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Vienna: Local Wine Tasting in a Historic Roman Wine Cellar

4.6 / 5

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Vienna: Local Wine Tasting in a Historic Roman Wine Cellar

From £23.26 per person

Descend into a hidden and secret wine cellar—with roots dating back to the Romans—for a taste of typical Viennese wines.

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Duration 35 minutes
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English, German
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Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Taste typical Viennese and Austrian wines
  • Explore a historical and hidden wine cellar
  • Enjoy Austrian delicacies
Full description
Since time immemorial, around 700 hectares of wine have been cultivated within Vienna's urban area. The roots of viticulture here go as far back as the Romans, who populated the city two thousand years ago. But what exactly is left of the former empire in Vienna today and how is that related to Viennese wine? Get to the bottom of these questions in the truest sense of the word with a wine tasting in the city's deepest wine cellar.  A trained wine expert will lead you into the cellar to taste three different wines. The wines range from classic Viennese wines to other Austrian wines, which will, of course, be paired with a small snack from from the in-house, family-owned delicatessen.
Includes
  • Guided wine tasting, including three wines
  • Small snack
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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    Haas&Haas Wein und Feinkost Ertlgasse 4 1010 Wien

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    • You'll also have the opportunity to shop for wine and delicacies
    • In general, in case of guests who also speak other languages than German, the experience will be held in English for all guests
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 23 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.4/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Service
      4.7/5
    • Organization
      4.6/5

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    Cornelius gave an excellent wine tasting. He was able to combine the history of Vienna with the development of the wine industry. He designed our tasting, based on our preferences. We have lived in Vienna for many years, and he was able to expand our knowledge of Austrian wine. The visit to the historic cellar was self guided.

    28 June 2020

    Our tour of the historic wine cellar was very intimate. We were only the two of you and the guide :) We were shown around the basement. We learned about the types of wine produced in Vienna and tried three wines. All the wines were delicious, one we even decided to buy. We left with good humor to explore the city :)

    21 October 2019

    Great experience with lovely guidance

    11 January 2020

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