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Wine Tasting and Winery tour

Azerbaijani wine is produced in several regions throughout Azerbaijan. Prior to 20th century communist rule, Azerbaijan had a thriving wine industry that dated back to the second millennium BC. Azerbaijan's long history of wine production was rediscovered at archaeological digs of settlements in Kültəpə, Qarabağlar and Galajig where archaeologists discovered stone fermentation and storage vessels that included residue and grape seeds dating back to the second millennium BC. The Ancient Greeks were well aware of wine production in the area by at least the 7th century BC according to Herous. Later Strabo would comment in the 1st century BC about an Azerbaijani wine known as Albania. Currently, there are nearly 10 wineries and vineyards producing wine in the country.

This tour is designed for the guests who are fun of wine. After picking up the guests from the hotel/accommodation we head towards to Ismayilli city. It takes 2.5-3 hours to reach there. When we arrive to vineary at first we visit grape garden and storage with the accompany of sommelier. After we walk at the wine factory and then finishing our walking tour in factory we  we will head to the tasting hall to have a seat at the wine table prepared for you with all of the sample of wines. To make the experience more enjoyable, you will also be provided with all kinds of wine snacks with basil pesto and sun-dried tomatoes, dried fruits, cheese plate, nuts, raisins, pistachio nuts, pita bread, fresh and organic cucumbers, tomatoes. After spending time with hospitable staff around the wine table you will have an opportunity to purchase wines for factory prices! After saying goodbye to warm atmosphere and we will head back to Baku and the tour will end up in the starting location.

ITINERARY:

- Pick up from the hotel and heading to Gabala
- Visit grape garden & storage with the accompany of     sommelier 
- Walking at the wine factory with the accompany of sommelier 
- Tasting 4 types of different wines (red, white and etc.) with the     accompany of    sommelier 
- Different snacks, cheeses, and bread
- Transfer from the winery to Baku

INCLUSIONS:

•       Comfortable car with a/c

•        Professional driver and guide (English speaker)

•        Pick up/Drop off

•       Tasting at least 4 bottle of wines with the accompany of               sommelier

•       Snacks, cheeses, fruits and bread

Note: Depending on the number of the guests the price for the tour is different, please, see the price list below:

PRICE LIST:

1 Person = 200 $

2 Person = 210 $ / 105    $ per person

3 Person = 220 $ / 73.0    $ per person

4 Person = 230 $ / 57.5    $ per person 

5 Person = 300 $ / 60.0    $ per person

6 Person = 330 $ / 55.0    $ per person 

7 Person = 360 $ / 51.0    $ per person

Note: In case of up to 4 person the car will be sedan (kia optima,toyota camry,hyundai elantra or other car)

In case of up to 7 person the car will be SUV (honda pilot, toyota land cruiser, land rover, mersedez vito, viano or other car)

Number of days: 1
Covered regions:
Absheron-Baku
Ganja-Qazakh
Shaki-Zaqatala
Lankaran
Quba-Khachmaz
Arana
Yukhari-Karabakh
Kalbajar-Lachin
Daglig-Shirvan
Nakhchivan
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Lunch and other drinks which don't include to the wine tasting menu, Other expenses during the tour
What to bring: Comfortable clothes
Transport: SUV 4x4
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