Romanian Wine and Dracula Tour


Michael Delaporte

LuxeI Life

For wine lovers also hooked on the current vampire trend, this eight-day cultural and culinary tour of Romania explores the country’s emerging but little-known wine regions, in addition to dramatic sites associated with Vlad the Impaler, the 15th-century Romanian ruler who inspired Bram Stoker to create Dracula.

Tastings at wineries such as Casa Seciu, the Stefanesti Winery and Blaj winery are interspersed with tours of historic cities like Sighisoara, Vlad’s hometown, and the Castle Dracula, in addition to Cozia monastery and Peles Castle, the former summer re sidence of the Romanian royal family in Sinaia. Dinners highlight Romania wines and traditional cuisine of the regions. 

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Reader Comments:
Sep 22, 2010 08:55 am
 Posted by  kmac1953

Dracula goodness

Oct 13, 2010 04:39 am
 Posted by  Andrei

Dear Susan,
I do not know who advised you to visit Casa Seciu, Stefanesti winery and Blaj winery, because all of the three mean nothing in the Romanian wine market. Did you visit other wineries too? I am very curious on this issue.

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