Wine Tasting Tour in Samarkand

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Uzbekistan

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Samarkand's winemaking history dates back to the early 19th century when a Russian pioneer winemaker launched his first wine production in the region. You'll get a taste of Uzbek wines and cognacs on a 2-hour tasting tour at Khovrenko Winery with a local guide. Take a break from Samarkand's World Heritage–listed monuments and learn about its winemaking traditions.
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Samarkand in the morning or afternoon and drive you to Khovrenko Winery. Start by browsing through the Samarkand Museum of Winemaking, located at the winery, to learn about its history. Hear from your guide about the scientist who redesigned methods for producing award-winning vintage wines, earning prestigious recognition from worldwide competitions with multiple gold and silver medals.Taste 10 of the best varieties of Uzbek wines and two types of cognac produced by Khovrenko Winery — Sherdor and Samarkand — famous throughout central Asia.After wine tasting, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Samarkand where your tour concludes.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Wine tasting
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Food
  • Personal expenses

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
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