• Saifi Urban Gardens (map)
  • Beirut
  • Lebanon

Discover the wine producing area of Batroun and taste North Lebanon’s red, rosé and white wines, while learning about each step of wine making. We will start our day at the well-known IXSIR winery, located in the charming 17th-century Seigniorial House. After a wine tour and a tasting, we will continue our day on "La Route des Vins du Nord" with a guided visit and tasting at the sweet and family owned authentic boutique winery of Aurora. We end our afternoon at Batroun’s micro-brewery where you will meet the village’s first and only brew master: Jamil Haddad. After our guided tour here, you will get to taste five of his home-brewed beers. During your day, you will enjoy a freshly prepared lunch bag with home-made manaouche, a boiled egg, two kinds of bread, jam, olives, sweet corn and organic fruits & vegetables. Cheers! 

Interested to JOIN? Call, WhatsApp or email us for your registration: +961 (0)3 222 781 / saskia@living-lebanon.com

Your trip will include: 
• Transportation from and to Beirut (Gemmayzeh). 
• A wine tour and tasting at IXSIR winery.
• A guided tour at Aurora winery including a wine tasting session. 
• A guided visit to Colonel micro-brewery with beer tasting.
• An on-the-go lunch bag with home-made manaouche, a boiled egg, two kinds of bread, jam, olives, sweet corn and organic fruits & vegetables.

Price per person: 40 USD (including transportation, all wine and beer tours & tastings and lunch). 

What to bring: Water and a warm sweater or jacket. 

Departure time: 9:30 am / Estimated return time: 5:30 pm. 

Meeting time and point: 9:15 am at Cafe Em Nazih (Saifi Urban Gardens), Gemmayzeh. 

Payment: In order to secure your booking, we kindly ask you to register and pay before Friday 22 January 12 am. 

Payment can be performed by:
a) A bank transfer or deposit to Bank Audi to the below account, mentioning your name and your mobile number:
* Account Number: 716594 - 461 - 07 - Hazmieh Branch
b) A cash payment at the TravelWise office (Jisr el Bacha main road/Sin el Fil, Abi Rached Center, 2nd floor).
c) A cash payment at the reception of Saifi Urban Gardens, Gemmayzeh (8am - 8pm).
d) A cash payment at the counter of cafe Mezyan, Hamra (11am - 5pm / ask for Munir Tuqan).

Participants that pay before Monday 18 January will get a Living Lebanon Guidebook for free :-)

For the tour to go ahead, we need a minimum of 15 people.

On this tour, our terms and conditions are applicable, see http://www.living-lebanon.com/tours-terms-and-conditions.html

We are looking forward to meeting you!
Saskia & Georges