Gourmet- & Wine Tour South Styria:

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Please note that our tours are available upon demand for PRIVATE GROUPS and are not scheduled tours for mixed groups. (max.15 Pax.)

Photo: Wine Marketing Austria

GOURMET- & Wine Tour /South Styria

5 days / 4 nights

From March to June & September to end of October

Day 1:

Flight to Vienna

Luxury bus ride to the wine region of South Styria during which time there will be a brief introduction into Austria's wine industry, and the economy. Visit and guided tour of a pumpkin seed oil mill in Heimschuh.Check-In for 4 nights at the Hotel “Possnitzberg” in Leutschach. During the evening a 5 course dinner will be provided at “Weinlandhof” Restaurant in Gamlitz.

Day 2:

After you have enjoyed your first Austrian breakfast, we are planning to take you to the first winery on our tour, Tement Estate - probably the best in the whole region. After we have done a tasting there, a small lunch will be put on at the Estate’s Tavern, the “Magnothek”.

The afternoon tour will include Georgiberg Estate in Berghausen and Polz Estate in Spielfeld. A regional meal will be provided for us at Top Tavern “Steinberghof-Firmenich” in Berghausen.

Day 3:

Following breakfast we will “hit” the road by bus and head out to Gross Estate in Ratsch for tastings. There will be a lunch provided at the castle inn in Leibnitz. During the afternoon we plan to visit Lackner-Tinnacher and Sattlerhof Estates. We will stay on into the evening at Sattlerhof Restaurant which is run by the brother of the wine-maker for a 5 course meal.

Day 4:

After breakfast, we will visit Sabathi Estate in Leutschach and then travel on for a wine tasting and guided tour - “Big Pleasurable Experience” - in the Vinofaktur in Ehrenhausen, which includes displays of all kinds of comestibles from around the area such as oil, vinegar, chocolate, schnapps and honey.

In the evening a meal will be provided – degustation menu - at one of the finest restaurants in the country, “Kreuzwirt” in Leutschach which is next door to our hotel.

Day 5:

After a late breakfast, and checking out , a luxury bus trip will see us back to Vienna. Depending on time available, there might be an option to visit the famous all year funfair “Prater” with its giant ferris wheel, and possibly having lunch in one of its cabines. Alternatively there will be provision for a transfer straight to the airport.

Services:

 4 exclusive 4 or 5 course dinners (not including drinks) at:

Whats Not Included:

Please contact us with your group size (max. 15 Pax), travel dates and preferences and we will send you custom pricing.

Travel: Meet at Vienna: (on the basis of 15 People)

2000 / £ 1600 / $ 2600 ca. p/p double occupancy

152 / £ 122 / $ 198 ca. single supplement

Operator: COLUMBUS Reisen GmbH, Vienna

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