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Athens Wine tasting & winery tours

Our most recommended Athens Wine tasting & winery tours

Athens: Wine Tasting with a Sommelier under the Acropolis

1. Athens: Wine Tasting with a Sommelier under the Acropolis

Your experience will begin as one of Greece's sommeliers, Dimitris Spiropoulos, welcomes you to a beautiful restaurant under the Acropolis. Offering your first aperitif and a brief explanation of the Greece wine map. It features all of the major wine-producing areas and the wine varieties of each. Following a small talk, your wine-tasting experience begins with Dimitris introducing special Greek wines from handpicked local wineries. Depending on the wine varieties, special dishes, also from selected Greek producers, will help the you receive the full wine experience. Throughout your tour you'll have the chance to taste rare wine varieties such as Roditis, Limnio, Kidonitsa, Muscat, Augoustiatis, and Mandilaras. You'll also sample many more carefully selected varieties, hand-picked by your sommelier.

Athens: Gourmet Food Tour

2. Athens: Gourmet Food Tour

Explore Athen's food markets on a 4-hour walking tour. Taste delicious treats and visit local stores selling the "Green Treasures" of Greece, such as olive oil, wines, mushrooms, herbs, and traditionally made pasta and salamis. Start with a traditional Greek breakfast of koulóuria (sesame bread rings) in a century-old café. Continue to a tiny pastry shop to sample loukoumades (Greek donuts) and custard-filled filo squares. Enjoy local pies and cheeses at authentic Greek bakeries and cheese stores. Next, wander through the famous meat and fish markets. Try roasted home-grown coffee and visit specialty shops for their fresh fruit, olives, cheese, ham, and other deli produce. Enjoy local wine, organically produced olive oil and honey, aged aromatized vinegar, and world-famous Greek yogurt produced at family farms. Wander down Evripidou Street, scented by herbs. End your culinary exploration at the deli stores in the historic city center, where your guide will make you complimentary gifts to bring home.

Greek Dancing in Plaka with 3-Course Meal

3. Greek Dancing in Plaka with 3-Course Meal

This entertaining evening will start with a pickup . Traditional Greek culture, fine food, and wild entertainment are on the menu at a Greek Typical Tavern for a night not to be missed. Enjoy a spectacular evening of Greek dancing in Plaka with exquisite Mediterranean food and no shortage of fun. Take your seat in one of the oldest restaurants in Athens, located in the heart of the historic Plaka district and just a stone's throw from the Acropolis. You will be rewarded with acrobatic displays of folk dancing and the intoxicating sounds of traditional Greek music that will have you on your feet in no time! Marvel at the showmanship while tucking into a 3-course menu of fine Greek cuisine. This unforgettable night of dining and dancing includes pick-up and escort .

Athens: Wine Tasting

4. Athens: Wine Tasting

From north to south and from the mainland to the Greek islands, experience the magic of the Greek vineyard presented by a well-traveled and experienced sommelier. Take a break and let your senses travel in different places of Greece only within a few hours. Choose from a variety of alternative and exclusive options. Discovered hidden places that will enhance your tasting palette of Greek wines in a beautiful and friendly environment. These tours have been prepared with distinctive and hard to find Greek grape varieties from around the country.

Athens: Food and Wine Tasting Tour at Night

5. Athens: Food and Wine Tasting Tour at Night

Experience the romance of Athens after dark on a guided food and wine tasting tour. Experience delicious local flavors in areas like Syntagma and Plaka. Join a foodie guide to discover hidden gems and learn the history behind Greek specialties.  Meet your guide and begin your flavor-packed adventure thorugh Athens. Pop into quirky delis and family taverns to try dishes and delicacies that are not well-known internationally, but loved by locals. Enjoy a meal as you take in the atmosphere and meet vendors with artisanal skills. Head to a local wine bar and take an aromatic journey through the wine culture of Greece. Taste wines served with charcuterie and cheeses from across the country. End your experience by savoring some local ice cream.

Athens: Greek Cooking Class & Dinner on a Rooftop

6. Athens: Greek Cooking Class & Dinner on a Rooftop

Learn how to make an authentic Greek Moussaka dish and Spanakopita pie during this cooking class in Athens with a local chef. Get an authentic look at Greek cuisine, then enjoy a rooftop dinner and the views while enjoying your handmade meal. Head to a kitchen just a few steps from Monastiraki Square in the funky neighborhood of Psirri. Meet your chef for the day on a rooftop terrace featuring unbeatable views of some of the best sights of Athens. First, make two classic traditional pies: spinach and milk pie. Greek island-inspired salad with cherry tomatoes aromatized with aged local vinegar and Greek yogurt tzatziki sauce will also be on the menu. Then, roll up your sleeves and start with your cooking preparations while chatting with the chef about Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. After getting introduced to the day's ingredients, the cooking class officially begins. When the class is finished, take a seat and savor your food with views of the Acropolis monuments and Parthenon temple lit at night. Finish off your evening taking in the vivid center of Athens overlooking the dome of Aghios Dimitrios Church.

Athens: Wine Tasting Experience with Guide

7. Athens: Wine Tasting Experience with Guide

Enjoy a tasting session that includes an introduction to Greek wines, the wine regions, descriptions of 5 basic Greek wines tasted with their particularities, tales about Dionysus the God of wine and fertility, and an introduction to the art of wine tasting evaluation.  For this social yet educated wine tasting, join a small group, usually with eight to ten wine-lovers adventurers on board. Taste outstanding wines and distinct flavours and learn all about wine, ancient Greek wine culture, and the unique varieties of the country.  In a wine activity right under Acropolis, you can join a virtual tour about the Attica vineyards, the grapes, and wine making process of ancient Greece. Meet your guide, a knowledgeable and friendly certified wine expert who will take you through a variety of themes to build up your wine knowledge.  Be taken through ancient times, the wine regions of Greece, and the style of wine they make. Learn about great Greek wines and Greek food. Receive generous servings of both wine and food and you will have the opportunity to taste the flavours of Greece.

Athens: Wine Tasting and Nightlife Guided Tour

8. Athens: Wine Tasting and Nightlife Guided Tour

Experience a wine tour around Greece within the city of Athens. Enjoy an evening stroll around the vibrant nightlife of the city and learn all about the fascinating drinking culture of Greece. Get to know Syntagma, the sleepless heart of the city. Walk down the buzzing streets of Athens, passing by stylish bars, each one with its own character. Discover the vibrant Monastiraki Square where different cultures coexist throughout the ages. Visit a cozy and intimate wine bar away from the crowds next to The Acropolis. Meet wine experts who will explain the tastings of four different local wines paired with delicious bites.

Faliraki: Boat Trip to Ladiko, Traganou & Antony Quinn Bays

9. Faliraki: Boat Trip to Ladiko, Traganou & Antony Quinn Bays

Enjoy a boat trip to the three beautiful bays of Rhodes island. Feel like a local as you ride to Ladiko Bay, Antony Quinn Bay, and the Traganou Caves. Make several stops for swimming, enjoy the day, and take many memorable photographs. Meet your local crew in Faliraki and get acquainted with your captain before setting sail along the south coast of Rhodes. Feel the wind blow in your hair and ride in complete comfort with fruit, water, coffee, local wine, and non-alcoholic drinks available on board. Explore around Antony Quinn Bay, with its turquoise waters and surrounding island hills. Sunbathe on Ladiko Beach and snorkel in the clear marine waters, and watch the reflection of the water shine against the walls of Traganou caves.

Private Wine Tasting Experience in Athens

10. Private Wine Tasting Experience in Athens

Greece is one of the oldest regions ever to produce wine, with the earliest evidence of wine production going back at least 6,500 years. Meet your guide outside the Acropolis Metro Station to begin your journey through this history, learning how to identify, select and taste wine from an expert sommelier. Held in a charming location in central Athens, journey through the regions of Greece and discover the differences between the wines of Santorini, Crete, Monemvasia and Northern Greece. Learn how to combine wine with various cheeses and smoked hams, all produced exclusively in Greece, and understand the strengths and characters of different varieties of Greek grapes, how and where they grow and the many styles of wine they make. Enjoy 8 glasses as the tasting progresses, and you are welcome to order more once the experience reaches its conclusion.

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4.3 / 5

based on 39 reviews

It was delicious and fun. Durella our guide was charmimhg. The group was nice, we enjoyed all the tastings and the tour. Great way to spend a couple of hours having fun in Athens.

Great tour!! Small group with a number of stops and a variety of food. The guide was very knowledgeable and provided good insights and context for the different dishes.

The tour with Anna was awsome, we discover many original places and we loved the food. Amasing stories and amasing guide !! Thank you very much Anna

Very cool tour. Especially enjoyed the meze with ouzo! Our guide Catherine is great fun!

second time with dorrella. grwat tour. really enjoyed it