Discover Romanian wine A tour of the vineyards in Romania


Our beautiful country is proud of extraordinarily beautiful wine-growing areas, with landscapes as if taken from stories and places with a history of over thousands of years. Romania has a tradition of over 2000 years in the cultivation of vines, being one of the world's viticultural powers, proud of the quality of the wines produced, their beauty and their importance in the country's economy. But what exactly is a vineyard? It is a vast, hilly or hilly region that is cultivated with large vine plantations of a certain variety, or several, that ensure the production of specific wines, each one proud of the tradition and customs of hundreds of years. In Romania, among the most important wine-growing regions, we find: the Wine-growing Region of the Moldavian Plateau, the Wine-growing Region of the Transylvanian Plateau, the Wine-growing Region of Piedmont from the Carpathian Bend, and the Wine-growing Region of the hills and plains of Banat. If you are a wine enthusiast and love nature, you must visit some of the most beautiful vineyards of our country, places that you will surely fall in love with. 

TOP Vineyards from Romania

Cotnari vineyard

The Cotnari vineyard is one of the most beautiful and well-known vineyards in Romania, and is part of the wine-growing region of the Moldavian Plateau. Located in Iasi county, this is one of the most famous vineyards in Europe, with a history and tradition that dates back over thousands of years. See here tourist attractions from Moldova. In addition to the beautiful landscapes offered by the huge expanses of vineyards, national and international wines are made here, and it is particularly proud of the Cotnari Wine, which is the most awarded Romanian white wine. The vineyard has an area of over 1750 hectares, and most of the production is exported to Europe, the USA, Japan, Canada, China and Russia, being a world-renowned vineyard. 

Panciu vineyard

The Panciu vineyard is one of the most beautiful and famous vineyards in the country, it is located in Vrancea county, in the town of the same name, and has an area of over 10,000 hectares. Due to the unique combination of climate, topography and soil type, the vineyard boasts a special aroma of its wines, both red and white. The Panciu vineyard is known both nationally and internationally due to the sparkling wines produced here, which are the most awarded in Romania. Romanian grape varieties such as Babeasca Neagra, Feteasca Alba and Feteasca Neagra, Plavaie, Galbena, but also many other varieties of wine grapes are grown here. It is a superb area that deserves to be visited at least once.

Odobesti vineyard

The Odobesti vineyard is another vineyard in Vrancea county, of particular beauty, being the largest and one of the most famous vineyards in Romania. It covers an area of approximately 7,000 hectares and is located in the eastern part of the Subcarpathians, located 10 kilometers from the town of Focsani. It dates back to the 17th century and is famous for its large annual wine production and the famous Odobesti Yellow grape variety, a demanding variety that is increasingly rare to find. The town of Odobesti is itself a thematic tourist destination, especially in autumn, when it is the perfect opportunity to observe the grape picking, the procedures and the tools used, with a centuries-old tradition that is still preserved today. 

Dealul Mare vineyard

The Dealul Mare vineyard is a famous wine-growing area, which stretches over an area of 70 kilometers, including the counties of Buzau and Prahova. Located less than two hours from Bucharest, this is an excellent weekend destination. It is famous for the red wines produced here, which have a unique aroma. It is said that the aroma of the wine here is different from others because here the sun is present 14 days longer than in the rest of the country, which is why the grapes are better ripe and more aromatic. Among the most famous varieties of red wine here, we find: Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Feteasca Neagra. See here what else you can visit in Muntenia.

Tarnavelor vineyard

The Tarnavelor vineyard is the largest in Transylvania, occupying an area of over 1000 hectares and is located between the rivers Tarnva Mica and Tarnava Mare. It is the ideal place to visit at the end of the week, located in a hilly area, with fairy-tale landscapes and a superb silence, the habit of growing vines in these lands having a tradition of thousands of years. The vineyards of the Tarnavelor vineyard today form the most representative and important wine-growing area of the Transylvania region. See here tourist attractions from Transylvania. The Tarnavelor vineyard occupies almost the entire surface of the Transylvanian Plateau, and also includes the Jidvei section, the Jidvei wines drawing their juice from this vineyard. 

Murfatlar vineyard

The Murfatlar vineyard is located in Constanta county, approximately 24 kilometers from the city of Constanta and is one of the most valuable vineyards in Romania, with a very generous continental climate that favors the production of top quality wines. The vineyard covers an area of 3000 hectares, being known both nationally and internationally, the wines produced here being awarded at a series of international competitions. A visit to this superb area is the ideal opportunity to discover the idyllic landscapes present here, the history and the charm of the place. See here tourist attractions from Dobrogea. 

TOP Wineries from Romania

Certainly the wine-growing areas in Romania are of particular beauty, and if you are passionate about wines, their story and tasting them, we propose you to live a special experience through which you can discover some wineries to visit in our country. 

Vinery Lacerta

The Lacerta Winery is located on an extraordinary domain in the town of Fintesti, Buzau county, 33 kilometers from the city of Buzau. The vineyards in this area cover 82 hectares and produce wine that has won gold medals at various international competitions. The Lacerta Winery is located in a dream landscape, with a tasting room, two terraces for moments of relaxation, a wine cellar and a huge courtyard where you can enjoy the unique atmosphere. Here, you have the opportunity to taste wines from the 20 varieties of the winery, and you can enjoy a tour of the winery or a walk through the vineyard. You will find more details here.

Panciu Winery

The Panciu Winery & Resort domain is located in the village of Sarbi in Vrancea county, and is the ideal place to disconnect from the urban chaos, in a picturesque landscape, in peace and comfort. It is the ideal destination for a relaxing weekend, which combines the perfect ingredients to taste an exceptional wine. In addition to wine tastings, you have access to a lot of activities. You can relax by visiting the vineyard, you can cycle through the vineyards, you can relax in the sauna and the sauna in the middle of nature, you can have fun on the tennis court or just recharge yourself on the terrace of the restaurant with the positive energy of the place. You will find more details here.

Recas wineries

Recas wineries are located on a superb domain in Timis county and are the perfect place where you can combine tasting quality wines with relaxation in the middle of an idyllic place. They are famous and appreciated for the wines they produce, their quality and special aroma. 

Tours of the vineyard and the old wineries are organized here, where you will learn the wonderful history of the area, and at the end you will be able to taste the famous wines produced here, accompanied by sophisticated dishes, all of which are the destination of a dream experience. You will find more details here.

Cotnari Winery

A visit to the Cotnari Winery is the perfect opportunity to discover beautiful places and landscapes, to enjoy the atmosphere of the place and to taste some of the most famous wines in the country. It is one of the most popular wineries in Romania, and their products are known and appreciated by many people. The care given to each wine is what makes them so popular, and here you will have the opportunity to visit the most impressive wine collection in the country, with over a million bottles of wine. You can also enjoy a walk through the vineyard, after which you can indulge in a wine tasting in the middle of nature. You will find more details about the packages here.

Bauer Winery

The Bauer Winery is located in the town of Dragasani, in Valcea county, in a superb setting, with a unique natural beauty and diversity, welcoming people and good mood, being the ideal destination for a different and unforgettable weekend. The winery is proud of a rich palette of traditional Romanian varieties of wines, which are waiting to be tasted by wine enthusiasts. Here, in addition to wine tastings, the organizers also prepare artistic programs, picnics in nature, tours of the winery and concerts. The winery can be visited in any season, both summer and winter, and if you decide to visit with several friends, you need an appointment. You can find more details here. 

Stirbey Winery

Stirbey Winery is located in the town of Dragasani in Valcea county, surrounded by a charming landscape that you should not miss. The wines here are among the most appreciated Romanian wines, being famous for their finesse and quality. With a history of over 300 years, the owners promise a unique experience for each guest, accompanied by walks through the vineyard, wine tastings accompanied by culinary specialties and walks through the winery, all of this in a setting as if taken from a story. Stirbey Winery offers guided tours in the vineyard and in the winery, wine tastings and culinary specialties for groups of 5-15 people. More details here. 

Rotenberg wineries

Rotenberg wineries are located in Ceptura de jos, Prahova county, they were restored in 2007, and are located in a truly unique place, where you will have a complete experience: from tasting exceptional wines to learning the stories of wine , bicycle tours through the vineyard, outdoor walks and serving delicious dishes. Here, tours and thematic events are organized, and in autumn, the area is filled with tourists, parties and merriment, all accompanied by exceptional artisanal wines. You can find more details here.

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