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From Nemea or Corinthia: Wine Tour with 12 Wine Tastings

1. From Nemea or Corinthia: Wine Tour with 12 Wine Tastings

Discover the wine culture of Nemea. With altitudes ranging from 300m up to 1000m, the Nemean terroir offers a vast diversity of wines. From light white wines and sparkling wines, up to the most age-worthy reds. Book now this tour and enjoy the best of the Nemea wine tourism by visiting 3 wine producers. In each winery you will be introduced to its history, visit the production facilities and barrel rooms and taste at least 4 wines, which will be chosen according to your personal preferences. The lunch will be in the form of a comprehensive platter of local products such as cheeses and cold cuts, spinach pie with feta cheese, stuffed grape leaves with rice and herbs, cherry tomatoes with cucumber and olives, olive oil, bread etc. At the end of the tasting, a semi-sweet dessert wine is accompanied by dark chocolate and raisins.

Nafplion: Nemea Vineyards Wine Tour

2. Nafplion: Nemea Vineyards Wine Tour

Enjoy a unique experience in the area of ​​Nemea, which is one of the largest vineyards in Greece and is famous for the Agiorgitiko grape and its wonderful wines. It will also be in this location where you will see where Hercules began his labors by killing the lion. Your day begins as you meet with your guides, before traveling towards the area of ​​Nemea. Once there you will begin your tour at the ancient stadium of Nemea, which was built in the 4th century B.C. next to the temple of Zeus. Following that, you will visit 2 award-winning wineries in the area where you will learn about the vintage process and the wine-making stages, which will allow you to see the way that wine is produced. Your guides will happily share with you all the secrets of wine, as you taste some of the various local varieties. At the conclusion of your flavorsome day, your tour will conclude with a return trip back to your pickup destination.

From Loutraki: Nemea Private Wine Tour

3. From Loutraki: Nemea Private Wine Tour

Embark on a private tour perfect for those looking for a thorough and pleasant experience in the company of just their friends or family. Taste a variety of wines at 2 top wineries in Nemea, the largest wine area in the Balkans. Learn about and taste the red varietal Agiorgitiko, the principal protagonist. The tour starts in Loutraki and you will visit 2 top wineries and participate in 8 wine tastings. In each winery, you'll be introduced to its history, visit the production facilities and barrel rooms, and taste at least 4 wines, which will be chosen according to your personal preferences. The Nemean territory offers a wide range of wines, with altitudes ranging from 300 meters to 1000 meters. From light whites and sparkling wines to the most age-worthy reds, there's something for everyone. Return to Loutraki with a suite of unforgettable impressions of this dynamic area.

From Athens: Private Napflio Day Trip With Wine Tasting

4. From Athens: Private Napflio Day Trip With Wine Tasting

A wine tour in Nafplio will take you to some of the most picturesque vineyards in the region, where you will enjoy a relaxing, enjoyable day among the vines. You will be picked up from your hotel or cruise ship port in Athens by your driver and personal tour guide for this private tour. The amazing highlight of this tour is The Corinth Canal which is a waterway that crosses the narrow isthmus of Corinth to link the Gulf of Corinth to the Saronic Gulf. As such, the canal separates the Greek mainland from the Peloponnese, turning it into an island. Live a unique experience and taste great Nemea wines in some of the most well known Greek wineries. Many of the vineyards you visit are owned by famous Greek family wineries, such as the Caraceni Winery that also owns part of the Hilton Hotel in Nafplio. There are many wineries in the Peloponnese, and the region is famous for its wine.The grape of choice is the red-wine made from Saperavi grapes with indigenous white wine made from Moschofilero grapes. Highlights include the Ancient Agora, Palaiokastro Monastery, Archaeological Museum and many more. 12 hours is the total duration of the tour from pick up to drop off.

From Athens: Private Corinth and Nemea Wine Tasting Day Tour

5. From Athens: Private Corinth and Nemea Wine Tasting Day Tour

The tour will start from the pick up location (according to your needs). First stop will be at famous Corinth Canal (20 min) where you will stand on the bridge and enjoy the extraordiary view from the Canal. Second stop will take place at archaeological site of Ancient Corinth(40 min) where travellers will get in touch with one of the most commercial and technologcal developed civilizations of the ancient world. Next stop will be the Acrocorinth(40 min), the famous medieval fortress of Corinth, with amazing preserved walls and breathtaking view. Afterwards travellers will visit the archaeological site of Nemea(40 min), the ancient city which accoding to the Myth Hercules killed the lion doing one of his labors. Before the last stop visitors will taste the famous ''Nemea Wines'' at a local winery(45 min) and will get in touch with the local agricultural world. Final stop will be a traditional Greek restaurant in Nemea where travellers will enjoy local dishes(1 hour). After lunch travellers will be transfered to drop off location(according to their needs)

From Loutraki: Premium Private Nemea Wine Tour

6. From Loutraki: Premium Private Nemea Wine Tour

Embark on a private guided tour perfect for those looking to spend a lovely, hassle-free day in Nemea with their friends or family. Visit 3 lovely wineries, tasting wine at each location. Savor a traditional lunch in one of the wineries while you take in the gorgeous scenery. The tour starts with hotel pickup in Loutraki and a pretty drive to the first winery. Your guide, a professional oenologist will provide insights into the local area and the wineries visited. At each winery, you'll learn about its history, tour the production facilities and barrel cellars, and sample at least 4 quality wines chosen according to your preferences. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind lunch in a winery with regional specialties, take in the gorgeous scenery, and sample the best wines from 3 renowned wineries. Choose from 3 different lunch options on site: Option A: Handmade bread with dip (olive oil, olives, and tarama dip), traditional spinach pie, Greek salad, roasted piglet with aromatized potatoes in the oven, dessert of the day or sweet wine Option B (for a minimum of 4): Handmade bread with dip (olive oil, olives, and tarama dip), traditional spinach pie, Dakos (greek barley rusk with traditional cheese, cherry tomato, basil, and capers), traditional braised rooster (with traditional egg noodles and local cheese), dessert of the day or sweet wine Option C (for a minimum of 4): Handmade bread, traditional spinach pie, Greek salad, stuffed vegetables (yemista), fruit or sweet wine

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What people are saying about Nemea

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

I wish I could give 10 stars. Nicholas is the guide and business owner. His van is pristine new and very comfortable. He has video screens and prepared videos for us about places we would visit in the van. He had water and drinks for all. He is really knowledgeable, friendly, and excellent English. He was happy to tailor the tour to our needs and followed up with texts to make sure we are having a good vacation and with tips for other places. Also super responsive when setting up the tour. A++++ Oh yeah and the sites were also fantastic

A beautiful tour through the nemean countryside to one of the most beautiful archeological sites I have ever visited, followed by visits to wonderful vineyards. The tastings were wonderful, the guides informative, the trips through the cellars and production lines a highlight and the food was also some of the best I tasted. Would fully recommend. The guides were wonderful people and we loved the trip. Would take it again.

Good informative tour. We booked on short notice so we unable to schedule any other tastings.