Guided tour

Athens: Wine Tasting with a Sommelier under the Acropolis

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21 reviews

Athens: Wine Tasting with a Sommelier under the Acropolis

From US$ 48.60 per person

Taste rare Greek wines from small local wineries whilst taking in breathtaking views of the Acropolis. A top Greek sommelier will take you through a unique wine tasting experience, complete with selected Greek tapas comprised from local products.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Taste rare Greek wines from small wineries
  • Enjoy amazing views of the Acropolis and the Partnenon
  • Discover the wine map of Greece
Full description
Your experience will begin as one of Greece's sommeliers, Dimitris Spiropoulos, welcomes you to a beautiful restaurant under the Acropolis. He will offer you your first aperitif as well as a brief explanation of the wine map of Greece. The wine map features all of the major wine producing areas, as well as the wine varieties of each one. Following a small talk, your wine-tasting experience begins with Dimitris introducing special Greek wines from handpicked local wineries. Depending on the wine varieties, special dishes, also from selected Greek producers, will help the you receive the full wine experience. Throughout your tour you'll have the chance to taste rare wine varieties such as Roditis, Limnio, Kidonitsa, Muscat, Augoustiatis, and Mandilaras. You'll also sample many more carefully selected varieties, hand-picked by your sommelier.
Includes
  • Wine-tasting menu
  • Greek tapas
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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    Hill Athens Rooftop Restaurant.

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    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 21 reviews

    Review summary

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    A great wine tasting just for me with a great view of the Acropolis. The quality of the wines was very good, the somelier was very knowledgeable and friendly. The meze very good (if not much) I would book this wine tasting again and again. Accidentally went to the wrong restaurant first (right afterwards) so be careful.

    September 17, 2021

    We had mixed feelings on this experience. The wine itself and the sommelier were fantastic, really enjoyable and diverse selection. However we were put inside on the second floor after we arrived and the restaurant clearly had no record of our reservation or tasting (they even had to call up the sommolier!). We were pretty blatantly lied to that we were put inside for several reasons including that it was raining (...it wasn't and people were already sitting upstairs) and that it's too loud on the roof to hear the sommelier. I wish the service and experience at the restaurant itself had been as good as the wine!

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    August 15, 2021

    Don’t miss this opportunity! The wine, the team, and the food were all phenomenal. And the view ain’t so bad either. ;) We loved it so much that we stayed for dinner, enjoyed dessert, and left with two bottles of delicious Greek wine. The Hill is one of the best experiences in Athens.

    May 29, 2021

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