Discover Cricova & Milestii Mici Wineries - in Chișinău - LikeALocal Guide

Discover Cricova & Milestii Mici Wineries

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You will get an excellent opportunity to visit one of the oldest wine productions in Moldova - the wine cellars "Milestii Mici" and Cricova. They represent unique underground cities well-known all over the world by its huge labyrinths of streets, & especially by its excellent wines.

Duration: 6 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • Russian
Tour by Veaceslav
Local

I graduated from the Faculty of Tourism at the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova and have worked for 2 years as a tourism manager in local travel agencies. But I soon decided to pursue a career as a Tour Guide to combine my profession with my passion: traveling and outdoor, because I am not a follower of office work. This led me to study to obtain a license as a travel guide.

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Highlights

  • Get to know the steps to wine tasting and try great wines
  • Discover the "Golden Collection" of Mileștii Mici Winery
  • Enjoy a city tour of Chisinau, the Moldavian capital
  • You will be taken in Cricova wine tunnels by small electric trains

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Description

Cricova Winery is situated at a depth of 60-80 meters, representing a real underground city. The Moldavian cellars where Vladimir Putin keeps his wine are so big you need to drive through them. You will also find Herman Goering’s private collection, taken by the Red Army from Berlin in 1945. Considered to be the pearl of Moldovan winemaking, Cricova is the founder of production of high-quality elite wines.

Milestii Mici Winery - is the largest underground cave network with the biggest collection of wine in the world.
"Golden Collection" - the world largest collection of bottles with vine, as evidenced by the fact that there are stored the best valuable wines! Visitors have the unique opportunity to walk along the cool, dark galleries & avenues where big barrels are placed. The wine bottles, covered with noble dust are expecting for the day to be enjoyed.

So let's go and explore the symbols of Moldovan winemaking!

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What’s included & not included

  • English speaking guide
  • transportation
  • hotel pickup and drop off
  • Wine Tasting
  • entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Souvenirs

Meeting point

Stephen the Great Monument, Arch of Triumph, tourist accommodation address.

Reviews from travellers (1)

5.0/5

Insightful and fun tour
Veaceslav was on time and the tour I went to provided a lot of insight into Moldovan culture. Even though one of the wine tours was cut short due to a technical problem, I highly recommend the wine tour as it was great fun and informative! :)

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5.0/5

nice tour
was a nice tour, we visited historical places in the area of Transnistria.
after that visited the capital, we got to know the country from closer view.
everything went good and smoothly. good experience.
recommended guide.
Awesome experience
I had a really good experience visiting Transnistria with Veaceslav. I came alone to Chisinau from Bucarest to visit this country, As it was sometimes described as a dangerous place on the Internet, I felt way more confident visiting it with a local.
Finally, it turned out to be a pretty safe and peaceful place ! But it is still the "sovietic style" place I'd expected it to be.
Veaceslav is an excellent guide, he knows everything there's to know about the country : traditions, politics, economy, hitsory, … I definitely recommend !
Amazing tour!!
We booked a tour to Transnistria and Milesti Micii winery, and it all went great! The tour itself is amazing, and Veaceslav gave us the best interaction and information we could’ve asked for, driving us safely in a very comfortable car.
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