Cappadocia and Winegrowers
Cappadocia is among the regions that have an important place in viticulture and grape growing activities in Turkey. In fact, the date of the first appearance of wine in the region is unknown, but it is known that grape cultivation and wine production from grapes may be almost as old as the history of the region. Cappadocia is considered an extremely favorable region for the cultivation of quality grapes due to the characteristic of its territory. For this reason, it is not surprising that delicious and high-quality wines come to mind when called Cappadocia.
In the heart of wine lovers, Cappadocia wines produced from the local grapes of Ürgüp vineyards have a different place. Tourists who come to the region also manage to taste their visual feasts by sipping delicious wines while watching the Colorful Balloons identified with Cappadocia.
Don't Go Back Without Visiting The Vineyards
In the Ürgüp region, there are beautiful vineyards in an extremely large area. And this region is home to 16 different grape varieties. The first thing comes to mind of the varities of wines, the one preferred most often by tourists visiting the region is white wine obtained from the Emir grape. Emir grape, which produces wine that is very compatible with fish dishes and fresh cheese, gets its name from the fact that it was the special wine of the rulers in the Roman and Hittite periods.
There are many local wine producers in the Cappadocia region. Wines obtained by traditional methods are appreciated by visitors to Cappadocia. Tourists who visit shops where local wines are sold can also participate in Wine Tasting Activities that take place in Cappadocia and Ürgüp regions. Visitors who want to taste wines belonging to different brands can also find the opportunity to compare different wines by taking wine tasting menus in wine houses.
Visiting wineries is one of the most preferred activities of visitors to Cappadocia. Meanwhile, visitors can observe how wine is obtained by traditional methods. Among the wines they have the opportunity to try, they can buy those that appeal to their taste buds. Enjoying the unique view of Cappadocia, tourists sipping the most suitable wines for their tastes accumulate memories that they will not forget throughout their lives.
Beautiful Cappadocia Vineyard Festival
Cappadocia takes on a completely different beauty in September. During the vineyard period in September, the Ürgüp Vineyard Festival is held in the region where wine production is very intense, where new grapes and delicious wines are celebrated. The festival, which begins with a cortege march, features folk dances and concerts.
Tourists who come to visit Cappadocia, which is one of the most important regions of our country in terms of culture, history, landscape and nature tourism, use their preferences in favor of hot wine in colder weather. Fruit and 12 kinds of spices are used when making Cappadocia mulled wine.
The history of Cappadocia manages to conquer the hearts of its visitors with its wines as well as the magnificent view of its natural beauty. The reputation of wines produced in the region exceeds the borders of Turkey. If you are planning to visit Cappadocia, we recommend that you explore the thousands of years of viticulture and wine culture unique to the region. We also want to remind you in advance that you will say “What a relief!” with every sip you take.