Discover Turkey, home of winery experiences
Experience Turkey’s most promising winery areas. Taste lots of different type of wines produced by other wineries located in the same region or visit the vineyards and wine production centers.
Turkey has a great potential for wine tourism. You can visit wine production centers and get detailed information on the process of production. Thrace and Izmir are some of the best wine destinations in Turkey.
You absolutely must join the wine tasting tours to explore the unusual wine tourism areas. Enjoy a glass of wine while as the sun sets over Turkey.
Istanbul: Istanbul was one of greatest wine cities of the world in Byzantine times with different wines that were carried to the city from Aegean Islands, Thrace and Anatolia. The situation has not changed that much though. Still best wines of Turkey are found in Istanbul and this great variety comes from different parts of the country.
Cappadocia: You can go to a vineyard where are planted different black and white grape varieties, also you can receive information about both modern and traditional viticulture practices in Cappadocia, you can make a sunset tasting in the vineyard with medaled wines of the region, you can visit one of the rock carved wineries and wine cellars of Cappadocia, you can get information from wine specialists.
Izmir:Just over half of all Turkish wine comes from the Aegean Region of Turkey. Izmir is the capital of the Aegean Region, there are plenty of producers, large and small. You will find a number of excellent vineyards, never too far away from the city’s natural and historical wonders.
Sirince Village: Sirince is very attractive and it is famous for its homemade wines and its traditional architecture. If you find yourself on the Aegean coast of Turkey then be sure to take a visit to Sirince. It is a small village in the mountains and it is perfect for seeing natural Turkey. All through the village are shops where you can put your wine tasting skills to the test.
Thrace: The very sunny, quite humid and often breezy climate of northwest Turkey is ideal for wine making. You can visit both new and established boutique wineries or a larger well established wineries in Thrace. The closeness of Thrace wineries to Istanbul makes them an easily integrated option into the busy travel industry in the area. During your Thrace visit, most likely you will be impressed by the charm of vineyards in the region.