3 day wine exploration tour in Moldova

Duration: 3 days /2 nights

Start/Finish City: Chisinau

Introduction

Experience a 3 days wine exploration in Moldova. Enjoy a bespoke experience in the longest Cricova underground wine city; pamper yourself with selected wines at family Et Cetera  inery and historical Purcari Winery.

Included experiences

  • Small wine producer tasting
  • Experience Cricova underground wine city
  • Cooking masterclass at Et Cetera Winery
  • Visit and wine tasting at Et Cetera Winery
  • Visit and wine tasting at Purcari Winery

Welcome to the wine land – Moldova. Get ready for an unforgettable bespoke experience full of great wines, food and people. Your journey will start with a warm welcome dinner paired with great some special wines produced with love by the small wine producers.

We will be heading to the south of Moldova, to have a full day of wine and outdoor activities. We will discover a special winery –Et Cetera.  It is a small family-owned winery where they believe that love and care is the key of family’s well-being. For more than a decade, three generations of Luchianov Family takes care of the land, which pays back with great harvest. You will be greeted and guided by the winemaker. Enjoy your lunch in a relaxing atmosphere with the best wines in the heart of the vineyards. The afternoon will surprise you with some activities (optional). Take some Bike or Hike through the vineyards to get to a Purcari Cellars founded in 1827. Nestled in the countryside unfurling between the Dniester River and the Black Sea, the estate, built in the style of French chateau, lets you experience the atmosphere of calm and luxury, and discover the innermost secrets of the creation of the legendary Purcari wines. A short walk to the own gardens and orchards will let you taste the best local and seasonal fruits and berries: strawberries, raspberry, cherries, sour cherries, apricots and others. Enjoy yourself and a dinner on the terrace or the restaurant. Overnight in Purcari.

In the morning we will explore Cricova – one of the few wineries in the world that still produce sparkling wines according to the traditional Champenoise method. The wine ageing is done fully in the underground cellars, boasting 70 km in total length. Hided at a depth of 80 meters, endless lines of stands are holding the bottles at a certain angle. Currently it is home to 1.2 mln bottles and 640 types of wine. The oldest wine in the collection and the only one of its kind in the world is the wine „Easter Jerusalem”, produced in just one batch in 1902.

Price & Hotel options

Group size (persons)/

Total tour price per person (EUR)

2 4 6 8 10 12 SGL SPL
425 350 325 300 285 240 65

*Acomodation: City Park Hotel

The price includes:

  • accommodation for 2 nights in DBL Room at City Park Hotel 4*, including breakfast;
  • airport- hotel -airport transfer;
  • all-day private transportation;
  • professional English speaking guide on day 2;
  • tour and wine tasting at Et Cetera Winery (5 wines);
  • tour and wine tasting at Purcari Winery ( 3 wines);
  • tour and wine tasting at Cricova Winery ( 3 wines);
  • welcome dinner and wine tasting of small wine producers;
  • refreshing water all the way;
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