Let us take you on a trip to the welcoming countryside. Our driver picks you up from a place that is most convenient for you. The journey starts with your guides company on the coastal road to the South West, over the Corinth Canal. We make a stop, so you can enjoy a snack or a coffee and take some photographs of the famous Canal. After a brief period of time, we continue towards Peloponnese.
Nemea is a very popular region, not only as a destination but for its wineries as well. It is of the most important wine producing places in Greece, for its producing quantity and excellent quality. The prominent grape is the Greek variety Agiorgitiko, which was named after the town's old name, that was previously called «Agios Georgios». Nemea's vine-grower's association that dates back to 1937. Their primary goal is to preserve the quality of their product, their traditions and spread their grapes' variety to the world.
Nemea is a very fertile landscape and has plenty of wineries that can offer a unique experience of wine tasting. During this one-day wine tour from Athens you will visit two of the most famous wineries. You'll have a great opportunity to taste a vast number of wines and even buy any of them before the visit ends.
What Agiorgitiko Wine feels like:
Traditionally, of deep dark ruby colour, it concentrates aromas of red fruits that add to its aromatic complexity. Nemea-Agiorgitiko wines impress any true wine lover. They come in a number of flavours and aromas, as a result of the rich, complex and aged flavour of the cellar. They are light, easy drinking wines with fresh aromas. The Nemea-Agiorgitiko red dry wines are exceptionally food-friendly because their taste can easily match with most cuisines.
We are leaving the peaceful valley of Nemea, with memories of friendly faces and our taste buds satisfied. You could now make some choices for the rest of your journey. The driver could take you back to Athens with a brief stop at the Corinth Canal. Alternatively, you might want to continue towards the Ancient Mycenae, where you will visit the perfectly preserved “Gate of Lions” and the “Atreus King Tomb”.
A really nice option for later on would be a visit to Nafplio, one of the most beautiful Greek towns. Located between a rocky fortified rock and a Venetian old port, it provides a mesmerizing view, day and night.
You could additionally visit the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus. It could be a great choice because it is located just a few minutes away from the town of Nafplio. This masterpiece of white marble was built for the purpose to host 15.000 spectators and provide them with excellent acoustics.
The tour «Nemea Wine Roads – Private Tour», ends late in the afternoon and our driver will escort you to your hotel.