Provence

B&B and Wine Tasting Tours in Provence

Mas du Clos de l'Escarrat

A superb wine tour :

"This tour is great for those new to wine, or those who already have some knowledge on the topic. Charles has selected some excellent vineyards to visit, and provides great insight into the cellars and how the wine is produced. We would definitely recommend this tour, it was the highlight of our trip, and was topped off with the most amazing gourmet dinner at the Michelin starred restaurant where Charles drove us to share this unique moment. "

 

"We very much enjoyed our time together with you. And we loved the wines. We are still amazed that we tasted so many wines (28) and so many of them were delicious. "

 

Educational and fun !

"Doing a wine tasting tour through the Cotes du Rhone region with Charles' knowledge and the high quality wines was a once in a life-time experience for us! "

1st stop Châteauneuf du Pape : a fabulous chocolate maker (selected as the best in France by "Gourmet Magazine"). Here you will have a personal course about pairing wine and chocolate (3 wines and 5 different chocolate candies). This is a unique experience that you will never forget. This place is recommended by EyeWitness top 10 of Provence, Michelin Guide, Lonely Planet, Frommers, Rick Steeves. 

 

2nd stop Châteauneuf du Pape : these cellars are the oldest established in Chateauneuf du Pape and among the largest, having a storage and ageing capacity of 312,000 gal. The special feature of their cellars is the diversity of oak barrels. The most impressive are the conical casks holding 2,990 gal. The "Clos de l'Oratoire des Papes" is one of the most famous Chateauneuf du Pape wine produced by Ogier.  

 

3rd stop at "Les Caves" in Chateauneuf du Pape. This cellar is an old cellar used by the Popes at the time they were sovereign in Avignon. The stoned vault is dated from the XIIIth Century ! . This is a unique place to visit. There, the professional sommelier and owner of this incredible place, will make you tasting 5 or more different types of Chateauneuf du Pape including a white from this AOC. Wines shipped directly door to door with a 20% VAT deduction. 

 

This tour  is a great synthesis of the best that you can taste in Chateauneuf du Pape 

 

The tours are for 2 persons minimum up to 4 persons 

 

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Before each tour you will start with a "scent workshop" where you will be proposed different professional scents and you will have to discover what they are... Not very easy !

A complete documentation about Côtes du Rhône wines will be offered. The program may vary slightly according to wineries availability the day of the tour.

 

An excellent introduction to our ***** TripAdvisor rated wine tasting tour : Wine tasting and aroma smelling workshop :

 

This detailed workshop is part of our wine tasting tour.

 

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Wine Tasting Tour to Chateauneuf du Pape

 

 

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