CVNE, Bodegas Muga, Bodegas Bilbaínas Viña Pomal, Gómez Cruzado, La Rioja Alta, S.A. and Bodegas RODA open their terraces, adapted to the current situation, to welcome wine lovers during one of the key moments for the wineries, when the grapes are harvested at their optimum ripening time.
With the grape harvest just around the corner, the wineries of the Barrio de la Estación open their terraces to welcome wine lovers, taking advantage of the good weather of this time of the year and the exciting rhythm of the wineries, which are preparing for one of the most important moments of the year.
With different timetables and options for attending to visitors, CVNE, Gómez Cruzado, La Rioja Alta, S.A., Viña Pomal Bodegas Bilbaínas, Bodegas Muga and Bodegas RODA have set up several areas to guarantee the enjoyment of their wines in large, healthy spaces, while maintaining all the protocol security measures.
Visitors will be able to experience the grape harvest up close and breathe in the aromas of fresh grapes and wine, which are in the air these days, given the proximity of harvest time. A unique and special occasion for the wineries, which can now be enjoyed with a glass of wine and surrounded by the architectural majesty that surrounds them: centuries-old cellars, magnificent views of the Ebro and the Sierra de Cantabria, a warehouse designed by Gustave Eiffel or an authentic cooperage await the wine lover in the Barrio de la Estación.
Each with its own style and a shared vocation for quality Rioja wine, the six houses of the Barrio join forces once again and open their doors to the general public in order to make their wines enjoyable for all those who want to share them. In addition, visits are still open and available to complete a unique and essential experience in La Rioja.
Terrace opening hours
- Bodegas RODA: Monday to Saturday, from 10:00 to 15:00; and Sundays, from 11:00 to 14:00.
- La Rioja Alta, S.A.: Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 18:00 hours; and Saturdays from 11:00 to 14:00 hours.
- Gómez Cruzado: Monday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 15:00.
- CVNE: Monday to Saturday, from 9:00 to 18:00, except Tuesdays, when it will be closed; and Sundays, from 10:00 to 14:00
- Bodegas Bilbaínas Viña Pomal: Monday to Friday, from 10:00 to 17:00; Saturdays from 11:00 to 17:00; and Sundays from 11:00 to 15:00.
- Bodegas Muga: Monday to Saturday, from 11:15 am to 2:30 pm.
Security measures in the Station District
Medidas de seguridad dentro del Barrio de la Estación
In order to ensure the safety of all visitors, the wineries in the Barrio de la Estación have joined forces to create general measures in line with the health protocol, including: trained winery staff and the adoption of the required preventive measures in all areas, controlled and limited maximum capacity, guaranteed minimum safety distance, hydroalcoholic gel dispensers, use of masks, properly sanitised areas and increased cleaning services in communal areas.
The Station District Tasting
Every two years, the Barrio de la Estación opens its doors to host this great celebration that brings together the wineries CVNE, Gómez Cruzado, La Rioja Alta, S.A., Viña Pomal Bodegas Bilbaínas, Bodegas Muga and Bodegas RODA, in an unforgettable day in which Rioja wine and gastronomy are the true protagonists. An event praised by the national and international press and critics, which was awarded in 2015 with the “Best of” prize for the best wine tourism initiative “Great Wine Capitals”, in 2016 with the prize for the “Best Wine Tourism Experience” at the International Wine Challenge Awards Spain and with the “Rioja Capital Prize for the Singular Initiative” awarded by the Government of La Rioja. More recently, La Cata del Barrio de la Estación has also won the title of “Best Wine Tourism Initiative 2018” from the Wine Routes of Spain and the “Mass Vino” prize awarded by this association of journalists as the best wine tourism experience of the year.