Ribera del Duero

Just five minutes north of 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 barrels for ageing the wine. Ring ahead to confirm tour times.

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1. Protos

1.75 MILES

This state-of-the-art winery in the shadow of Peñafiel's castle wall produces one of Ribera del Duero's better-known wines. It produces both reds and…

2. Convento de Las Claras

1.78 MILES

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

3. Castillo de Peñafiel

1.94 MILES

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4. Convento de San Pablo

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5. Plaza del Coso

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6. Matarromera

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7. Ermita de San Frutos

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