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Private Wine Tasting & Winery Tour from Bucharest

Private wine tasting & winery tour with your personal guide and driver, from Bucharest to the wine region of Dealu Mare
Tour type: wine tasting, rural, local experience
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Cabernet Sauvignon grapes at Lacerta Winery Overview

Dealu Mare in Prahova County is one of the major wine regions in Romania, considered the realm of Romanian red wine, with a wine-making tradition lost in time. It lies along the gentle slopes of the southern foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, 100 km north-east of Bucharest, about two hours drive.

I invite you to visit and have wine tasting to two wineries in the wine growing region of Dealu Mare on a day tour from Bucharest. 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-beat rural countryside in a region that is still virtually unknown to tourism.

Tour Information

Duration
approx. 10 hours; total driving distance for the round trip approx. 250 km

Prices
270 EUR/ tour/1 person
300 EUR/tour/2 people
330 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
– visit of two wineries and wine tasting of 10-12 different wines accompanied by platter with cheese and cold cuts

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

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

Highlights:

  • •   Winery tour and wine tasting at Lacerta Winery. You will be first 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. Than you will taste 6 sample wines that you could choose yourself from the list, out of their 17 wine varieties that include red wines, as well as white and rose. You will have a platter of cheese and bread to help you cleanse your palates between wines.
  • •  Lunch to a local farm restaurant where you can enjoy delicious Romanian traditional food, paired with another glass of wine produced in the area of Dealu Mare. The restaurant is located in the heart of the wine region, set amid the gentle hills of the area, and the food is locally grown.
  • •  After lunch, visit of the second winery (Budureasca or another available winery). It includes tour of the winery, and wine tasting of 5 different wines accompanied by cheese platter and snacks. 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 wine tourism in Romania will soon be ‘dynamite'” (William, US)

“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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