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Petru Ungureanu St., 1, Cricova 2084, Moldova
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bring warm clothes!we loved the punctuality,the electric train ride,it's a great place for photos.The tasting rooms are lovely! I would recommend the tasting experience and then you can buy souvenirs at the gift shop ( not allowed to cross the border with more than 4...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank teo89er
Reviewed 28 November 2018

You can choose different packages to visit underground galleries of Cricova Winery, one of the biggest in the world. Don´t need a car or a taxi to arrive there. Take a bus at central train station in Chisinau, just 18 km from there. All the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ike W
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Very professionally run and the wines are delicious - its cold so bring your jackets. Expensive for Moldova but worth it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ryano_KangarooSunset
Reviewed 5 November 2018

I definitely recommend the Cricova winery tour. It's very professionally done and has quite a few little highlights. The wine and snacks were enjoyable, and the prices for wine at the winery are very reasonable. They add quite a few nice touches. If you visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MeganB2611
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We took the public bus #2 from Puškin Street in Chişinău to Cricova. It takes 30 minutes and cost 4.5 lei. Don’t get off at the arch over the road but keep going until you have Town Hall on your right and 31 August 1989...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We have been to, and sampled, a number of vineyard tours around the world, and this is a different take on the others. The wines are all stored in u derground cellars , 100+ mms of them. S others have said, the tour takes place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

I have visited many wineries around the world, including top name port, sherry and wine establishments,and Cricova was perhaps the best I have visited. Not only did we have a friendly guide who spoke excellent English, we also sampled very good wines and saw a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PhilipLeic
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Can anyone imagine 120 km of tunels under the ground, mined by humans and used for production and deposit of wines? A former calcar mine near Chisinau become the famous Cricova winery. Their motto is ”Nomes es omen” = The name is a sign (from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sorina S
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We stopped by a wineshop in Chisinau that said something about Excursii. We took that to mean excursions. We asked about Cricova and the clerk made a reservation for us to take an English tour the next day and told us how to get there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 797JamesM
Reviewed 17 October 2018

A sheer labyrinth of underground tunnels, 100 metres below ground and covering some 80km with over 17 million litres of wine stored! Access is by road trains and, as well as the excellent cinema presentation, the event ended up with a special wine tasting. Yum!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from MRCPAntwerp | Reviewed this property |
The girl at the reception desk in the hotel recommended a tour guide & driver, Valery Bradu. He is very fluent in (British) English, picked us up at the hotel at 10.30am, guided us thru Cricova and we were back at our hotel... More