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Wine and History in the Peloponnese

The Intertwined Stories
of Viticulture
and Ancient Greek Civilization

Culture for the real world

Olive Trees under a blue sky in Peloponesse

Breathtaking scenery, magnificent ancient monuments, and an afternoon of wine tasting at one of the most acclaimed wineries the country. This full-day tour is perfect for wine lovers who want to immerse themselves in Greek history and discover the intertwined stories of viniculture and the civilization of ancient Greece.

Wine and History in the Peloponnese is a fantastic opportunity to experience the imposing mountains, vast olive groves, citrus orchards, and sparkling blue sea of the Peloponnese and discover the special place wine has held in Greek culture for almost six thousand years. This private tour includes a guided visit to one of the most significant ancient monuments in the world and an expert-led introduction to winemaking at one of the country’s most esteemed wineries.

The Corinth Canal

Cross the Corinth Canal and venture into the stunning Peloponnesian countryside, with its lush citrus orchards, shimmering olive groves, and impressive mountain ranges.

The Lion Gate and Cyclopean walls at Mycenae, the Peloponnese

Explore the Ancient City of Mycenae, the seat of the first major civilization on the Greek mainland. Take an archaeologist-led guided tour of the impressive hilltop citadel, known as the Acropolis of Mycenae; visit one of the best known tholos tombs in the world, the Treasury of Atreus; and find out about the key role that wine played in the rise and spread of Greek civilization.

ALTERNATIVELYvisit the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus, the best-preserved ancient theater in Greece, and learn about the god Dionysus and the connection between theater, wine and worship in ancient Greece.

Vineyards surround the Skouras Winery near Argos, the Peloponnese

Take a guided winery tour of the vineyards and facilities of the award-winning Domaine Skouras Winery, and let an expert oenologist—and specialist in Greek wines!—introduce you to the art of cultivating vines and making wine.

Barrels of wine at the Domaine Skouras Winery in the Peloponnese

*UPON REQUEST – Please let us know if you want to take a gastronomic journey through the flavors of the Peloponnese, with a sit-down lunch of select local dishes and Skouras wines, all whilst enjoying the view over the vineyards and Peloponnesian countryside from the winery’s modern bistro.

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Wine and History in the Peloponnese

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