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Kalamata Callicounis Craft Distillery | “Spirits Day” Brandy-Liquer-ouzo guidance and tasting

Created with Sketch. Kalamata Callicounis Craft Distillery,Greece
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Duration

1-1,5 hours

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Group Size

50 people

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Overview

TASTE TRADITION : Callicounis Spirits has been produced over 150 years !! We care on bringing you in touch with the spirits and flavours of local Spirits of Kalamata. Our guest during the Flavour tour of Spirits, have the chance to visit the Callicounis Craft Distillery and the production line,... More

TASTE TRADITION : Callicounis Spirits has been produced over 150 years !!

We care on bringing you in touch with the spirits and flavours of local Spirits of Kalamata.

Our guest during the Flavour tour of Spirits, have the chance to visit the Callicounis Craft Distillery and the production line, exclusively chosen for the highly quality products, their approach on making , as also to their dedication to the Peloponnesian local drinks itself.

In 1850 G. CALLICOUNIS, established in Kalamata of Messinia prefecture in Greece, the first steam powered distillery equipment with the best known machinery at the time.
With studies of chemistry in Triesto and combining with imagination and knowledge a big variety of aromatic plants, roots and fruits from the vast vegetation of Southern Greece, George Callicounis performed the creation of Distillates and extracts with original subtle tastes and flavours.

Callicounis distillates extracts, concentres and absolues are the same aromatic and tasteful heart of the aperitifs, Digestifs, Bitters and liqueurs produced since then by the Distillery.
As one of Greece’s oldest distillery, the craftsmanship and experience have been passed on from generation to generation. Callicunis Craft Distillery has been awarded numerous accolades, prizes & awards by Dignitaries & Royalties and the owners are proud of their heritage.

Yiamas – Cheers !!

Prices / 2 up to 4 persons

35€/person for minimum 2 participants.
25€/Youth age 17+ for 2 participants. Kids from 0-12 yrs free of charge without Spirits tasting.

Prices / 5 up to 8 persons

30€/person for minimum 5 participants.
20€/Youth age 17+ for 5 participants.Kids from 0-12 yrs free of charge without Spirits tasting.

For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit to one of the oldest Spirits Distillery in Greece, operated since 1850.
  • Bringing you in touch with the local spirits flavours of Kalamata - Peloponnese.
  • Tour around the premises of the Callicounis Craft Distillery, where specialized personnel explains step by step the stages of wine making, ageing in the cellar, bottling process etc.
  • The tasting follows in a specially designed room, where visitors can be trained in Spirits tasting and enjoy the excellent quality of Callicounis Craft Distillery.
  • Shopping option of all kinds of Spirits, directly from the Distillery on bargain rates.

Itinerary

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Summary - Activity plan :
Summary - Activity plan :

Of course! This activity is available during the whole year except national holidays. You can select your date during the booking process. We’ll then get back to you with the confirmation.

If you don’t find any dates that are suitable for you, just get in touch by phone or email and we’ll let you know what we can arrange for you. We always do our best to get the experience that suits you best.

Suggested equipment taking with you:
Suggested equipment taking with you:

Comfortable casual shoes-Clothing.
Backpack with your necessery items.
Sunhat.
Sunglasses.
Your best mood.

Meeting points and departure time :
Meeting points and departure time :

Duration: approx. 1-1,5 hours.
Difficulty: Simple.
Meeting Point: At Callicunis Craft Distillery, Time will be informed according to Distillery availability and your preferences.
Activity Ends: on the starting point, approx.after 1-1,5 hour.
Group Size: min 2 – max people.
Age: No limit.

Final meeting time and information will be advised by sms or email one (1) day before the departure of your tour/activity.

Entry requirements :
Entry requirements :

There is no age limit for this tour.
Please let us know if you have any food allergies or food intolerances.
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.

Level of difficulty / Characteristics :
Level of difficulty / Characteristics :

Participants should feel comfortable in drinking spirit and able to drink alkohol.
Drinking and tasting spirits at Callicounis Craft Distillery is optional.

Important notice :
Important notice :

For any tour is required a minimum number of participations in order to be materialized. In case of less participants our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants.Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.

Cancellation Policy :
Cancellation Policy :

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.

Covid19 special information :
Covid19 special information :

All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle ( taxi-minivan-minibus-bus)
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..

Included/Excluded

  • Visit and guidance at Callicounis Craft Distillery.
  • Spirits tasting of Callicounis products : Alexander Brandy, Liquers as Masticha, Ouzo,tsipouro and more.
  • Liability Insurance.
  • Anything not mentioned above
  • Transfer from/to your accommodation. Option for transportation from/to Callicounis Distillery with extra cost.Pls kindly ask us.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Any kind of extra food and beverage.
  • Tips and Portages (Optional).

Tour's Location

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FAQs

Why book with us?
Passionate About Travel
At Trigilidas Travel we love to travel. We have first-hand knowledge of the itineraries we put together and we know what our clients want when they travel.
Unique Experiences
We want you to have a unique experience, taking you to hidden gems, we can also add those extra touches to make things feel all the more special.
High Standard
Our properties are always of a high standard, our suppliers are vetted and assessed to make sure that our own high standards are met.
Service
We are as invested in your trip as you are, every guest really matters. We aim to give you excellent customer service, the perfect holiday and to leave you with a great impression of Greece.
Value
We like to give value for money, often we are cheaper than most group tours. Our Private tours are more flexible, tailored to your needs & better value for money.
I'm not staying in a hotel, what is the closest pick up point?
You will need to provide the nearest major hotel to where you are staying, and enter these details as the pick up in your booking request. Alternatively you can make your way to the main departure point (Nedontos 79 str.).
Are you offering special group rates?
Trigilidas Travel as a tour organizer is specialized also to groups and private tours so please mail us at info@trigilidas.gr or info.trigilidas.com.
Can I change/amend my booking?
It may be possible to amend your booking however, this depends upon the type of amendment required and is at the discretion of the travel service provider. Contact Trigilidas Travel customer care department with your current booking details and specific details of your amendment, and we will be able to advise if the change/amendment is possible.
When do I receive confirmation of my booking?
The confirmation process depends upon the booking conditions. These are explained in the Additional Information field, located on the tour & activity information page. Most tours are confirmed at time of booking; however, others will be advised to you within 12-48 hours. If confirmation or otherwise is not received within 48 hours, please contact us for further assistance.

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