Thabuca Wine Tours is a DMC and inbound boutique tour operator located in Rioja Alavesa ( the Basque side of Rioja) and specialized in private and luxury wine tours and gourmet experiences in Rioja and Basque Country.
Pioneers in wine tourism in Spain, we have been operating since 2002, designing unique wine tours and food experiences for travelers from all around the world.
Thabuca began because a passion for our land, its food and wine, a love to travel and an enthusiam to introduce other travelers the real Rioja with premium services.
We are a team of experienced travel agents and professional local guides in several languages with a deep knowledge of the region and passionate about wine, providing you fascinating insights into the present and past of Rioja wine region.
As the first wine tours company founded in Rioja, we have a wide network of prestigious contacts and cultivate relationships with most of the wineries in Rioja. From the big labels to small boutique and family-run wineries which you probably would never find on your own. Places that will turn your visit to Rioja into an unforgettable experience.
We provide insider access and highly personalized and upscale service so you can immers in Rioja and Basque Country in an authentic way with a top service.
In Rioja, we understand wine as a way of life, as an expression of our land. Our wines are more than just great wines. They are bottled stories transmitted from generation to generation. And this is exactly what we want that you experience when traveling to Rioja.
We would love to share with you our local culture. Our way of life. We want you to feel the uniqueness of our region, the extraordinary stories behind each wine. The history of our towns linked to wine for centuries. The amazing scenery of centenary vineyards that live together with the most innovative avant-garde buildings. The flavors of our great gastronomy.
Indulge yourself with our tours and take home a life-time memory.
Let us put our expertise, premium services, contacts and passion to work for you!
- Tours for the senses
- Signature tours
- A host and a friend in Rioja
- A highly personalized and premium service
How we do
With professionalism, quality, know how, expertise, personalized service and passion for our job.
We are locals and know deeply our land. But we are also avid travelers ourselves, so we understand the true needs and wishes you may have when traveling to Rioja
Our tours are focused to
- Wine and food lovers
- Wine novices, experienced connoisseurs and wine experts
- Culture, art and architecture fans who want to understand our culture and discover the history of our medieval towns or be amazed by the most outstanding avant-garde architecture
- Avid travelers keen on local and fascinating experiences
Working, a pleasure
Committed to innovation, quality, tourism excellence and professional skills of our human team.
We are a happy team. We love our job. We love our region. We love our clients that very often become friends.
Staff motivation and participation, a more efficient resources management and the best quality services to our customers are our most important goals.
Our Certified Quality Management System, involves ongoing professional training programs and different management and customer satisfaction protocols.
We are a certified company with official Quality Labels: Commitment to Tourism Quality and Best Practice in ICT.
We have been awarded with Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence every year since 2014,2015, 2016 and 2017 and recognised as a Top Performing Tours Company as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site
We have a commitment with our environment, with a global policy for the protection and respect of nature and with responsible tourism practices.
We are based on social, economic and cultural sustainability criteria.
With sensitivity and respect to our local traditions and its preservation.
Experience the fascinating world of Rioja wine with us