Private Wine Tasting Tour
Availability & Price
POSSIBLE START TIMES: 9:00 AM | 9:30 AM | 10:00 AM | 10:30 AM | 11:00 AM
AVAILABILITY: EVERY DAY EXCEPT SundaYS AND NATIONAL HOLIDAYS
PRICE: STARTING $170 PER GROUP (1-4 PAX) LARGER VEHICLES AVAILABLE
Lebanon, is the only Arab country that has a thriving wine production. The vineyards in the Bekaa valley stretches as far as the eye can see. Wine production in Lebanon dates back to the Phoenician times as early as 2,500 BC with the use of indigenous grapes. Today, the most common grape types planted are French grape varieties introduced in the Bekaa Valley by the Jesuit fathers. Lebanese wine today is enjoyed all over the world and is revered for its taste.
MEETING LOCATION + TOUR DURATION
Meeting location: Pick-up will be at your hotel or any arranged accommodation in Beirut.
End location: Drop-off will be at your hotel or any arranged accommodation in Beirut.
Duration: 7 hours
The tour may last up to 7 1/2 hours depending on traffic conditions
In this private tour you will discover 3 wineries in the Bekaa valley.
Chateau Ksara (can be substituted with another winery if visited as part of Baalbek tour) - Chateau Ksara is Lebanon's oldest and largest winery. It was founded in 1857 by Jesuit priests and used natural caves dating back to the Roman period to cellar the wine.
Chateau Saint Thomas - visit the small family run winery for a more intimate experience. Chateau Saint Thomas is known for their pioneering in the reintroduction of indigenous grape varieties in some of their wine selection.
Chateau Kefraya - Lebanon’s second largest winery, there you will enjoy the scenic views of the mountains and vineyards. A great place to have lunch should you fancy to eat at a winery.
Included in the price are: transportation in a modern vehicle, educated driver, complimentary wi-fi.
Excluded in the price are: premium wine tasting fees, lunch, extra expenses ie. souvenirs.
ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED
23 USD - Each person should bring around $23 dollars: $3 Chateau Ksara standard tasting, $20 or more for lunch.
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