in Las Tablas
    Tour, tasting & light charcuterie lunch at Bodegas Barbadillo in Sanlucar
    Optional afternoon tasting with owner/winemaker Fernando Asencio at Bodegas Alonso in Sanlucar – or discover the old town and walk on the legendary beaches of Sanlucar
    Brief visit to Guadalquivir marshes and Macharnudo vineyard
    Evening free in Jerez

  • Day 4 Friday 13 June 2020

    Tour, tasting & light charcuterie lunch at Bodegas Lustau in Jerez Drive to Puerto
    Optional afternoon tasting with owner Carmen Gutierrez Colosia at Bodegas Gutierrez-Colosia in Puerto - or enjoy free time to explore Puerto’s Castilla de San Marcos or stroll through the harbour and streets
    Tour Bodegas Fundador and final night dinner at La Taperia Fundador in Jerez

  • Day 5 Saturday 13 June 2020

    10.00 Transfer to Seville airport to meet Ryanair flight Seville to Edinburgh departing 13.45. Tour ends

Customers Say

From £1425pp
4 Nights
Offers
Europe

Highlights:

  • The ultimate Andalusian wine experience
  • Three day wine tour with expert guide Master of Wine, Rose Murray Brown - offering a unique insight into the beautiful Jerez region in southern Spain
  • Explore the three ‘Sherry Towns’: Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlucar de Barrameda and El Puerto de Santa Maria. Soak up the sun strolling through historic streets, visit Jerez Cathedral and Alcazar, the beach of Sanlucar or Castilla de San Marcos in Puerto

  • Visit leading bodegas: Tradicion, Lustau, Urium, Fernando de Castilla & Ximenez-Spinola in Jerez, Barbadillo andAlonso in Sanlucar & Gutierrez-Colosia in Puerto – meet the winemakers in situ and walk in legendary Pago vineyards of Machurnudo and Miraflores

  • Explore the diversity of sherry from Manzanilla, Fino,

    Amontillado, Palo Cortado, Oloroso to Pedro Ximenez & sample rare aged sherries straight from the cask

  • Discover exciting new dry white table wines and late- harvest dessert wines now emerging from this dynamic region

  • Stay in the well-appointed 4-star Hotel NH Avienda, a comfortable modern hotel with restaurant and bar with terrace

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