Full-Day Wine Tour from Istanbul Including Lunch
Enjoy a Full-Day Wine Tour by air-conditioned vehicle from Istanbul to Turkey's beautiful wine region in the heart of historical Thrace. Enjoy the views of agrarian Turkey and listen to the attractive facts about wine-growing heritage and the Thracian people, first planted vines here in the 2nd century AD.
Your first visit will be Chateau Nuzun winery near the village of Cesmeli. This organic winery with rolling hills of vineyards view ages its wines in French oak barrels. Taste some of its signature wines: cabernet sauvignon, merlot, zinfandel and pinot noir, as your host explains their product and teaching you on the art of wine tasting.
Next, continue to nearby Vino Dessera, a boutique winery situated on the ancient Thracian wine route between Kirklareli and the Aegean Sea. Sample some of its varieties, including its prized Sauvignon Cris, a creamy clone of Sauvignon Blanc, and sit down to a hearty lunch accompanied by unlimited wine! See the Itinerary for a sample menu.
We will drive to Arcadia vineyards in Lüleburgaz and get a demonstration of their production and taste their fantastic wines.
Our final stop is Barel vineyards in Tekirdag. Absorb the magnificent views as you taste a selection of its wines, made from the riesling, pinot noir and other grapes of its vineyards.
- Full-day wine-tasting tour from Istanbul with lunch
- Visit three boutique wineries in the Kirklareli wine region, at the heart of ancient Thrace
- Sample four wines at each stop, including cabernet sauvignon, merlot and zinfandel varieties
- Learn about the unique flavours and ideal food pairings of each wine
- Enjoy an included lunch at the Vino Dessera winery, accompanied by unlimited wine
- Hear about the region's wine-making tradition and its Thracian roots from your guide
- Languages offered on activity/tour: English
- Duration: 12 hours
- Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Live GuideEnglish
- Pick-up serviceCentrally located Istanbul hotels
- Disability ServicesWheelchair accessible
- CancellationThere is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
- Instant Confirmation
- Cut-off TimeAvailable to be booked until 24 hours before the tour starts. Please note we reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Air-conditioned transport
- Professional tour guide
- Tasting of 4 different wines at each winery
- Lunch and unlimited wine
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Minimum age is 18 years
- Near public transportation