The Best Cappadocia Wineries and Vineyards to Visit

Cappadocia is popular not only with its magnificent must-see spots, delicious local foods, but also its tasty wines. Archeologists found traces in the Cappadocian the underground cities and caves, proving that wines were made in the old cultures, too. You can find many wineries or wine houses across Nevsehir. Here you can find out the must visit wineries in Cappadocia to taste the regions’ best wines and make shopping.

The Best Cappadocia Wineries

Explore the wines! Imagine you’ve been exploring the magnificent Cappadocia for many hours, and now you want to add a fascinating historical breeze to your day with a different activity.

At this point, we advise you to go ahead and book a wine tour in Turasan and Kocabag wine factories (wine cellars) and witness how wine is made.

Turasan Winery

Turasan is located in Urgup town, dates back to 1943 and has been awarded many times with its best quality wines. Turasan Vineyards covers 500 decares at the foot of Mount Erciyes and the grapes used for these exquisite wines are grown here in the best way.

Kocabag Winery

Turasan is located close to Uchisar town, dates back to 1972 and operated in a modern winery with a capacity of 600 tons in a natural environment. With the château style production, they produce wine from their vineyards on a 64 decare vineyard area.

Process of tasting rose wine

After all, who doesn’t want to enjoy the quality wine best suits their palates and budgets? Below are some quick tips for you!

Discover the Art of Wine Tasting in Cappadocia

In that respect, wine tasting tours are indispensable tours appreciated by foreign and local tourists. When tasting this delicacy in the authentic wineries with exotic atmosphere, keep in mind to taste different wines prepared from the city’s different grapes.

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The Best Cappadocia Wines

Amongst the Kocabag wine series, Avanos Valley is one of the lowest-segment wines, whereas the highest-segment wine is called Special Kocabag Leos wine.

Turasan is the oldest wine producer in the region, made by the company’s grapes. And Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Emir, and Tannat are among the most popular.

Seneler Wines is one of Turasan’s most expensive and well-known series, offered with a blend of Öküzgözü, Boğazkere, and Merlot grapes. Seneler wine is one of the best gift options for your friends and loved ones.

Emir Wine is another famous and high-quality wine from Turasan Wine Factory. It’s made from white grapes grown in the region and goes well with white meat.

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If youʻre visiting Cappadocia for the first time, we have you covered. Below are some of the top recommendations, tours and experiences!

Some useful info

  • Cappadocia is the name of the region situated in the middle of Turkey. It is mostly known by the three popular towns of Goreme, Urgup and Uchisar but actually it is the name of the very big region spread through the cities of Nevsehir, Kirsehir, Nigde, Aksaray and Kayseri.
  • If you are first-time visitor, want to get familiar, please read our Cappadocia for first timers guide.
  • If you are not sure how to travel, please read our Traveling to Cappadocia guide.
  • If you don't know where to stay, please read our Where to Stay in Cappadocia guide for regions, and Accommodation guide for hotels.
  • If it is hard to plan your days, please read our Ideal 3-Days Cappadocia itinerary.

Top Attractions & Sights

There are 6 must do and see in Cappadocia that you won't want to miss!

  1. Hot Air Balloon Rides (the most exciting attractions in the world)
  2. Goreme Open Air Museum (some best-preserved examples of Byzantine rock-cut architecture and frescoes in the world)
  3. Pasabag Monks Valley (one of the most popular fairy chimneys areas)
  4. Uchisar Castle (highest point, the biggest fairy chimney)
  5. Derinkuyu Underground City (one of the largest underground cities in the world, 8th century BC)
  6. Ihlara Valley (fantastic canyon with a depth of about 100 mt. and 14 km. length)

Tip-1: One of the best ways to explore Cappadocia is by taking a sightseeing tour, so that you can cover all the top sights. Three main sightseeing tours available: Red Tour (covers the highlights of the region), Green Tour (best of natural and historical sites), and Blue Tour (lesser-known sights, off-the-beaten-path experience)

Tip-2: Private Tours are also good choice within a well-planned and custom itinerary along with a private vehicle, driver and professional guide. Great for those who don't have a car or don't know the region well.

For leisure activities we'd recommend 2 must-take attractions! Don't miss! Wine Tasting and Photo Shooting