Wine Tasting Experience

Wine Tasting
Wine Tasting Experience

Enjoy guided tours of the production, grape collection, vinification, and bottling areas, as well as the impressive cellar of the experience provider, where the aging process works its magic. Led by expert oenologists, visitors have the opportunity to taste a fine selection of older and more recent vintages at the cellar or tasting hall.

Wine Tasting Experience

260€/4 person
Duration: 6 Hours
June 2024
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Embark on a small trip to witness the Corinth Canal and Ancient Corinth or Acrocorinth, depending on the available time. Then, prepare for a life-changing experience as you are offered various wine-tasting options. Enjoy guided tours of the production, grape collection, vinification, and bottling areas, as well as the impressive cellar of the experience provider, where the aging process works its magic. Led by expert oenologists, visitors have the opportunity to taste a fine selection of older and more recent vintages at the cellar or tasting hall.

Wine Tasting Experience (6 hours) : 260 euro  (plus 20 to 60 euros depending on the consumption per person for the experience )

Special considerations 

The availability of this experience depending on the availability of the experience provider and can booked from our company.

Costs related with the experience will be paid at the experience provider.

The trip can be extended according to the travelers needs , for every extra hour there is additional charge of 30 euro.

Day Trip From Athens

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

 Pickup points 

You can  select a pick up point in coordination with your driver 

 End point 

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Corinth Canal

Our first stop will be the Corinth Canal, a famous waterway located in Greece that connects the Gulf of Corinth in the Ionian Sea with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. The canal effectively separates the Greek mainland from the Peloponnese Peninsula. The idea of creating a canal through the Isthmus of Corinth dates back to ancient times, but it wasn't until the late 19th century that the modern Corinth Canal was built. Construction began in the late 19th century and was completed in 1893. The canal has become a popular tourist attraction in Greece, offering boat tours for visitors to experience the impressive cliffs and rock walls that line the canal. It's also a common spot for bungee jumping. Dimensions: The canal is approximately 6.3 kilometers (3.9 miles) in length, with a width that varies, reaching about 25 meters (82 feet) at its narrowest point. This narrow width restricts the size of ships that can pass through.

Ancient Corinth

The ancient city of Corinth was a prominent and influential city-state in ancient Greece, situated on the narrow stretch of land known as the Isthmus of Corinth, connecting the Peloponnese Peninsula to mainland Greece. This strategic location made Corinth a hub of trade and commerce, allowing it to control access to both the Aegean Sea and the Ionian Sea. In Greek mythology, Corinth was believed to have been founded by the hero Sisyphus and later associated with the goddess Aphrodite. The city is also mentioned in various Greek myths and legends. The location of Corinth made it a vital center for trade and transportation, controlling the land route between the northern and southern parts of Greece. Ships avoiding the perilous southern tip of the Peloponnese would be transported on wheeled platforms across the isthmus, a process known as "Diolkos."

Acrocorinth

Acrocorinth, also known as Akrokorinth or Akropolis, is the ancient acropolis (fortified citadel) of the city of Corinth in Greece. It is located on a steep, rocky hill overlooking the ancient city and the narrow stretch of land known as the Isthmus of Corinth. Acrocorinth played a crucial role in the defense of the city and was a strategic military stronghold throughout its history. Positioned atop a 575-meter-high (1,886 feet) hill, it provides a commanding view of the surrounding area, including the city of Corinth, the Isthmus of Corinth, and both the Saronic Gulf and the Gulf of Corinth. Today, Acrocorinth is an archaeological site and a popular tourist attraction. Visitors can explore the well-preserved ruins of the acropolis, including fortifications, gates, cisterns, and the remains of the Temple of Aphrodite. The panoramic views from the summit are also a major draw for tourists.

Tasting Experience
Wine Tasting Experience
  1. Wine tasting is a sensory experience that involves evaluating the flavors, aromas, and overall characteristics of a wine. Here's a basic overview of the wine tasting experience:
  2. Look (Visual Evaluation): Examine the wine's color and clarity. Tilt the glass at an angle against a white background to observe the wine's hues and intensity. White wines can range from pale yellow to deep gold, while red wines can vary from pale ruby to deep purple.
  3. Smell (Aromas): Swirl the wine in the glass to release its aromas. Inhale deeply and identify the various scents. Wines can have a wide range of aromas, including fruity, floral, spicy, oaky, or earthy notes.
  4. Taste (Palate): Take a small sip and let the wine coat your palate. Consider the different taste elements, such as sweetness, acidity, tannins (in red wines), and alcohol content. Pay attention to the wine's body, which refers to its weight and fullness in the mouth.
  5. Savor (Finish): Note the lingering flavors after you swallow or spit out the wine. A longer finish often indicates a more complex wine.
  6. Evaluate Structure: Consider the overall balance of the wine. Is it well-balanced, or does one element overpower the others? Assess how the wine evolves from the initial taste to the finish.
  7. Temperature: Keep in mind that the temperature of the wine can affect its flavors. Whites are generally served slightly chilled, while reds are served at room temperature or slightly cooler.
  8. Pairing: If you're tasting wines with food, pay attention to how the flavors complement or contrast with the dishes. Certain wines enhance the flavors of specific foods.
  9. Take Notes: Many wine enthusiasts keep a tasting journal to record their impressions. This can be helpful for remembering wines you enjoy and developing your palate over time.
  10. Remember that wine tasting is a subjective experience, and everyone's palate is different. The goal is to find wines that you personally enjoy.

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Hotel pickup and drop off

  • Free wifi onboard

  • Fuel and tolls

  • Water

  • Personal English-Speaking professional Driver  

  • Entrance fees for all attractions
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Official Tour Guide

( This is a guided trip and our drivers are knowledgeable about the areas you will visit and they will provide you with basic info about the sights, but In case you want to have a professional tour guide with you, this can be done by arrangement for an additional fee)

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