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Peza Wine Tasting Tour

From EUR 95

Discover the beauty of Peza on this wine tasting and winery tour and find out why some of the best Greek wines are made here! Learn for yourself why Peza is renowned for its wines on this guided wine tasting and winery tour. Visit two distinguished wineries with a local guide right by your side. From the moment they pick you up to the moment this Peza wine tasting tour ends, your friendly guide will share with you all the traditions of wine making in Crete. After a day of visiting wineries and tasting 10 different Cretan wines, you will wrap up your wine tasting tour by having a Cretan lunch at a local tavern, accompanied by a bottle of the best Cretan wine. Can you think of a better way to spend your afternoon than on this Peza wine tasting tour?

Inclusions

  • A fully air-conditioned private car
  • An experienced chauffeur/guide
  • Pick up and drop off to your accommodation
  • Admission to 2 wineries
  • Tasting of 10 different Cretan wines
  • 3 course lunch incl. half a bottle of wine per person
  • Liability insurance
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Soft drinks, coffee or beer in the restaurant
  • Any purchases in the wineries
  • Gratuities

Additional Info

  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Not suitable with people with restricted mobility

Duration

 8 hours

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  • You will be picked up from you accommodation and head towards the Cretan countryside.
  • First stop on your Peza Wine Road Tour is the Lyrarakis Estate. You will have plenty of time to wander through the privately owned vineyards and talk about the viticulture of the vines and the grape harvest. Then, you will follow your guide to the Estate’s cellar and talk about the aging process. In the tasting area, you will try 5 different wines, from Crete’s most awarded winery.
  • Continuing your wine tasting tour your driver will take you through the region of Peza with its numerous vineyards and olive groves. After a short drive you will arrive at the charming village of Choudetsi, where the next stop is the elegant Rhous Winery. The owners/oenologists will welcome you onto their winery where they will give you a guided tour of the vineyards and the winery. They will explain the entire process of winemaking from the selection of the grapes and the planting of the vines down to the vinification and the bottling. After a short visit to the cellar, where the wine is stored and aged, you will proceed to the tasting room, where you will taste 5 more different wines.
  • Next it is time for lunch in a local family restaurant where you will savor the best from Cretan Cuisine, accompanied by half a bottle of wine per person.
  • After lunch and the necessary Raki for the road, your driver will take you back to your accommodation.

Highlights

  • Visit two renowned wineries of Crete.
  • Taste 10 different Cretan wines.
  • Enjoy a traditional Greek lunch at a family-owned tavern, accompanied by Cretan wine.
  • Wander through the vineyards as your trained guide shares the secrets to wine making in Crete.
  • Accommodation pick up and drop off