Artisan Cheese maker visit & Hacienda Zorita Hotel Culinary Tours in Spain
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After a sumptuous breakfast it’s time to say goodbye to Ribera del Duero, your guide will help you with the hotel’s checking out and your luggage will be loaded to your private vehicle.
Enjoy a scenic drive through the Spanish countryside. We will stop for a visit to traditional cheese-maker where you will learn how cheeses are made the Spanish traditional way. These artisan cheese-makers have been making world-acclaimed cheeses for decades. You will enjoy a cheese tasting guided by the artisan cheese maker.
After that, you will be driven to a hidden gem, a traditional restaurant in a small village on the back roads of Spain where you will enjoy traditional food as its best. With a 3-course a-la-carte menu you will be delighted by authentic slow food.
After the meal, an after a short drive (1h 15min) , you will arrive to your home for the next two nights. A blissful retreat encircled by vineyards next to the border with Portugal.
A former monastery overlooking the River Tormes, Hacienda Zorita Wine Hotel & Organic Farm is a magnificent wine resort with an impressive history that dates back to the 14th century. Guests experience true hacienda hospitality together with the high comfort factor of a gourmet restaurant, a vinotherapy spa, wine tasting in the cellars and an ancient chapel with 16th-century works of art.
Original thick stone walls and magnificent oak beams contrast beautifully with contemporary design in the rooms and suites. A number of rooms have balconies overlooking the river.
You will enjoy dinner in the Restaurant Zorita’s Kitchen for superb cuisine accompanied by more fine local wines, then take a drink and relax in the wine bar.
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