There's no argument quite as fierce in the culinary arts as the one over who has the best wine in the world. While many places in the world, from the Cape Winelands in South Africa to Napa Valley in America, call their wine the best, no wine lover worth their salt would ever dismiss Spanish and Portuguese wines from the list of contenders. Watch the video above to see celebrity chef Omar Allibhoy making the case for Spanish wine.
Iberian Wine Journey
In 2018 you can experience the best wine on the Iberian peninsula first hand and decide for yourself! Our featured guided tour includes accommodation in the best hotels in the region, stays in both Madrid and Lisbon and visits to some of the oldest vineyards in the peninsula.
But wine isn't the only thing on the menu: vino always goes best when paired with incredible food, and you will get a chance to sample the best in this carefully-curated culinary tour.
Visit the Bodegas Sinforiano winery, set up in 1966 when Sinforiano Vaquero and Daniela Gomez decided to carry on the family tradition. The winery offers high quality wines through its traditional and refined methods of wine production.
Visit the Marqués de Riscal wine cellars, the Complex known as the ‘City of Wine’. Visit the Alta Winery to discover their passion for the pursuit of creating excellent wines.
Douro: Visit two bodegas that are renewed for their fine, rich unfortified wines, both red and white, in this region.
Enjoy a tasting of the famous ‘Pasteis de Belem’ in Lisbon.
Your Hosts: Insight Vacations
Insight Vacations believe - like us - that travel in its truest sense is not just going to incredible places, but really connecting with them, in an authentic way. It's both a joy and a personal passion for every member of their team. They will take you on an unforgettable journey, immerse you in unique experiences, and introduce you to amazing people.