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15-23 JUNE 2024
Northern Greece
Wine Tour
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-top monasteries and stunning scenery.
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Amper AI
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11-15 SEPTEMBER 2024
Loire Valley
Wine Tour
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.
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10-14 OCTOBER 2024
Priorat Wine Tour
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.
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Zonda Coffee
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.

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!

Listen to the interview now: 
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.

Davys Bordeaux Tasting (2023 En Primeur and Older Vintages)

If you love wines from Bordeaux this event is a must! This tasting will showcase the newest vintage, the 2023’s, En Primeur, and there will also be a limited selection of Davy’s favourites from earlier vintages, all ready for immediate drinking and delivery.

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17 May 2024, 5.30pm-8.30pm

Location: Haberdashers’ Hall, 18 West Smithfield, London

Dinner at One Michelin Star La Trompette

La Trompette opened in 2001 and has been showered with accolades since the outset; it has 1 Michelin Star and serves some of the best food in London but without the formality or prices associated with the capital’s top end establishments. Join us for a 3-course set menu with BYO!

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02 June 2024, 7.30pm-10.30pm

Location: La Trompette, Devonshire Road, London

Ch. Durfort-Vivens, Margaux Food & Wine Matching Dinner

A food and wine matching dinner with the wines of Ch. Durfort-Vivens, Margaux 2eme Grand Cru Classe in the private room of the Lore of the Land pub, owned by Guy Ritchie! Join us for four courses of stunning food, all paired with these fine, heavy-hitting, wines.

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04 June 2024, 6.30pm-9.30pm

Location: Lore of the Land, Conway Street, 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
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.

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