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Wine Tour From Bucharest to Dealu Mare Wine Region (10 hrs)

Set off on a wine adventure and discover Romanian wines and off-the-beaten-track rural countryside, on a day tour from Bucharest with your personal guide and in the comfort of a private car.
Tour type: wine tasting, rural, local experience
Cabernet Sauvignon grapes at Lacerta Winery Overview

I warmly invite you to enjoy wine tasting in the wine region of Dealu Mare, on a day trip from Bucharest. The vineyards of Dealu Mare in Prahova County lie on gentle slopes on the southern foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, some 100 km north-east of Bucharest. Dealu Mare is one of the major wine regions in Romania, considered the realm of Romanian red wine. 

Discover and learn about Romanian wines, including wines made from local grapes such as the famous Feteasca Neagra. More than just a wine tasting tour, this is an authentic Romanian experience as we travel through off-the-beaten-track rural countryside in a region that is still virtually unknown to tourism.

Tour Information

about 10 hrs (we spend about 2 hours at each winery); total driving distance for the round trip approx. 200 km

270 EUR/ tour/1 -2 people
300 EUR/tour/3 people
provided on request for larger groups

What is included
– hotel pick-up and drop-off
– transportation by 2017 Volkswagen Golf, air conditioned
– guide/driver service
– guided tour of two wineries and wine tasting of 5-6 different wines at each winery, accompanied by platters with cheese and cold cuts

What’s extra
– the cost of food and drinks of your choice at restaurant
– the cost of wine bottles you may like to purchase

Pick-up, Drop-off
at your hotel or other previously agreed location within city limits


An hour-and-a-half drive from Bucharest will take you to Lacerta Winery, our first stop. You will be given a tour of the winery, starting with a visit of the plantation and all the way to bottling, including the fermentation room and barrel wine aging room. The guide will explain the entire wine making process, and you will be invited to taste wine directly from the tanks and from the barrels.

Then you choose yourself from the list 6 wines for tasting, out of their 17 wine varieties that include red wines, as well as whites and rose. You will have a platter of cheese and bread to help you cleanse your palates between wines.

Later we have lunch to a local restaurant where you can enjoy Romanian traditional food, paired with another glass of wine produced in the area of Dealu Mare. 

After lunch, visit of Metamorfosis winery (or another winery depending on the availability). It includes guided tour of the winery, explanation of technology of wine making, the story and philosophy of the winery, and wine tasting of 5 different wines accompanied by a platter (bread, cheese, cold cuts, fruits). Late afternoon return to Bucharest.

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“People who discover Romanian wines are astounded at their quality.”
Swiss Ambassador to Romania Jean-Hubert Lebet quoted in news agency Agerpress, 4 June 2014

“The wines we tasted were absolutely fantastic! Romanian wine is definitely underrated.” (Jeroen, Belgium)

“Unlike most wine tastings and tours in the states, this tour was incredibly personal and detailed, introducing us to every step of the wine making process and even letting us taste wine from the barrel at different stages.”(Adrienne, US)

To request a guided tour or get more information, please use the form below. I will answer asap, normally within one day. Thank you!

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