Vinitour: discovering wine and vineyards in Lebanon during the most important wine festival of Middle-East
The first wine tours in Lebanon, wine tours focused in the discovery of the ancient art of wine making in the land of cedars.
Held very year in the heart of Beirut at the Hippodrome park , all those who love wine and culture are invited to share moments of joy and conviviality.
The “Vinivest wine festival is held every year in October in Beirut at the Hippodrome Park in the city.
The atmosphere is magical and beautiful. In addition to wine tastings and specialty local and regional foods to sample, there are choreographed folk dances and musical performances to add to the joy and conviviality.
Vinifest ca,to introduce and promote Lebanese tourism, wines and foods.
The organizers of Vinifest were on a wine tour in 2010 and enjoyed their visit so much they thought of duplicating the experience for wider audience. Thus, the concept of “Vinitour” and the discovery of Lebanon and its thousand-year history and its amazing wine and food culture.
Vinifest and Vinitour are organized by the Lebanese company Eventions www.vinifestlebanon.com
Point of contact for Vinifest in Italy and Europe: Magda Beverari +33660038565 or Whatsapp
+961 81260562 (Lebanon)
From 1st to 8th of October
- October 1, 2017: Arrival in Beirut, pick up in the airport and check-in in the Hotel Riviera in Beirut (5 stars).
7.00 pm: departure for having dinner in a restaurant in the center of Beirut
- October 2, 2017 : Departure at 9.00 a.m. for visiting the Cave du Monastere de Saint Jean. Visit of village of Mtein and the Palace of the Emir. On to the winery Chateau Oumsiyat, lunch to the restaurant with Cynthia (Member ASE) and Joseph Bou Sleiman producer and owner of the Chateau.
3.00/3.30 pm: come back to hotel
8.30 pm: departure for Retro Active Bar & Grill in Beirut for having dinner
- October 3, 2017:
We will leave the Hotel Riviera for one night, be sure to have a little luggage for one night in one other hotel in the Bekaa Valley, the big luggage will remain in the hotel Riviera.
8.00 am: departure for Baalbek, visit of the archeological park
1.40 pm : tour and tasting in Château KSARA
3.30 pm: Departure for Domaine des Tourelles, tour and tasting.
6.00pm:: Check-in Hotel Delora in Chtura
7.30 : Dinner to Restaurant
- October 4, 2017: Downtown Beirut afternoon and evening at Vinifest
9.00 am: Departure for visiting and tasting in Château KEFRAYA.
11.00 am: : departure for visiting and tasting in Château SAINT THOMAS.
Lunch in the Beeka Valley
2.30 pm: Back to Beirut
Free time in the Hotel
6.00 pm: Departure for VINIFEST, in the Hyppodrome of Beirut
The enter ticket for VINIFEST for 4 night will be included in the forfait. Coupons will be distributed to benefit from a discount within the Food Court, Vinifest’s restaurant.
23H30 back to hotel
- October 5, 2017:
9.00 am: Departure for visiting the National Museum of Beirut
1.00 pm : Lunch and back to the hotel.
The afternoon will be free, you can enjoy the swimming pool or coming with me to the center of Beirut or wherever ;).
18H00 : departure for Vinifest , tasting and dinner.
21h30 : Return to hotel
October 6, 2017
9.00 am: Departure for visiting IXSIR winery, Tour &Tasting.
11.00 am : Departure for visiting ADYAR winery, Tour & Tasting
13H00 : Departure for visiting BYBLOS, a magic place, tour of the town and lunch in front of the sea .
15h30 : return to hotel
18h00 : Departure for VINIFEST for a second session of tasting. Dinner in the Food Court.
October 7, 2017
09h00 : Departure for visiting Château MUSAR, Tour & Tasting
11h30 : Departure for visiting Notre Dame d’HARISSA, tour of the Grotto of JEITA e and lunch in the restaurant.
15h30 : Return to hotel
18h00 : Departure for VINIFEST for the third session of tastings and dinner in the Food Court.
- October 8, 2017:
Departure from Beirut
Price: 1481 Euros – includes
- Transfers to and from the airport
- All guided tours, lunch and tickets for the visits, discounts for dinner (park, wineries etc.)
- Entry ticket to Vinifest
- 6 night in the Hotel Riviera in Beirut, 1 Night in the Hotel Delora in Chtaura
- Not included are personal expenses, dinners (approximately 20 euros per each dinner), flight to and from Beirut.
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