Wine tasting and Iberian ham tapas tour in Madrid
Excursions & day trips

Wine tasting and Iberian ham tapas tour in Madrid

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Visit one of the most famous 'Houses of Ham'
  • Learn all about the wide range of Jamón and its related products
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
What to expect

This is a unique tour that will take you off the beaten tracks, allowing you to taste the best Iberian hams paired with selected Spanish wines. Tour experience handed by native Madrilenian.

Learn about Spanish wines and discover traditional Iberian ham houses in Madrid. During this tour, taste several cuts of Iberian meats including chorizo, salchichón, lomo, and ham paired with Manchego cheese and other classic tapas. As you do so, learn about the fascinating history and culture of wine, the differences between each type of ham you can find in the market and master how to shop for them like a local.

You will visit emblematic and high-quality Jamonerías (home of ham).

Do you know the difference between Jamón Serrano and Jamón Ibérico? Do you know the difference between Jamón and Paletilla? Be prepared to be enlightened!

Learn all about the wide range of ham and its related products. You will be shown where the Jamón Ibérico's 4 protected Qualified Appellation of Origin in Spain.

Taste and see how a professional ham cutter carves those delicious thin slices with his special long knife. You will experience first-hand why Iberian ham (Black hoof) is so delicious and unique…and also healthy!

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What's included
  • Foodie specialized local guide
  • Spanish wines tasting
  • Iberian Ham, cured meats, tapas, and cheese tasting
  • A glass of wine, beer, or soft drinks in each bar/jamonerías
  • Explanations about Spanish ham and wine culture
  • Spanish virgin olive oils tasting
  • Explanations and tasting of Cocido Madrileño (Madrilian stew)
  • English speaking tour guide
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks not specified
  • Transportation to the meeting point
Where

Plaza de Isabel II, 8, 28013 Madrid, Spain

Meeting point:

Plaza Isabel II. Right beside statue of Queen Isabel II (Metro station Opera).

What to remember
  • Please provide details of any special requirements (dietary, allergies or otherwise) at the time of booking
  • Vegetarian option not available
  • This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • A minimum of 2 persons is required for this tour
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When
  • Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1.30pm
  • Check-in: 15 minutes earlier

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Provider
Julia Travel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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