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Nafplion: Nemea Vineyards Wine Tour

1. Nafplion: Nemea Vineyards Wine Tour

Enjoy a unique experience in the area of ​​Nemea, which is one of the largest vineyards in Greece and is famous for the Agiorgitiko grape and its wonderful wines. It will also be in this location where you will see where Hercules began his labors by killing the lion. Your day begins as you meet with your guides, before traveling towards the area of ​​Nemea. Once there you will begin your tour at the ancient stadium of Nemea, which was built in the 4th century B.C. next to the temple of Zeus. Following that, you will visit 2 award-winning wineries in the area where you will learn about the vintage process and the wine-making stages, which will allow you to see the way that wine is produced. Your guides will happily share with you all the secrets of wine, as you taste some of the various local varieties. At the conclusion of your flavorsome day, your tour will conclude with a return trip back to your pickup destination.

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Nemea and Nafplio: Private Wine and History Tour

2. Nemea and Nafplio: Private Wine and History Tour

The Nemea region of Peloponnese is a highly recommended trip both to savor the unique local wine varieties paired with food delicacies, and to see some interesting cultural spots that will introduce you to the history of Greece. Nemea is approximately 120 kilometers and only 1 hour away from Athens. It is worth visiting to taste a high quality Greek Agiorgitiko PDO red wine. Agiorgitiko, a name that comes from St. George (Agios Georgios in Greek), is one of the two most recognizable Greek red varieties along with Xinomavro of Naoussa (located in northern Greece). The area is divided into three sub-zones, classified by altitude where you can find various wineries and taste the different styles of Agiorgitiko together with other Greek wine varieties. Other varieties cultivated in the area are the pink-skinned Moschofilero and Roditis, the white Assyrtiko, Malagousia, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. They also produce red wines such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah. On this tour you will combine a premium wine tasting and introduction and the philosophy of the wine production in the region with a cultural visit of the old city of Nafplio, the original capital of Greece.

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From Athens/Nafplio: Nemea Wineries Tour

3. From Athens/Nafplio: Nemea Wineries Tour

Your experience begins with collection from your Athens or Nafplio accommodation, from where you make your way to Nemea. Throughout your trip your guide teaches you about the region, allowing you to be up-to-date and ready for what comes next. You are also welcome to ask them any questions which spring to mind. Once in Nemea, travel to the first winery for a tour, including an explanation of the production methods followed by a tasting of 4 wines. Following the first tour, proceed to the second winery for a comprehensive platter of local products for lunch. This platter is also accompanied by a tasting of some of the estate's wines. Alternatively, you can choose to have lunch in a local restaurant where traditional food is served. Your final winery visit is bound to amaze you, as you take in the views from above and say goodbye to Nemea. Your day later concludes as you travel back to your tour starting point, making a final stop in a sightseeing location along the way.

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Nemea Winery Private Day Tour with Lunch

4. Nemea Winery Private Day Tour with Lunch

Enjoy a full day tour of Nemea, perfect for lovers of luxury wine. Explore the beautiful town near Athens, famous for its endless vineyards and high quality, local wines. Learn about the history of Greece and the process of wine making in the region. Taste a delicate wine from the Agiorgitiko variety, one of the most recognizable red wines in Greece. Discover a world of wineries and vineyards and taste the difference between their wines, caused by the altitudes at which they are grown. Indulge with famous fine wines from the region, such as Moschofilero.   Relax with a delicious picnic in a vineyard or lunch inside a winery, and soak up picturesque views over the mountains while you eat. Afterwards, enjoy either a standard or premium wine tasting session, depending on the option chosen.

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What people are saying about Argolis

Overall rating

2.8 / 5

based on 3 reviews

This wine and history tour exceeded our expectations! Spyros was in contact with us from the moment we booked until the day of our tour. The private tour allowed us to have dedicated attention and learn so much about Greece history and Greek wines. We can’t wait to book another tour on our next trip to Greece!

Good informative tour. We booked on short notice so we unable to schedule any other tastings.