• Loire Wine Discovery Tour

  • Learning about the vineyard year at Chateau de Pimpéan
  • Château de la Roche aux Moines in Savennières
  • Nigel explaining pruning at Domaine de Bablut in Brissac
  • Enjoying a glass of Cabernet Franc in the sunshine
  • Sebastien du Petit Thouars showing his family's wines
1 Day /
150€ per person
Daily between 1st March 2017 – 31st October 2017

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.

Highlights

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.

What’s included?

Tutored tasting in English, 3 course home-cooked lunch, guided winery visit.

What’s not included?

Collection or delivery from/to Angers TGV station which can be arranged for an additional 25€ per person. Collection locally can also be organised within a 30 minute radius of le tasting room (please ask for details).

Details

Make your way here for a 10h00 start with coffee 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.  We run through the basics of tasting technique, discuss the geography of the region and unravel the mysteries of French wine labelling.

Relax in the garden with an aperitif before moving into the cellar for a delicious home-made 3 course lunch with wine in our old barrel maturation cellar beneath the house.  Indulge in a selection of dishes creatively prepared using local ingredients sourced from our neighbouring potager, and herbs from our garden.

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.

Availability & Booking

If you would like to make a reservation or require further information, please send an email directly to cathy@letastingroom.com 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 50€ per person non-refundable deposit 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.

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