Beverages

Refreshing beverages such as birch, sea buckthorn, etc. Homemade wines, beers, liqueurs, and other hard beverages from licensed manufacturers.

  • Many owners offer tours of their manufacturing facilities.
  • Wine in Latvia is made from a variety of fruits, berries, maple and birch sap, and even rhubarb and other uncommon sources.
  • Each facility usually has a tasting room and an opportunity to purchase wines.
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Latvia

Blankenfeldes muizas sulu un sirupu razotne

Blankenfeldes muiža piedāvā 100 % dabiskas sulas, gardus un veselīgus sīrupus no plūškoka, āboliem, upenēm, jāņogām, ķirbjiem un burkāniem, kā arī pēc iemīļotām receptēm gatavotus konservējumus no muižas dārzos augušiem dārzeņiem.
Tiek piedāvātas eksursijas pa ražotni ar muižas gardumu degustāciju, eksursijas pa muižu un tās apkārtni kā arī eksursijas zvanu muzejā, kas atrodas muižas teritorijā.

Distance from countries capital city88   Pre-order required Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Auglkopibas saimnieciba "Piladzi" - Zilver vini

A full-cycle fruit-growing farm, from fruit tree and berry saplings till berries, fruit and wines and distillates made of those.

Distance from countries capital city53   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Garikas guesthouse

This is the first farm in Latvia which began to grow mushrooms. Informative tours are available, advice is given, and guests are treated with the “emperor mushroom” sauce or soup. You can also order other foods which involve shitake mushrooms or purchase them in dry or powdered form. The owner also produces an ancient herbal beverage called “Ponšo,” and it is only available at Garīkas.

For parties   Seminars   Distance from countries capital city150   Season1-12   No pets allowed Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Optional meals Accommodation available Must register in advance
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Latvia

BIRZI

Birch sap for Labanovski family is a popular drink already for a long time. Sap is tasty when it’s fresh, but in order to maintain its refreshing and valuable qualities,  during many years family has developed new recipes.  Moving away from the traditional spices, drink was supplemented with mint, which made the sap more refreshing, fresh for a long time and with a pleasant flavor.

 

Nature for Health   Distance from countries capital city126   Season5-10   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Latgale beer farm "Kolnasata"

The slogan for this farm is “Here we produce real Latgale beer!” You can help to brew beer, listen to stories about traditions, and taste the finished products. The owner also offers country goodies as snacks – ones which are based on Lettigalian traditions.

Agro Heritage   Distance from countries capital city228   Season5-10   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Vecpapani farm

The farm grows fruit trees and raspberries, and it makes homemade wines from various fruits and berries, including raspberries, black currants and apples. You can purchase products, and groups of up to 25 people can attend wine tastings in a very fine hall.

Distance from countries capital city150   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accommodation available Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Jokas guesthouse

The owner of the guesthouse produces homemade wine from blackberries, black currants, lingonberries, oak leaves, birch sap, strawberries, gooseberries, apples, cranberries, cowslip, and 20 other raw materials. You can taste the wines, learn about how it is produced, and purchase some to take along with you.

Distance from countries capital city95   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accommodation available Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

BIO birch juice products from the Liberts family

This is the only place in Latvia where you can tour a cellar in which the owner uses birch juice to prepare syrups, birch wine, sparkling wine (champagne), lemonade, and fermented birch juice. You can taste and buy the products.

Distance from countries capital city32   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Valmiermuiza Beer

Tourists can learn about the history of the estate and the brewing of beer, beginning with raw materials and ending with finished products. The visit is enriched by tastings of live beer and stories about Latvia’s traditional holiday beverage. Alongside the brewery is a store which sells live beer, homemade goodies and selected souvenirs.

The “Valmiermuižas alus virtuve” saloon popularises Latvian beers and uses beer in various dishes. A modern approach to homemade products is used to prepare foods and beer-based snacks. There is a beer garden during the summer, and the saloon merges traditional things with modern ones.

Latvian cuisine: Smoked pork, filet of pike from Lake Burtnieks, green pea mash, with loganberries, quince, pumpkin birch juice and mushroom sauce as accompaniments.

Special foods: Slice of pork marinated in unfiltered winter beer.

For parties   Seminars   For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city109   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Optional meals Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Ligatne winery

There is a cave in the Lustūzis cliff where tables and chairs have been placed, candles have been lit, and more than 10 different kinds of wine made from various berries are offered for tastings. The winery produces some 20 different kinds of wines in all, as well as the alcoholic beverage “Ferryman.” You can also snack on cheese made of cow milk and purchase homemade wine and other beverages.

Distance from countries capital city71   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Naukseni People’s Museum

The museum offers information about local manufacturing traditions, as well as products from SIA Naukšēni – various oils (made of rapeseed and hempseed), ten non-alcoholic beverages (kvass, mineral water), as well as tastings of homemade wine. Some of the products can be purchased.

Distance from countries capital city151   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Tervetes vini

Vīna darītavā „Tērvetes vīni” iespējams nogaršot aveņu, ābolu un cidoniju vīnus. Īpaši sortimentā ir ērkšķogu gaišie un sārtie vīni, kā arī pēc dabīgās metodes raudzēti dzirkstošie vīni. Nākotnē plānots viesiem piedāvāt nogaršot ogu un augļu brandavīnu, kā arī stiprinātos vīnus. 

Papildus vīna darīšanai tiek piedāvāta vīna darītavas apskate un vīna degustācijas ar omulīgām sarunām par vīna tapšanu jaukā lauku ainavā Tērvetes upes krastā.

Distance from countries capital city82   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Smiltene cider brewery

Cider made from various types of apples and summer berry wine made from local berries have been produced in the cellar of the brewery of the former Kalnmuiža Estate since 2010. Tours are available to learn about the technological aspects of brewing cider, and there are tastings at the restaurant of the Brūzis Hotel.

Distance from countries capital city133   Season1-12   Optional meals Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available
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Latvia

The Bauska brewery

Visitors to the brewery can learn how beer is brewed and taste the beers and mead drinks that are produced there.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city70   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Optional meals Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Uzavas alus

The brewery of Uzava offers group excursions where you are told about the history of the place and the brewing process. It is possible to buy different sorts of beer and beer-related souvenirs in the nearby shop.

Distance from countries capital city213   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Estonia

Tori Jõesuu Cider and Wine Farm

Fruit and berry wine has been made at the Tori Jõesuu Cider and Wine Farm since its beginnings. The people currently living there are inspired by the experiences of their ancestors and value the fruits and berries that grow from the local Soomaa soil, which has a particular composition. The old feral apple tree, which grows in the yard, is particularly special because its golden apples have an unusual taste which makes the Tori Jõesuu Cider Farm cider unique. The visit also includes a tour of a genuine Nordic vineyard. The Cider tour around Tori Jõesuu Cider and Wine Farm on the edge of Soomaa has been awarded the EHE (Genuine and Interesting Estonia) quality label.

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Latvia

The Ligatne Spoon workshop

The spoon workshop offers useful objects such as wooden spoons, cutting boards, butter knives, pans, spatulas, etc. You can produce your own wooden spoon and look at finished spoons made of more than 17 different types of wood from Latvia. During the summer the owners offer “pancake tours” with tasty jams. You can purchase spoons and homemade wine.

Distance from countries capital city68   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

Vintner Dzintars Galejs

The vintner makes wine from berries and fruits that he grows himself. You can taste and/or buy currant, sparkling apple, black currant, dandelion, rhubarb and other wines that have been declared to be “Natural Products.”

Distance from countries capital city200   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accommodation available Accepts tourist groups No pets allowed
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Latvia

Brewery BURSH

BURSH brewery – one of the smallest breweries in Latvia which is situated between Zemgale, Vidzeme, Latgale and Selija territories – in the Plavinu territory of Aiviekste district. Beer connoisseurs are offered dark and light beer BURSH. BURSH is made of water, barley malt, hop and yeast, is boiled on a firewood stove, fermented in oak barrels and prepared for 30 days. LLC „ECOS” uses only natural raw material in the process of brewing. Beer is made according to the special recipes made especially for BURSH brewery and with attention to traditiaonal methods of brewing beer. 

Distance from countries capital city125   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

A winery at the Tevini homestead

This winery produces wine from fruits and berries from its own garden, as well as from wild fruits and berries – raspberry, apple, gooseberry, blackberry, strawberry, red bilberry, rowanberry, blueberry, red currant, elderberry, shadberry and dandelion wine.  The main product is sparkling wine from raspberries that is similar to Champagne.  The wines can be tasted at the cosy winery, which has a garden terrace.  During the summer, visitors can tour the garden, which is partly landscaped and partly wild.  Talk to the owner in advance, and he will prepare a campfire on which you will be able to cook food that you bring with you and enjoy it with the wine.  There are also fruit and berry juices for children.

 

 

Distance from countries capital city90   Season1-12   Pre-order required Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

The Ciruli farm

The farm produces homemade wine made of rhubarb, birch juice and apples. Tour the winemaking facilities and examine the process. You can taste and purchase products.

Distance from countries capital city80   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available Must register in advance
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Latvia

Martina Vagnera Vina darzs un vinotava VINI CURLANDIA

Atjaunojot Rendas Vīndarīšanas tradīcijas, kuras aktuālas bija Hercoga Jēkaba laikā, kad Rendas skābais sarkanvīns bija iecienīts Jelgavas galmā, tiek piedāvāts nodegustēt vīnu un ķirbju sēklas Mārtiņa Vagnera Vīna dārzā un vīnotavā Rendā, tāpat iespējams apskatīt vīnogu un ķirbju dārzu. 

Distance from countries capital city131   Season1-12  
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Latvia

"Abavas", a family winery

The farm plants its first vineyard with 3,500 grapes in 2010. The farm also grows rhubarb, pumpkins and other fruits and vegetables. You can go on a tour, learn about winemaking methods, and taste and purchase the wines. The farm is in a lovely location at the upper part of the Ancient Abava River Valley.

Distance from countries capital city105   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

Brivdabas picerija "Vinkalni"

The open-air pizzeria not far from Valmiera in the Beverina district. It is a possibility to stay in a beautiful, tended to countryside, have an active rest and take part in making real Italian pizza, where everyone has a chance to make a pizza according to one’s taste, baking it on open fire in a wooden stove. Also available clear water and Italian wine, coffee and tea. Apart from pizzas, it is possible to buy tiramisu, having ordered it beforehand.

Horseback riding   For parties   Seminars   Distance from countries capital city112   Season4-10   Accepts individual travellers Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Eko Vins winery in Aizpute

The shadowy cellar of the estate is a great place to hear about how homemade wine is made. You can taste rhubarb, black currant and strawberry wine along with local goodies such as cheese. Local farmers provide the ingredients for the wine.

Distance from countries capital city177   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Mazburkas

The Mazburkas farm is in a lovely location between the Rīga-Ventspils (A 10) highway and Tukums, with a beautiful and hillocky landscape all around it.  There are fields grapes on the southern slopes of the hillocks, and some 60 different kinds of grapes are grown there.  Visitors can pick their own grapes or buy some that have already been picked.  The lady of the farm produces outstanding wines that have received prestigious prizes, including international ones.  Another specialisation is sheep breeding.  Visitors can look at the herd and purchase mutton if they contact the farm in advance for that purpose.  There is a large wooden platform at the farm for visitors.  Owner Gunta Niedra is happy to share in her experiences and provide consultations to those who wish to engage in sheep breeding.

Distance from countries capital city67   Season1-12   Must register in advance Optional meals Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Kurzemes vinu degustacija Slokenbekas muiza

In the 400-year old manor’s cellars (possibly the oldest in Latvia) one is offered to taste the home-made wines produced in Kurzeme (3-7 different wines), as well as the special wine of Shlokenbeka manor with the indigenous countryside goods (you are promised a suprise!)

Distance from countries capital city64   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

"Zoltners" restorans un alus daritava

The “Zoltners” restaurant offers dainty dishes from fresh seasonal products. The key philosophy of the menu is staying natural and unsophisticated. Endijs Vīnerts, the restaurant chef, has a special approach to create the combinations of tastes that are characteristic to North Europe and to discover new nuances of the tastes of local products.
The brewery produces two unique original sorts of beer. Own production – from the grain to the beer mug.

Distance from countries capital city78   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Edmunda Bumana Vina darzs

The visitors are offered the excursion around the wine garden and the story about different sorts of grapes and the secrets of wine-making. During the excursion the vistiors can learn about the traditions of growing grapes in Latvia, to see and taste the newest tendencies of grape selectioning,as well as receive advice on growing and tending grapes. It is also possible to try home-made wines and buy grapes saplings.

Distance from countries capital city48   Season5-10   No pets allowed Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Health Laboratory

This location produces alcoholic beverages, including vodka called “Red Cliff Water”, other vodkas, and liqueurs made of cranberries, lingonberries, blackberries, mountain-ash, sea buckthorn, as well as a special “Christmas balsam.” Tours are available with interesting stories about how the beverages are produced.

Distance from countries capital city90   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Smilskalni farm

This farm grows black currants, blackberries, raspberries, rowans, sea-buckthorn and other berries from which the owner produces homemade wine. The cellar of the castle of the former Order of Kuldīga (with room for up to 25 people) offers tastings of three different wines. Larger groups are welcome to the granary of the Padure Estate.

Distance from countries capital city156   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Vejkalnietis winery

The owner uses Latvian products to make and offer more than 20 different wines, including some that are made of exotic flowers. You can taste and purchase wines made of berries, fruit, vegetables and flowers, including white jasmine, the elderberry tree, dandelions, the large cranberry, etc. There is a lily garden alongside which is the largest one in Eastern Europe and offers plants for sale.

Botanical   Beautiful sights   For parties   Distance from countries capital city100   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet)
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Estonia

Jaanihanso Cider House

Jaanihanso Cider House makes cider from natural Estonian apples. Here there is a special technique applied to making the cider – the cider clears and matures as same as the best champagne in the world does. Here it’s possible to try different ciders and for additional fee, snacks to with it, as well as take a tour around the Cider House. In this case, registering one week in advance is necessary.

Distance from countries capital city100   Must register in advance Disable Access
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Latvia

The Drubazas farm

After viewing the lovely scenes that are a part of the Drubazi nature trail, which runs along the banks of the Ancient Abava River Valley, the owner offers tastings of homemade wine. He produces wines from 12 different berries, including raspberries, black currants, blackberries, lingonberries, grapes, sea buckthorn, and others.

Distance from countries capital city110   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Homemade wine at “Stop for Thoughts”

The owner of the venue makes homemade wine on the basis of traditions that have been handed down from generation to generation. You can taste four different wines along with snacks and engage in philosophical discussions about winemaking recipes. You can also buy the wines.

Distance from countries capital city165   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

The Tervete agricultural firm

AS Agrofirma Tērvete is the largest multi-sector farming company in Latvia, operating in crop farming, dairy farming, horse breeding, public dining, biogas manufacturing and brewing of beer.  Visitors can tour a brewery and the farm.  The brewery produces popular Tērvete beer and kvass.  Visitors can taste the products and take a small tour of the facilities.  All of the types of beer can be tasted with delicious snacks.  The Tērces farm is a dairy farm with modern technologies and 3,000 dairy cows.  Visitors can tour the facility and have lunch at the company’s dining hall.

Seminars   Horseback riding   Distance from countries capital city70   Season1-12   Optional meals Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Дзинтарласе

The owner produces honey and related products such as pollen and propolis, honey wine, and an alcoholic beverage called “Bee’s Kiss.” You can take a tour of the beekeeping operations and purchase the products.

Distance from countries capital city60   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Must register in advance Accepts individual travellers
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Latvia

Latgolys smakovka

Malnavas muižas šmakovkas dedzinātava (1827. g.) apmeklētājus uzņems no 2016. gada 21. maija. Piedāvās apskati, degustācijas, uzkodas. Muižas, parka un Hitlera bunkuru apskate, tūrisma informācija par apskates objektiem Latgalē.

Agro Heritage   Distance from countries capital city275   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Gifts from Durbe

This venue produces homemade fruit, berry and dandelion wine from local products and with no preservatives, as well as interesting products such as spicy plum sauce and fruit and berry conserves. Groups of tourists can go on a tour and taste and purchase the products.

Distance from countries capital city190   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Estonia

Saku Brewhouse

Since 1820 people have been brewing Estonian beer here using local ingredients, like groundwater, yeast and others. The Saku Brewhouse name comes from the previous brewery that worked until 1992. The brewhouse also has a museum where you can see beer production from centuries ago until this very day. During the tour it is possible to taste freshly made beer. Minors are not allowed to participate in the tour.

Distance from countries capital city20   Optional meals
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Latvia

The Dzidris home-made wine

The farm produces homemade wines made from natural raw materials that are grown locally or bought from nearby farmers – apples, rhubarb and black currants. Black currant spirits are also available. During a tour, you will learn about how the beverages are prepared, taste them, and purchase some for yourself at the farm’s little shop.

Distance from countries capital city130   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Must register in advance
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Latvia

The Duminu winery

Tour groups with at least ten people can enjoy tastings of various homemade wines (23 types in all) that are made of fruits and berries – three types of wine each time. The owner will tell you about winemaking technologies and ways to drink and enjoy wine.

Distance from countries capital city66   Season1-12   Must register in advance Accepts tourist groups
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Latvia

Zemnieku saimnieciba "Kalni"

The farm offers visitors an excursion around the garden and wine cellars; it is possible to try wine, as well as buy wine, candy and marmalade.

For children and teenagers   Distance from countries capital city224   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Vins un stasti Krimuldas muiza

Iespēja iepazīties ar mājas vīna gatavošanas procesu, un kopā ar Krimuldas muižas vīndari izzināt mājas vīna gatavošanas noslēpumus un degustēt vīnu, kas pagatavots no dažādām ogām. Vīna īstā garša vislabāk atklājas, klausoties stāstus par muižas dzīvi!

Distance from countries capital city46   Season1-12  
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Latvia

Sabiles sidra razotne

Bijušajā Sabiles konservu fabrikas angāros ir izveidota mūsdienīga sidra ražotne, kur no vietējiem āboliem ražo vairākus sidrus -  ābolu pussaldo, ābolu pussauso un ābolu - upeņu pussaldo. Interesentu grupas, iepriekš piesakoties, var doties ekskursijā, kuras laikā ne tikai var uzzināt sidra tapšanas procesu, bet arī uzzināt par Saldus industriālo vēsturi agrāk. Un, protams, - neizpaliek sidra degustācija!

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Latvia

The garden of the Brenguli brewery

The garden is opposite the Brenguļi brewery, where unfiltered and unpasteurised beers are made from locally grown grains and on the basis of the knowledge of ancestors. The beer garden offers light and dark Brenguļi beer, as well as Latvian dishes.

Latvian cuisine: Grey peas with bacon, sausages with cabbage, Rūjiena ice cream.

Distance from countries capital city118   Season1-12   This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups