“In vino veritas” – the most famous Latin phrase. And it is true: with this wine tour you will see the real life of two neighbor countries – Moldova and Ukraine. The quality of Moldovan wines has been recognized as early as the mid-1800’s. Several had even won international awards in France. In the Soviet period this republic become well-known wineyard. The same reputation gained by Odessa region of Ukraine. Located at the southern part of the country and situated at the Black sea coast, Odessa wineries become really popular among tourists and professional sommeliers. So, it does not matter red or white, dry or semi-sweet. The most important thing – is to immerse in local wine culture with authentic wineries and enjoy the unforgettable taste of wine at the edge of Eastern Europe.
Day 1. WELCOME TO CHISINAU (MOLDOVA)Arrival in Chisinau. Check-in at the Hotel.Sightseeing Walking City Tour of Chisinau. Back to hotelDay 2. OLD ORHEI & CRICOVABreakfast in hotel.Old Orhei Complex excursion. Cricova Winery tour Transfer to hotel or free time. Day 3. MIMI CHATEAU & PURCARI WINERYBreakfast in hotel and check-outExcursion and wine degustation at Mimi chateau. Excursion and wine degustation at Purcari winery complex. Lunch at Et Cetera restaurant (included in package price)Arrival to Odessa (Ukraine) and check-in to the hotelFree timeDay 4. ODESSA SIGHTSEEING & TAIROV WINE INSTITUTEBreakfast in hotelSightseeing tour by car/bus with guide around the main interesting attractions in the city. Excursion and wine degustation at Tairov wine institute. Time for lunch or free timeVisit to Odessa opera house (not included in price). DAY 5. CHEESE DAIRY & SHABO WINERYBreakfast in hotel.Transfer to Shabo villageExcursion and tasting at Shabo cheese dairy. Time for lunchExcursion and wine degustation at Shabo wine culture center. Transfer to Odessa hotel and free timeDay 6. TIME TO SAY “GOOD BYE”Breakfast in hotel and check-outTransfer to Odessa airport