Wine tour - wine making traditions of Southern Russia

Company : Southern Comfort - Tours to the South of Russia
Activity: Tours
Country: Russia
Location : Krasnodar region, South-West Russia
Duration: < 1 week to < 1 week
Approx Costs: 500 to 1000 £ Pound (UK)

Wine-making traditions in Southern Russia date back to the ancient times when Greeks settled on Taman peninsula and planted a vine into fertile soils of Kuban land.  

Krasnodar region has perfect climate conditions for growing grapes. Warm southern sun, Black sea wind and fertile black soils make perfect conditions for grapes to ripe. Today Russian wineries produce world recognized wine, which is being noticed on the international events of wine industry. A wine tour will introduce you to the wine-making traditions and let you taste the most famous wines produced in the South of Russia.

 

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival to Krasnodar and transfer to the hotel. Evening city tour in Krasnodar historical downtown. 

Day 2

Hotel check-out. Visit of ethno-touristic village Ataman. Enjoy watching traditional Cossack's wedding ceremony, fancy trick-riding and try the local cuisine. Visit Fanagoria winery and enjoy excursion to wine cellars with degustation of red & white wines. Try its most famous "Chateau Taman" and estimate its unsurpassed palate. Arrival to Anapa coastal city and hotel check-in.

Day 3

Visit Chateau le Grand Vostock winery and taste fine wines from Pinot Blanc, Aligote, Cabernet Sauvignon and Saperavi. Attend Lefkadia winery famous of its eco-production. Here you will be offered not only to taste exquisite wine palate but also to try homemade cheese made of organic food that perfectly matches to the wine. 

Day 4

Spend a day in Abrau-Durso. Take a trip to vineyards and guided excursion to the long wine cellars of Russian Champagne house Abrau-Durso. Walk along lake Abrau and enjoy a glass of cool sparkling wine while watching fascinating views of the hills reflecting on the lake Abrau surface.

Day 5

Visit to the privately owned Stretto winery. Get to know old traditional method of wine-making and try the world recognise red wine Stretto. The owner offers to taste cheese made of bio products and Greek bakery that passes well with inimitable wine palate.

Day 6

Hotel check-out. Transfer to the Airport. 

 

Tour price

  • 2 Pax - from 1 426£ per person
  • 6 Pax - from 867£ per person
  • 10 Pax - from707£ per person

 

What's included

  • Hotel accomodation (4 star)
  • 1 night in Krasnodar, 4 nights in Anapa
  • Transport and transfers to all included activities
  • Breakfasts
  • Tour guide services throughout
  • All entrance tickets in the program
  • Wine degustation in every winery
  • Visa invitation letter

 

Start Dates

May-October 2015

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