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Champagne
Wine Tour

Miles of champagne cellars, millions of champagne bottles, Grand Marque and local family producers, explore Reims and all the fabulous champagne the region has to offer.

Days
3
Tastings
4
Country
France
Starts from
£400pp
Champagne wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Champagne Wine Tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Champagne wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
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Piedmont
Wine Tour

White truffle hunting, Barolo wine, unparalleled cuisine and UNESCO World Heritage vineyards. Discover Piedmont’s elegant charm offering centuries of winemaking and gastronomy.

Days
5
Tastings
7
Country
Italy
Starts from
£1,400pp
Piedmont Wine Tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Piedmont Wine Tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Truffle hunting in Piedmont - Criterion Wine Tours
Piedmont wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
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Discover
South Africa

Discover the most beautiful scenery of any wine region in the world. Explore the mouth-watering gastronomy of the Cape. Taste some of the world's finest wines and learn how wine making in South Africa is changing.

Days
10
Tastings
Lots!
Country
South Africa
Starts from
£2,750pp
South Africa Wine Tour - Criterion Wine Tours
South Africa Wine Tour - Criterion Wine Tours
South Africa wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
South Africa wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
WE TAKE YOU BEYOND THE AVERAGE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

Join us and discover incredible,
world-class food and wine tours and experiences

Criterion Wine Tours creates hand-crafted wine tours and wine experiences for discerning travellers. Whether you’re a wine enthusiast, wine connoisseur, or a complete beginner developing a newfound love for wine, our tours are unique escapes that combine great wine, gourmet and regional cuisine, and culture.

Reasons to book with us
WORLD-CLASS WINES

A wine tour with us immerses you into the ever-evolving fare of world-class wines, outstanding fresh produce, culinary masterpieces and a vibrant and expanding landscape of boutique wine producers and makers.

EXPERIENCE & CONNECTIONS

We provide authentic experiences in every destination, respecting the culture, location and local people of the region. Our strong connections with expert winemakers means we can offer you unique winery experiences and interesting destinations whenever you travel with us.

Wine, Food & culture from around the world

Discover the best in wine holidays

Champagne Wine tour
Champagne Wine Tour

15-17 July 2022

3 days, 2 nights
Our most popular wine tour is back! Discover the miles of cellars dug out of chalk where millions of bottle age gracefully, learn how champagne is made, and discover what makes it so special.

Ribera Del Duero Wine Tour

21-25 September 2022

5 days, 4 nights
Hundreds of wineries producing some of Spain’s finest wines, avant-garde architecture, impressive castles, monasteries and ancient, underground cellars. Welcome to Ribera del Duero.

Piedmont Wine Tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Piedmont Wine Tour

02-06 November 2022

5 days, 4 nights
White truffle hunting, Barolo wine, unparalleled cuisine and UNESCO World Heritage vineyards. Discover Piedmont’s elegant charm offering centuries of winemaking and gastronomy.

What We Offer

Criterion Wine Tours is a specialist wine tours operator, offering hand-crafted wine tours to some of the best wine destinations in the world. Taste your way through thousands of varietals and vintages all around the world, guided by experienced wine experts and wine makers.

Hand-Crafted Wine Tours

With world-class wines, outstanding landscapes and a passionate desire to share the very best the world has to offer, our wine tours are a truly memorable experience.

Food & Wine Tastings

Experience the fabulous gastronomy of restaurants you’ve always want to dine in, with wines to match every course. Definitely something you don’t want to miss!

Corporate & Private Wine Events

Build team spirit over a fine Bordeaux. Entertain your clients, colleagues and friends with bespoke wine tastings and tours to some of the finest wine regions in the world.

Upcoming Events

Discover the perfect wine tasting experience. From virtual wine tastings, to Bring Your Own (BYO) food and wine gatherings at some of the best restaurants in London, Criterion Wine Tours offers a light-hearted, fun and enjoyable events in the company of like-minded food and wine enthusiasts.

Bastille Day Dinner

Celebrate Bastille Day with a BYO dinner at Le Vacherin in Chiswick, voted Best Neighbourhood Restaurant in West London by Square Meal magazine!

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Date:  13 July 2022, 19.30

Location: Le Vacherin, South Parade, London

Champagne Billecart-Salmon Tasting & Dinner

An exclusive tasting from Champagne Billecart-Salmon with a 3-course set dinner by award-winning executive chef André Garrett of the Northall.

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Date: 20 July 2022, 19.00

Location: The Northall, Northumberland Ave, London

Champagne Vintage Variations Masterclass

Champagne all the way!! Join us and explore vintage champagne, comparing 2 different vintages from each of 5 different independent growers.

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Date: 05 August 2022, 19.30

Location: Criterion Wines, Cloister Rd, London

Discover the Latest Wine Stories

From the science of tannins to little-known Italian grapes, Criterion Wine Tours’ Wine Stories are focused on telling the story of unique wines, wine tours, winemakers and wine regions from some of the best destinations around the world.

Criterion Wine - Hambledon Vineyard Tour
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In the Pink – 10 Shades of Rosé

Not all rosé wines are created equal – in colour at least! At one extreme, the palest of pale pink which you could mistake for a white wine, to the other, a deep rich red which would put some light reds in the shade.

Wine Tasting in South Africa?

Experience Rustenberg

17-26 February 2023

South Africa has some of the most beautiful scenery of any wine region of the world and late February is the perfect time to visit. This tour offers the highlights of the Cape Peninsula – the sights and spectacular setting of Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the world; wine tastings in several different wine regions including Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Robertson and Hemel-en-Aarde.

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