Day 1: Visit of Vinuri de Comrat winery, Carpet Museum and Gagauz Sofrasi guesthouse in Gagauzia
In the morning, you will travel to Comrat city, where you will visit Vinuri de Comrat winery, which is the oldest winery of southern Moldova. For over 100 years the winemakers of Comrat are preserving and transmitting from generation to generation the classical traditions of making fresh and naturally elegant wines based on the unique winemaking technology characteristic for the south of Moldova. Vinuri de Comrat is a modern complex processing 4 thousands tones of wine and spirits using closed-loop cycle, including production and processing of grape, production and bottling of dry, semi-sweet, desert, selected and vintage wine, production of wine spirit. Its portfolio lists more than 50 collections of wine, however, it is very famous for the Cahors wine.
Next, you will travel to Gaidar where you will have an excursion at the Carpet Museum located in the “House of Culture” of the village. The image of Gaidar village is made by the handmade carpets and at the museum, besides interesting things about the history of this craft, you can learn how to manually spin the wool and convert it into threads just like it was made 150 years ago.
In the afternoon, you will visit Gagauz Sofrasi guesthouse, a typically Gagauz house of the XIX century. Here you will enjoy a lunch with traditional Gagauz dishes and homemade wine.
HIGHLIGHTS: Vinuri de Comrat winery, Carpet Museum in Gaidar, Gagauz Sofrasi guesthouse