Klaipeda District Tourism Information Center

Winery “MEMEL wine”


This local traditional wine takes its name after the city of Memel and is produced under the old traditional recipe inherited from grandparents. It is said that the recipe has been passed down from generation to generation and dates back as far as to the times of Crusaders. Long-year craftsmanship and passion for winemaking resulted in the unique character natural wine renowned for its excellent flavour and aroma.

“Memel wine” is a small boutique winery, which makes limited edition, outstanding quality, handcrafted wine. Our sole aim is – to make the highest quality wine using local raw materials thereby promoting the Lithuanian wine culture and celebrating the traditions of our family and national heritage.

Our winery is located between Priekulė and Dreverna. As far as the eye can see the winery is surrounded by meadows, which are divided by water channels into regular-shaped plots, forests and marvelous sand dunes on the other side of the bay, on the Curonian Spit that is included into UNESCO World heritage list. The roads behind our winery wind to Dreverna, Svencelė, Mingė, Kintai, Ventė horn, a little farther – the road to Šilutė, Rusnė, Pagėgiai, and the historical road to Tilsit and Königsberg.

This place is one of the most peaceful and unspoiled spots; when the lagoon breeze calms down in the evening, the winery immerses into absolute tranquility. It’s an ideal place for handcrafted specialty wine. Here “Memel wine” comes to life.


Wine tasting at the winery MEMEL Wine:

  • Meet the vintner and learn about his family story.
  • Take a tour of the winery.
  • Taste all the varieties of the MEMEL Wine products.
  • Hear the wine stories and join in the discussions on the national viticulture.
  • Suggestions for pairing our wine with homemade ripened cheeses.
  • Duration from 1 to 3 hours.
  • Up to 50 visitors accepted at a time.
  • Visits only by appointment.
  • Wine tastings held in Lithuanian and English.

When you come to the winery you will meet the vintner and hear his family’s story. The wine, taking its name after the city of Memel, is made according to an old recipe bequeathed by our ancestors. This recipe is said to have been passed down from generation to generation and its origin goes back as far as the times of Crusaders. The long-year craftsmanship and a passion for viticulture has allowed us to create a unique wine renowned for its excellent flavour and aroma. The vintner has been awarded a national heritage product certificate.

During the tour you will be given an exceptional opportunity to look around the winery and get a closer knowledge of the wine making process.

Wine tasting includes all the varieties of the wine produced locally and their pairing with homemade ripened cheese. You may taste and choose your favourite ones. After tasting you will be able to purchase your favourite wines and souvenirs.

The wine tasting also included wine stories and discussions on the national wine-making.

The tastings last from 1 to 3 hours. We receive up to 50 visitors at a time. Wine tastings are offered in Lithuanian and English.

Exclusive private wine tastings are available at the time and place at your option.