Laguardia Rioja

A walled Villa and capital of Rioja Alavesa, its name derives from Navarras La Guarda ( The Guardian ) due to the strategic position it holds against Castilla. To this day, Laguardia holds true to a Medieval Atmosphere, and still Counts with the presence oh high surrounding walls built during the 13 TH Century with cobble Stone.

Laguardia is a completely pedestrian town because its underground houses a multitude of wine cellars built at light meters deep..

This towns main activity is viticulture and as a result of the areas micro climate and deep-rooted wine tradition, the highest quality Rioja Designation of Origin wines are elaborated here. In additio, the most important Rioja Alavesa wine cellars are located in the surrounding area..

Posada Mayor de Migueloa

The wine cellar, located in Posada Mayor de Migueloas underground, was built at 8 meters deep at once with the remainder of the house in 1619, this fact, makes this wine cellar one of the oldest among the Rioja Designation or Origin wine cellars in working condition.

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