wine day adventure
Chisinau – Milestii Mici – Asconi – Purcari – Chisinau
We will start the day with a visit (no tasting) to Milestii Mici Underground Wine City, mentioned also in the Guinness Book of Records for having the biggest wine collection in the world. The length of this underground winery is 200 km at a depth of 40-85 meters.
After Milestii Mici, we will visit Asconi Winery, which was founded in 1994. The winery has been built based on of modern winemaking techniques, while the company winemakers uses the most advanced manufacturing facilities. Asconi today owns approximately 600 hectares of vineyards, located at a distance of 8-10 km from the winery. European varieties are grown, but special attention is given to local varieties such as Rara Neagra, Feteasca Regala, Saperavi (Georgia), etc. At the end of the tour, you are invited to taste 5 of Asconi wines and to enjoy a traditional lunch.
After lunch, we go to south of Moldova, to Chateau of Purcari. Thi is the oldest wine estate in Moldova, that is a French-style castle with wine cellars from 1827. Moreover, this winery is famous all over the world for its legendary wines “Rosu de Purcari” and “Negru de Purcari” . These wines are, undoubtedly, true masterpieces, one of the favorites of Queen Elizabeth II.
The cost of the tour may vary according with the group size, extensions, preferences, etc. Please contact US and get the best quote.