Wine tour in Nemea from Nafplio

Price 140.00

On this daily trip of wine, we visit the endless vineyards of Nemea, the place where Hercules killed the mythical lion and performed the first of his 12 labors, and we learn the secrets of wine and winemaking. We visit a winery of the region and a traditional vinegar production unit and we taste unique varieties of wine, accompanied by Greek dishes. We meet their producers and we discuss the details of wine-making. 

Unique pictures, divine flavours and aromas will remain indelibly etched in our minds for many years after this unique experience. 

Our tour starts with a hotel pickup and then we head to the region of Nemea.

Our first stop is the Archeological site of Nemea where we admire the sanctuary that was set up for Zeus, the father of Hercules, and The Stadium of Nemea.

Afterwards, we visit a small organic vinegars production unit, hiking through the self-owned vineyards and after a small organic cultivation briefing we taste its products: petimezi, tahini with petimezi and several varieties of vinegars.

Then, we visit a famous and award winning winery of the region. We meet its producer and we are briefed about the production conditions and the harvest procedures. The owner reveals the secrets of wine and offers to us local wine varieties, like Moschofilero, Roditis (white variety) and Agiorgitiko (red variety) accompanied by the most appropriate dishes.

Finally we take the road back for our departure point.



Duration: 5,5 hours


                Included:

·         Entrance fees

·         All tastings

·         Pick up / drop off from Nafplio

·         Local tour leader

·         All road transports

·         Liability insurance

·         All taxes

                 Excluded: 

·          Pick up / drop off out of Nafplio

·         Licensed guide inside the archaeological site of Nemea 


Highlights

·         Walk on the footsteps of Hercules

·         Visit the archaeological site of Nemea

·         Enjoy an introduction to winemaking

·         Learn about the famous winemaking region, Nemea

·         Sample fine wines with fellow foodies

·         Led by a local English speaking guide

 

Additional info

Meeting point: Pick up from your hotel in Nafplio or a specified                                              spot

 

Remarks:

·        Weather will not affect the operation of the tour. However if canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

·        Wine tasting is not allowed under 18 years old

·   Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking