Do you love cheese and wine? This tour, only available on Sundays will tell you all you need to know. During the morning you’ll learn about the different types of French cheese, how to put together a classic French cheeseboard, how to cut the different cheeses correctly and how to pair them with wines that complement them perfectly.
The tour starts from Le Tasting Room in Noizay, a small village in the heart of the Vouvray wine producing area of the Loire just 10 minutes from Amboise.
A comprehensive introduction and tasting of French cheeses. Learning how to put together a delicious balanced cheeseboard. Introduction to the wines of the Loire valley. Food and wine pairing.
Coffee or tea and biscuits. Introduction to French cheese and how to put together a classic French cheeseboard. Tasting of a selection of French cheeses. Introduction to the wines of the Loire valley. Tasting of a range of wines from the Loire. A delicious home cooked lunch (main course and dessert prepared by Cathy and Nigel) served in their delightful troglodyte home in the heart of the vineyard area.
Make your way to our home in Noizay (just 10 minutes from Amboise) for a 10h00 start with coffee and biscuits.
Enjoy an introduction to French cheeses and Loire valley wines. You’ll learn about the different types of French cheese, how to put together a balanced cheeseboard and how to cut them correctly. We’ll taste the cheeses as we go along and pair them with wines from the Loire valley that complement them.
Relax in the garden with an aperitif before a delicious home-made 3 course lunch with wine. Indulge in a selection of dishes creatively prepared using local ingredients sourced from our local markets and our garden.
The day finishes around 15h00 after our relaxed French style Sunday lunch.
Availability & Booking
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.