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“Pleasantly surprised”
Review of Turasan Sarapcilik

Turasan Sarapcilik
Ranked #9 of 37 things to do in Urgup
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed November 5, 2012

somelier was very knowledgable and explained us the wines very well. we tried number of reds and could only get few bottles to drink while we were in Cappadocia, which is a shame , we would love to bring some with us back home...
Until I went to cappadocia , I did not hear the brand and I am pleasantly suprised both about the vinery as well as the quality...
Can't say a lot about white wines, since I did not try them....

1  Thank DORDubai
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

Turasan vines are not easy to find in Istanbul. They taste good and they are good value for money. try it and they are sending vines in a box with cargo delivery with no additional charges.

1  Thank Gulay A
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

We came here on our own. There were no tour buses when we arrived. For 15TL, we got a short, but informative private tour of the small winery. Everything super clean and in the same family for years.

Then, we were given 6 nice size samples of the red(we do not like white) at the tasting counter. We thought it was all very nice. We do not compare them to wines from other parts of the world...as we were in Turkey and that is all that mattered. You can buy bottles at fair prices...would be nice to take to your hotel patio or such. A few gift items too(magnets/openers).

We then got to taste Turkish pumpkin seeds, dried apricots, etc. All very good and explained to us.

From here, we walked downhill to Urgup. It was a delightful hour which we enjoyed.

1  Thank HawaiiKaiGail
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

Of the two mainstream wineries located in Cappadocia, we had sampled both during our dinner experiences, and preferred Turasan. During our visit to Urgup, we went to the tasting room to sample the wines. At first, they poured us the standard white in a small glass, but when we mentioned we would like to sample both their reds and whites, the manager was happy to share with us a wide variety (both high-end and more mainstream wines). Some of the reds have a full, almost Zinfandel-like quality, and the whites are mostly on the dry side. They have a brochure which explains each wine's characteristics in detail, and the recommended pairings.

This is not Napa/Sonoma, so having some patience is essential. Be forward about asking for the full range, and for the brochure description. While we were tasting, there were a number of tour buses that came through, but it did not detract from the experience.

Thank Emily K
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Reviewed July 22, 2012

This is just next to our hotel I bought a lot of wine from thisplace I wish I could buy more

2  Thank seetheworldwithdaph
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