- Visit Thrace wine region and one of the most popular Vineyard - Barbare
- Wine Tasting
- Lunch multi course set menu with wines from the region
Thrace (the north-western part of Turkey that borders Greece) is a historic wine region and produces some of Turkey’s best wines. The most popular of these is Barbare, just outside the city of Tekirdag. The tour will take us to the region, which includes a wine tasting and excellent food.
You will have a chance to taste some of the best wines of the region with some snacks. The grounds are in a nice part of countryside, and there is a short hiking trail that will take you through some of the vineyards, if you like. Lunch will be served after the wine tasting, after which you will have some free time then head back to Istanbul.
Who This Experience Is Good For
All lovers of wine and food.
Meet Our Local Host
Inspired by Can Topsakal's friend Mr. Arnaud, a restaurant owner and distinguished proprietor of Chateau Cabrieres and Chateau Maucoil in the Châteauneuf-du Pape region in France, Barbare Vineyards tale begins in 2000. The owner of Barbare Vineyards, Can Topsakal, find the most suitable soil and microclimate for his vineyards at Tekirdağ in the Thrace region in Turkey. Subsequently, Topsakal purchased 230 acres of land in Tekirdağ to establish Barbare Vineyards to set forth on making his dream a reality.
9:30am: Depart from Kadikoy
Visit the vineyard, cellars
Wine tasting, try Barbare’s wines with some snacks.
Free time to enjoy the wonderful countryside or chill out.
4pm: Transport back to Kadikoy
-Tour of the premises including cellars
-Lunch with a bottle of wine for two people
What’s Not Included
- Extra wine to take home
- Extra food or snacks not mentioned above
- Anything not mentioned on the list above
Know Before You GoMinimum Needed: 7 people
Maximum Capacity: 14 people
Booking Deadline: 5 days before start date
Weather Dependent: Yes & No - You may want to spend some time around the vineyard.
Difficulty Level: Easy - No experience needed.
Special Clothing Required: No.
Special Dietary Restrictions: No - We will try our best to accommodate most dietary needs if given enough notice.
Extra Cash: Needed for tipping (Not mandatory: you liked the service Tip! You did not? Is ok not to Tip. 10% is good), additional services & souvenirs.
Ground Transportation: All ground transportation is included