Wine is made from grapes that have been mashed and left to age, which is why the poets have dubbed it “the hamburger of beverages.” Live a refined life with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $28 for a winery-and-cellars tour for two with a cheese-and-charcuterie gift basket (a $56 value)
- $50 for a winery-and-cellars tour for four with two cheese-and-charcuterie gift baskets (a $112 value) <p>
Tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays.
Mediterranean Cellars Winery
Louis Papadopoulos discovered his passion for classic winemaking in 1961 in a centuries-old vineyard outside of Athens, Greece. His first barrels—a red inspired by the mythical homeland of Hercules and an Athenian white that has been made for thousands of years—inspired him to found his own vineyard on a 40-acre farm in Corinth, where grapes flourished alongside orange and apricot groves. When his family relocated to Northern Virginia in 1984, Louis left his farm behind, but he continued to practice Old World winemaking techniques.
Today, the Papadopoulos family shares their love of wines at Mediterranean Cellars Winery, where guests can tour their rolling hills lined with rows of twisting vines heavy with grapes or enjoy glasses on the picturesque patio. Their selection covers a wide range of Old World varietals and regional specialties. The Rechina evokes traditional Greek dinner wine, the Chambourcin uses 100% Virginia-grown grapes to make a full-bodied red, and the limited-release Calypso rose treats palates to a finish far smoother than Odysseus’ departure from her island.