URLA Wine Route
URLA, is a special place where you can roam freely in the vineyards and olive groves for exceptional products.
Imagine a laid-back, peaceful town by the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean. URLA, is a special place where you can roam freely in the vineyards and olive groves.
Famous for its wine, this land has been claimed as unique and indispensable by the Ionians, the Persians, the Romans, and finally the Turks.
In the field of viticulture for wine production, Urla is one of the premier areas in Türkiye. In the fertile soils of the region, besides internationally known grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay, Sangiovese, and Nero D’Avola; popular Anatolian varieties such as Boğazkere, Sultana, and the local Bornova Muscat are grown.
Among the modern-day heirs, Urlice Vineyards was the first to prove the worth of this rich heritage with its national success, and where Urla Wines reached international fame, with its state-of-the-art production facilities and its efforts in renovating antique local grape varieties such as Gaydura and Urla Karası. Likewise, USCA winery with its Foça Karası and MMG winery with its Bornova Muscat have produced their signature red and white wines, respectively, from those antique and local grape varieties. Another claim to fame from this region is Mozaik winery, which has collected international medals with the new hybrid grape varieties of the modern viticultural world.
Çakır Winery, as represented in their brand name “Somnium” which means dream, realized their goal by replanting the old vineyard sites that were lost following the exchange migration between Türkiye and Greece in 1923. Perdix is another winery that is producing wines from its 10 hectares estate in their visually acclaimed, modern winery that combines modern architectural lines with the traditional architecture of Urla. İkidenizarası in the village of Yağcılar located as the name suggests overlooking the two seas. Is hoping to bring recognition to this charming village while creating a link between its past and present.
Urla Wine Route and its associates invite you to discover the region, its natural beauty, and internationally acclaimed delicacies.