Do you want to discover the wines of the appellations of the island of beauty? Find the best wine activities in Corsica on Winalist.
You will learn a lot about the local heritage, while discovering the aromas of the fruity wines of Corsica. Winalist also allows you to find visits with wine tasting in Bastia or Porto-Vecchio in just a few clicks.
Before booking, you can consult the opinions of wine tourists on the various castles and estates offering visits and tastings in Corsica.
Among the wine regions of France , Corsica is full of wine estates. Discover one of the most beautiful regions of France by booking an experience between vineyard visits and tastings in Corsica. Book your visits, tastings and activities quickly and easily with Winalist. During the week or at the weekend, guided tours and walks in the heart of the vineyards allow you to discover the cultural and taste riches of Corsica. Book your Winalist wine experience in Corsica now.
Which wine estates to visit in Corsica for an oenological stay?
Take your time to visit Corsica. It is a wild land, and the journeys are sometimes long! First of all, Southern Corsica makes you discover Bonifacio , Porto-Vecchio, Ajaccio or even Propriano. You can enjoy a glass of Sartène or Figari there. In Corsica, Appellations d'Origine Contrôlée often bear the name of the region where they grow. On the west coast, Calvi and Île-Rousse are two places to know. It is simply magnificent and very exotic. In the north of Corsica, discover Bastia. And nearby, the cellar of Domaine Orenga de Gaffory offers you a commented tasting as well as a guided tour to understand everything about the production of Muscat AOP, Cap Corse or Rappo.
Thanks to Winalist, you will find a list of wine estates in Corsica open to the public in the region of Haute Corse or in Corse du Sud. Our interactive map will help you locate the estates and plan your activities, or find a ready-made tasting itinerary!
Did you know ? In Corsica, the culture of wine began in the 6th century BC. First the Greeks, then the Romans, then the monks in the Middle Ages, developed viticulture in Corsica.
Corsican wine grape varieties to know
Nielluciu is a red grape variety originating in Italy which gives a complex, powerful and brilliant red wine. The wines of this variety are fat and round (like Grenache), and this variety also gives delicious rosés. Syrah is used in blends as an excellent improving varietal, thanks to its liquorice and violet notes. Muscat is renowned throughout the Mediterranean. It is the best variety for producing the very fine wines of the region, renowned for their delicate aromas of white grapes and citrus fruits. Sciaccarellu is one of the main grape varieties of all the rosé and red AOCs of Corsica. These wines are balanced, with an elegant robe, sometimes lively on the palate. These wines are highly rated and receive many positive reviews. Finally, Vermentinu is the main grape variety of all AOC white wines from Corsica. To drink young, these wines with floral, sometimes mineral notes, are renowned for making great Mediterranean white wines.
How to book an oenological weekend in Corsica?
With Winalist, wine tourism in Corsica is just a click away! Discover the partner vineyards of the maquis and the coast of the region, for an experience that suits you. Select your next destination according to your criteria then book your experience on the date and time of your choice, without any booking fees. Our harvesting partners also welcome you on Saturday and Sunday to discover the wine on the weekend. Winalist is the first wine tourism platform in Corsica and France.