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Discover the history of wine, before wine existed
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From Tuesday to Friday: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays and from July 1st to August 31st: 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Sundays: 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Holidays on request.
Closed on Sunday afternoon and Monday.
Always with a reservation.
Duration of the visits: Approximately 75 min.
First visit the installations and then taste our wines.
Amount of persons: Limited forum. Our installations are very old, so visits are always made with very small groups.
Children: Children are welcome in Casa Primicia. They should always be accompanied by an adult.
Languages: Spanish, English Request your language in advance for confirmation.
Consult availability with the cellar for other timetables.
Special visits (no. 2, no. 3, no. 4, no. 5) are for groups with a minimum of 4 people, although you can consult availability for groups with less.
Reservations with as much time as possible are required.
A 50% deposit is required for groups of more than 8 persons.
100% down payment is required for visits in English on public holidays and weekends.
Eating at Casa Primicia
History, wine and gastronomy, a unique experience
Wine and local gastronomy, a natural matching
Objetos y detalles basados en una cultura y en su historia
Conversación de sobremesa en los Jardines y Viñedos de Carravalseca
Txoko gastronómico en Carravalseca
Orden impuesto y caos natural confluyen en Carravalseca
Enjoy the incomparable experience of having lunch in the oldest building in Laguardia, the place where the history of wine started in Rioja Alavesa And if you prefer the direct contact with the land and the vine, we offer you the possibility of enjoying a magnificent grill over vine shoots in Carravalseca, an outstanding garden among vineyards protected by the Cantabria Mountains.
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Casa Primicia Building
In Casa Primicia one feels like having arrived at the origin, at the essence, at the truth of wine.
Entrance to Casa Primicia, the oldest building in Laguardia
Main area of the Casa Primicia Building
The archaeological area of Casa Primicia
The places where anciently the grapes were trodden
One of the largest and most ancient of the caves in Rioja Alavesa is 9 meters below ground
Casa Primicia is the oldest building in Laguardia. Here, in this emblematic space, the church collected the tithes and first offerings, the tax that obliged the servants to pay the tenth part of the harvest and the first fruits. Archaeologists have just discovered the secrets kept in Casa Primicia for more than five hundred years The files relate that in this emblematic XI century building the elaboration wine was started in the Laguardia village (XV century)
A visit to such a singular building is a walk through history and through wine. To visit Casa Primicia is to travel through the time tunnel, searching for the essence of a shore that has made the fruit of the vine its reason for being. An intent, to find the true history of wine… before wine existed.
More than five hundred years later, crossing the door into Casa Primicia produces a singular and unequal sensation. We are in the temple of wine, Casa Primicia is a witness to the true history of wine.
In the excavations made in Casa Primicia by archaeologists and historians they have not found even the smallest sign of wheat or rye, the main agricultural products of the Middle Age. Wine was thought to be testimonial in that period in the Rioja Alavesa lands. Nevertheless, all they unburied is related to grapes and wine, which revealed the historic value of Casa Primicia.
Activities and services
An ancient building for an unequal experience
Multi-use area of the Casa Primicia Building
Intentamos hacer del cuidado de los detalles, la marca de la casa
Casa Primicia offers you an incomparable place to hold meetings, events or business conferences.
The ashlar hewn stone walls form part of the historic wall, and a comfortable multi-use hall of 100 square meters equipped with the latest technology allows celebrating luncheons, wine tasting and diverse events.
A team of professionals are at your service to make your stay a moment to remember.
Guided visit to the cellar
Dining room adequate for groups of up to 70 persons.
Optional garden lunches among the Carravalseca vineyards.
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