Grand Wine Tasting Tour Of Berat / offered By Tirana Day Trips

Grand Wine Tasting Tour Of Berat / offered By Tirana Day Trips

Explore one of the oldest and best wine-producing regions in Albania and know the history of Berat. Meet the families who started growing grapes in their own gardens and backyards so they could create Rakia and wine for personal consumption. Eat lunch in a small village and walk in the vineyards
We are proud to tell you that Berat has its indigenous grape called
Puls/Pules – Though originally used to make rakia, a traditional fruit brandy popular in Albania, this grape now yields some of the finest dry white wines in the country. With its delicate floral bouquet and a long finish, this could be a worthy addition to your wine cellar. This grape grows in the Berat County of Albania.
Wineries are subject of availability / we will choose 2 wineries from / Cobo Winery / Alpeta Winery /Luani Winery / Pupa Winery / Alpeta
Guided Tour
Roshnik village
Lunch in the village
Nature&Social impact
Culture&Heritage
Food&Wine
Customized tour ( you can customize this tour )

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Berat, Berat, Berat County

Visit Berat one of the most interesting architectural and historical sites of Albania
Famous for its old town Beat in Albania is called "the town of a thousand windows". And that is so true. Looking at the beautiful houses "climbing" up the steep hill around the old town
Explore The Old Town - the UNESCO part of the city - enjoy the typical sights of a medieval town - get lost in the tiny streets, have a meal on one of the amazing restaurants and cafes and take pleasure in absorbing the overall cozy atmosphere


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Alpeta Agrotourism & Winery, Roshnik Qender, Berat 5012 Albania

A little bit about the region
Roshnik sits about 25 minutes outside of the city of Berat. A landscape of fertile, rolling hills, bursting with olive groves and vineyards, this area is exactly what s[rings to mind when you hear the words “winemaking country”.The story of Kantina Alpeta started back in 1991 after the fall of Communism. The land that once belonged to the brutal dictator, was partitioned and given back to the people. The Fiska family was given 3.4 hectares of land, some of which were already lush with vineyards. The presence of these vines served as an inspiration to Beqir Fiska who having studied at the Agricultural University of Tirana in the 1970s, wanted to put the land to good use. The decision was taken to create a winery on the land, a move that inspired other farmers in the area to do the same.
By 1995, the winery had started making small quantities of wine and raki made from the grapes that grew on their land. The problem was that Albanian wine wasn’t popular and it was difficult to drum up support from local wine drinkers. During this time, Beqir continued studying and experimenting with the cultivation of different types of grape, in particular, the Pules grape that is native to Albania. This particular grape is an autochthonous grape that grows as a tree vine and has now become one of the most loved and sought after in the region.
As well as the white pules variety, the cantina also makes Merlot (2004, 2005), a Merlot-Cabernet (65% Merlot 35% Cabernet) and a Merlot 2015 Reserve (my favorite).
The cantina ( winery ) also makes raki; normal raki and one that is aged in an oak barrel. Unlike some other producers of raki, Kantina Alpeta uses the same quality and type of grape for their raki as they do for their wine, understanding that quality is not something that can be compromised. If you have an opportunity to try the oak-aged raki, then I suggest you do so as it is deliciously spicy and hot- a real treat for the taste buds! The Kantina sits on the top of a hill, overlooking acres of farmland below. In the garden of the Fiska family home grow tomato’s and pomegranates, and you can sit in the shade of a large tree whilst you take in the beauty of your surroundings. This is a really special place and if you are after a totally authentic winery experience, then this is most definitely it. As we sat sipping our wine and raki, I watched horses and donkeys trundle past, and workers stoking the fires that are used as a part of the raki distilling process in the shed beyond.
The Fiska family also owns a restaurant just next to the mosque and I must insist that you do not visit without lining your stomach here. Reminiscent of a sort of treehouse, they serve up the most fantastic traditional food you can imagine. We enjoyed goat that had been slowly roasted on a spit, with fresh garden salad, potatoes, and a selection of cheeses- all the fruits of the land that surrounded us.



Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cobo Winery, Rruga e Pashallis SH72, Berat 5001 Albania

Visit Çobo winery

Duration: 2 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"



Duración: 8 To 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick up you at your hotel

Airports

  • Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania


Ports

  • durres



Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Lunch - Lunch and wine tasting is included in price
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • English tour leader
  • Hotel pick up /drop off
  • We will choose 2 wineries depend on the availability / Nurellari / Cobo / Luani / Pupa / Alpeta

No Incluye

  • Personal Expenses

Instalaciones


Esta web utiliza cookies para obtener datos estadísticos de la navegación de sus usuarios. Si continúas navegando consideramos que aceptas su uso. Más informacion en políticas de privacidad