The Bekaa Valley produces the finest Lebanese wines.Situated in the east of the country, the Bekaa valley wineries are among the most famous in the Middle-East
“My roots are in water and my green leaves are tanning is the sun… I have all what it needs to produce my finest grapes…”
More than 70 wineries around the country boosting the wine making industry in Lebanon while producing bold red wines, light wines, sweet wines and multiple blends.
Here is few of the Grape varieties grown in Lebanon:
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Cinsault, Petit Verdot, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Marselan, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Grenache, Moscato, Petit Sirah, Muscat Semillon, Viognier and the authentic Lebanese Merweh and Obedieh.
The taste varies from area to another; valley wine has a smooth fruity taste while mountain wines are louder. “A unique grapes nursing will lead to a unique wine…”
Our tour start at 09:00 am from your hotel to Kefraya winery south of the valley, a nice tour inside the premises then an overview of a widespread grapes terrain… Wine tasting follows!
Next is visiting the distinctive Chateau St. Thomas located at the steps of the mountains and producing a variety of unique wines… Greeted by a wonderful team, followed by a visit to the sellers and a real abundant wine tasting. The unique “Pinot Noir” is highly recommended at the winery!
Ksara wineries comes next, winning hundreds of prices from around the world, this Chateau has an exclusive identity. Wide natural caves/sellers are located just below the premises, best place to produce Lebanon’s wine! A documentary and an abundant wine tasting are next.
time, in Ksara; yes why not? Here comes a variety of fresh salads at the bar and of course wine from the oak barrels! Steaks, Chicken and Salmon fish are also on the menu.
Would you prefer to have lunch in the capital of the Lebanese Mezze? Zahle city and the Bardouni restaurants are 10 minutes away…