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Private Wine Tasting at Bucharest's First Wine Bar provided by Unveil Romania

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Private Wine Tasting at Bucharest's First Wine Bar

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Updated 06/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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    Old Town
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Enjoy a private, cozy and informative wine tasting session in the first wine bar to be reopened in Bucharest after the 1989 revolution. Located inside a century old house displaying traditional Romanian architecture, the bar’s elegant interior and the wine bottles positioned like books on shelves create a perfect setting for wine tasting. You’ll be able to taste 4 different varieties of local wines along with a plate of traditional cheese & dry sausages. Thus, whether you’re a casual wine drinker or a true connoisseur, you’ll enjoy yourself as you discover the distinctive “terroir” of Dealu Mare – a famous vineyard region where wine is nicknamed “liquid gold”. Why is this Romanian wine region so valued? Because, same as Bordeaux or Tuscany, Dealu Mare sits alongside the 45th parallel meaning it has a very hot climate until late September. The soils are mostly clay or limestone based which translates into perfect conditions for red wines. Aside from giving details on the wine varieties, your private guide will also tell you about the industry’s turmoil during the communist period: the soviets encouraging mass production over quality, the confiscation of farmers’ lands and how Romania lost half of its vineyards immediately after the 1989 revolution. Nowadays, the country already went through a process of mass restoration and the wine industry is getting back in shape. In conclusion, the quality of the wines combined with the knowledge of the guide & staff will help you understand why Romania is finally reclaiming its rightful position as a top wine country, currently being the world's 13th producer. In vino veritas!
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Important Information
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private guide & transport
  • Wine tasting: 4 wine glasses/person, traditional Romanian cheese & dry sausages
  • Entry/Admission - Old Town
  • Additional food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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HRP70 wrote a review Oct 2019
Sarasota, Florida3 contributions
This is an outstanding tour at a reasonable price. Our guide, Mihai, was very knowledgeable about the wines and the meats and cheeses were delicious. We had no idea Romanian wines were this good. But the best part was the knowledge and enthusiasm Mihai has for Romania and
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Jake T wrote a review Nov 2018
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This was a great experience. In addition to the delicious wines, sausages, and cheeses, our guide Emma was very personable and knowledgeable and went above and beyond to make our experience memorable. We learned a lot about Romania and its recent history through her, and we
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