Our most popular tour which gives a fascinating insight into the wines and winemakers of the Loire valley. The day includes a comprehensive tasting and lunch in the comfort of our old winemaker’s home followed by a guided winery visit in the afternoon.
Beautiful drive alongside the river Loire, wine tasting in our 16th century tasting room, candlelit lunch in an old barrel cellar, chance to buy wine at cellar door prices, small groups of 2-6, opportunity to meet the producers.
Morning collection from Angers TGV, tutored tasting in English, 3 course home-cooked lunch, guided winery visit, delivery back to Angers TGV at the end of the day.
What’s not included?
The cost of your train tickets from Paris. Book using www.sncf.com for the best prices and choice of trains. (Ask Cathy if you need assistance)
Relax as we drive alongside the beautiful river Loire and arrive at le tasting room in time for coffee/tea and biscuits.
Enjoy a tutored tasting of 6 wines reflecting the diversity of this great winemaking region in the comfort of our 16th century tasting room. Cathy will run through the basics of tasting technique, discuss the geography of the region and unravel the mysteries of French wine labeling.
Unwind in the garden with an aperitif before moving into the candlelit cellar beneath the house for a delicious home-made 3 course lunch with wine. Indulge in a selection of dishes creatively prepared using local ingredients sourced from our neighbouring potager, herbs from our garden, and a top quality cheeseboard sourced from Loire valley based fromager Pascal Beillevaire who has shops in Paris and London.
After lunch we drive to one of the many famous appellations and visit a winery where you’ll have the chance to taste a range of wines, stroll around the vineyards and buy wine at cellar door prices. We often visit the stunning Chateau de Pimpéan which is a 15th century historic monument surrounded by 14 hectares of vineyards.
Availability & Booking
If you would like to make a reservation or require further information, please send an email directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 00 33 (0)2 41 79 80 21 and we will be more than happy to discuss your individual requirements.
We require a 75€ non-refundable deposit per person upon booking for wine tours. Bookings made within 48 hours of the tour date will be subject to payment in full at the time of booking. Any tour cancelled within 48 hours of the tour date will be subject to full payment. Any cancellations on our part will be fully refunded.