Wine tasting in Paros
Paros is famous for its idyllic beauty and also for its unique wine. Wine tasting in Paros is an exceptional case that is worth knowing about on your vacation, on this beautiful island of the Cyclades
Paros is the second wine-producing island of the Cyclades, after Santorini, and is famous for the fine varieties “Mandilaria” (red) and “Monemvasia” (white). The wines produced by the vineyard of Paros, including white sweet wines are included in the Designation of Origin Paros (PDO) as Malvasia Paros wines. The name Malvasia is geographical and indicates the Byzantine city of Monemvasia in the time of the Franks. Malvasia began to be produced before the 13th century in Byzantine Monemvasia, gaining enormous fame in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and a unique history that lasts to this day.
Follow step by step the whole process of wine production in Paros with a tour of the most experienced winemakers on the island. Try the Parian flavors on a wine tasting trip and spice up your palate with a taste of Greece.
Moraitis Winery – A unique tasting experience
An outstanding tour to the oldest winery of Paros. Wander the underground cellars and the organic vineyards that will introduce you to the process of winemaking in the most historic winery of Paros. After the tour, guests will enjoy in the underground cellars a private tasting with 4 premium (current versions) and 1 library wine (old harvest). The wine tasting will be accompanied by Cycladic varieties of cheeses and cold cuts.
Monday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm
Average duration: 2 hrs
Minimum number of participants: 2
Maximum number of participants: 4
Ktima Roussos – Asteras Paros Winery
Wine tasting & tour:
As part of the wine tour & tasting, a walk in the vineyards is included with explanations about the varieties and how to grow the vine.
Then, we visit the place where the winemaking process is explained, having visual contact with the machines, tanks, and barrels.
Finally, we end up in the room where 5 varieties of wine from the Parian vineyards are tasted.
At the same time, we watch videos with snapshots from the vintage and the vinification process.
The duration of the guided tour is 1 hour.
Beer tasting in Paros
The blonde beer 56 isles were born in Paros and took its name from the 56 islands of the Cyclades.
56 isles is a light beer with rich foam, fermented with the taste of Parian barley and the energy of the island.
The barley grown in Paros gives a unique taste to this beer due to the microclimate of the place. Its mixed taste and the quality of its raw materials, give to the 56 isles beer a special taste character sculpted by the sea and the sun.
Cosmopolitan and spicy, the 56 isles beer was loved by the locals, stood out in the hearts of our visitors, and is one of the 6 beers that won the most famous 3-star award in 2018 at the Great Taste Awards, traveling around the world.
You can see up close the brewing process of 56 isles beer on a beer tasting tour.
Sharpen your palate by following step by step the production process of this special beer whose cool taste is full of summer.
Enjoy a unique 4-hour excursion that will excite your palate. Starting from your place of residence you will make a trip to the flavors and aroma of the Cyclades in a tour tasting trip. Get to know up close and try the exceptional wine of Paros and the cosmopolitan beer 56 isles.
Tour Price: From 1-4 people (400€)
Additional hour: 80€
- Entrance fee to the winery Asteras: 20 € / person (includes the tasting of 5 wine labels and accompanied by local cold appetizers).
- Entrance fee to the brewery: 30 € / person (includes tasting 4 different beers and a guided tour of the place, watching the production process up close).
- Entrance fee to the winery Moraitis:70€ person (private tasting of 4 premium current releases and 1 library wine (old vintage). The wine tasting will be accompanied by artisanal Cycladic cheese & charcuterie platters.