Dining Souvenir shop Tasting room Wine Cellar Conference room Parking WiFi net Wine tasting Tour guide Winery / Vineyard

"Cricova" JSC is a pearl of the Moldovan wine that represents an unique underground city well-known all over the world by its huge labyrinths, and especially by its excellent wines. "Cricova" is the first winery in Moldova which makes sparkling wine as it was prepared by the monk - wine maker Pierre Perignon. The technology "Méthode Traditionnelle" is a complex and thin process, consisting in secondary, in-bottle fermentation and the subconsequent maturation "cuvée."

Business hours
10:00-18:00
GPS Coordinates
47°8.91’N, 28°51.62’E
Weekend schedule
Sat.10:00-16:00; Sun.closed

Cellars of Cricova are the house of a remarkable collection of wines – The National Oenotec. This comprises a series of unique historical exhibits, for example the world's only bottle of the priceless "Jerusalem of Easter" vintage 1902. German Field Marshal Hermann Göring’s private collection of wine is also there. It was brought to Moldova by the general during WW II to be close to him at the Eastern front. Politicians, celebrities, and collectors from around the world have special collections here. Including, John Kerry, Vladimir Putin, and Angela Merkel. At this moment, the Collection is formed from about 1,3 mln. of bottles. It is hard to say a concrete figure that would correspond to its real price.

Cricova Cellars are a really remarkable place of the world, where history, archeology and art of winemaking are united into one, thus they gave birth to such miracle as Subterranean Galleries, a real Subterranean City. Avenues, streets, lanes...only the names they carry are unusual: Cabernet, Dionis, Feteasca, Chardonnay, Sauvignon...; according to the wine variety kept in oak casks found in the adjacent niches. These are situated at a depth of about 80m (90 yards) under the ground, with subterranean galleries that stretch out at a length of more than 70 km (43  miles). Cricova has been declared a national cultural patrimony by law. "Cricova" enterprise is the only Moldavian company that was granted the highest recognition - the Order of the Republic. 

Tastings are held in one of the 5 underground tasting halls: "European Hall", "Casa Mare", "Sea-Bottom", "Presidential Hall", "Fireplace Hall". These big halls are spacious and likable. Cricova Cellars will certainly leave a strong impression and unforgettable memory to each visitor.

 

Hotel

not available

Restaurant

* Cuisine type: National, European.

* Number of halls: 3

* Total seats: 122

* Outdoor seating: no

* Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 10:00-23:00

* Planned special events: St Valentine, International Women's Day on 8th March, Christmas, New Year, Wine Fair (1st weekend of November).

 

Wine experience

* Guided tours, guided tastings, team-building programs, parties and special events.

* Tours available in Romanian, Russian, English, French.

Amenities

Indoor

* Underground cinema

Outdoor

not available

Offer Duration Max pers Standard price

Brut & Sparkling

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of the top 4 bruts & sparkling wines. For wine tasting are offered: plăcinte (traditional pie), walnuts, crackers and mineral water. ***The indicated price is per person. Min 2 people in group

2 hours

100

26€

standard price

30€

off-business hour price
Book now

Orașul Subteran

(Underground city) includes only a guided winery tour, no wine tasting ***The indicated price is per person.

1.5 hours

120

17€

standard price

22€

off-business hour price
Book now

National

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 4 types of wine. For wine tasting are offered: plăcinte (traditional pie) and mineral water. ***The indicated price is per person.

2 hours

100

24€

standard price

29€

off-business hour price
Book now

Professional

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 7 types of wine. For wine tasting are offered: cheese plate and mineral water. ***The indicated price is per person.

2 hours

100

32€

standard price

37€

off-business hour price
Book now

Moldovenesc

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 8 types of wine. The wines are paired with a 4 course traditional dinner. ***The indicated price is per person. Min 5 people in group

2.5 hours

100

54€

standard price

58€

off-business hour price
Book now

V.I.P.

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 9 types of wine. The offer includes also a dinner with 9 local and European dishes. ***The indicated price is per person. Min 5 people in group

3.5 hours

100

87€

standard price

92€

off-business hour price
Book now

Premium Gold

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 9 selected wines. The offer includes also a dinner with 9 European fine meals. ***The indicated price is per person. Min 5 people in group

3.5 hours

100

121€

standard price

126€

off-business hour price
Book now
Offer

Brut & Sparkling

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of the top 4 bruts & sparkling wines. For wine tasting are offered: plăcinte (traditional pie), walnuts, crackers and mineral water. ***The indicated price is per person. Min 2 people in group

Duration

2 hours

Max pers

100

Standard price

26€ standard price

30€ off-business hour price

Offer

Orașul Subteran

(Underground city) includes only a guided winery tour, no wine tasting ***The indicated price is per person.

Duration

1.5 hours

Max pers

120

Standard price

17€ standard price

22€ off-business hour price

Offer

National

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 4 types of wine. For wine tasting are offered: plăcinte (traditional pie) and mineral water. ***The indicated price is per person.

Duration

2 hours

Max pers

100

Standard price

24€ standard price

29€ off-business hour price

Offer

Professional

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 7 types of wine. For wine tasting are offered: cheese plate and mineral water. ***The indicated price is per person.

Duration

2 hours

Max pers

100

Standard price

32€ standard price

37€ off-business hour price

Offer

Moldovenesc

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 8 types of wine. The wines are paired with a 4 course traditional dinner. ***The indicated price is per person. Min 5 people in group

Duration

2.5 hours

Max pers

100

Standard price

54€ standard price

58€ off-business hour price

Offer

V.I.P.

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 9 types of wine. The offer includes also a dinner with 9 local and European dishes. ***The indicated price is per person. Min 5 people in group

Duration

3.5 hours

Max pers

100

Standard price

87€ standard price

92€ off-business hour price

Offer

Premium Gold

includes a guided winery tour, a tasting of 9 selected wines. The offer includes also a dinner with 9 European fine meals. ***The indicated price is per person. Min 5 people in group

Duration

3.5 hours

Max pers

100

Standard price

121€ standard price

126€ off-business hour price

Tour booking

Suggested tours