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Experience wine differently

Santa Marina is an uber-luxe retreat for explorers and collectors of the world’s island idyll experiences. Set overlooking the exquisite and iconic Ornos Bay,

Imagine you had your very own wine expert taking you on a journey across the most stunning wine regions of the world. Imagine no longer…

France Wine Tour

Alsace

Whisky tour

Speyside
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Alsace Wine Tour

Santa Marina is an uber-luxe retreat for explorers and collectors of the world’s island idyll experiences. Set overlooking the exquisite and iconic Ornos Bay,

The Alsace wine region: one of France’s most unique wine regions, famous for its Riesling and Pinot Gris, culture, history, gourmet food and chocolate-box villages. Something for everyone. Join us!

Italy Wine Tour

Campania

Explore wine

All Tours
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Campania Wine Tour

Santa Marina is an uber-luxe retreat for explorers and collectors of the world’s island idyll experiences. Set overlooking the exquisite and iconic Ornos Bay,

The birthplace of pizza, pasta di Gragnano and mozzarella di bufala. And it’s also the home to a long history of fine winemaking, with over 100 native and some of the country’s best white wines.

Whisky Exclusive

Speyside

Southern Italy

Campania
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Speyside Whisky Tour

Santa Marina is an uber-luxe retreat for explorers and collectors of the world’s island idyll experiences. Set overlooking the exquisite and iconic Ornos Bay,

Discover the golden majesty of Scotland’s ‘National Drink’, explore its heritage on the North East Coast, dine in style and stay in a private mansion with some exclusive experiences just for you.

Wine Tours

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Southern Italy

Campania
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

Wine tour to Colmar, Alsace
ALSACE WINE TOUR

14-17 October 2021

4 days, 3 nights
Famed for wine, culture, landscape, history, gourmet food and ‘chocolate-box’ villages
Based in Colmar, one of the prettiest towns in the whole of France

Speyside whisky tour - Criterion Wine Tours
SPEYSIDE WHISKY TOUR

6-9 November 2021

4 days, 3 nights
Discover Scotland’s most iconic malt whisky
Stay in a private mansion
Exclusive whisky matching dinner with an expert master of whisky

Campania wine tour
CAMPANIA WINE TOUR

24-28 May 2022

5 days, 4 nights
The ultimate experience of Southern Italy’s ancient heritage and culture, we’ll visit family wineries, a buffalo mozzarella farm, enjoy fabulous food, and see the ancient site of Paestum.

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.

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WINE TOURS FOR THE DISCERNING TRAVELLER

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.

02.
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!

03.
CORPORATE & PRIVATE WINE EVENTS

Build team spirit over a fine Bordeaux. Entertain your clients, colleagues and friends with bespoke wine tastings and tours.


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.

2021
September

Wine Lunch at Caractere

Join us for a fabulous 3-course lunch with wine from cooking royalty! Emily Roux and Diego Ferrari combine delicious contemporary food in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

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Date: 18 September 2021, 13:15

Location: Caractère, Notting Hill, London

Champagne, WIne & Lunch

Corrigan’s Bar & Restaurant is home to acclaimed celebrity Irish chef, Richard Corrigan. Join us for a 3-course lunch redefining the concept of quintessential British and Irish cuisine!

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Date: 23 September 2021, 13:00

Location: Corrigan’s Bar & Restaurant, London

Michelin Starred Lunch!

A charming spot in Chelsea, Elystan Street Michelin-starred restaurant is the perfect place for lunch. Unfussy cooking and friendly service, expect elegance and style in spades.

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Date: 29 September 2021, 13:00

Location: Elystan Street, Chelsea, 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

February 2022

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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