Posted on 10/07/2019
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Athens Wine Tour and Lunch by the Sea  

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  • +€30.00

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Taste amazing local wines on a vineyard tour in an ancient wine region near Athens, learn about the history of wine from the region's vintners, and enjoy a delicious lunch by the sea.

DURATION: 6 hours
OPENING SEASON: All year round
LANGUAGES: English, French, Greek
STARTING TIME: 9.00 am
MEETING POINT: Pick up service
MINIMUM NUMBER: 2 guests
CUT-OFF TIME: 24 hours

What is included

✔ Hotel Pickup/drop-off service within Athens
✔ An experienced wine guide or sommelier as your guide throughout the tour
✔ Visits to two wineries and wine tasting
✔ Local delicacies during the wine tasting
✔ Lunch in a seaside fish tavern
✔ All admissions and tasting fees
✔ A small bottle of mineral water
✖ Drinks during lunch

Highlights

◾ Sample award-winning regional wines in two iconic wineries near Athens
◾ Try local delicacies that bring out the best in the wines
◾ Enjoy a delicious lunch in a seaside tavern

Description

Learn about the unique history of winemaking in Greece and sample award-winning regional wines. Led by a local wine expert, this tour includes visits to two iconic wineries in Mesogeia, the most important viticultural zone in Attica, which is home to a variety of PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) wines.

Taste the most well-known varietal in the region, Savatiano, along with other whites like Roditis, Assyrtiko, Malagousia, and Chardonnay. Sample red varieties like Agiorgitiko, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah – and don't miss Retsina, a resinated wine whose production dates back 2,000 years.

Along the way, hear intriguing stories about wine history from local vintners and nibble on regional delicacies that bring out the best in the wines. To finish off your tour, relax at a magnificent seaside tavern and enjoy a delicious lunch.

Who can come/Other requirements

Anyone can participate in this tour, however, it is not a wheelchair accessible
Children won't be served wine

Additional Info

Available on a daily basis except for Sundays

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

Country

  • Greece