Prague Wine Tasting Tour
Although it may seem that the tradition of winemaking in Prague has been long forgotten, this wine tasting tour tries to reveal the glory of Prague’s vineyards. Get to know the history of Czech winemaking and taste 5 delicious local wines at one of the city's most famous wine bars!
Duration: 2.5 hours
Learn the history of wine from the times of ancient Egypt to the present day
Find out how wine made its way to the Bohemian Kingdom
Hear why Charles IV was such a great lover of wine
Discover why Prague was called the City of Wine
Taste 5 local wines at one of Prague's most famous wine bars
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You’ll meet your guide at Křižovnické náměstí in front of the Charles Bridge, where he’ll introduce you to the history of winemaking from the times of ancient Egypt through to the Roman Empire. You’ll learn who became the patron saint of local winemakers and which king brought winemaking to a whole new level in our country.
During a pleasant walk through the city centre, your guide will point out places that were closely connected to wine, outline the laws that winemakers in medieval Prague had to follow and tell you about the privileges and prerogatives they had been granted. Using many pictures and maps of medieval Prague, he’ll explain why Prague was once called the City of Wine and why winemaking decreased in the 19th century.
Several tales about the competition between Prague’s famous wine bars will follow. Your guide will then take you to a famous local wine bar to taste 5 wines produced in the Bohemian and Moravian regions.
What’s included & not included
Tastings of 5 local wines
Brochure listing the best wine bars in Prague
The meeting point is at Křižovnické náměstí in front of the statue of Charles IV. Your guide is going to hold a lime green umbrella.