Explore this prolific wine region of Northern Spain and discover its dynamic scene on a wine tour in Navarra
Navarra is lesser known wine region in northern Spain, but it nevertheless a producer of high quality fine wines. The region of Navarra was earlier known for producing rose wines for decades but recently has shown a change in production styles by bringing in grapes like Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot for producing some robust and deep red wines much like its neighbouring wine region of La Rioja.
The vineyards in this region have been planted here since before the times of the Romans. But this region had seen a huge boom in wine production right before the phylloxera crisis hit the vineyards of Europe. After this crisis, the winemakers replanted their vineyards with phylloxera resistant root-stocks and re-stabilized the wine producing zones.
The region of Navarra has a huge variety of micro-climates. The changing temperatures in the whole region has led to the formation of many sub-regions in the zone. A wine tour in Navarra will take you across the beautiful vineyards of the regions to the modern and ancient wine cellars of the wineries. This will help you get a closer look at the process of producing wines from the berry to the bottle. You can also see yourself indulging in wine tasting and food pairing sessions on these wine tours. Embark on gourmet experiences and enjoy picnic lunches in the vineyards or taste the local delicacies. These wine tours in Navarra can be adventure tours or leisure escapades depending on your tastes and preferences.