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Mahmud Kashgari, Samarkand 140164, Uzbekistan
+998 91 534 77 45
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was such an enjoyable experience! A very nice lady interpreter picked us up from our hotel (and later returned us there). Her English was extremely good and she translated for us, line by line throughout the proceedings. Also she was a very nice, friendly...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Located in a building on the left to 'samarkand restaurant'. There's small sign, but you can recognize it by the turquoise colored walls. Inside there's a small museum of wine production (all signs in Russian, but Google translate helped... Local wine tasting, the owner is...More

Thank Ayala E
Reviewed June 17, 2018

For some inexplicable reason, Viator charges $37 for this "tour." Other reviews say you'll pay half that if you book through your hotel. That's still a tidy profit for the hotel. Here's what I did instead. I just went. I had lunch in Restaurant Samarkand...More

Thank gregsf11
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Homely place with a guided tour of the small museum by the owner, then seated to try a large selection of their excellent produce with very generous servings! Opportunity to buy as well.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

I really encourage to visit this place. You can taste dry wines, desert wine, and brandy all made from Samarkand! As Samarkand has sweeter grapes(up to 35% natural sweetness), I really enjoyed desert wine! Young brandy also has great aroma!!!

Thank OnAir610111
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We booked a tour for the two of us and they asked our nationality. We turned up promptly but no one took any notice of us while they finished off with a large tour party. When that was done we made ourselves known but were...More

Thank BangkokLoft
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Great little wine tasting experience - you taste 3 wines, 4 dessert wines and 3 cognacs, all made locally. A little museum tour is included giving you the background on the winery. At the end you can buy bottles for ridiculously cheap prices - bought...More

Thank DanielJackman
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Is there any production of alcohol in Uzbekistan? Uzbekistan has started producing alcohol products after the Russian occupation in the end of 19t century. The khovrenko winery factory offers you some wine tasting and a visit to their museum.

1  Thank Centasia
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Samarkand was the last place we expected to have a wine tasting. We entered, what looked to be a large private house, and after some time, we entered a large room and sat at a table with a few other people. In front of us...More

1  Thank stevesol6718
Reviewed January 1, 2016

Located in a converted 19th-century Jewish industrialist’s house, the Hovrenko Wine Factory was a late addition to my itinerary in Samarkand. Although Samarkand has a wine culture dating back centuries, it was officially founded by D.M. Filatov (a Russian entrepreneur) in 1868 and perfected by...More

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