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Chile Wine Tour

Book now for a once-in-a-lifetime tour to Chile in March 2024, exploring the boutique wineries and delicious gastronomy of this stunning country. Stay in boutique accommodation, explore hand-crafted and characterful wines.. and did we mention the rodeo visit?!

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Chile wine tour 2024 - Criterion Wine Tours
Group wine tasting at ConoSur winery - Criterion Wine Tours
Group wine tasting at Vina Echeverria, Chile - Criterion Wine Tours
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Veneto Wine Tour

Veneto. Home to Venice, phenomenal wines, and Vivaldi. The setting for Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Discover this wine region of stunning scenery with verdant vineyards, Palladian villas, shimmering lakes, castles, and historic villages. You won't want to leave.

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Veneto wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Veneto wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Veneto wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Veneto wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
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Northern Greece Wine Tour

Northern Greece. Home of ancient civilisations, stunning scenery and fabulous gastronomy. Travel through some of the most renowned Greek vineyards. Stop at celebrated wineries to sample your delicious wines and explore ancient sites. Truly a classical wine tour, in every sense.

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Northern Greece wine tour 2024 - Criterion Wine Tours
Northern Greece wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Northern Greece wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Northern Greece wine tour - Criterion Wine Tours

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.

Wine, Food & culture from around the world

Discover the best in wine holidays

Northern Greece Wine Tour - Criterion Wine Tours
Northern Greece Wine Tour

15-23 June 2024

9 days
Follow the footprints of ancient civilisations as we explore the lesser-known north of the country. Discover diverse wine regions, off-beat classical sites, mystical mountain-tops, monasteries and stunning scenery. Truly a classic wine tour, in every sense.

Loire wine tour - Summer 2024 - Criterion Wine Tours
Loire Wine Tour

11-15 September 2024

5 days
Discover the iconic Loire Valley in France, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; the stunning landscapes, rich history, and cultural treasures. With like-minded travellers, you’ll explore magnificent chateaux, charming towns, explore vineyards and taste the fabulous food and wines that make this region a must-visit destination.

Priorat wine tour - Criterion wine tours
Priorat Wine Tour

10-14 October 2024

5 days
Priorat is a truly unique wine country. Ensconced among picturesque mountains and hills, it is considered by many to be home to Spain’s most elite red wines. Our wine tour to Priorat is the perfect chance to discover all the secrets of Priorat winemaking, taste some award-winning wines and enjoy the region’s beautiful landscape and villages.

An Interview with the Association of Wine Educators

During our tour to Ribera del Duero in September, Christos had the pleasure of being interviewed by Richard Lane for the Association of Wine Educators (AWE) podcast series ‘In Conversation With’. Despite being on a coach at the time(!), it was great to chat with Richard and explore the world of wine for a while. Please do have a listen and let us know your thoughts!

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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.

Coal Shed Tower Hill Dinner with BYO

The Coal Shed London celebrates coal-roasted rare breed heritage meat and South Coast seafood, inspired by Founder Raz Helalat’s Persian roots. Ther menu offers offers a seasonal a la carte menu and we invite you to join us for a 3-course dinner with a range of 6 BYO wines.


23 April 2024, 7.15pm-9.45pm

Location: The Coal Shed, Tower Bridge, London

The ‘Real Wine’ Fair at Tobacco Dock

The ‘Real Wine’ Fair is a wine event celebrating artisan growers who work with minimal intervention in the vineyard and the winery. This will be an excellent opportunity to find out how these wines compare to ‘conventional’ wines, with over 170 growers and winemakers.


28 April 2024, 10am-6pm

Location: Tobacco Dock, London

Kanonkop Estate Masterclass

A very special and unrepeatable tasting – parallel mini verticals of two of the top wines from Kanonkop Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa: their Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and Paul Sauer (Bordeaux blend) – the same 4 vintages of each wine. Join us!


03 May 2024, 7.30pm-10.30pm

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.

Wine Tasting in Chile?

Experience The Maipo Valley

01-10 March 2024

Book now for a once-in-a-lifetime tour to Chile in March 2024, exploring the boutique wineries and delicious gastronomy of this stunning country. Staying in some amazing places – Santiago, Valparaiso, Santa Cruz and Curico – you’ll have the opportunity to explore hand-crafted and characterful wines from Casablanca, Maipo and Colchagua. And did we mention the rodeo visit?!

Reasons to book with us

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.


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.

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