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Top Choice Castle in Peñafiel

Castillo de Peñafiel

Perched dramatically over Peñafiel, this castle houses the state-of-the-art Museo Provincial del Vino. A comprehensive story of the region's wines, this wonderful museum has interactive displays, dioramas and comput…
Top Choice Square in Peñafiel

Plaza del Coso

Get your camera lens poised for one of Spain's most unusual town squares. This rectangular, sandy-floored 15th-century 'square' was one of the first to be laid out for this purpose – it's considered one of the most …
Winery in Peñafiel


Just five minutes from Peñafiel, this winery offers excellent tours and has a wine bar in a striking building. Well-regarded reds are its hallmark, with a remarkable system of 20 different types of carefully chosen …
Winery in Peñafiel


This state-of-the-art winery in the shadow of the castle wall produces one of Ribera del Duero's better-known wines. It produces both reds and whites that are commonly found in shops and restaurants all across the c…
Winery in Peñafiel


One of the biggest of the Ribera del Duero wine producers, with a number of other wineries in the region. It produces excellent reds from the tempranillo grape that dominates in the Ribera de Duero region.
Spanish in Peñafiel

Asados Alonso

Staff keep it simple at this asador of long standing, with roast spring lamb cooked in a wood-fired oven and served with salad – many a visitor's idea of bliss.
Winery in Peñafiel

Convento de Las Claras

Offers excellent wine tours and tasting, close to Peñafiel. It is particularly proud of its reds; the 2012 rosé deserves a special mention.
Wine in Peñafiel

Vinos Ojos Negros

One of the better wine shops in town. It's not far from the river.
Wine in Peñafiel


An excellent wine shop in the heart of the old town.
Spanish in Peñafiel

La Casita de Peñafiel

A more informal option than the more celebrated asadores (restaurants serving roasted meats), La Casita de Peñafiel does a broad range of Spanish staples, including a few lesser-known dishes such as codorniz escabec…