Wine tasting tour in Nemea
Indulge your senses on a journey of culture and flavor amidst one of Greece's largest vineyards.
Renowned for its Agiorgitiko grapes and exceptional wines, Nemea is steeped in rich history and tradition, as it is the location where the great Hercules began his labors by slaying the lion.
From the picturesque town of Nafplio, our expert guide will take you on a trip towards Nemea, where you will explore the ancient stadium of Nemea, a remarkable structure built in the 4th century BC. This stadium, which played a pivotal role in Greek athletics, hosted legendary sporting events in honor of Zeus and could seat up to 40,000 spectators.
Afterward, you will visit two award-winning wineries in the region, where you will discover the intricacies of the wine-making process, delve into the vineyards, and learn about the history of Greek wine, from ancient times to the present day. With over 300 different varieties of wine produced in Greece, many of them native to Nemea, you will be introduced to the culture of Greek wine, from its ancient origins to its present-day significance.
During your tour, you will also have the opportunity to taste a variety of exquisite Greek wines and discover the aromas and textures that make them so distinctive—including crisp, aromatic whites and bold, fruity reds. With their exceptional flavors, these wines are sure to tantalize your taste buds and provide an unforgettable experience.
This tour is a unique combination of culture, history, and flavor that promises to captivate your senses and leave you with a newfound appreciation for the heritage and flavors of Greek wine.