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Wine Tasting in Izmir

Discover Izmir, home of wine tasting


Wine Tastes of Izmir

Would you like to enjoy a day tasting Izmir wines and eat the best Aegean foods? If so, this guide will give you a better perception of wine tasting in Izmir, and that you enjoy the finer tastes of Izmir wines.

Izmir Wine Tasting

Vineyards, boutique wine houses, gourmet restaurants, boutique hotels in harmony with the region, and people who are watching the harvest and tasting wine. Izmir, just like a heaven for wine lovers.

Wine Tasting Routes: Journey from vineyards to wine glasses. Izmir, which was one of the most important wine production centers of the antique world, is revitalizing its reputation with new investments.

New wine tasting routes are added each day to this beautiful city.

Just over half of all Turkish wine comes from the Aegean Region of Turkey. Izmir is the capital of the Aegean, there are plenty of producers, large and small. You will find a number of excellent vineyards, never too far away from the city's natural and historical wonders.

Sirince Village

The village of Sirince in Izmir is very attractive and famous for its homemade wines and its traditional architecture. It is a small village in the mountains and it is perfect for seeing natural Turkey. All through the village are shops where you can put your wine tasting skills to the test. If you find yourself on the Aegean coast of Turkey then be sure to take a visit to Sirince.

Izmir's Wine Grapes

The number of vineyards and types of grapes are increasing in recent years in Izmir, which is now a brand name in wine production. The indigenous grape varieties and international grape varieties below are widely used for wine making in Izmir.

  • Alicante Bouchet
  • Bornova Misketi
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Carignan, Chardonnay
  • Grenache, Merlot
  • Petit Verdot
  • Sangiovese
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Shiraz, Viognier

Wine Tasting in Izmir

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