Mantinia Private Wine Tasting, Cave Tour and lunch
- Duration: 10 Hours (approx.)
- Product code: ATHWTMAN01
One of the most famous appellation of origin wines of Peloponnese is Mantinia. Mantinia, located in the heart of Peloponnese, is approximately 160 kilometers from Athens near the city of Tripoli.
As you head out to this region, you will drive through beautiful nature and endless vineyards, and within 1.5 hours you will arrive in Mantinia. Once here, you will visit two wineries with incredible local wines, be introduced to the wine history of the region and taste some exceptional wine products.
Mantinia produces PDO wines from the aromatic white variety of Moschofilero. Another white variety that you will can find in the region is Asproudes, which is allowed to be mixed at certain percentages with Moschofilero to produce PDO wines. Moschofilero is a variety with a high acidity that separates it from dry whites, it also produce sparkling wines either with the traditional or the closed tank method. Along the way you will also have time to explore the famous cave of Kapsia, a wonder of nature.
At the end of the tour we will have a light lunch of traditional recipes either inside the 2nd winery or in a nearby tavern.
- Pick up & return luxury transfer from your point of choice within Athens (tolls included).
- Visit two wineries for a unique tasting of local wines.
- Get introduced to the local grape variety through a guided tour in the wineries, the production methods and the passion of the wine producers.
- Taste their wines paired with local delicacies to fully enjoy the flavors.
- Visit one of the most impressive caves in Greece, the cave of Kapsia.
- Introduction to the Greek wine, and viticulture history by an experienced sommelier/wine expert that will guide you throughout the tour (from pick up to return).
- Lunch either inside the 2nd winery or at a nearby traditional tavern.
- Minimum number of people 2.
- Duration 10 hours approximately.
- All admissions and tasting fees are included.
- Premium Tasting at € 40,00 per person
- All transfers are organized with Mercedes Benz sedan vehicle or with mini-van.
- In child rate wine tasting is excluded.
- For bookings of more than 10 persons you are kindly requested to contact our company to tailor made this tour to your needs.
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