1. Fresh Wine Tasting Tour

Experience all the nuances of the Afianes wines with this guided wine tasting and estate tour.

Begin the tour by visiting the “Pithostasi” where wine is fermented and aged in clay jars buried underground, and experience the vinification method of the ancient Ikarians. Explore the stone amphitheater located 610 meters above sea level and take in the breathtaking views of the hillsides of the Chalari canyon. Take a close look at the granite press where grapes are stomped by fοοt, and
visit the pirate stone house of the winery, where the oldest wines of the estate are safeguarded. Visit the cultural area of the winery which hosts a collection of traditional Ikarian artifacts and immerse yourself in this timeless winemaking tradition.

Taste three of the best fresh wines the estate has to offer, a white, a rose, and a red, under the guidance of an experienced guide, and clear your pallet with rusks baked in a traditional wood-fired oven. Learn to identify the character of each wine, discover its layered aromas and rich taste.

  • 50 minutes
  • 3 wines
  • Winery Tour, Wine Tasting
  • Winery Staff
  • Bread rusks & bottled water
  • Daily 12:00-18:45

2. Aged Wine Tasting Class

Delve deep into the art of wine tasting and discover the secrets of the Afianes winery.

Learn to understand and feel the true character of each wine while an experienced guide walks you through the basic principles of wine tasting in a short wine tasting class. Discover three fresh as well as two aged wines, and learn how to identify the special traits and nuances of the aged wines. The tasting class is accompanied by a cheese platter as well as rusks baked in a traditional wood-fired oven. Learn not only how to identify different wine profiles but also how to select the right wine for each occasion.

Take a tour of the estate by visiting the “Pithostasi” where wine is fermented and aged in clay jars buried underground, and experience the vinification method of the ancient Ikarians. Take a close look at the granite press where grapes are stomped by fοοt, and visit the pirate stone house of the winery, where the oldest wines of the estate are safeguarded. Visit the cultural area of the winery which hosts
a collection of traditional Ikarian artifacts and immerse yourself in this timeless winemaking tradition.

  • 90 minutes
  • 5 wines
  • Winery Tour, Short Wine Tasting Class
  • Winery Staff
  • Cheese platter, bread rusks & bottled water
  • Daily 12:00-18:45

3. Cellar Wine Tasting Course

Explore the treasures of Afianes wine by learning the best-kept secrets of winemaking with this certified tasting class.

Take part in a private wine tasting class under the guidance of the winemaker himself, who will reveal all his winemaking and tasting techniques perfected over the years. Be taken to the pirate stone house where the oldest wines of the estate are stored and taste five of the best labels the winery has to offer. Learn how to identify multi-layred aromas and other characteristics of wine. During the class, a platter with cheese and smoked Ikarian pork will be served, together with rusks baked in a traditional wood-fired oven.

Begin this unique experience by visiting the “Pithostasi” where wine is fermented and aged in clay jars buried underground, and experience the vinification method of the ancient Ikarians. Take a close look at the granite press where grapes are stomped by fοοt, and visit the cultural area of the winery which hosts a rich collection of traditional Ikarian artifacts. Upon completion of this class, you will not only have learned how to identify the aromatic nuances of the aging process but also how to select the right wine for each occasion.

  • 3 hours
  • 5 cellar wines
  • Winery tour, Private Wine Tasting Class, Certificate
  • Winemaker
  • Cheese and cured meat platter, bread rusks & bottled water
  • Only by reservation 24 hours in advance

Fresh Wine Tasting Tour

Price: 10€/person

  • 50 minutes
  • 3 wines
  • Winery Tour, Wine Tasting
  • Winery Staff
  • Bread rusks & bottled water
  • Daily 12:00-18:45

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Aged Wine Tasting Class

Price: 18€/person

  • 90 minutes
  • 5 wines
  • Winery Tour, Short Wine Tasting Class
  • Winery Staff
  • Cheese platter, bread rusks & bottled water
  • Daily 12:00-18:45

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Cellar Wine Tasting

Price: 45€/person

  • 3 hours
  • 5 cellar wines
  • Winery tour, Private Wine Tasting Class, Certificate
  • Winemaker
  • Cheese and cured meat platter, bread rusks & bottled water
  • Only by reservation 24 hours in advance

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