Guided tour

Madrid: Iberico Ham and Spanish Wine Small-Group Food Tour

Activity provider: Madrid Tapas Trip

Madrid: Iberico Ham and Spanish Wine Small-Group Food Tour

Activity provider: Madrid Tapas Trip

From US$ 57.84 per person

Enjoy an off-the-beaten-track tour tasting the best Iberian Ham and selected Spanish wines, led by a native Madrilian.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 2.5-hour Iberian Ham tasting experience in Madrid
  • Taste Iberian ham, Chorizo, lomo, salchichón and manchego cheese
  • Learn how to tell the difference between different types of ham
  • Find out about the curing processes
  • Enjoy an authentic lunch in beautiful surroundings
Full description
Learn about Spanish wine and discover traditional Iberian ham houses in Madrid. During this 2.5-hour tour, taste several cuts of Iberian meats like chorizo, salchichon, lomo and ham paired with Manchego cheese and other classic tapas. While you enjoy the delicious food, learn about the fascinating history and culture of wine and the different types of ham you can find in the market. Master how to shop like a local. Visit iconic, high quality Jamonerías and learn the difference between jamón serrano and jamón Ibérico, and between jamón and paletilla. Find out about the 4 protected Qualified Appellation of Origins in Spain. See how a professional ham cutter carves those delicious thin slices, and even have a taste.  Don't miss the chance to learn about the most delicious ham in the world during your trip to Madrid.
Includes
  • Specialized local guide
  • Iberian ham, cured meats, tapas and cheese tasting
  • Spanish wine tasting
  • Glass of wine, beer or soft drink in each bar/Jamonerías
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Transportation to the meeting point
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 16 years
  • Pregnant women
  • Vegans
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Date

Meeting point

Plaza Isabel II, beside statue of Queen Isabel II (metro station: Opera).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be sent at the time of booking, unless booking is within one day of the activity. In this case confirmation will be sent within 24 hours, subject to availability
  • Please provide details of any special requirements (dietary, allergies or otherwise) at the time of booking
  • This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Vegetarian option not available
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Pedro was a wonderful guide, and is very knowledgable about Jamon Iberico and all things Spanish wine and tapas! My dad is extremely interested in beef and food production and this made the absolute best birthday gift for him as a tourist activity to do with our family in Madrid. Pedro was very kind, patient, and was able to answer all of our questions. We had a great time and would definitely recommend!

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September 11, 2022

Pedro is friendly, knowledgable and clearly passionate about all things Spanish culture! We had the best time with him, learning not just about Wine & Ham but also about other aspects of Spanish culinary culture. He also had a great sense of humour and made us feel so at ease in his company. If you only do one tour in Madrid, make it one of his!

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November 26, 2021

Review for Madrid tapas & history tour 7pm

We originally booked this tour at 4pm but because we wanted to make the most of the weather we upgraded to the Madrid Tapas & History: Lunch/Dinner Walking Tour which is also run by Pedro. It was very fun! We enjoyed every minute. Pedro has lots of knowledge and the four bars we went to were fab, especially the ham and fish bars. In total we had around 5 glasses of wine and lots of food. We were in great company including Americans, Australians and New Zealander's in our group. We finished off at a churo bar which was a great end to the night. Would definantly recommend this tour, thank you Pedro!

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November 14, 2017

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